LUGPA is the only nonprofit urology trade association in the US. Since its founding in 2008, LUGPA has earned national recognition in the pursuit of our mission: to preserve and advance the independent practice of urology while demonstrating quality and value to patients, vendors, third-party payors, legislators and regulatory agencies. The robust resources we provide help our member urology groups to meet the challenges of independent practice in today’s rapidly changing healthcare marketplace.

LUGPA’s Values
  • Quality: Ensure the cornerstone of our profession by developing high quality products and services that allow member practices to best serve their patients.
  • Collaboration: Work together to advance independent urology.
  • Innovation: Help create the future of independent urology.
  • Integrity: Advocate for and emulate high ethical conduct in all we do.

Strategic Priorities

Advocacy/Health PolicyBe recognized as the leader in advocacy and health policy for the independent practice of Urology.

Physician and Administrator Leadership DevelopmentBecome recognized as a leader in the field of training and development in independent medical practice leadership, for both physicians and administrators.

Practice Management - Become recognized as a leader in accurate and relevant practice management information and education for independent urology groups.

Practice BenchmarkingProvide opportunities for member urology groups to participate in group operational and financial benchmarking.

Reimbursement Models - Provide timely and practical information for independent urology practices to be able to succeed under new  and existing payment models.

Resident/Fellow and Young Urologist Engagement Become the “go to” organization for information about the advantages of joining an independent urology group practice upon completion of residency or fellowship; provide valued urology resources for young urologists in independent practice.


Annual Reports

LUGPA 2023 Annual Report 
LUGPA 2022 Annual Report

LUGPA 2021 Annual Report

LUGPA 2020 Annual Report
LUGPA 2019 Annual Report
LUGPA 2018 Annual Report