Kidney stone disease affects 10 percent of the population and most commonly presents with severe pain from stone passage. Patients with a history of stones have a 50 percent risk of forming another stone, making prevention a key component of effective kidney stone treatment.
Being a major tertiary referral center the latest technology is available for stone treatment. Both fiberoptic and newer digital flexible ureteroscopes for holmuim laster lithotripsy as well as combination pneumatic and ultrasonic ithortripters for larger stones. Rest assured that the full spectrum of urologic stone treatment interventions will be brought to bear for the safest, quickest, and most effective resolution of your kidney stones.
Kidney Stone Disease Program
The Kidney Stone Disease Program at the University of Arizona provides expert treatment for kidney stones, including all aspects of care, treatments to aid spontaneous passages of stones, surgical intervention when necessary and a focus on determining the cause of stone disease in each individual patient in order to develop personalized prevention plans.
What Sets Us Apart
We are a high-volume center and are comfortable treating all stone-related conditions from the routine to the most complex cases. Our surgeons are expert in ureteroscopy, shockwave lithotripsy and percutaneous approaches to stone surgery, ensuring that you have available to you all possible options.
In addition, we are actively involved in research into the prevention of stone disease, and you can be certain that you will be treated using the latest available information and approaches.
Make an Appointment
For the best urology surgical care in Tucson, Southern Arizona and the Southwest, you can make an appointment by calling us at (520) 694-4032.