Urology Residency

Program Overview

The Cedars-Sinai Urology Residency is a five-year program that is designed to prepare future urologists for a career in academic or community urology. The program consists of an intern year in General Surgery at Cedars-Sinai, followed by four years in Urology, which includes a six-month research rotation. Residents receive training in all areas of urology, including the following:

  • General urology
  • Reconstructive urology
  • Female urology/urodynamics
  • Uro-oncology
  • Pediatric urology
  • Endourology
  • Laparoscopic urology surgery
  • Andrology and male infertility
  • Robotic surgery

The Urology Residency is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education for two residents per year. A system of graduated responsibility is used to advance the residents' clinical and surgical skills. Senior residents participate in teaching more junior residents.