Quest for Life Enhancing Knowledge and Wellbeing
JYOTI SHAH, Macmillan Consultant Urological Surgeon
BSc (Hons) MBBS MRCS MD MS DHMSA FRCS (Urol)
Bulletin & Annals of the Royal College of Surgeons, England
Urology is the medical specialty that deals with the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the male and female urinary tract, and the male reproductive system. The main organs associated with urology include the kidneys, ureters, bladder, adrenal glands, urethra, prostate and the male reproductive organs.
Although the specialty of urology comes under the banner of surgery, a knowledge of anatomy, physiology, general medicine, paediatrics, gynaecology and other specialties is also required by a urologist because of the wide variety of clinical problems encountered.
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