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


November 8, 2023

Dr. Ellimoottil to Testify at U.S. Senate Finance Hearing

On November 14, Dr. Chad Ellimoottil, Medical Director for Telehealth and Associate Professor of Urology, will be testifying at a U.S. Senate subcommittee hearing titled "Ensuring Medicare Beneficiary Access: A Path to Telehealth Permanency."