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Whole U Health Lecture Series: Prostate Health 101
Whole U Health Lecture Series: Prostate Health 101
WhenThursday, Nov 16, 2017, 5 – 6 p.m.
Campus locationStudent Union Building (HUB)
Campus room250
Event typesLectures/Seminars

Prostate cancer is the most common cancer diagnosis in men today. One in seven men will have prostate cancer during his lifetime. Because there are no symptoms during the early stages of prostate cancer, screenings and yearly check-ups are critically important to catching cancer early.

Don’t miss your chance to learn about prostate health from two of UW Medicine’s most renowned physicians on the subject, Dr. Kevin Ostrowski and Dr. Jonathan Wright. They will talk about screening and prevention measures, cancer diagnosis and treatment, and post-treatment care.

Partners and guests of any gender are welcome at this event.

Dr. Kevin Ostrowski is an assistant professor of urology whose expertise includes the clinical and surgical treatment of male infertility, andrology, male reproductive and sexual health. Dr. Ostrowski earned his bachelor degree at Cornell University in Chemical Engineering graduating Cum Laude. He earned his medical degree from St. Louis University and completed his general and urologic surgery residency at Oregon Health & Science University in Portland, OR. He completed a fellowship in andrology, male infertility and men’s health at the University of Washington and stayed on as faculty after completing fellowship.

As a Men’s Health Specialist, Dr. Ostrowski is an expert in minimally invasive microscopic vasectomy reversal; testicular sperm extraction; micro-TESE; advanced sperm retrieval techniques in azoospermic men; no-scalpel vasectomy; penile prosthetic surgery; surgical treatment of Peyronie’s Disease; Xiaflex® injections for Peyronie’s Disease; hormonal therapy for infertility and hypogonadism.

Dr. Jonathan Wright is the medical director of the UWMC Urology Clinic and a UW associate professor of urology. He is an associate investigator at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. Dr. Wright specializes in urologic oncology, with a specific focus on bladder, prostate and penile cancers. He performs both open and robotic surgery.

Dr. Wright earned his B.A. in economics with honors from Boston College where he graduated magna cum laude. He then completed his M.D., with honors, from the University of Washington. Dr. Wright then stayed on to complete his residency training at the University of Washington, which included an internship in general surgery, followed by residency and chief residency in urology at the University of Washington. Dr. Wright went on to complete a two year Society of Urologic Oncology Accredited Fellowship in Urologic Oncology at the University of Washington. He also received a M.S. in epidemiology from the University of Washington School of Public Health.

Dr. Wright has been recognized as a “Top Doctor” in both Seattle Met Magazine (2012; 2013; 2014; 2015; 2017) and Seattle Magazine (2014; 2015).…
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