James R. Porter, MD

  • Urology
Accepting New Patients
Swedish Urology Group, PC
1101 Madison #1400
Seattle 98104
(206) 386-6266
(206) 622-1052

General Information

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.
  • Urology
Education Background
Medical School: The University of Toledo College of Medicine, 1990
Residency: University of Washington Medical Center
Fellowship: Laparoscopic Fellowship in Urology
  • English
Professional Associations
AUA, Endourology Society, European Robotics Society, Society of Urologic Robotic Surgeons



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

Clinical Experience

  • Urology
Clinical Interests
  • Cancer Surgery
  • da Vinci (Robot-Assisted Surgery)
  • Endoscopic Surgery
  • Endourology
  • Genitourinary Cancers
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Kidney Repair
  • Kidney Stents
  • Kidney Stones (Lithotripsy)
  • Kidney Surgeons robotic surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Laparoscopy
  • Medical Director of Robotics
  • Minimally Invasive Procedures
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Nephrolithinsis
  • Oncologic Surgery
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Prostate Disease/Ultrasound
  • Prostate Surgeons robotic surgery
  • Prostate Surgery
  • Prostate/BPH Treatment
  • Prostatectomy (Robotic)
  • Pyeloplasty
  • Radiofrequency Ablation
  • Reconstructive Surgery
  • Renal Cell Cancer
  • Renal stones
  • Stone Disease
  • Surgeons
  • Surgery
  • Testicle Cancer
  • Urinary Stone Disease
  • Urologic Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Urologic Oncology
  • Urologists
  • Urology
Swedish Urology Group, PC
1101 Madison #1400
Seattle, 98104
(206) 622-1052