Mathew D. Sorensen M.D., M.S.

Mathew D. Sorensen M.D., M.S.
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  • Urology


Dr. Sorensen is a UW assistant professor of urology and director of the Comprehensive Metabolic Stone Clinic at the Puget Sound VA. He is a surgeon, educator and researcher who specializes in advanced laparoscopic surgery, endourology and the treatment and prevention of kidney stones.

Patient Care Philosophy

I believe in educating patients about their medical condition and when possible presenting them with options for their medical issues. My goal is to provide the highest level of state-of-the art patient care, often including a multidisciplinary approach, in a compassionate environment.

Clinical Interests

All aspects of the treatment of kidney stones including surgical (shock wave lithotripsy, ureteroscopy, laser lithotripsy and percutaneous treatment of larger stones) and comprehensive medical prevention of recurrent stones. Dr. Sorensen also performs other minimally invasive techniques such as robotic and laparoscopic kidney and reconstructive surgeries.

Research Interests

The impact of dietary and non-medicinal therapies on the risk of kidney stone formation. Epidemiology, outcomes and health services research. Translational research to improve the detection of kidney stones using ultrasound and efforts to make lithotripsy safer and more effective.


Institution Credential Year
UW - Dept. of Epidemiology Master 2008
UCSF - Dept. Laparoscopy & Endourology Fellowship 2011
University of Colorado Medical education 2004
University of Colorado Health Science Center Medical Education 2004
UW - Dept. of Surgery Internship 2006
UW - Dept. of Urology Residency 2010
Degree Institution Year
MD University of Colorado 2004

Board Certifications

Certification Specialty Year
American Board of Urology Urology 2013