Department of Urology

Department of Urology

Working to solve the most difficult urological problems and train the next generation of surgeons and scientists.

UW Urology has two residency tracks, five fellowships, and multiple sub-internships.

Dr. Thomas Lendvay, UW associate professor of urology, using a virtual reality program designed to teach and refine surgical skills. At the Institute for Simiulation and Interprofessional Studies (ISIS), at UW Medical Center.

The Department of Urology has an outstanding research program that is at the core of its mission.

Patient and Dr. SutherlandPatient Care
Our experts see patients with a range of urological conditions at the top hospitals in the region.

Recent News

  • Dr. Robert Sweet Receives Achievement in Medical Technology Gold Award for WISH and CREST

    March 13, 2019

    Encapsulation of article by Seattle Business Magazine, photo by Hayley Young UW Urology's Dr. Robert Sweet recently received the Seattle Business Magazine's Gold Award for Achievement in Medical Technology. The award recognizes Dr. Sweet's contributions to the field of healthcare simulation.  Dr. Sweet, Executive Director of WAMI Institute for Simulation in Healthcare (WISH) and the Center for Research…

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  • U.S. News Ranks UW School of Medicine Second in Nation

    March 12, 2019

    Excerpted from UW News U.S. News and World Report's 2020 Best Graduate School List ranked the UW School of Medicine second in the nation in the primary care medical schools and family medicine categories. Based on U.S. News calculations, the UW medical school received $728 million in National Institutes of Health federal research funding in fiscal…

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  • Jessica Green Nominated for 2019 UW Individual Distinguished Staff Award

    January 23, 2019

    We are pleased to announce that Jessica Green has been nominated for a 2019 UW Individual Distinguished Staff Award. Jessica has served as the Education Program Manager for the UW Department of Urology for over 5 years. Distinguished Staff Award nominations were submitted by current UW faculty, staff and students between October 8 - November 30, 2018.…

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  • 2018 UW Urology Holiday Party

    December 11, 2018

    2018 Holiday Party 5

    This year's UW Urology Holiday Party took place on Friday, December 7 at Omega Ouzeri in Seattle's Capital Hill neighborhood. The annual event provided an opportunity for department faculty, residents, fellows and staff to join in celebrating of a successful year for the UW Urology.

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  • Join the MoDawgs on Saturday, 12/1 at 10 a.m. for Movember Hike at Tiger Mountain Poo Poo Point

    November 30, 2018

    Want to hike with the MoDawgs on December 1 (10:00 a.m.) at Tiger Mountain Poo Poo Point? Step 1 Join the MoDawgs Movember team page: Join MoDawgs Step 2 Attend the team building hiking activity at 10 a.m. on December 1st at Tiger Mountain Poo Poo Point

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  • Dr. Jonathan Wright Speaks about Ongoing Studies Linking Healthy BMI with Prostate Cancer Treatment and Outcomes

    November 16, 2018

    Dr. Wright spoke to a full audience on November 15 from 5-6 p.m. at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. The topic of his talk was Obesity and Prostate Cancer: an update on local trials. A brief overview of data showing the increase of obesity prevalence over recent decades provided a baseline for understanding the link…

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  • MHCC Co-Chairs Recognized for Contribution to GENTLeMEN Study

    November 9, 2018

    Loch Anderson and Allyn Perkins, co-chairs of UW Urology's Men's Health Campaign Council (MHCC), were recognized in an article by UW Medicine for their contribution toward the GENTLeMEN study, which is lead by oncologist Bruce Montgomery, M.D. This study assesses whether men with metastatic prostate cancer have DNA repair deficiencies. Loch and Allyn believe in the science…

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