Mathew Sorensen, MD
Dr. Sorensen is an Associate Professor in the Department of Urology with a specialty interest in advanced laparoscopic surgery, endourology, and the medical and surgical management of kidney stones. He completed his surgical internship and urology residency at the University of Washington (UW). During his dedicated research year he began a collaboration with the Applied Physics Laboratory (APL) and completed a rigorous Masters degree in Epidemiology through the UW School of Public Health. After residency, he went on to complete a fellowship in Laparoscopy and Endourology at the University of California, San Francisco. Dr. Sorensen returned to UW as faculty in 2011 and in 2012 was named the Director of the Comprehensive Metabolic Stone Clinic at the Puget Sound VA Hospital. He has continued to collaborate with APL and the Center for Industrial and Medical Ultrasound group since his return. His research interests have focused on basic science and translational ultrasound research in an effort to improve the detection, sizing, and treatment of stones with ultrasound including ultrasonic propulsion of kidney stones and burst wave lithotripsy.