Director of Female Urology
University of Washington School of Medicine
Suzette E. Sutherland, MD, MS, FPMRS is Director of Female Urology, a member of UW Medicine Pelvic Health Center, and Associate Professor at the University of Washington School of Medicine in Seattle, WA. As a leader in this field, she is part of the first group of female urologists/urogynecologists to be board certified in the subspecialty of Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery through the American Board of Urology/American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology. She completed her medical degree and urologic training at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine/University Hospital of Cleveland in Ohio. Dr. Sutherland has gained further specialty training in female urology to include urinary incontinence, voiding dysfunction, urodynamics, neuromodulation, pelvic prolapse and reconstructive surgery, pelvic floor disorders and female sexual dysfunction from the Center for Continence Care in Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN, and from the Institute for Sexual Medicine in Boston. She has made numerous contributions to the literature in the form of presentations, papers and book chapters on urinary incontinence, pelvic prolapse and sexual health, and takes an active role in training future urologists - residents and fellows - both in the US and Sub Saharan Africa. Serving as a consultant for medical device companies, she provides her expertise and innovative ideas for the future development of female urology. Dr. Sutherland remains active in associated clinical research, thereby staying abreast of the newest developments in her field.
Dr. Sutherland is an active member of the AUA, WS/AUA, Washington State Urology Society, Northwestern Urology Society, Minnesota Urologic Society (President 2012-2013), Society for Women in Urology (Immediate Past President), Society for Urodynamics, Female Pelvic Medicine & Urogenital Reconstruction, Urology Care Foundation (Bladder Health Group), American Urogynecology Society (Surgical Mesh Special Interest Group), International Continence Society, International Urogynecology Association, and International Society for the Study of Women’s Sexual Health.
Saturday, May 4
1:00 PM – 3:00 PM