Programs and research

Life-enhancing care

Urological conditions take many forms. Our team provides care for any unique urologic health challenge you may face. We work to improve your health and your quality of life.

Our programs and clinics

BPH is a noncancerous condition that causes a man’s prostate gland to enlarge with age. We offer the latest non-surgical and surgical treatments, including holmium laser prostatectomy.

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We help men having trouble conceiving a child with their partner. Our providers are fellowship trained, and often work with Generations Fertility Care.

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This program offers help for the many sexual health issues men may experience. These issues may be related to age, lifestyle, a medical condition or previous medical treatment.

Fellowship-trained urologists provide treatment for all aspects of kidney stone disease.  We offer the latest surgical technology including novel laser and ultrasound procedures.  We also specialize in medical prevention, with the only comprehensive stone prevention clinic in the Midwest. Our Metabolic Stone Clinic is helpful for recurrent stone patients.

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Our fellowship-trained, specialty-certified urologists specialize in diagnosing and treating children. They offer an entire range of services, including laparoscopic, robotic and open reconstructive surgery for abnormalities present at birth.

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Our fellowship-trained urologic oncologists perform corrective procedures for all urologic cancers, including those of the bladder, kidney, penis, prostate and testicles. They often work together with experts from the UW Carbone Cancer Center.

We offer evaluation and treatment of all bladder-related issues, including bladder leakage. Fellowship-trained specialists in female pelvic medicine provide this care.

Our Women’s Pelvic Wellness Clinic focuses on pelvic floor disorders, including recurrent urinary tract infections, issues with bladder control and pelvic organ prolapse. This specialty clinic is the only one of its kind in Wisconsin.  All providers are specialty-certified.

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The University of Wisconsin is home to top-rated researchers. The Department of Urology consistently ranks in the top 20 in the nation for research funding through the NIH. As we learn more about urologic diseases, we can develop new treatments to test in clinical trials.

As a patient of UW Health, you have access to these trials. They can improve your health and quality of life. The trials offer hope, especially if you have a complex or challenging condition.

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Conditions and treatments

Advanced treatments to meet your needs

At UW Health, we have a team of highly trained urologists and advanced practice providers. They evaluate, diagnose and treat all diseases of the urinary tract.

We look at your unique situation and personalize your care. Our treatments are among the most advanced available. Most of the procedures we offer are minimally invasive, endoscopic, laser-based or robotic. When compared to open surgery, these procedures often result in shorter hospital stays, less pain and a quicker recovery.


No matter what your diagnosis, our specialists are ready to help.

  • Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH)

  • Ejaculatory dysfunction

  • Erectile dysfunction (ED)

  • Family planning and infertility

  • Female voiding dysfunction/incontinence

  • Hypogonadism (low testosterone)

  • Kidney stone disease

  • Male factor infertility

  • Male urinary incontinence

  • Neurogenic bladder

  • Peyronie's disease

  • Urologic cancer


We tailor treatments to meet your needs. Treatments we offer for specific conditions include:

  • Laser surgery

  • Transurethral resection of the prostate

  • Hormone replacement therapy

  • Medications

  • Penile implants

  • Vacuum erection devices

  • Extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy

  • Medical stone management

  • Percutaneous nephrostolithotomy or nephrolithotomy

  • Ureteroscopy laser lithotripsy

  • Microsurgical varicocelectomy

  • Nesbitt procedure

  • Penile prosthesis

  • Sperm cryopreservation

  • Sperm retrieval

  • Testosterone replacement treatment

  • Vasectomy

  • Vasectomy reversal

  • Bladder pacemaker (InterStim)

  • Cystoscopy

  • Incontinence sling

  • Behavior modification

  • Medications

  • Pessary placement

  • Pelvic floor physical therapy

  • Posterior tibial nerve stimulation

  • Pubovaginal sling

  • Sacral neuromodulation

  • Surgical treatment of pelvic organ prolapses

  • Urinary tract reconstruction


Caring for you throughout Wisconsin

We provide care at several clinics in the Madison area. We also have locations in several other Wisconsin cities.

Meet our team

A team with expertise and empathy

Fellowship-trained, board-certified urologists provide most of the care at UW Health. Many of our providers are leaders in their field. They are highly skilled experts, yet they don’t lose sight of humanism and kindness. Their knowledge, experience and understanding of what patients are going through make them well suited to care for you whatever your urologic concern may be.

Our providers

Patient stories

Inspiration from incredible people

John Boie holding his Paralympic gold medal
John Boie
UW Health 'instrumental' in helping John regain control of his body

John Boie was just 2 years old when he lost function of the lower part of his body after getting run over by a tractor on the family farm near Milton, Wis. With incredible determination he is now the winner of a Paralympic gold medal in men's wheelchair basketball.