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General surgery, Urology




Robert M. Sweet, M.D., is a UW professor of Urology and medical director for the UW Medicine Kidney Stone Center at Northwest Hospital. He also serves as the executive director for the WWAMI Institute for Simulation in Healthcare and the Center for Research in Education and Simulation Technology.

Dr. Sweet strives to provide humanistic, technologically advanced, data-driven but personalized care to each and every one of his patients.

Dr. Sweet received his M.D. from the University of Minnesota. He co-founded the WWAMI Institute for Simulation in Healthcare at the UW and is the principal investigator of numerous simulation research and development projects.

Dr. Sweet has leadership positions in the American College of Surgeons, the Endourological Society and the American Urological Association. He is immediate past president of the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons.

Personal Interests

Dr. Sweet enjoys spending time with family, playing keyboard in a rock and blues band and watersports.
Kidney Stone Center at NWHMC

Kidney Stone Center at Northwest

McMurray Medical Building, 1536 N. 115th St., Suite. 300 Seattle, WA 98133


Kidney care (nephrology), Urology

UW - American Foundation for Urological Diseases Research Fellowship

Fellowship, 2005, Urology Research

UW - Dept. of Urology

Residency, 2003, Urology

UW - Dept. of Surgery

Residency, 1998, General Surgery

UW - Dept. of Surgery

Internship, 1998, General Surgery

Univ. of Minnesota

Medical education, 1997


Board Certifications
  • Urology, 2005, American Board of Urology