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


  • 2020 Graduating Fellow Feature: Ian Metzler

    October 14, 2020

    "I had an incredibly enriching operative and clinical experience during my endourology fellowship with Drs. Harper, Sweet and Sorensen. The multi-disciplinary clinic at the UW Kidney Stone Center was excellent training in the operative management and medical prevention of complex kidney stone patients. Additionally, the robotic experience in the treatment of ureteral obstruction at UWMC…

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  • 2020 Graduating Resident Feature: Jessica Dai

    October 14, 2020

    "The UW Urology Department is comprised of such an incredible group of individuals, and I feel so lucky to have been able to train here for the past six years. I have learned so much from all of the faculty, fellows, and residents, both past and current - many of whom have served as mentors, friends,…

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  • 2020 Graduating Fellow Feature: Dr. Yaw Nyame

    October 14, 2020

    "Mentorship is a pillar of this fellowship, and the faculty are so invested in our development from the moment we match into the program.  For starters, this department is truly unique for combining clinical excellence and world-class research together.  For me specifically, the division of oncology provided me with support and opportunity to grow as…

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  • NURF and GME co-sponsored Diversity Recruitment Open House is Back!

    October 7, 2020

    The Network for Underrepresented Residents and Fellows (NURF) is delighted to announce their second Diversity Recruitment Open House, scheduled for Monday, 12 October 2020 from 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm, which also happens to be Indigenous Peoples’ Day. This virtual Open House is intended to answer questions for medical students, residents and fellows from underrepresented and/or…

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  • UW Urologists Voted Top Doctors: 2020

    August 14, 2020

    Seattle Magazine Top Doctors: 2020 Urology John Gore, MD, MS Daniel Lin, MD Hunter Wessells, MD Jonathan Wright, MD, MS Claire Yang, MD Pediatric Urology Mark Cain, MD Thomas Lendvay, MD Paul Merguerian, MD, MS Margarett Shnorhavorian, MD, MPH Seattle Met Magazine Top Doctors: 2020 Urology William Ellis, MD John Gore, MD, MS Judith Hagedorn,…

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  • NURF and GME co-sponsored Diversity Recruitment Open House

    August 7, 2020

    The Network for Underrepresented Residents and Fellows (NURF) is to delighted to announce it will host a Diversity Recruitment Open House as part of NURF’s outreach efforts this recruitment season. This virtual Open House is intended to answer questions for medical students and residents from underrepresented and/or disadvantaged backgrounds who are currently applying to programs at…

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  • 6th Annual Men's Health Update

    August 6, 2020

    Friday-Saturday August 28 - 29, 2020 Online via Live Webinar Sponsored by UW School of Medicine Department of Urology Office of Continuing Medical Education Target Audience This course is designed for the practicing community of primary care providers and urologists who are seeking an update on important clinical topics in men’s health. The course is…

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