Dr. Ireton received his medical degree at the University of Washington in Seattle, followed by a surgical internship a Virginia Mason Medical Center. He returned to the University of Washington for a residency in urology, and served for several years as an assistant professor in urology at the university. In private practice since 1988, Dr. Ireton specializes in urologic reconstruction, including the creation of new bladders from bowel segments. Outside of his practice, his interests include skiing, mountain biking and coaching his grandchildren in ski racing. Dr. Ireton's wife, Patti, is his office nurse and surgical assistant.