Department of Urology

Department of Urology

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

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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.

Research
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


  • 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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  • Welcome to Movember!

    November 1, 2018

    Movember is upon us and the University of Washington Men's Health Campaign Council encourages you to get involved in fundraising efforts this month toward improving Men's Health. One such effort is a giving program called Sunday Fundraise, held by Flatstick Pub. With the Movember Foundation being the November giving recipient, a portion of the proceeds of each pint sold…

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  • Starts Today! Sign up for Fred Hutch and SCCA's MOVE FOR MOVEMBER

    November 1, 2018

    MOVE FOR MOVEMBER challenges you to join in raising awareness for prostate cancer by participating in physical activity on each of the 30 days in November. Join Fred Hutch and SCCA today by following these steps: Step 1 Join the MoDawgs Movember team page: Join MoDawgs Step 2 Get moving and raise awareness/funds for men's health Step 3 Join…

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  • Men's Health Social at Floating Bridge Brewery

    October 25, 2018

    The UW Medicine Men’s Health Campaign Council (MHCC) held a Men's Health Social at Floating Bridge Brewery on the evening of Wednesday, October 24. Organized by Travis Harth, Movember champion and volunteer member of the MHCC, the event raised funds for the UW Medicine ACCELERATE Campaign, to be designated toward supporting outreach and research in Men’s…

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  • Men's Health Social - Wed, 10/24 from 4-7 p.m.

    October 22, 2018

    Travis Harth, Movember champion and volunteer member of the UW Medicine Men’s Health Campaign Council (MHCC), has organized a Men’s Health Social for Wednesday night, 10/24, from 4-7 p.m. at Floating Bridge Brewing, which is located at 722 NE 45th St. in Seattle. A dollar for every pint sold will be donated to the UW…

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  • Reminder: Nov 10-11 AUA Educational Opportunity – Practical PCNL: from Access to Exit

    October 15, 2018

    Please join the American Urological Association (AUA) on November 10-11, 2018 for a hands-on course, Practical PCNL: from Access to Exit. The course will by directed by Robert Sweet, MD, FACS, and will take place at the WWAMI Institute for Simulation in Healthcare (WISH) at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle. The course is designed for the practicing Urologist who wants to gain comfort…

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  • Dr. Kevin Ostrowski Talks to UW Medicine's Right as Rain about Vasectomies

    October 1, 2018

    Our Dr. Kevin Ostrowski recently spoke to the UW Medicine publication, Right as Rain about vasectomies, providing information for partners and those who have received the procedure that may help them navigate the experience together. One of Dr. Ostrowski's suggestions is that partners keep dialogue open and offer support to the vasectomy recipient. He provides additional context and further suggestions within the article. Click here…

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