The American Urologic Association (AUA), the governing body of our profession, divides urology into seven subspecialties. These include:
Oncology — The surgical management of neoplasms, involving the adrenals, kidneys, ureters, bladder, prostate, urethra, testes, and external genitalia.
Calculi — Incorporates the medical, endoscopic, extracorporeal, percutaneous, and surgical management of stones within the urinary tract.
Female Urology — Medical and surgical management of incontinence and pelvic outlet relaxation disorders.
Infertility — The medical and surgical treatment of male infertility.
Pediatrics — A medical and surgical treatment program for urological diseases affecting the pediatric population.
Transplant — Renal transplantation.
Neurourology — Includes the urodynamic evaluation of patients, and medical and surgical management of voiding disorders and erectile dysfunction.
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