The 2013 U.S. News and World Report has again ranked Beaumont, Royal Oak as one of the nation's "Best Hospitals" for urology.

In recent years, minimally invasive surgery has become a desirable option for urologic surgery. Beaumont offers endoscopic, robotic and less invasive laparoscopic surgical options as well as traditional surgeries. If you need prostate, bladder or kidney surgery, Beaumont has all the options available.

At Beaumont, urological treatment options are on the leading edge of medicine. Percutaneous lithotripsy, laser treatment and extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy (ESWL) for stones are all available. For over-active bladder, Beaumont offers neuromodulation and sacral nerve implants to regulate the contractions of the bladder, reducing the number of trips to the bathroom.

Beaumont is a regional referral center for urology because of the number of specialties offered. Every Beaumont urologist has a subspecialty: pediatric urology, urologic oncology, female urology, male infertility, stone surgery, voiding dysfunction and erectile dysfunction. Men will find the latest treatments and surgeries for prostate conditions, while women can receive treatment for painful bladder conditions, incontinence and sexual dysfunction.

Beaumont's urologists have a national reputation for excellence. U.S. News and World Report ranked the urology program at Beaumont, Royal Oak among the top in the nation again. And as a major teaching hospital, doctors from all over the world come here to learn new treatments from Beaumont urologists.