Dr. Sutphin joins Memorial Hospital to form new Urology clinic


ROCK SPRINGS — Dr. Michael Sutphin, local Urologic Surgeon, has been serving patients in Sweetwater County and the surrounding area since 1984. This year he has partnered with Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County to bring you Memorial Hospital Urology, soon to be located in the Medical Office & Physician Clinic on the hospital’s campus.

“We have been in the same location providing care to our patients since July 1984. Moving into the new medical office building and integrating our clinic as an employed provider will open up options for our patients, my staff, and also the future of urologic care in Sweetwater County,” said Dr. Sutphin.

Dr. Sutphin graduated magna cum laude from the University of Utah, where he remained to complete his medical degree. He was an intern and surgery resident at the University of California at Davis in Sacramento and returned to the University of Utah College of Medicine to perform his urology residency. He is a member of Phi Beta Kappa and the recipient of numerous academic honors awards.

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Dr. Sutphin is certified by the American Board of Urology and is the author of professional publications and scientific presentations. Involved in various professional societies, he is currently the vice president of the Wyoming Urological Society. In addition to his professional activities, he is an active member of his community, working with the United Way of Sweetwater County, fulfilling church obligations, and previously serving as a trustee for School District No. 1.

Urologists treat disorders of the male and female urinary tract (bladder, ureter, kidney and urethra) and the male reproductive system. Urology is classified as a surgical subspecialty, but since a wide variety of clinical problems are encountered when treating urological conditions, knowledge of internal medicine, pediatrics, gynecology, and other specialties is required.