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Urologia (Italy)

  • Generic name of profession

    Doctor of Medicine
    harmonised training required here:
    Specialist medical training (Article 25 of Directive 2005/36/EC)
  • Identification

    Name of regulated profession:
    Generic category in Annex V: Urology (EN)
    All regions
  • Legal information

    Legal basis for regulation

    EU Law :
    DIRECTIVE 2005/36/EC
    National legislation:

    DM 01/08/2005

    Useful link:


    Type of regulation :
    Reserves of activities


    Recognition under:
    DIRECTIVE 2005/36/EC
    Additional information :
    Recognition under Directive 2005/36/EC:
    Doctor in basic and specialised medicine both listed in Annex V
    Qualification level:
    Prior check of qualifications for a temporary and/or occasional provision of services:
    Prior check of qualifications only for individual professionals not benefiting from automatic recognition:
  • Activities

    Description of activities:

    "Lo specialista in Urologia possiede conoscenze avanzate teoriche, scientifiche e professionali nel campo della anatomia, della fisiopatologia, della semeiotica funzionale e strumentale e della clinica dell'apparato urinario e genitale maschile e femminile e del surrene. Sono specifici ambiti di competenza la chirurgia delle alte e basse vie urinarie, la chirurgia oncologica, la chirurgia del retroperitoneo, la chirurgia sostitutiva e ricostruttiva, l'andrologia, la chirurgia uro-ginecologica, i trapianti, l'endoscopia urologica sia diagnostica che operativa, l'ecografia urologica, la radiologia interventistica, la laparoscopia, la litotrissia extracorporea con onde d'urto."


    The specialist in Urology possess advanced theoretical, scientific and professional knowledge in the field of anatomy, pathophysiology, functional and instrumental symptomatology and clinical aspects of male and female urinary tract, genitals and adrenal glands. Their specific areas of competence are surgery of the upper and lower urinary tract, surgical oncology, retroperitoneal surgery, reconstructive and replacement surgery, andrology, uro-gynecological surgery, transplantation, urological endoscopy, both diagnostic and operative, urological ultrasound, interventional radiology, laparoscopy, extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy.

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