Urology is a surgical specialty which deals with diagnosing and treating diseases of the female and male urinary tract and make reproductive organs.
A significant portion of patients , both male and female, who seek treatment from a urologist do so because of urinary tract infections. Urinary tract infections could be simple, or could represent a less obvious disorder of the urinary tract.
Urologists are also involved in the care of patients with end-stage renal disease and renal insufficiency as well as treatment and management of urological cancer such as prostate cancer.
Common disorders treated by urologists include: