Department of Urology


Program Overview

Thomas Walsh, MD, MS – Program Director

Kevin A. Ostrowski, MD

Clinical Experience

The program focuses on male reproductive and sexual health, emphasizing the medical and surgical management of male infertility, erectile dysfunction, Peyronie’s Disease, and hypogonadism. Extensive operative experience is provided in microsurgical reconstruction, microvascular surgery, genital reconstruction and genitourinary prosthetics. The fellowship includes participation in genital reconstructive surgery and mentored, graduated experience in the management men’s health disease. The fellow will have hospital staff privileges, a clinic of their own, the potential to schedule operative cases and contribute to the care of patients at the University of Washington Medical Center. A structured curriculum, weekly conferences, and close interaction with urology residents are provided.

Research Experience

Extensive research opportunities are available through the Department of Urology Research Outcomes Collaboration (UROC), the UW Male Fertility Laboratory, and many other research programs. The fellow will be expected to undertake a lead role in a research project of their choosing among numerous NIH-funded research endeavors in outcomes, epidemiology, or translational research currently active in the UW Department of Urology.

Faculty and Facilities

All of the University of Washington Urology faculty who will directly participate in the fellow’s clinical training have sub-specialty expertise in andrology and/or reconstructive surgery, and have completed a well-respected fellowship program themselves (Drs. Thomas Walsh, R. Dale McClure, John Amory, Claire Yang, Bruce Dalkin, Charles Muller and Department Chair Hunter Wessells).

Length of fellowship

One year

Number of fellowships available

One per year

Application Requirements

Candidates must have completed an ACGME-approved residency in urology or the equivalent.
Candidates must pass all three steps of the USMLE and be eligible for a Washington State medical license prior to starting the fellowship.

Required application materials

  • University of Washington fellowship application form
  • CV
  • At least three letters of recommendation, including one from one’s residency program director. The program director must include an attestation regarding the candidate’s successful completion of the urology training program.
  • Personal statement

Apply now
Application deadline: February 1, 2020
Interview dates: Rolling Interviews
Match date: June 2020

For More Information

University of Washington Department of Urology
Box 356510
1959 NE Pacific St., BB-1121
Seattle, WA 98195-6510
Phone: 206-685-1982
Fax: 206-543-3272