Working to solve the most difficult urological problems and train the next generation of surgeons and scientists.
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March 10, 2017
Earlier this week, the work of Dr. Robert Sweet, Professor of Urology and Director of the WWAMI Institute for Simulation in Healthcare (WISH), and his collaborators was featured in The Seattle Times, MyNorthwest, UW HSNewsBeat, and King 5. This exciting work, which seeks to create lifelike manikins for combat medics in training, is supported by…
January 27, 2017
Dr. Edmund S. Sabanegh Jr. presents: “Infertility- a Window on a Man’s Health” The Department of Urology invites you to a Grand Rounds lecture presented by visiting professor Edmund S. Sabanegh, Jr., M.D., Associate Chief of Staff and member of the Board of Governors of the Cleveland Clinic. He is also Chairman of the Department…
September 22, 2016
Dr. David F. Penson presents: “PSA Screening: Science, Politics and Uncertainty” The Department of Urology invites you to the Paul H. Lange, MD, FACS Endowed Lecture presented by visiting professor Dr. David F. Penson, Paul V. Hamilton MD and Virginia E. Howd Professor of Urologic Oncology, and Chair, Department of Urologic Surgery, Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center,…
September 6, 2016
This Fall, Dr. Brian Winters, Dr. Anobel Odisho, and Dr. Geolani Dy will be honored at the Western Section meeting of the American Urological Association for their prize-winning essays. Dr. Brian Winters took second place in the Miley B. Wesson Resident Essay Award contest with his essay titled "Inhibitions of ERG Activity in Patient Derived…
June 29, 2016
UW Health Sciences NewsBeat has recently featured Dr. Michael Bailey's groundbreaking work in ultrasonic kidney stone management. This work, supported by NASA, is essential to long distance space travel endeavors. Click here to read this entire fascinating story.
The department has thirty-four faculty members, five fellows and eighteen residents who work with multiple staff to deliver the highest quality patient care.
What is urology?
The American Urological Association defines urology as a specialty which deals with diseases of the urinary tract and the male reproductive organs.