Department of Urology

February 17, 2021

Study Seeks to Discover Markers Identifying Patients Who Can Safely Avoid Prostate Cancer Treatment

Dr. Daniel Lin, Professor at the University of Washington, Department of Urology, shares his pioneering research in concert with the Canary Foundation after over a decade of research and over 2,000 patients. Their research encompasses the largest multi-site surveillance study with a biorepository in North America. Click HERE to learn more about his extensive research…


Is There Space for Diversity in Urology?

In a highly collaborative review, female urologists at UW Medical Center and beyond analyze the current landscape of Leadership Positions and opportunities for diverse leadership in urology. Their analysis reviews the case for increasing diversity and equity in the field, utilizing medical and business literature to present actionable strategies for the advancement of diversity in…


February 16, 2021

Amid COVID-19 Pandemic, UW Medicine’s Center of Excellence in Trauma and Reconstructive Urology Serves Patients Across the Region

No other medical center in the Pacific Northwest offers the depth and breadth of reconstructive urology expertise provided by the team of urologists at UW Medicine’s Center of Excellence in Trauma and Reconstructive Urology. Forged by highly skilled urologists more than 20 years ago, UW Medicine’s Center of Excellence in Trauma and Reconstructive Urology helps…


December 4, 2020

UW Medicine Department of Urology in the COVID-19 Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic placed unprecedented strain on health care systems throughout the world, balancing appropriate and necessary health care with measures to minimize virus transmission. As the leading academic medical center in one of the first US cities to be hit, UW Medicine Urology has been involved in surgical triage, redeployment plans, telemedicine implementation, as…


October 14, 2020

2020 Graduating Fellow Feature: Ian Metzler

“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…


2020 Graduating Resident Feature: Jessica Dai

“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,…


2020 Graduating Fellow Feature: Dr. Yaw Nyame

“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…


October 7, 2020

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

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…


August 14, 2020

UW Urologists Voted Top Doctors: 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,…


August 7, 2020

NURF and GME co-sponsored Diversity Recruitment Open House

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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