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Yaw Nyame

Yaw A Nyame MD, MS, MBA

Assistant Professor, Department of Urology, University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle, WA

Dr. Nyame is a surgeon, researcher, educator, and patient advocate who specializes in urologic oncology and general urology. His clinical interests include open and minimally invasive kidney, prostate, bladder and testicular cancer surgeries.

Dr. Nyame attended medical school at the Feinberg School of Medicine at Northwestern University and business school at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, graduating in 2012. Prior to medical school, he completed a master’s in health services and administration at the school of public health at the George Washington University. Dr. Nyame completed his general surgery internship and urology residency training at the Glickman Urological and Kidney Institute at the Cleveland Clinic. He came to the northwest to complete a Society of Urologic Oncology accredited fellowship at the University of Washington and joined the faculty upon the completion of his training.

Dr. Nyame has a research interest in healthcare disparities in urologic cancers, with a focus in both the molecular epigenomic and health services aspects of health inequities in prostate cancer and other urologic malignancies.