Dr. Cynthia A. Fairfax, MD

Dr. Cynthia A. Fairfax, MD

Urology | Female | 54 years old

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Dr. Fairfax has a special interest in pediatric urology, incontinence, kidney stones, kidney and bladder cancer, endoscopic and laparoscopic surgeries as well as vasectomies.Read more

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in Eagle, ID |
Dr Fairfax is extremely knowledgeable and professional in her field. She is thorough and experienced in assessing symptoms. She is caring and confident. You know that you have the right professional working for you.
Boise, ID |
Good luck trying to see Dr. Fairfax. It took me months to get an appointment only to have her bail while I am in the waiting room. With her bailing, do you think I could get another appointment right away. No way, I ended up having to wait months once again. I come into her office today, and guess what, after I am there I find out she bailed again. This is the person I am trying to see because I have a kidney stone that is too large to pass.
in Boise, ID |
I have a number of serious chronic health conditions. Over the years I have seen more doctors than almost any patient?. AND I just want to emphasize that Dr. Fairfax is fantastic! She is a great listener, perceptive, and extremely educated/intelligent. She does not miss anything. Dr. Fairfax is by far my favorite doctor, ever!
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Dr. Fairfax's Care Philosophy

Dr. Fairfax has a special interest in pediatric urology, incontinence, kidney stones, kidney and bladder cancer, endoscopic and laparoscopic surgeries as well as vasectomies.

Dr. Fairfax's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Urology
  •  Board certified in Urology
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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  • Media & Publications
    • The laparoscopic diagnosis of transverse testicular ectopia. CA Fairfax and SJ Skoog, 1995
    • Primary penile lymphoma presenting as a penile ulcer. CA Fairfax, CJ Hammer III, BW Dana, JM Hanifin, JM Barry, 1995
    • Interleukin 2 production, proliferative response and receptor express by cord blood mononuclear cells. CA Fairfax and MS Borzy, 1988

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  • Urology

Conditions Treated

  • Bedwetting
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bladder Diseases
  • Bladder Diverticulum
  • Bladder Infection
  • Bladder Stones
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Cancer
  • Chronic Kidney Diseases
  • Congenital Diseases
  • Elevated PSA (Prostate Specific Antigen)
  • End-Stage Renal Disease
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Erectile Dysfunction
  • Hydrocele
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Kidney Disease
  • Kidney Infection
  • Kidney Infection, Chronic
  • Kidney Stones
  • Kidney Tumor
  • Neurogenic Bladder
  • Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
  • Overactive Bladder
  • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
  • Pelvic Organ Prolapse
  • Pelvic Pain
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Prostatitis
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Undescended Testicles
  • Ureteral Stones
  • Urethral Stricture
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Outflow Obstruction
  • Urinary Retention
  • Urinary Stones
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
  • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis
  • Yeast Infections

Education

  • Medical School
    Oregon Health And Science University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1989

  • Internship Hospital
    University of Utah

    Completed in 1990

  • Residency Hospital
    University of Utah

    Completed in 1991

    University Oreg/Hlth Scis University Portland

    Completed in 1995

  • Other Education
    Duke University-B.S. Zoology-Cum Laude

    Completed in 1984

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Urology
  • Adult & Pediatric Urology
  • Female Urology
  • Male Adult Urology
  • Pediatric Urology

Procedures Performed

  • Bladder Repair Surgery
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Circumcision
  • Complete Nephrectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Cystectomy
  • Cystourethroscopy and Transurethral Resection of Bladder Neck
  • Electronic Shock Wave Lithotripsy
  • Green Light Photovaporization of the Prostate (PVP)
  • Hypospadias Repair
  • Incontinence Sling Procedure
  • Kidney Removal
  • Kidney Stone Removal
  • Kidney Stone Removal, Closed
  • Kidney Surgery
  • Kidney and Ureter Removal
  • Lithotripsy
  • Orchiectomy
  • Orchiopexy for Undescended Testicle
  • Pediatric Surgical Procedures
  • Pelvic Exenteration (For: Gynecologic, Urinary, or Colorectal Malignancy)
  • Prostate Procedures
  • Prostate Removal
  • TURP (Transurethral Resection of Prostate) or Laser Destruction of Prostate
  • Total Cystectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Ultrasound-Guided Biopsy
  • Ureteral Reimplantation
  • Urethral Dilation
  • Urinary Incontinence Surgery
  • Urinary Stone Removal (Litholapaxy)
  • Uroflowmetry
  • Urological Surgery
  • Varicocelectomy or Hydrocelectomy
  • Vasectomy
  • Wound Repair

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