SchoolSchool of Medicine
DepartmentDepartment of Endourology

Program Description:

Along with the educational developments of urology, special attention has been paid to the development of fellowship courses, including Endourology. Therefore, it is necessary to review the curriculum along with the curriculum of the master field and develop it at the national level. To this end, the curriculum development committee was formed. The curriculum of endourology was developed using the opinions of experts, evaluating existing curricula, and reviewing the curricula of selected international universities. The development of this curriculum is a step toward improving the quality of education in this course, as well as improving the quality of services. Implementing the curriculum and obtaining experience during implementation will provide more opportunities for promotion. From this perspective, the opinions of students, faculty members, administrators and other experts are welcomed. 


Fellowship of endourology is a subset of urology and the graduates are involved in screening, prevention, diagnosis and treatment of congenital and acquired urologic diseases with minimally invasive approach for surgeries, using new energies and endoscopic procedures




1-To train knowledgeable, competent and committed specialists in fellowship of endourology to serve the community with their knowledge and expertise in the areas of prevention, diagnosis, treatment, education and research and continuously improve this process.

2-In the next 10 years, it is expected that we will achieve the highest international standards and rank first in the Middle East in this fellowship. Also, we will rival the best countries in the world in terms of providing qualified service provision and science production.


Expected Competencies at the End of the Program

General Competencies*

Specific Competencies and Skills


Procedural skills (diagnostic–therapeutic measures)

Percutaneous nephrostomy

Ultrasound of the kidneys, bladder, prostate and testicles for diagnostic and therapeutic measures.

Percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PCNL)

Percutaneous endopyelotomy and tumor resection

Ureteroscopy (therapeutic and diagnostic) Laparoscopic surgeries (group A) *

Laparoscopic surgeries (group B) *

Laparoscopic surgeries (group C) *

Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy (ESWL )

*Adrenalectomy, Colposuspension, Cyptorchidism treatment, Hernia repair, Nephrectomy for benign disease, Radical nephrectomy (T1-T2), Partial nephrectomy (Cancer), Partial nephrectomy (benign disease), Nephro-ureterectomy (cancer), Nephro-ureterectomy (benign disease), Liverdonor nephrectomy Nephropexy, Pyeloplasty, Pelvic lymph node dissection Radical prostatectomy, Retroperitoneal lymph node dissection (stage 1), Renal cyst treatment, Ureterolithotomy, Varicocelectomy



Admission Requirements

General Requirement: To apply for this program, you will need to fulfill a number of requirements, which can be found in the Graduate Admission Requirements.

Specific Requiremetns:  Holding an M.D. or M.B.B.S. degree. Having and approved specialty in Urology received in Iran or abroad.

The eligible candidate should have successfully completed an approved related Degree program and should be proficient in English or Persian.

Admission Deadline

Tehran University of Medical Sciences has a rolling application system and reviews student applications all year round.

However, the deadline for the September intake is June 31.

Education Fees and Yearly Expenses

For complete and comprehensive information about fees and expenses, please refer to the Education Fees and Yearly Expenses section.

Duration: 18 months.



Program Curriculum

For more information, please download the Program Curriculum of  Endourology


Contact Information:

In case of any inquiries, you can contact the Office of International representative of the Department of Physiology Tehran University of Medical Sciences through the following:

Contact Person: :  Dr. Mehri Kadkhodaee

Tel.:  (+98 21)  66419484- 64053288

Email  :  kadkhodm@tums.ac.ir

Postal Code: 

Address: Department of Physiology, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, School of Medicine, Tehran, Iran

To contact the Office of International Admissions, please use the following information:

Tel.: (+98 21) 8890 2090-93, Ext.: 168

Email: admission@tums.ac.ir

Address: No. 21, Dameshgh St., Vali-e Asr Ave., Tehran 1416753955, Iran


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