Dr. James Bassett Jr, MD

Dr. James Bassett Jr, MD

Urology  ·  
Male  ·  
63 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. James Bassett Jr, MD is an urology specialist in Palo Alto, CA and has been practicing for 36 years. He specializes in urology.

Palo Alto Medical Foundation

795 El Camino Real

Palo Alto, CA 94301
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Bassett Jr performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Bladder Stones
very high
more than 98% of peers
Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
very high
more than 97% of peers
Bladder Diseases
very high
more than 95% of peers

Dr. Bassett Jr's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Urology

1  Board Certifications

  • Urology
    Accredited by: American Board of Urology*

44  Conditions Treated


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18  Procedures

  • Bladder Surgery
  • Cystometry
  • Cystotomy
  • Cystourethroscopy and Transurethral Resection of Bladder Neck
  • Destruction or Excision of Vaginal Lesions
  • Incomplete Circumcision Repair
  • Incontinence Sling Procedure
  • Lithotripsy
  • Orchiectomy
  • Orchiopexy for Undescended Testicle
  • Prostate Removal
  • TURP (Transurethral Resection of Prostate) or Laser Destruction of Prostate
  • Urethral Dilation
  • Urinary Stone Removal (Litholapaxy)
  • Uroflowmetry
  • Vaginal Surgery
  • Varicocelectomy or Hydrocelectomy
  • Vasectomy

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Boston University School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1980
  • St Elizabeths Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1981
  • St Elizabeths Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1982
  • Stanford
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1986

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Bassett Jr has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Sequoia Hospital

is a Recipient of a Healthgrades Excellence Award
Patient Safety Excellence Award

Hospital Quality Award

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Dr. Bassett Jr's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Bassett Jr to family and friends
2 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (2)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Bassett Jr's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes
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