Department of Urology

Robert M. Sweet, M.D.

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Associate Professor
Urologic Surgeon
Board of Directors, Society for Laparoendoscopic Surgeons, American Urologic Association Laparoscopic and Robotic Committee, Director, Medical School Simulation Programs
Urology Clinic
Institute for Prostate and Urologic Cancers
Kidney Stone Clinic
  • Research & Education
  • Patient Care

About Sweet, Robert M, MD, FACS

Dr. Rob Sweet received his medical degree (alpha omega alpha) from the University of Minnesota in 1997. After a urology residency at the University of Washington in Seattle in 2003, he became Attending Physician/Acting Assistant Professor of Urology and held a 2-year Scholarship in Simulation Sciences from the American Foundation for Urological Diseases (AFUD). In 2004 Dr. Sweet co-founded the Institute for Surgical and Interventional Simulation (ISIS) at the University of Washington. He currently holds the positions of Associate Professor of Urologic Surgery and Director of the Medical School's Simulation Programs.
 
Dr. Sweet practices Urology with a focus on robotics and endourology and his lab is actively engaged in simulation projects including the development of a human tissue property database, advanced real time and predictive modeling of human tissue and tool interactions, and delivery systems for the dissemination of simulation technologies. He has leadership positions in the area of simulation within the American College of Surgeons, the Society for Laparoendoscopic Surgeons, and the American Urological Association.
 

Education

University of Minnesota Medical School
University of Washington, Seattle, WA (General Surgery, Urologic Surgery)
University of Washington, Seattle, WA (Health Policy, Simulation Sciences)

Published Works

Care Philosophy

I strive to provide humanistic, technologically advanced, data-driven, but personalized care to each and every one of my patients.

Education

University of Minnesota Medical School
University of Washington, Seattle, WA (General Surgery, Urologic Surgery)
University of Washington, Seattle, WA (Health Policy, Simulation Sciences)

Board Certification

Urology

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