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 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 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 group practice upon completion of residency or fellowship; provide valued resources for young urologists in independent practice.


Annual Reports

LUGPA 2021 Annual Report
LUGPA 2020 Annual Report
LUGPA 2019 Annual Report
LUGPA 2018 Annual Report