Dr. James Fagelson, MD

Dr. James Fagelson, MD

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51 y/o
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Dr. James Fagelson, MD is an urology specialist in Englewood, CO and has been practicing for 18 years. He specializes in urology and prostate oncology.Read his story

Urology Associates

799 E Hampden Ave Ste 430

Englewood, CO 80113
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Enterprise Group
  • American Republic
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Humana
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Medico
  • National Elevator

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Top Care Areas

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

Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Urinary Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Fagelson'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.

Dr. Fagelson's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Fagelson "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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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Fagelson "My goal is to treat all patients in a caring and compassionate manner through the evaluation and management of their urologial problems"

2  Specialties

  • Urology
  • Prostate Oncology

1  Board Certifications

  • Urology
    Accredited by: American Board of Urology*

71  Conditions Treated

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29  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Colorado.

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.

Education

  • University of California, San Diego
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1989
  • University of Texas Southwestern
    Medical School | Graduated 1994
  • University of Texas
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1996
  • University of Texas Southwestern
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2000

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Alpha Omega Alpha, 2000
Media & Publications

Dr. Fagelson has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Fagelson's Reviews

4.2
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Fagelson to family and friends
39 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (39)

  • 5
    (29)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (7)

Dr. Fagelson's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Patient Comments (3)

Not only did we find Dr. Fagelson's interaction with my elderly mom very abrupt, cold and uncaring, his front office staff was inefficient. We signed in early, yet had to wait 45 minutes to be seen because they were chatting with one a patient and didn't notify the nurse. She said she as sitting...more
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Hello, Reviews like yours help us to address issues within our practice that are keeping us from meeting our patient care goals to provide specialized compassionate care to each patient. The miscommunication between our desk staff and nursing staff is of great concern to me, and I will be sure to look into this personally. If you would like to discuss your concerns further, you can reach me by phone at 303.733.0662. Sincerely, Sue Torkelson, Practice Administrator

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Confident and friendly. Thorough and patient with questions. Recommended.
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Went to Fagelson for fiduciary implants prior to Cyberknife treatment. He botched the job. After trying to implant the fiducials he said"I am not sure I got them in the right location". Two days later I was in the hospital having them done correctly by Dr Kelly. Not a follow up by Fagelson,no...more
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Thank you for the review, Lem, and sorry for the delayed response. Patients' health is our first priority, and the situation you describe does not live up to Urology Associates high standards. I would very much like to discuss this with you, to possibly remedy the situation but also to learn from it. Please call me at me directly at 303-733-0662 ext. 1231. Regards, Sue Torkelson Practice Administrator, Urology Associates

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