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Urology Acting Director:KATO, Masashi (Associate Professor)

Extensive achievements and expertise to treat patients with various diseases

We provide comprehensive medical care including diagnosis and treatment of urogenital (kidney, ureter, bladder, urethra, prostate, penis, and testis) disease.


Medical Care System

One associate professor, three lecturers, five assistant professors, and five doctors provide medical care. Outpatient days are Monday through Friday. Surgery days are Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday.

Target Diseases

Benign and malignant tumors within the scope of our department, congenital malformation, all functional and organic diseases, diseases in the field of female urology (pelvic organ prolapse), urinary disturbances (neurogenic bladder, prostatic hyperplasia, and urinary incontinence), sexual and reproductive diseases including gender identity disorder and male infertility, and urinary calculus.

Strong Fields

Laparoscopic surgery and robotic surgery for urogenital cancer (e.g. renal cancer, prostate cancer), brachytherapy for prostate cancer, surgical treatment of pelvic organ prolapse and stress urinary incontinence, renal transplantation, medical care for urinary disturbances including neurogenic bladder, prostatic hyperplasia, and urinary incontinence, urinary calculus, and cancer chemotherapy.

Clinical Results

The daily number of outpatients is 120 to 130; the daily average number of inpatients is 33; the annual number of surgeries is 600 (of those, 140 are laparoscopic surgeries [surgery for renal cancer: 80, surgery for prostate cancer: 60]), the annual number of renal transplantations is 21; the annual number of brachytherapy procedures (for prostate cancer) is 20. Robot-assisted surgery included 60 radical prostatectomy, 50 partial nephrectomy and 12 radical cystectomy.

Specialized Outpatient Clinic

In addition to medical care in the general outpatient clinic, we provide medical care in the specialized outpatient clinics for renal transplantation, urinary incontinence, impaired urination, and prostate cancer.

Advanced Medicine and Research

For advanced medicine, we perform laparoscopic retroperitoneal lymph node dissection for testicular cancer.