Program Overview

The Stone Institute is an advanced urology education resource for endourologists, aiming to spread and improve core endourology surgical skills globally, with a focus on flexible ureteroscopy (fURS) and percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PCNL).


Workshops are held locally to support surgical skill development for flexible ureteroscopy (fURS) and percutaneous nephrolithotomy (PCNL)

  • 1- to 2-day workshops designed with ½ didactic and ½ hands-on instruction
  • Didactic curriculum is tailored for each workshop

  • Novel hands-on models enhance the learning experience, simulating ureteroscopy and access for PCNL

Standardized Curriculum

In-depth, high-quality curriculum developed by global leaders.

Hands-on Models

Innovative, hands-on models enable realistic and radiation-free lab environment for practicing surgical techniques.



Core faculty consists of globally recognized thought leaders from North America, Europe and Asia.

Collaborates with local/country faculty and societies to tailor program to country-specific needs.