Our Vision

A world free of suffering from urologic disease. Forever.

Our Mission

To help people- patients, peers, community and the world. 

Our Core Values

Honesty, Integrity, Authenticity, Empathy, Compassion, Accountability, Hard Work, Fairness, Transparency



The U-M Department of Urology is home to a multidisciplinary group of physicians and scientists who all share a common purpose: understanding, treating — and curing — a wide array of urologic diseases and conditions. Our expertise lies in the depth of our medical education, clinical care, and scientific research programs, which are organized around the following divisions:

Clinical Divisions

Research Divisions

VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System


Meet the Chair

Ganesh S. Palapattu, MD, FACS

Department Chair, Urology

George F. and Sandy G. Valassis Professor of Urology


May 16, 2024

Racial Disparities in Prostate Cancer and Skin Cancer

On April 26, Weiser Center for Prostate Cancer and Michigan Medicine hosted a wonderful Lunch and Learn Community Event at Washtenaw Community College, where health experts and patients gathered to tackle the crucial issue of equitable prostate cancer and skin cancer screening and treatment.