Richard S. Pelman M.D.

 Richard  S. Pelman M.D.

Specialties and Expertise

Surgery, Urology


Urology and Men's Health


English, Spanish


Primary Location

Urology Clinic at UWMC

1959 NE Pacific St., 1st Floor, SP 1266
Seattle, WA 98195
Phone: 206.598.4294|Map It 

Urology Clinic at Eastside Specialty Center

3100 Northup Way
Bellevue, WA 98004
Phone: 425.646.7777|Map It 


Richard Pelman, M.D. is a board-certified urologist at UW Medicine's Urology Clinic. He is one of  U.S. News & World Report's Best Doctors in America, and has many times been voted by his peers to be among Seattle's Top Physicians.

Dr. Pelman is committed to helping patients understand all elements of their care, whether it be studies, diagnosis or surgical intervention. He believes that Urology should recognize men with urinary disorders that place them at risk for associated medical conditions.

Dr. Pelman earned his M.D. at the UW. He has published and lectured extensively on Urology. He developed the Men’s Health Program for the Washington State Urology Society and is a member of the American Urological Association, The American Medical Association, and other medical organizations. He is a recipient of the Pfizer Scholars in Urology Award. 

Patient Care Philosophy


Boston University Medical Center Program UrologyResidencyUrology1985
Boston Univ. Surgical Residency ProgramResidencySurgery1982
Boston Univ. Surgical Residency ProgramInternshipSurgery1980
Univ. of Washington, School of MedicineMedical education1979
Universidad Autonoma de GuadalajaraMedical education1976


Board Certifications

American Board of UrologyUrology1988
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