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Mark Cain MD, FAAP

Mark P. Cain MD, FAAP

Professor of Urology, University of Washington Department of Urology; Associate Surgeon in Chief and Director of Regional Surgical Services, Seattle Children’s Hospital, Seattle, Washington

Mark P. Cain, MD, is a Professor of Urology in the Department of Urology, University of Washington School of Medicine. He is Associate Surgeon in Chief, Director of Regional Surgical Services, and Director of Surgical Ambulatory Care for Seattle Children’s Hospital.

Dr. Cain graduated from medical school at Oregon Health Sciences University in 1987. He completed his residency in urology at Albany Medical Center, followed by a two-year fellowship in pediatric urology at the Mayo Clinic. He was a member of the urology faculty at Georgetown University for two years, then spent the next 23 years at Riley Hospital for Children and the Indiana University Department of Urology, where he served as the Robert Garrett Professor of Urology and Chief of Pediatric Urology until moving to Seattle in 2019. His primary clinical interests are surgical reconstruction of congenital anomalies of the genitalia, complex lower urinary tract reconstruction, management of prenatal urologic abnormalities, and surgical management of urinary tract obstruction. Dr. Cain has published over 290 articles and book chapters regarding various topics in pediatric urology, but with a focus on both long-term and patient centered outcomes of urologic reconstruction. He has been an invited lecturer and Visiting Professor internationally in multiple countries throughout North America, Europe, India, Africa, South America and Asia.

Dr. Cain is a Trustee of the American Board of Urology, and is the chair for the Pediatric Urology Subspecialty Committee and liaison to the ABU exam committee. He served on the Examination Committee for the ABU for several years, most recently as chair of the Pediatric Urology Exam Committee and is an Oral Exam Committee member. He in one of the ABU representatives to the RRC. He has served as the Assistant Editor for Pediatric Urology for the Journal of Urology. Dr. Cain is a past member of the Executive Committee of the Society for Pediatric Urology and Section on Urology of the AAP, and Past Chair for the Section on Urology of the American Academy of Pediatrics. He is Past-President and Executive Committee member of the Society for Fetal Urology.


Dr. Cain has no relevant disclosures.