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.

Department News


  • Successful Men's Health Seminar

    September 14, 2018

    UW Urology held a well-attended Men's Health Seminar on the evening of September 13, 2018 at University of Washington's Kane Hall. Presenters, Dr. Thomas Walsh and Dr. Kevin Ostrowski, spoke on Erectile Dysfunction and Stress Urinary Incontinence, respectively. We were pleased to host an engaged audience and educate them on signs, symptoms and treatment options,…

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  • AUA Educational Opportunity - Practical PCNL: from Access to Exit

    September 6, 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…

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  • Celebrating a Successful 4th Annual Men’s Health Update

    August 28, 2018

    The 4th Annual Men’s Health Update, sponsored by the University of Washington School of Medicine, Department of Urology and the UW Medicine Office of Continuing Medical Education, drew over 100 participants to its Friday, August 24 and Saturday, August 25, 2018 sessions. Sections included: Male Voiding Dysfunction, moderated by Dr. Maahum Haider Male Sexual, Hormonal…

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  • Walk-in Registrations Available: 4th Annual Men's Health Update

    August 23, 2018

    It's not too late to register as a walk-in for the 4th Annual Men's Health Update, sponsored by the University of Washington School of Medicine, Department of Urology and the UW Medicine Office of Continuing Medical Education, on Friday, August 24 and Saturday, August 25, 2018! Registration Fees are as follows* MD/DO/PhD $299.00 Allied Health…

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  • Dr. John Gore, Dr. Angie Smith and BCAN Approved for Funding by PCORI for CISTO Study

    August 22, 2018

    We are proud to announce that Dr. John Gore of University of Washington Urology and Dr. Angie Smith of University of North Carolina Urology have, in partnership with the Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network (BCAN), been approved for Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) funding for the CISTO (Comparison of Intravesical Therapy and Surgery as Treatment Options…

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  • Coming Up: 2018 Paul H. Lange, MD, FACS Endowed Lecture in Urology

    August 21, 2018

    We look forward to your attendance at the 2018 Paul H. Lange, MD, FACS Endowed Lecture, to take place on September 27th, 2018. This year’s speaker will be Robert G. Uzzo, MD, FACS, Professor and Chairman of the Department of Surgery, Fox Chase Cancer Center, Temple University Health System. PAUL H. LANGE, MD, FACS ENDOWED LECTURE “Adjuvant Therapies…

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  • Dr. Thomas Lendvay to be Recognized as School of Medicine's Inventor of the Year

    August 21, 2018

    The Department of Urology is pleased to announce that Dr. Thomas Lendvay will be recognized and honored by the UW School of Medicine as its 2018 Inventor of the Year. The School of Medicine's annual event is in its 15th year and honors outstanding contributors to biomedical research. The 15th Annual Inventor of the Year Event will…

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