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Jonathan Harper, MD

Dr. Harper is a urologic surgeon who specializes in minimally invasive surgery and endourology. His primary focus is laparoscopic and robotic surgery for both kidney cancer as well as benign kidney disease.

Patient Care Philosophy:

My goal is to deliver compassionate care while providing clinical insight and knowledge regarding the disease process and treatment options. I believe in a clinical setting that allows the patient and physician to have an equal part in deciding what is best for the individual patient. 

Dr. Harper's Resume


  • Associate Professor, Department of Urology, University of Washington School of Medicine

Education And Training

  • Medical Degree: University of Oklahoma College of Medicine (Achieved highest academic honors and was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society)
  • Surgery Internship and Urology Residency: Loma Linda University Medical Center
  • Fellowship: Minimally Invasive Surgery and Endourology, University of California Los Angeles with a focus on laparoscopic and robotic treatment of kidney, prostate, and bladder cancer

More Information

Dr. Harper's research interests include new technology, techniques, and outcomes involving laparoscopic/robotic surgery and endourology. Other interests include single port laparoscopy and outcomes with laparoscopic donor nephrectomy.

His primary focus and training includes minimally invasive surgery for urologic cancer (kidney, adrenal, prostate, bladder) and benign conditions, as well as complex kidney stone disease.  In addition to being an Associate Professor of Urology, he is an Adjunct Associate Professor in Surgery/Transplantation and performs laparoscopic donor nephrectomy surgery.  His main research interests involve kidney stone disease and kidney cancer.

He is part of a new UW Urology Outreach Program to the UW Neighborhood Physicians Network. In addition to his regular clinic at UW Medical Center, patients can see Dr. Harper at the UW Neighborhood Factoria Clinic in Bellevue. Learn more about UW Urology at Factoria.

Dr. Harper was recognized as 2012 "Top Doctor" in Seattle Met's 2012 annual survey.

Read more about Dr. Harper on the UW School of Medicine web site.