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September 14, 2018

Successful Men’s Health Seminar

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,…


September 6, 2018

AUA Educational Opportunity – Practical PCNL: from Access to Exit

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…


August 23, 2018

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

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…


August 22, 2018

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

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…


August 21, 2018

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

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…


August 8, 2018

Thirteen Urologic Physicians Recognized by Peers as Best of the City for 2018

Congratulations to our physicians who have been recognized by their peers as Best of the City in the 2018 Seattle Met Top Doctors Survey! We are pleased that so many of our physicians are being recognized, including: Dr. William Ellis Dr. Jonathan Ellison Dr. John Gore Dr. Sean Lendvay Dr. Daniel Lin Dr. Paul Merguerian Dr. Michael Porter Dr….


May 14, 2018

May is Bladder Cancer Awareness Month

Dr. Jonathan Wright with the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance talks about Bladder Cancer. See the interview    


March 29, 2018

Dr. Paul Merguerian with the Indian team during this year’s Bladder Exstrophy Workshop at Civil Hospital Ahmedabad India


October 11, 2017

Pediatric Urologists Paul Merguerian and Margarett Shnorhavorian Participate in Medical Mission to Armenia

Drs. Merguerian and Shnorhavorian treat an infant with bladder exstrophy

Pediatric urologists Paul Merguerian, MD, and Margarett Shnorhavorian, MD, participated in a medical mission trip to Armenia this fall, providing urologic consultations and surgical services to dozens of children in Yerevan.


October 3, 2017

Visiting Professor Urs Studer, MD, educates and entertains on bladder reconstruction

Department of Urology Professor and Chair Emeritus Paul Lange, left, with VIsiting Professor Urs Studer, MD

The Department of Urology was honored to host Professor Urs E. Studer, MD, of the University of Bern, as our Autumn visiting professor to deliver the 7th annual Paul H. Lange Endowed lectureship.



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