Dr. Stephen Brassell, MD

Dr. Stephen Brassell, MD

Urology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 47
Dr. Stephen Brassell, MD is an urology specialist in Boise, ID and has been practicing for 21 years. He graduated from GEORGETOWN UNIV SCH OF MED in 1997 and specializes in urology.

100 E Idaho St

Boise, ID 83712

Contact Information

(208) 381-2711

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Altius Health Plans
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross of Idaho
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)

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Top Care Areas

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

Urinary Disorders
very high
more than 97% of peers
Kidney Cancer
very high
more than 96% of peers
very high
more than 95% of peers

Dr. Brassell'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Brassell "Stephen A. Brassell, MD is a Urologic Oncologist with expertise in minimally invasive and robotic surgery and the management of complex urologic cancers. He earned his medical degree from Georgetown University and completed an internship at Walter Reed Army Medical Center, followed by two years as battalion surgeon with 10th Special Forces Group. He completed his urology residency at Walter Reed and his urologic oncology fellowship at MD Anderson Cancer Center."

1  Specialties

  • Urology

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Brassell does not have any board certifications listed.

46  Conditions Treated


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26  Procedures

  • Adrenalectomy
  • Adrenalectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Complete Nephrectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Cystectomy
  • Cystourethroscopy and Transurethral Resection of Bladder Neck
  • Kidney and Ureter Removal
  • Kidney Stone Removal, Closed
  • Kidney Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lithotripsy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Orchiectomy
  • Partial Nephrectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Pelvic Exenteration (For: Gynecologic, Urinary, or Colorectal Malignancy)
  • Prostate Removal
  • Prostatectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
  • Total Cystectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • TURP (Transurethral Resection of Prostate) or Laser Destruction of Prostate
  • Ureteroneocystostomy
  • Ureteroneocystostomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Urethral Dilation
  • Urinary Stone Removal (Litholapaxy)
  • Uroflowmetry
  • Wound Repair

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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    Medical School | Graduated 1997

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

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Media & Publications

Dr. Brassell has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Brassell's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Brassell to family and friends
14 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

  • 5
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  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Brassell's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

My experience with Dr. Brassell was over the top...very detailed, knowledgeable, respected with a heart. His staff and the folks at St. Luke's could not have done anymore. Even after leaving the hospital, I was readmitted for an issue as a side effect of the first surgery (comon) under another...more
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I was unfortunately diagnosed with both bladder and prostate cancer. Too much time went by and the tumor in my bladder was much too large and aggressive for treatment, leaving removal of both my bladder and prostate necessary. Dr. Brassell performed the surgery and he and his staff were and are...more
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