Department of Urology

Clinical Urology Fellows

UW Urology has a mission to educate for the future by providing research training for candidates interested in a urological surgeon-scientist career. We offer fellowship training in five sub-specialties:

Andrology/Men’s Health Fellow: Akash Kapadia, MD

Andrology/Men’s Health fellows gain experience at multiple sites, including the Men’s Health Center and the VA Puget Sound Health System. Dr. Tom Walsh is the program director for this one-year program that trains participants in male reproductive and sexual health.


Endourology Fellow: Ian Metzler, MD

The Endourology Fellowship is a one year program with 80% clinical and 20% research focused. Director of the Endourology fellowship Dr. Jonathan Harper is the primary provider of complex kidney stone management and he holds a strong interest in new technology and ultrasound-related research focused on treatment of urinary stone disease.

Jonathan Wingate, MD

Genitourinary Reconstructive Surgery Fellows: Alexander Skokan, MD (Clinical) and Jonathan Wingate, MD (Research)

Department chair Dr. Hunter Wessells established the GU/reconstructive fellowship at Harborview Medical Center, the only Level 1 trauma center for Washington, Alaska, Montana and Idaho. The program is one-year and in addition to clinical training it offers research opportunities with the Harborview Injury Prevention Research Center.

Dr. Shannon Cannon, resident

Pediatric urology Fellows: Katie Canalichio, MD (PGY-2) and Shannon Cannon, MD (PGY-1)

The pediatric urology fellowship is a two-year program led by Dr. Tom Lendvay, and is based at Seattle Children’s Hospital. The first year is an ACGME-approved clinical year, and the second offers research opportunities.

Yaw Nyame, MD

Urologic oncology Fellows: Adam Gadzinski, MD (PGY-1) and Yaw Nyame, MD (PGY-2)

Dr. John Gore is the director of the urologic oncology fellowship. The first year of the two-year program provides opportunity for research while the second year focuses on clinical training.