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James R. Porter, M.D.

Urologist

Urology

Accepting New Patients

About

Professional Statement

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.

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Accepts 43 Insurance Plans

Please contact the practice directly to confirm your health plan is accepted
  • AARP (American Association of Retired Persons) (all programs accepted)
  • Aetna US Healthcare Managed Choice
  • Carpenters Trust
  • Cigna Preferred Provider Organization (PPO)
  • Concept Administrators
  • Connecticut General
  • CoreSource
  • First Choice Health Network (all programs accepted)
  • Greatwest Healthcare (all programs accepted)
  • Guardian
  • Hartford Insurance
  • Health Net
  • Holland American Cruise Lines
  • Indian Health Services
  • Kitsap Physician Services (KPS Health Plans)
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan
  • Medicare (with supplement)
  • Metropolitan Life
  • Mutual of Omaha
  • Network Health
  • Northwest Administrators
  • Northwest National Life
  • NorthwestOne
  • One Health Plan of WA
  • PacifiCare Point of Service
  • Premera Blue Cross (all programs accepted)
  • Private Healthcare Systems (PHCS)/Multiplan (all programs accepted)
  • Prudential
  • Regence Blue Shield (all programs accepted)
  • Retail Clerks
  • StayWell Insurance Guam
  • Sterling Insurance
  • Teamsters
  • Travelers
  • Uniform Medical Plan
  • United Healthcare Medicare Direct fka Secure Horizons PFFS
  • United of Omaha
  • United Physicians of WA
  • USA Health Network
  • Washington Healthcare Authority
  • Washington Physician Services
  • West Grocers
  • Zenith Administrators
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Education

The University of Toledo College of Medicine
medical school, 1990
University of Washington Medical Center
residency
Laparoscopic Fellowship in Urology
fellowship

Clinical Interests

  • Asymptomatic Bacteriuria
  • Atony Urinary Bladder
  • Balanitis
  • Balanoposthitis
  • Benign Prostatic Hypertrophy
  • Biopsy Of Penis
  • Biopsy Of Periurethral Tissue
  • Biopsy Of Scrotum Or Tunica Vaginalis
  • Biopsy Of Urethra
  • Bladder Disease
  • Bladder Diverticulum
  • Bladder Exstrophy
  • Bladder Fistula
  • Bladder Hemorrhage
  • Bladder Neck Obstruction
  • Bladder Sphincterotomy
  • Bladder Trauma
  • Bph Surgery
  • Cancer Surgery
  • Catheter
  • Circumcision
  • Condylomata Acuminata
  • Congenital Anomaly Of Urinary System
  • Continuous Leakage Of Urine
  • Crushing Injury Of External Genitalia
  • Cystectomy
  • Cystogram
  • Cystometry
  • Cystoscopy
  • Cystoureterostomy
  • Cystourethroscopy
  • Cystourethrostomy
  • Detrusor Instability
  • Dilatation Of Ureter
  • Dilation Of Ureteral Meatus
  • Dysplasia Of Prostate
  • Ectopic Ureter
  • Edema Of Male Genital Organs
  • Edema Of Penis
  • Elevated Psa
  • Encysted Hydrocele
  • Endourology
  • Enlarged Prostate
  • Enterovesical Fistula
  • Epididymal Cyst Removal
  • Epididymal Mass
  • Epididymectomy
  • Epididymitis
  • Epididymo-Orchitis
  • Epididymotomy
  • Epispadias
  • Female Genital Problems
  • Foreign Body In Genitourinary Tract
  • Foreign Body In Penis
  • Frenulotomy Of Penis
  • Frequency Of Urination
  • Frequent Urinary Tract Infections
  • Frostbite Of Penis
  • Functional Incontinence
  • Genital Herpes, Female
  • Genital Herpes, Male
  • Granuloma Inguinale
  • Groin Mass
  • Hematuria
  • Hydrocele
  • Hydrocelectomy
  • Hypoplasia Of Penis
  • Hypospadias
  • Ileal Conduit
  • Increased Frequency Of Micturition
  • Infected Hydrocele
  • Infection Of Cystostomy
  • Infection Of Kidney
  • Insertion Of Testicular Prosthesis
  • Interstim
  • Interstitial Cystitis
  • Intra-Lesional Therapy For Peyronie's Disease
  • Kidney Injury
  • Kidney Malformation
  • Kidney Stone
  • Laparoscopic Urology
  • Laparoscopy
  • Lichen Sclerosus Of Penis
  • Lithotripsy
  • Lysis Of Penile Adhesions
  • Male Genital Organ Stricture
  • Male Genital Problems
  • Meatal Stenosis
  • Micropenis
  • Microscopic Hematuria
  • Mixed Incontinence
  • Nephrectomy
  • Nephropexy
  • Nephrostomy
  • Nephrotomy
  • Nephroureterectomy
  • Neurogenic Urinary Bladder
  • Nocturia
  • Nontraumatic Rupture Of Bladder
  • Open Pyeloplasty
  • Overactive Bladder
  • Overflow Incontinence Of Urine
  • Painful Bladder Syndrome
  • Paralysis Of Bladder
  • Partial Cystectomy
  • Partial Nephrectomy
  • Partial Orchiectomy
  • Penile Bleeding
  • Penile Chordee
  • Penile Discharge
  • Penile Fibrosis
  • Penile Hypoplasia
  • Penile Hypospadias
  • Penile Induration
  • Penile Leukoplakia
  • Penile Plaque
  • Penile Prosthesis
  • Penis
  • Penis Straightening For Chordee
  • Periurethral Abscess
  • Peyronie's
  • Phimosis
  • Plastic Urethral Sphincter
  • Polyuria
  • Post Prostatectomy Erectile Impairment
  • Post-Prostatectomy Incontinence
  • Post-Void Dribbling
  • Post-Void Residual
  • Prostate Abscess
  • Prostate Bleeding
  • Prostate Examination
  • Prostate Infection
  • Prostate Specific Antigen
  • Prostatic Atrophy
  • Prostatic Cyst
  • Prostatic Hyperplasia
  • Prostatic Hypertrophy
  • Prostatic Massage
  • Prostatitis
  • Pyelitis
  • Pyelonephritis
  • Pyeloplasty
  • Pyeloscopy
  • Pyelostomy
  • Radiation Cystitis
  • Radioactive Seed Implants
  • Radiofrequency Rhizotomy
  • Reconstruction Of Urethra
  • Rectourethral Fistula
  • Recurrent Urinary Tract Infection
  • Release Of Chordee
  • Removal Of Internal Penile Prosthesis
  • Renal Cancer
  • Renal Cortical Necrosis
  • Renal Denervation
  • Renal Disease And Pregnancy
  • Repair Of Rectourethral Fistula
  • Replacement Of Ureterostomy Tube
  • Reversal Of Vasectomy
  • Robotic Prostate Surgery
  • Screening For Malignant Neoplasms Of Prostate
  • Screening For Malignant Neoplasms Of Testis
  • Scrotal Abscess
  • Scrotal Cyst
  • Scrotal Disorder
  • Scrotal Mass
  • Scrotal Pain
  • Scrotectomy
  • Semen Abnormality
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases
  • Slowing Of Urinary Stream
  • Spermatic Cord Torsion
  • Spermatocele
  • Spermatocele Aspiration
  • Straining On Urination
  • Stress Incontinence
  • Stretching Of Prepuce
  • Swollen Penis
  • Testicular Atrophy
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Testicular Hydrocele
  • Testicular Pain
  • Testopel Treatment
  • Total Incontinence
  • Transgender Surgery
  • Transurethral Balloon Dilation Of Prostatic Urethra
  • Transurethral Cystoscopy
  • Transurethral Prostatectomy
  • Unilateral Orchidectomy
  • Ureter
  • Ureteral Meatotomy
  • Ureteral Stent
  • Ureterectomy
  • Ureteric Fistula
  • Ureteric Obstruction
  • Ureterocele
  • Ureteroenterostomy
  • Ureterolithotomy
  • Ureteropelvic Junction Obstruction
  • Ureteroplasty
  • Ureterotomy
  • Urethra
  • Urethral Abscess
  • Urethral Caruncle
  • Urethral Discharge
  • Urethral Diverticulum
  • Urethral False Passage
  • Urethral Fistula
  • Urethral Polyps
  • Urethral Stenosis
  • Urethral Stricture
  • Urethral Syndrome
  • Urethrocystopexy
  • Urethromeatoplasty
  • Urethropexy
  • Urethrotomy
  • Urinary Diversion
  • Urinary Hesitation
  • Urinary Retention
  • Urinary Tract Infection
  • Urinary Tract Injury
  • Urinary Tract Malformation
  • Urinary Tract Obstruction
  • Urinary Urgency
  • Urine
  • Uroflowmetry
  • Us Of The Prostate
  • Varicocele
  • Vasectomy
  • Vesicocutaneous Fistula
  • Vesicoureteral Reflux
  • Video Urodynamic
  • Voiding Dysfunction
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Professional Associations

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

  • English

Practice Locations

James R. Porter practices at two locations

Swedish Urology
1101 Madison Street
Suite 1400

Seattle, WA 98104
Swedish Urology
1801 Northwest Market Street
Suite 207

Seattle, WA 98107
Affiliated Facilities
  • Swedish Cherry Hill
  • Swedish First Hill