Department of Urology of Pirogov Russian National Research Medical University (RNRMU)


Department of Urology has been based in 1924 and this is the eldest and experienced Urological organization in Russia. Department of Urology Scientists have developed important methods of diagnosis and treatment such as dialysis and kidney transplantation.

For the first time in Russia has been successfully applied the method of renal angiography. Professor Pytel performed the first kidney transplant.

Over the past 10 years were published 8 monographs, hundreds of scientific articles, were performed more than 15000 operations, were introduced into clinical practice 28 new methods of diagnostics and treatment.

At present, the main areas of the Department are endourology, andrology, neurourology, reconstructive urology, oncology, urogynecology. Department of Urology is located in several clinics with modern medical equipment. Professor A.K. Chepurov is Head of the Department and is a leading expert in endourology. Professor S.I. Gamidov specializes in andrology, male infertility and reconstructive urology for many years. Professor G.G. Krivoborodov is one of the leading experts on neurourology, urogynecology, urinary incontinence in Russia. Professor M.G. Grigoriev specializes in the latest methods of diagnosis of prostate cancer (PCA 3).

At the department are trained tens of residents and graduate students under the supervision of leading Professors. Department of Urology provides teaching for students of medical faculty. Science courses for students exist in the department for many years.