James Porter
James R. Porter, M.D.

James R. Porter, M.D.

James R. Porter, M.D.
Specialty

Robotic Surgery, Urology, Surgery

Clinical Interests / Special Procedures Performed

Cancer Surgery, da Vinci (Robot-Assisted Surgery), Endoscopic Surgery, Endourology, Genitourinary Cancers, Kidney Cancer, Kidney Repair, Kidney Stents, Kidney Stones (Lithotripsy), Laparoscopic Surgery, Laparoscopy, Minimally Invasive Procedures, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Nephrolithinsis, Oncologic Surgery, Prostate Cancer, Prostate Disease/Ultrasound, Prostate Surgery, Prostate/BPH Treatment, Prostatectomy (Robotic), Pyeloplasty, Radiofrequency Ablation, Reconstructive Surgery, Renal Cell Cancer, Renal stones, Stone Disease, Surgery, Testicle Cancer, Urinary Stone Disease, Urologic Laparoscopic Surgery, Urologic Oncology, Urology

  • Accepting Children: No
  • Accepting New Patients: Yes
  • Accepting Medicare: Yes
  • Accepting Medicaid/DSHS: No
Payment Methods Accepted:

Medicare, Bill Insurance, VISA, Master Card, Cash, Check, Money Order

Insurance Accepted:

Contact this office for accepted insurance plans.

Additional Information:

Laparoscopic training in Heilbron,Germany, Medical Director of Robotic Surgery, Swedish Medical Center, Director of Urologic Fellowship 2003-present, Instructor and Proctor for laparoscopic and robotic surgery, Course director for National American Urologic Association course on laparoscopic complications.

Philosophy of Care

I offer state of the art, minimally invasive treatment options to patients with urologic cancer and stone disease in order to reduce the pain and recovery from surgical treatment. It is my responsibility to my patients to stay current on the last treatment options by attending and teaching at national and regional urologic meetings.

Medical School

Medical College of Ohio

Residency

University of Washington Medical Center

Fellowship(s)

Laparoscopic Fellowship in Urology

Board Certifications

American Board of Urology-1998

Professional Associations:

AUA, Endourology Society, European Robotics Society, Society of Urologic Robotic Surgeons

Additional Information:

Laparoscopic training in Heilbron,Germany, Medical Director of Robotic Surgery, Swedish Medical Center, Director of Urologic Fellowship 2003-present, Instructor and Proctor for laparoscopic and robotic surgery, Course director for National American Urologic Association course on laparoscopic complications.

Functional outcomes after robotic prostatectomy

Extended pelvic lymph node dissection for intermediate and high risk prostate cancer

Improving post prostatectomy incontinence with anticholinergic medication.  Double blinded placebo controlled trial.

Reducing warm ischemia times during robotic partial nephrectomy

Robotic partial nephrectomy for tumors greater than 4 cm, solitary kidneys, and bilateral renal tumors

Use of indocyanine green to direct selective arterial clamping during robotic partial nephrectomy

Robotic retroperitoneal lymph node dissection for the treatment of testicular cancer

Offices

Swedish Urology Group, PC
1101 Madison #1400
Seattle, WA 98104
Phone: (206) 386-6266
Fax: (206) 622-1052

Monday
9:00 AM to 5:30 PM
Tuesday
9:00 AM to 5:30 PM
Wednesday
9:00 AM to 5:30 PM

Thursday
9:00 AM to 5:30 PM
Friday
9:00 AM to 5:30 PM

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