The Swiss Urology Academy (SUA) provides advanced urology education programs to promote endourology surgical skills. Our mission is to offer you stimulating courses taught by an outstanding faculty of well-known urologists suited to your needs wherever you are in your career.
Choose a course that is right for you from our calendar of high-quality MasterClasses, hands-on workshops, and online courses.
Create your own success stories
- Courses are suited to your needs wherever you are in your career.
- You’ll leave with the tools to perform a safe, fast & easy surgery for your patients.
- The aim is to develop your profile in advanced endourology surgery.
Practice with the latest technology
- Learn to perform prostate enucleation with a thulium fiber laser.
- Perfect standard or mini PCNL with a combined intracorporal lithotripter.
- Identify strategies and techniques for the best surgical outcomes.
Learn from the best around the world
- Advanced endourology courses in key reference centers
- Unique learning experiences taught by well-known faculty
- Networking in small groups to address even the most complex questions
Prof. Thomas Knoll
Prof. Evangelos Liatsikos
Prof. Panagiotis Kallidonis
Impressions of our courses
Our EMS Urology MasterClasses are back: @drjanakddesai shows his mastery of #PCNL and #stonemanagement using #LithoClast Master.— EMS Urology (@EMSUrology) November 26, 2021
Contact us for information on our educational courses for #endourology. pic.twitter.com/haJmlohUqS
Impressions from a fantastic #MasterClass in @hselayang, Malaysia with Dato' Dr. Rohan Malek, @takatakaJinoue and Dr. Toh Charng Chee.— EMS Urology (@EMSUrology) May 15, 2023
8 incredible live cases with Swiss #LithoClast Trilogy and #LaserClast Thulium Power - really appreciated by all! 👏👏👏 @Stempel_EMS pic.twitter.com/tZ8VKwuLA5
Looking over the shoulders of true experts today at EMS Urology MasterClass: @scoffonecesare and @CraccoCecilia show #ECIRS. Awesome to see the All-in-one tower in action: #LithoClast Trilogy and #LaserClast 35 @ozimek_tomasz @Stempel_EMS #IlovePCNL #endourology pic.twitter.com/brXnMbRBq6— EMS Urology (@EMSUrology) October 13, 2021
Learn from the world's best
Vítor Cavadas graduated from medical school at the Faculty of Medicine of Oporto in 2002. He did his general internship at the São João Hospital in Oporto between 2003 and 2004 and completed his residency in Urology at the Santo António General Hospital in Oporto between 2005 and 2010. He became a consultant at the Department of Urology of the Centro Hospitalar Universitário do Porto in 2011 and has since been responsible for the Stone Unit in this Department. He is also a member of the Tra...More information about Vitor Cavadas
Dr. Victor Cauni is currently the Head of the Urology Department at Colentina Hospital in Bucharest. He is a member of the European Urology and Romanian Urology Association and the Romanian Ultrasound Society. He is the author of 318 scientific papers at national and international scientific manifestations, congresses, and publications (in specialty journals and books) Dr. Cauni´s Clinical expertise includes stone and prostatic disease and the associated endourological surgeries. In his c...More information about Victor Cauni
Dr. Cracco has conducted thousands of procedures as principal surgeon, in particular, bipolar TURP, URS and RIRS, Greenlaser vaporization of the prostatic adenoma, bipolar TURB, PDD and SPIES TURB, ECIRS, HoLEP,/SoLEP with some invited surgeries since 2013. She published over 280 papers, including 105 indexed papers in extenso, many invited book chapters, and a Springer book on ECIRS in 2014. She is also the referee for many international journals. Member of many national and international...More information about Cecilia Cracco
Dr. Janak Desai is a renowned Urologist both in India as well as worldwide. His extraordinary contributions to the field of Urology have earned him several accolades, including the prestigious Dr. B. C. Roy Award from the President of India. He has also earned an honorary FRCS from the renowned Royal College of Surgeons, Glasgow. His most remarkable contribution has been the development of a technique known as the Ultra Mini PCNL. This method enables the removal of kidney stones with minimal ...More information about Janak Desai
Dr. Federico Dotta received his MD from the University of Genoa, Italy, in 2014 and completed his Urology specialization in 2020. During his residency, he spent a year at Tygerberg Hospital, Cape Town, South Africa, where, assisted by Prof A. wan der Merwe and Dr P. Spies, he started doing PCNL primarily in the prone position. Following this enriching experience, he began to modify his approach from prone to supine PCNL and finally to ECIRS. 2020 - Fellow of The European Board of Urology (...More information about Federico Dotta
Dr. Guido Giusti is an internationally renowned expert in urinary calculi and its modern endourological treatment. He also deals with the minimally invasive laparoscopic and robotic treatment of all urogenital neoplasms (cancer of the kidney, ureter, bladder, prostate, and testicles) and the medical and endoscopic treatment of BPH. Career: On 30 October 1991, Guido Giusti graduated with a score of 110/110 laude from the University of Verona. In 1991 he enrolled in the School of Spec...More information about Guido Giusti
Prof. Takaaki Inoue
Dr. Takaaki Inoue is Urologist in Osaka, working at Kansai Medical University Hospital-Hirakata. Education: April 1998 - March 2003: Kansai Medical University, Osaka, Japan Post-doctoral training April 2003 - March 2005; Intern/Resident: West Kobe-city Hospital April 2005 - March 2006; Department of Urology, Kansai Medical University April 2006 - March 2008; Department of Urology, Kawachi-Sogo Hospital April 2008- March 2010; Department of Urology, Hirakata-Hospital of ...More information about Prof. Takaaki Inoue
Dr. Wissam Kamal is a distinguished Urology and Endourology Consultant, holding the esteemed position of Head of the Saudi Endourology and MIS Group. Additionally, he serves as the Director of the Urology Residency Program Sector 2. With extensive expertise in his field, Dr. Kamal is recognized for his contributions to Urology and Endourology. His leadership in prominent roles underscores his commitment to advancing medical practices and education in the field of urology. Head of Urology U...More information about Wissam Kamal
Prof. Thomas Knoll
Prof. Thomas Knoll studied medicine at the Universities of Heidelberg and Mannheim. He was then a doctoral student at the University Hospital Mannheim and received his doctorate with F. J. van der Woude in 1998. His habilitation in urology followed in 2005. At the same time, he studied health management at the University of Mannheim and graduated with a Master of Science. After several years as an assistant doctor in various areas of the university clinic, he became a specialist in urology an...More information about Prof. Thomas Knoll
Prof. Evangelos Liatsikos
Dr. Evangelos Liatsikos is the elected Chairman of the European School of Urology (ESU). He is a Professor of Urology and the Chairman of the Urology Department at the University Hospital of Patras in Greece. He is a Guest Professor at the University of Leipzig in Germany and an Adjunct Professor at the Medical University of Vienna, Austria. He was Chairman of the European Section of Uro-Technology (ESUT) from 2016 to 2020. He is distinguished in literature for his research in Laparoscopy and En...More information about Prof. Evangelos Liatsikos
Dato’ Dr Rohan Malek
Dato Dr. Rohan has been practicing as a Consultant Urologist and Renal Transplant Surgeon for the past 25 years. He has vast experience in General Urology with subspecialty interests in Uro Oncology (Radical Cystectomy with orthotopic bladder substitution for bladder cancer), Endourology and Minimally Invasive Surgery, Men’s Health, and Renal Transplantation Surgery. To date, he has performed 350 Renal Transplant operations. He obtained his Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS...More information about Dato’ Dr Rohan Malek
Prof. Daniel Perez-Fentes
Prof. Daniel Adolfo Pérez-Fentes, received his MD from the University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain, in 2002 and completed his Urology specialization in 2008 at the Galdakao-Usansolo Hospital, Vizcaya, Spain, Azienda Ospedaliera San Luigi di Orbassano, Turin, Italy and Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, USA. His Doctoral Thesis focused on the functional, systemic quality of life effects of percutaneous nephrolithotomy. Since 2008, Pr. Pérez-Fentes heads the Endourology ...More information about Prof. Daniel Perez-Fentes
Dr. Silvia Proietti is a Consultant urologist at San Raffaele Hospital, Ville Turro Division, Milan, Italy. She is the Vice Director of the “European Training Center of Endourology,” directed by Dr. Giusti. Her main fields of interest are the endourological treatment of stones and upper urinary tract tumors. She is the author of several papers published in peer-reviewed Journals and has won several awards in National and International meetings. She graduated from the University of Perug...More information about Silvia Proietti
Dr. Stijn Roemeling is a distinguished medical professional renowned for his contributions to the field of urology. As a prominent member of the Urology Department at the University Hospital Groningen, he has consistently demonstrated his expertise in diagnosing and treating a wide spectrum of urological disorders. Dr. Roemeling's extensive clinical experience is coupled with a strong commitment to advancing medical knowledge through research and education. His dedication to patient-centered car...More information about Stijn Roemeling
Kasra Saeb-Parsy is a Consultant Urological Surgeon who moved to Addenbrooke’s Hospital and joined Cambridge Urology Partnership in 2016. He qualified from University of London in 1999 and embarked on his surgical training at the prestigious Hammersmith Hospital. Following completion of his surgical training, he spent the next 10 years conducting basic science and clinical research, in addition to completing his higher surgical training in Urology at the world renowned Cambridge University ...More information about Kasra Saeb-Parsy
Dr. Cesare Scoffone is the Chief of the Department of Urology of the Cottolengo Hospital of Torino, Italy. His personal case series include thousands of open, laparoscopic, and endoscopic procedures (over 750 ECIRS, >500 en-bloc no-touch HoLEPs, thousands of RIRS) performed as first surgeon in all urologic fields, and during the last fifteen years, he has been often invited for Live Surgeries (mainly RIRS, ECIRS, bipolar TURP, HoLEP) all over the world. He is the author of many peer-review...More information about Cesare Scoffone
Prof. Olivier Traxer
Prof. Olivier Traxer is currently Professor of Urology at the Sorbonne University, Paris, France, and works in Tenon Hospital (academic hospital). After training in general urology in Paris, Professor Olivier Traxer did a research fellowship at Southwestern Medical School, University of Texas, Dallas, Texas (under the supervision of Professors Charles Y.C. Pak and Margaret Sue Pearle) to specialize in endourology and kidney stone management, which represent his main fields of interest. As an end...More information about Prof. Olivier Traxer
Oliver James Wiseman is a Consultant Urologist based at Addenbrookes Hospital, Cambridge where he is specialises in the treatment urinary stone disease. Oliver qualified from The University of Cambridge, and following basic surgical training, he undertook a period of research in London. His main research interests are in the development of PROMs for stone disease, and he has published widely on stone disease. He is currently the PI on a large randomised study looking at the management of lowe...More information about Oliver Wiseman