Dr. James E. Fagelson, MD

Dr. James E. Fagelson, MD

Urology | Male | 49 years old

Dr. Fagelson completed his undergraduate training at the University of California, San Diego in 1989...Read more

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      • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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      Specialties

      • Urology
      • Prostate Oncology

      Board Certifications

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      • Urology

      Conditions Treated

      • Atrophic Vaginitis
      • Balanoposthitis
      • Bladder Atony
      • Bladder Cancer
      • Bladder Diseases
      • Bladder Diverticulum
      • Bladder Infection
      • Bladder Stones
      • Blood in Semen (Hematospermia)
      • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
      • Cancer
      • Elevated PSA (Prostate Specific Antigen)
      • End-Stage Renal Disease
      • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
      • Erectile Dysfunction
      • Hydronephrosis
      • Kidney Cancer
      • Kidney Disease
      • Kidney Infection
      • Kidney Infection, Acute
      • Kidney Infection, Chronic
      • Kidney Stone Pain (Renal Colic)
      • Kidney Stones
      • Neurogenic Bladder
      • Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
      • Overactive Bladder
      • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
      • Premature Ejaculation
      • Prostate Cancer
      • Prostate Cyst
      • Prostatitis
      • Spermatocele
      • Testicular Cancer
      • Testicular Dysfunction
      • Ureteral Stones
      • Ureteral Stricture or Kinking
      • Urethral Stones
      • Urethral Stricture
      • Urinary Disorders
      • Urinary Incontinence
      • Urinary Stones
      • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
      • Vesicoureteral Reflux

      Procedures Performed

      • Bladder Surgery
      • Cystometry
      • Cystotomy
      • Cystourethroscopy and Transurethral Resection of Bladder Neck
      • da Vinci® Robotic Surgery
      • Hormone Replacement Therapy
      • Incontinence Sling Procedure
      • Kidney and Ureter Removal
      • Kidney Stone Removal, Closed
      • Kidney Surgery
      • Lithotripsy
      • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
      • Orchiectomy
      • Orchiopexy for Undescended Testicle
      • Prostate Removal
      • Prostatectomy With Robotic Assistance
      • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
      • Surgery, Robotic Assisted
      • TURP (Transurethral Resection of Prostate) or Laser Destruction of Prostate
      • Ureteroneocystostomy
      • Urethral Dilation
      • Urinary Stone Removal (Litholapaxy)
      • Uroflowmetry
      • Vasectomy

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        Board Actions

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      Education

      • Medical School
        University of Texas Southwestern

        Graduated in 1994

      • Internship Hospital
        University of Texas

        Completed in 1996

      • Residency Hospital
        University of Texas Southwestern

        Completed in 2000

      • Undergraduate School
        University of California, San Diego

        Graduated in 1989

      Awards & Recognition

      • Awards & Honors
        • Healthgrades Honor Roll
        • Alpha Omega Alpha, 2000
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      Languages Spoken

      • English
      • Spanish
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      • 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
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      Dr. Fagelson says...

      Dr. Fagelson completed his undergraduate training at the University of California, San Diego in 1989 where he was elected to the Phi Beta Kappa honor society before graduating magna cum laude with a degree in biochemistry and cell biology. He received his medical degree from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in Dallas where he was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha honor society.

      Dr. Fagelson completed two years of general surgical training followed by a four-year urology residency at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. He was chief urology resident from 1999-2000.

      Dr. Fagelson joined Urology Associates in 2000. He is board certified in urology and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He is committed to minimally invasive treatments for all urologic diseases. He has specific expertise in treating prostate disease including enlarged prostate (BPH) andprostate cancer. He has extensive experience with laser surgery for enlarged prostate problems.

      Dr. Fagelson is a highly experienced robotic surgeon and incorporates the da Vinci robotic prostatectomy and CyberKnife SBRT in the comprehensive management of prostate cancer. He has extensive experience in the management of kidney cancer with minimally invasive surgery (laparoscopy). His interests and expertise in the comprehensive management of kidney stones include surgery and prevention.

      Dr. Fagelson's goal is to treat patients in a compassionate manner and understand all aspects of a patient's diagnosis and treatment.

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      Dr. Fagelson's Care Philosophy

      My goal is to treat all patients in a caring and compassionate manner through the evaluation and management of their urologial problems