Robert M. Sweet M.D.

Robert M. Sweet M.D.
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  • English


  • 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.


Institution Credential Year
Univ. of Minnesota Medical education 1997
UW - Dept. of Surgery Internship 1998
UW - Dept. of Surgery Residency 1998
UW - Dept. of Urology Residency 2003
UW - American Foundation for Urological Diseases Research Fellowship Fellowship 2005

Board Certifications

Certification Specialty Year
American Board of Urology Urology 2005