Department of Urology

Teaching Affiliates

Tampa General Hospital (TGH) serves as the primary teaching hospital for the University of South Florida College of Medicine. TGH is a private, not-for-profit, 877-bed hospital that provides some of the most advanced medical care in the region. At Tampa General Hospital, residents receive training in adult and pediatric urology. Residents participate in all private cases and are involved in the surgical care of the patients. The TGH rotation is intended to provide clinical and surgical experience in adult (male and female) urologic conditions. This tertiary care facility provides exposure to complex genitourinary cases including emergency room service consultations.

The H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute (MCC) is located on the main campus of the University of South Florida. Julio Pow-Sang, MD serves as the Chief of Urology at the MCC. There are two residing residents at MCC at all times. The rotation at MCC is designed to provide clinical and surgical experience in adult (male and female) uro-oncology services. The site offers exceptional hands-on experience through participation in multidisciplinary clinics involving surgical oncologists, medical oncologists, geriatric oncologists, and radiation oncologists.

The Urology Program at the James A. Haley Veterans Administration Hospital (VA) is under the direction of Mary Hall, MD. The VA Hospital presents a large volume of surgical urology patients for resident training. The rotation at the VA is intended to provide clinical and surgical experience in specialized adult (primarily male) genitourinary services. The institution provides exposure to complex urology cases. The clinical casework also lends experience to the assessment and management of a group of psycho-socio and socio-economic problems prevalent among the Veteran's Hospital patient population. Residents complete their rotation at the VA during the PGY-3 year, which includes a six-month clinical research rotation at the VA which is coordinated by Dr. Salup.

Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children Urology Center in Orlando The pediatric rotation is conducted during the PGY-4 year and is intended to provide clinical and surgical experience in all aspects of pediatric urology. Residents benefit from training at a 158-bed pediatric hospital. It contains the area’s only Level One Trauma Center. It has recently been verified by the American College of Surgeons as a Level I Children’s Surgery Center. Residents also help care for patients at the Winnie Palmer Hospital for Women and Babies. The 285-bed hospital contains one of the largest and most technologically advanced NICUs in the nation. The Level III NICU provides the highest level of care for premature and high-risk newborns from Central Florida. The residents also participate in pediatric urology and multi-specialty clinics.