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About Dr. John Pettit

Board Certified Urologist in Bellingham and Mount Vernon, WA

John  Pettit , MD


Dr. Pettit is the founding partner of Bellingham Urology Group and has practiced Urology in Bellingham and Mount Vernon, Washington for over 25 years. 

He is a graduate of Columbia University in New York where he earned a degree in Chemical and Biomedical Engineering. He then went on to study medicine at St. George’s University Medical School and completed his Urology residency training at Columbia Presbyterian Irving Medical Center in New York City. 

He is an expert at microscopic vasovasostomy (vasectomy reversal) and is one of the first Urologists in Washington to receive the Urolift Center of Excellence designation for treatment of lower urinary tract symptoms secondary to BPH or enlarged prostate. 

He has served on the Credentials Committee of PeaceHealth and is a former Chief of Surgery at St. Joseph’s Hospital. He is board certified by the American Board of Urology and is a member of the American Urological Association, the Northwest Urological Society, and the Washington State Urological Society. He is also a founding partner of Cascade Urology Lithotripsy Company, bringing advanced lithotripsy (kidney stone surgery) to the Pacific Northwest. 

A native of the Pacific Northwest, Dr. Pettit has always had a love of the outdoors with his wife and three sons. Together they enjoy fishing, camping, bee-keeping, skiing, and wood-working.

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