Urologist explaining kidney stonesThe urology clinic provides state-of-the-art surgical and non-surgical treatment of all stone disease-related conditions, giving patients the best outcomes possible. Urology specialists will give patients a full evaluation resulting in an individualized treatment plan that includes preventative care to reduce the possibility of future episodes.

Treatment Techniques 

Specialists in the department also use endourology and laparoscopic surgery as treatment techniques. Endourology is a minimally invasive approach to treating primarily kidney stones, but also other urologic conditions, such as ureteral/intra-renal strictures and other disorders obstructing the urinary flow.

For some patients, laparoscopy is a treatment option that can be used to both diagnose and treat a number of urological conditions. Laparoscopy provides a minimally invasive approach to treating surgical disorders of the kidney, including stones and kidney cancers.

Blake D. Hamilton, M.D.

Blake D. Hamilton, M.D.Dr. Hamilton has several areas of interest and expertise.His primary interest is minimally invasive kidney surgery. This began at the Cleveland Clinic in the 1990’s, where he was in the forefront of urologic laparoscopy. From there, he brought to Utah extensive experience in laparoscopic renal and adrenal surgery. He has been... Read More


Endourology, General Urology, Laparoscopy, Stone Disease, Urology, Vasectomy


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Andrew W. Southwick, M.D.

Dr. Andrew Southwick is a board certified urologist who practices general urology at the University of Utah Hospital and Clinics. He received his undergraduate degree from The University of Puget Sound and attended medical school and residency at the University of Utah. He pursued a fellowship in general urology and laparoscopy at the Waikato Hospi... Read More

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