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

  • 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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  • 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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