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Erik L. Torgerson, M.D.

Urologist

Urology

Accepting New Patients

About

Professional Statement

Dr. Torgerson is a 2018 Seattle Met Top Doctor Award winner. His practice philosophy is that patients should play an integral role in the doctor-patient relationship. He believe patients should make treatment decisions based on the facilitation and education provided by their physician. Because he values his patients time and effort in visiting him, Dr. Torgerson make every effort to see his patients in a timely manner, often the same week of their request.

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Accepts 57 Insurance Plans

Please contact the practice directly to confirm your health plan is accepted
  • AARP (American Association of Retired Persons) (all programs accepted)
  • Aetna Federal
  • Alliant
  • Carpenters Trust
  • Cigna Preferred Provider Organization (PPO)
  • Concept Administrators
  • Connecticut General
  • CoreSource
  • Equicor
  • First Choice Health Network Boeing
  • Grays Harbor Medical
  • Greatwest Healthcare (all programs accepted)
  • Guardian
  • Hartford Insurance
  • Health Net Federal Services (CHAMPUS)
  • Indian Health Services
  • Integrated Network Systems
  • John Alden
  • John Hancock
  • Kitsap Physician Services (KPS Health Plans)
  • Labor and Industries
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan
  • MassMutual
  • Medicare (with supplement)
  • Mutual of Omaha
  • Network Health
  • Northwest Administrators
  • Northwest National Life
  • NorthwestOne
  • One Health Plan of WA
  • Options Healthcare
  • Pacific Medical Centers
  • PacifiCare
  • Physicians Mutual Insurance
  • Premera Blue Cross Federal
  • Principal Mutual
  • Private Healthcare Systems (PHCS)/Multiplan (all programs accepted)
  • Pru-Net Preferred Provider Organization (PPO)
  • Prudential
  • PruHealth (PruCare)
  • Regence Blue Shield Federal Employee Program
  • Retail Clerks
  • Skagit County Medical Bureau
  • StayWell Insurance Guam
  • Teamsters
  • Travelers
  • TRICARE Extra (PC zip code restrictions)
  • Uniform Medical Plan
  • United Healthcare (all programs accepted)
  • United Northwest Services
  • United of Omaha
  • United Physicians of WA
  • USA Health Network
  • Washington Healthcare Authority
  • Washington Physician Services
  • West Grocers
  • Zenith Administrators
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Education

Baylor College of Medicine
medical school, 1994
University of California at Los Angeles, CA
residency

Board Certifications

American Board of Urology
Urology

Clinical Interests

  • Amputation Of Penis
  • Asymptomatic Bacteriuria
  • Atony Urinary Bladder
  • Atrophy Of Testis
  • Azoospermia
  • Balanitis
  • Balanoposthitis
  • Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy
  • Biopsy Of Penis
  • Biopsy Of Periurethral Tissue
  • Biopsy Of Scrotum Or Tunica Vaginalis
  • Biopsy Of Urethra
  • Bladder Disease
  • Bladder Diverticulum
  • Bladder Exstrophy
  • Bladder Fistula
  • Bladder Hemorrhage
  • Bladder Neck Obstruction
  • Bladder Sphincterotomy
  • Bladder Stone
  • Bladder Trauma
  • Bph Surgery
  • Calculus Of Urinary Tract
  • Catheter
  • Circumcision
  • Condylomata Acuminata
  • Congenital Anomaly Of Urinary System
  • Continuous Leakage Of Urine
  • Crushing Injury Of External Genitalia
  • Cryptorchidism
  • Cystectomy
  • Cystic Kidney
  • Cystitis
  • Cystogram
  • Cystometry
  • Cystoscopy
  • Cystotomy
  • Cystoureterostomy
  • Cystourethroscopy
  • Cystourethrostomy
  • Detrusor Instability
  • Dilatation Of Ureter
  • Dilation Of Ureteral Meatus
  • Dysplasia Of Prostate
  • Dysuria
  • Ectopic Kidney
  • Ectopic Ureter
  • Edema Of Male Genital Organs
  • Edema Of Penis
  • Elevated Psa
  • Encysted Hydrocele
  • Enlarged Prostate
  • Enterovesical Fistula
  • Epididymal Cyst Removal
  • Epididymal Mass
  • Epididymectomy
  • Epididymitis
  • Epididymo-Orchitis
  • Epididymotomy
  • Epispadias
  • Female Genital Problems
  • Foreign Body In Genitourinary Tract
  • Foreign Body In Penis
  • Frenulotomy Of Penis
  • Frequency Of Urination
  • Frequent Urinary Tract Infections
  • Frostbite Of Penis
  • Functional Incontinence
  • Genital Herpes, Female
  • Genital Herpes, Male
  • Genital Trauma
  • Granuloma Inguinale
  • Groin Mass
  • Hematuria
  • Hemospermia
  • Hydrocele
  • Hydrocelectomy
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hydroureter
  • Hypertrophy Of Kidney
  • Hypogonadism
  • Hypoplasia Of Penis
  • Hypospadias
  • Ileal Conduit
  • Incomplete Emptying Of Bladder
  • Increased Frequency Of Micturition
  • Infected Hydrocele
  • Infection Of Cystostomy
  • Infection Of Kidney
  • Insertion Of Testicular Prosthesis
  • Interstim
  • Interstitial Cystitis
  • Intra-Lesional Therapy For Peyronie's Disease
  • Kidney Injury
  • Kidney Malformation
  • Kidney Stone
  • Lichen Sclerosus Of Penis
  • Lysis Of Penile Adhesions
  • Male Genital Organ Stricture
  • Male Genital Problems
  • Male Urinary Problems
  • Meatal Stenosis
  • Medullary Sponge Kidney
  • Micropenis
  • Microscopic Hematuria
  • Mixed Incontinence
  • Nephrectomy
  • Nephrolithotomy
  • Nephropexy
  • Nephroptosis
  • Nephrostomy
  • Nephrotomy
  • Nephroureterectomy
  • Neurogenic Urinary Bladder
  • Nocturia
  • Nocturnal Penile Tumescence
  • Nontraumatic Rupture Of Bladder
  • Open Pyeloplasty
  • Orchiectomy
  • Overactive Bladder
  • Overflow Incontinence Of Urine
  • Painful Bladder Syndrome
  • Paralysis Of Bladder
  • Partial Cystectomy
  • Partial Nephrectomy
  • Partial Orchiectomy
  • Penile Bleeding
  • Penile Chordee
  • Penile Discharge
  • Penile Fibrosis
  • Penile Hypoplasia
  • Penile Hypospadias
  • Penile Induration
  • Penile Leukoplakia
  • Penile Plaque
  • Penile Prosthesis
  • Penis
  • Penis Construction
  • Penis Straightening For Chordee
  • Percutaneous Biopsy Of Kidney
  • Periurethral Abscess
  • Peyronie's
  • Phimosis
  • Plastic Urethral Sphincter
  • Polyuria
  • Post Prostatectomy Erectile Impairment
  • Post-Prostatectomy Incontinence
  • Post-Void Dribbling
  • Post-Void Residual
  • Premature Ejaculation
  • Priapism
  • Prostate Abscess
  • Prostate Bleeding
  • Prostate Examination
  • Prostate Infection
  • Prostate Needle Biopsy
  • Prostate Specific Antigen
  • Prostatectomy
  • Prostatic Atrophy
  • Prostatic Cyst
  • Prostatic Hyperplasia
  • Prostatic Hypertrophy
  • Prostatic Massage
  • Prostatic Stone
  • Prostatitis
  • Pyelitis
  • Pyelolithotomy
  • Pyelonephritis
  • Pyeloscopy
  • Pyelostomy
  • Radiation Cystitis
  • Radioactive Seed Implants
  • Reanastomosis Of Urethra
  • Reconstruction Of Penis
  • Reconstruction Of Urethra
  • Rectourethral Fistula
  • Recurrent Urinary Tract Infection
  • Release Of Chordee
  • Removal Of Internal Penile Prosthesis
  • Renal Cancer
  • Renal Capsulectomy
  • Renal Cortical Necrosis
  • Renal Cysts
  • Renal Decapsulation
  • Renal Denervation
  • Renal Disease And Pregnancy
  • Renal Vessel Congenital Anomaly
  • Repair Of Rectourethral Fistula
  • Replacement Of Ureterostomy Tube
  • Retractile Testis
  • Retrograde Ejaculation
  • Reversal Of Vasectomy
  • Screening For Malignant Neoplasms Of Prostate
  • Screening For Malignant Neoplasms Of Testis
  • Scrotal Abscess
  • Scrotal Cyst
  • Scrotal Disorder
  • Scrotal Mass
  • Scrotal Pain
  • Scrotectomy
  • Semen Abnormality
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases
  • Slowing Of Urinary Stream
  • Spermatic Cord Torsion
  • Spermatocele
  • Spermatocele Aspiration
  • Straining On Urination
  • Stress Incontinence
  • Stretching Of Prepuce
  • Swollen Penis
  • Testicular Atrophy
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Testicular Hydrocele
  • Testicular Hyperfunction
  • Testicular Hypofunction
  • Testicular Mass
  • Testicular Pain
  • Testopel Treatment
  • Testosterone Deficiency
  • Torsion Of Appendix Of Testis
  • Total Incontinence
  • Transgender Surgery
  • Transurethral Balloon Dilation Of Prostatic Urethra
  • Transurethral Cystoscopy
  • Transurethral Prostatectomy
  • Undescended Testes
  • Unilateral Orchidectomy
  • Ureter
  • Ureteral Meatotomy
  • Ureteral Stent
  • Ureterectomy
  • Ureteric Fistula
  • Ureteric Obstruction
  • Ureterocele
  • Ureteroenterostomy
  • Ureterolithiasis
  • Ureterolithotomy
  • Ureteropelvic Junction Obstruction
  • Ureteroplasty
  • Ureteroscopy
  • Ureterotomy
  • Urethra
  • Urethral Abscess
  • Urethral Caruncle
  • Urethral Discharge
  • Urethral Diverticulum
  • Urethral False Passage
  • Urethral Fistula
  • Urethral Polyps
  • Urethral Stenosis
  • Urethral Stricture
  • Urethral Syndrome
  • Urethrocele
  • Urethrocystopexy
  • Urethromeatoplasty
  • Urethropexy
  • Urethrotomy
  • Urge Incontinence
  • Uric Acid Urolithiasis
  • Urinary Bladder Reconstruction
  • Urinary Catheter
  • Urinary Diversion
  • Urinary Hesitation
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Problems
  • Urinary Retention
  • Urinary Tract Infection
  • Urinary Tract Injury
  • Urinary Tract Malformation
  • Urinary Tract Obstruction
  • Urinary Urgency
  • Urine
  • Urodynamics
  • Uroflowmetry
  • Varicocele
  • Vasectomy
  • Vesicocutaneous Fistula
  • Vesicoureteral Reflux
  • Video Urodynamic
  • Voiding Dysfunction
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Personal Interests

Personal interests include sports and travel.
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Languages

  • English

Practice Locations

Erik L. Torgerson practices at two locations

Swedish Urology
1101 Madison Street
Suite 1400

Seattle, WA 98104
Swedish Urology
1801 Northwest Market Street
Suite 207

Seattle, WA 98107