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Chief Residents, PGY-5/6

Joshua Caldwell, MDJoshua Caldwell

Dr. Joshua Caldwell grew up in Kansas City, MO before completing his bachelor of science degree in Nuclear Engineering at the United States Military Academy, at West Point, NY.

Prior to starting medical school, served as a Captain in the US Army as an attack helicopter pilot over multiple deployments to Afghanistan. He then earned his medical degree at Harvard Medical School in Boston, MA where he conducted bladder cancer research as an AUA Summer Medical Student Fellow. Dr. Caldwell is a member of Gold Humanism Honor Society and the American Urological Association.

In his spare time, he enjoys private aviation, running, and outdoor pursuits.

Peter Kirk, MDPeter Kirk

Dr. Peter Kirk was born and raised in Seattle, WA. He pursued his undergraduate studies at Colby College, in Waterville, ME, where he graduated summa cum laude with honors in cell and molecular biology and biochemistry. He then conducted research at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and the University of Washington Genitourinary Oncology laboratory. He obtained his medical degree from the University of Michigan Medical School, where he was elected to Alpha Omega Alpha honor society, and also obtained a Master’s degree in Clinical Research from the University of Michigan School of Public Health. His research interests include health services and improving the delivery of care to survivors of urologic cancers.

In his spare time Peter enjoys spending time with his wife and pets, hiking and being outdoors, and following the Seattle Seahawks. He also enjoys playing guitar and snowboarding.

Jason Reynolds, MDJason Reynolds

Dr. Jason Reynolds grew up in Wyoming and Idaho. He completed his undergraduate degree at Idaho State University. He completed his Master’s degree in Molecular Pharmacology and Physiology at University of South Florida.

He graduated medical school from the University of Washington in the WWAMI program where he trained across Idaho, Montana, Washington, and Wyoming. At the University of Washington, he was elected to Alpha Omega Alpha and graduated with honors. His research interests include the molecular basis of disease and the development of novel techniques for scientific investigation and treatment of disease.

In his spare time, he enjoys fitness, mountain biking, camping, gardening, and is an avid hockey fan.


Diboro Kanabolo, MDDiboro Kanabolo, MD

Dr. Diboro Kanabolo completed his bachelor of science degree in Nursing at the University of California, Los Angeles in Los Angeles, CA. He worked for several years as a Registered Nurse at Cedar-Sinai Medical Center before pursing medical school. He went on to earn his medical degree at University of Chicago, The Pritzker School of Medicine, where he found the mentors that nurtured his interests in both Pediatric and Adult Urology.

In his free time, he enjoys movies, whittling, and exploring the coastal islands around Seattle.

Chloe Peters, MDChloe Peters, MD

Dr. Chloe Peters was born in raised in Palo Alto, California. She did her undergraduate training at UCLA where she spent three years working as an EMT. In 2014 she was inducted into Phi Beta Kappa and graduated summa cum laude with a B.S. in Anthropology. Dr. Peters was accepted to medical school at Duke University but chose to defer for one year in order to spend time living abroad in Johannesburg, South Africa, and Seville, Spain. In 2015 she matriculated to Duke University where she received the prestigious William G Anlyan Senior Merit Scholarship and was elected into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society.

In her free time, she enjoys hiking, camping, global travel, and spending time with her friends and family.


Arash Amighi, MDArash Amighi, MD

Dr. Arash Amighi was born and raised in Los Angeles, California. He completed his undergraduate studies at UCLA where he graduated summa cum laude with a degree in microbiology, immunology, and molecular genetics. He went on to obtain his medical degree from the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA where he was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha honor society. He participated in bench research in prostate cancer as well as translational studies on Peyronie’s disease. He was awarded an AUA summer medical student fellowship as well as UCLA’s Dean’s Leadership in Health and Science Scholarship. Arash was drawn to urology residency training at the University of Washington because of the diversity of clinical training sites and amazing culture of the program.

Outside of the hospital Arash enjoys exploring the nature around Seattle, barbecuing, running and cooking.

Daniel Carson, MDDaniel Carson, MD

Dr. Daniel Carson was born and raised in Anchorage, Alaska. He graduated with departmental honors from the University of Washington with a combined BS/MS degree in Bioengineering.

Daniel graduated from the University of Washington School of Medicine, as part of the WWAMI program. During his time in medical school, he was elected to Alpha Omega Alpha. His research interest includes applications of bioengineering in the treatment of urologic conditions.

Outside of medicine, Daniel enjoys running, hiking, camping, as well as spending time with friends and family. He is also an avid sports fan following the Seattle Seahawks and Sounders.

Tova Weiss, MDTova Weiss, MD

Dr. Tova Weiss was born and raised in New Orleans, Louisiana. For college, she studied at Rice University, where she graduated cum laude with a degree in Psychology and a minor in Neuroscience. After college, she was accepted to LSU School of Medicine but chose to defer for one year. She worked for a start up in Tel-Aviv for six months while learning Hebrew in a local school. She then backpacked across Europe and Southeast Asia for 6 months, visiting 17 countries in total. She has a passion for traveling and exploring different countries by immersing herself in their culture and cuisine.

After her gap year, she matriculated into LSU School of Medicine, where she became interested in medical education and curriculum reform and was elected into the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society.

Since moving to Seattle, in her free time, she enjoys eating at new restaurants, playing tennis, hiking, and skiing.

Xinyuan (Lisa) Zhang, MDLisa Zhang, MD

(Lisa) Zhang grew up in Beijing, China, and Singapore before coming to the United States for college. She attended Washington University in St. Louis and earned a degree in Environmental Policy and Biology. During her medical school training at Stanford University, her interests were in bioengineering, entrepreneurship, medical humanities, community service for the medically underprivileged population, and student mentorship. She received the Stanford Cardiovascular Institute Dorothy Dee & Marjorie Helene Boring Trust Award, and Biodesign NEXT Innovation Award. She was particularly attracted to the University of Washington Urology program by the inclusive and supportive culture in the department, as well as a very strong and balanced clinical training. 

In her free time, she enjoys exploring different artistic outlets, from painting, documentary making, theater production, to woodworking in the basement, and trying out the numerous outdoor activities Seattle has to offer.


Connor Chestnut, MDConnor Chestnut, MD

Dr. Connor Chestnut is from Lawrence, Kansas and attended the University of Kansas where he studied Biology and Spanish. He completed his medical degree at the University of Kansas Medical Center and was elected as a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha and Gold Humanism honor societies.

Connor’s research interests include urologic cancers and chronic pain syndromes. Outside of medicine he enjoys reading, music, and everything outdoors.

Alexandra Jacobs, MDAlexandra Jacobs, MD

Dr. Alexandra Jacobs graduated cum laude from the University of Southern California with a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism and Public Relations. She went on to join Teach for America in Nashville, Tennessee where she worked in public education for five years and earned her Master’s degree in Education. She returned to her hometown of Salt Lake City to attend the University of Utah for medical school.

Dr. Jacobs research interests include patient education, patient reported outcomes, and outcome disparities. She enjoys yoga, hiking, skiing, traveling, and spending time with family, friends, and her dog.

Lillian Xie, MDHeadshot of Dr. Lillian Xie

Dr. Lillian Xie graduated cum laude from Yale University with a Bachelor’s degree in Economics. She went on to obtain her medical degree from Emory University School of Medicine. She was also selected as a Leadership and Innovation Fellowship Training scholar by the Department of Urology at the University of California, Irvine, where she participated in bench research in renal cancer and translational research in xanthogranulomatous pyelonephritis.

Outside of medicine, Dr. Xie enjoys hiking, reading, and painting.


Rilwan Babajide, MD

Rilwan Babajide, MDOriginally from Houston, Dr. Babajide, graduated from Wesleyan University with Bachelor's degrees in Neuroscience and Psychology. Afterwards he moved to Chicago to work with underserved high school students as part of a college access program and stayed to attend medical school at the University of Chicago.  Before starting his residency here, he completed a research fellowship at the University of Pennsylvania and is interested in clinical applications of machine learning, urologic oncology, and strategies to reduce health disparities.

In his free time, Dr. Babajide enjoys playing basketball, bar trivia, and finding new restaurants.

Maheetha Bharadwaj, MDMaheetha Bharadwaj, MD

Dr. Maheetha Bharadwaj graduated with a Bachelors of Science with Honors in Biology and a Masters of Science in biomedical informatics from Stanford University. She went on to obtain a Masters of Philosophy in Genomic Medicine from the University of Cambridge. She went on to participate in the MD program in Harvard Medical School.

Dr. Bharadwaj’s research interests include finding the intersection between genomics and equity research particularly in kidney and bladder cancers. In her free time, she enjoys dancing, watching TV shows, and creating tiktoks! She’s excited to explore the pacific northwest!

Maximilian Jentzsch, MD, MS

Max Jentzsch, MDDr. Jentzsch grew up in Germany before coming to the United States for college. He graduated cum laude from Dartmouth College with High Honors in Biology and a minor in Women’s and Gender Studies. He went on to obtain a Master of Science in Biostatistics from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. His research there focused on the impact of insurance payment policies on hospital-acquired infections. Dr. Jentzsch completed medical school at the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University.  

Having spent many years racing as a competitive cyclist, he loves almost all outdoor activities and is very excited to explore the PNW. 

Trevor McKoy, MD

Trevor McKoy, MDTrevor McKoy graduated from the University of Washington with a Bachelor’s degree in Biology. He earned his Master’s degree in Biomedical Sciences at Touro Medical College and his MD at Wright State University School of Medicine. During medical school he was inducted into the Gold Humanism Honor Society and was recognized for his integrity, clinical excellence and commitment to his community.

Trevor enjoys live Soul, Funk and Jazz music, Business, Boxing, and Fishing. Being a native of Seattle he is looking forward to investing in the same communities that have fostered his growth. 

Interns, PGY-1

Gabrielle Nortey, MD

Gabrielle Nortey

Kanesha Overton, MD

Kanesha Overton

Caroline Purcell, MD

Caroline Purcell

Natalie Rothenberger, MD

Natalie Rothenberger