Urology

James A. Brown, MD

Portrait

Professor
Professor of Urology
Professor of Biomedical Engineering

Contact Information

Office: 3251 RCP
Iowa City, IA 52242
Office Phone: 319-353-8702

Email: james-brown-2@uiowa.edu
Web: UI Health Care Profile

Education

BS, Engineering Science, Colorado State University
MD, Baylor College of Medicine

Fellowship, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, Urologic Oncology
Fellowship, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Urologic Laparoscopy
Fellowship, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Urologic Oncology
Fellowship, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Urologic Oncology
Residency, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Rochester, Urology

Licensure and Certifications

Diplomate, American Board of Urology

Education/Training Program Affiliations

Biosciences Graduate Program

Research Summary

Development of translational biomedical engineering devices related to and benefitting urologic medical care and surgery.

Center, Program and Institute Affiliations

Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center

All Publications

Cheng M, Looney S, Brown J.  Ureteroileal anastomotic strictures after a Bricker ileal conduit: 50 case assessment of the impact of conversion from a slit incision to a "shield shaped" ileotomy.  Can J Urol.  2011 April. 18(2):5644-9.
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Calhoun J, Merchen T, Brown J.  Radical nephrectomy and inferior vena caval thrombectomy: outcomes in a lower volume practice.  Can J Urol.  2011 February. 18(1):5537-41.
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Brown J, Siddiqi K.  Bilateral hand-assisted laparoscopic renal surgery in the supine position: the spleen at risk.  JSLS.  2011. 15(1):27-31.
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Hadj-Moussa M, Brown J.  Use of surgical clips prevents suture slippage when ligating folded vas deferens during vasectomy.  Can J Urol.  2010 June. 17(3):5213-5.
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Brown J, Sajadi K, Wynn J.  Ureteral clipping simplifies hand-assisted laparoscopic donor nephrectomy.  JSLS.  2010. 14(4):531-3.
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Bittner J, Sajadi K, Brown J.  Comparison of renal artery occlusion techniques in hand-assisted laparoscopic living donor nephrectomy.  J Endourol.  2009 June. 23(6):933-7.
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Brown J, Rodin D, Harisinghani M, Dahl D.  Impact of preoperative endorectal MRI stage classification on neurovascular bundle sparing aggressiveness and the radical prostatectomy positive margin rate.  Urol Oncol.  2009. 27(2):174-9.
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Brown J, Sajadi K.  Laparoscopic radical prostatectomy: six months of fellowship training doesn't prevent the learning curve when incorporating into a lower volume practice.  Urol Oncol.  2009. 27(2):144-8.
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Brown J, Inocencio M, Sundaram C.  Use of a warming bath to prevent lens fogging during laparoscopy.  J Endourol.  2008 November. 22(11):2413-4.
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Goel M, Mohammadi Y, Sethi A, Brown J, Sundaram C.  Pathologic upstaging after laparoscopic radical nephrectomy.  J Endourol.  2008 October. 22(10):2257-61.
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Brown J, Bihrle R, Foster R.  Delayed orchiectomy at postchemotherapy retroperitoneal lymph node dissection due to laterality of retroperitoneal metastatic pattern consistent with testicular primary: assessment of pathologic findings.  Urology.  2008 May. 71(5):911-4.
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Brown J, Chenven E, Looney S, Miller K, Strup S, Bagley D, Gomella L.  Hand-assisted laparoscopic nephroureterectomy (HALNU): an assessment of the impact of obesity in 50 procedures.  J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A.  2008 February. 18(1):61-8.
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Sajadi K, Kim T, Terris M, Brown J, Lewis R.  High yield of saturation prostate biopsy for patients with previous negative biopsies and small prostates.  Urology.  2007 October. 70(4):691-5.
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Sajadi K, Wynn J, Brown J.  Impact of fellowship training in initiating a laparoscopic donor nephrectomy program.  J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A.  2007 August. 17(4):425-8.
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Brown J, Shah S, Siddiqi K, Boyd B.  Incorporation of hand-assisted laparoscopic nephrectomy into an academic training program: an assessment of the utility of a 3-month minifellowship.  J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A.  2007 August. 17(4):435-9.
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Brown J, Lewis R.  A multi-institution, minimally invasive urological oncology fellowship: a critical assessment of the clinical training and academic benefits.  J Urol.  2006 December. 176(6 Pt 1):2619-23; discussion 2623.
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Brown J, Garlitz C, Hubosky S, Gomella L.  Hand-assisted laparoscopic ureterolysis to treat ureteral obstruction secondary to idiopathic retroperitoneal fibrosis: assessment of a novel technique and initial series.  Urology.  2006 July. 68(1):46-9.
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Brown J, Strup S, Chenven E, Bagley D, Gomella L.  Hand-assisted laparoscopic nephroureterectomy: analysis of distal ureterectomy technique, margin status, and surgical outcomes.  Urology.  2005 December. 66(6):1192-6.
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Brown J, Canal D, Sundaram C.  Optical-access visual obturator trocar entry into desufflated abdomen during laparoscopy: assessment after 96 cases.  J Endourol.  2005 September. 19(7):853-5.
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Brown J, Rodin D, Lee B, Dahl D.  Laparoscopic radical prostatectomy and body mass index: an assessment of 151 sequential cases.  J Urol.  2005 February. 173(2):442-5.
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Brown J, Rodin D, Lee B, Dahl D.  Transperitoneal versus extraperitoneal approach to laparoscopic radical prostatectomy: an assessment of 156 cases.  Urology.  2005 February. 65(2):320-4.
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Brown J, Garlitz C, Strup S, Hubosky S, Gomella L.  Laparoscopic radical prostatectomy after neoadjuvant hormonal therapy: an apparently safe and effective procedure.  J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A.  2004 December. 14(6):335-8.
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Brown J, Medlock M, Dahl D.  Ventriculoperitoneal shunt externalization during laparoscopic prostatectomy.  Urology.  2004 June. 63(6):1183-5.
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Brown J, Hubosky S, Gomella L, Strup S.  Hand assisted laparoscopic partial nephrectomy for peripheral and central lesions: a review of 30 consecutive cases.  J Urol.  2004 April. 171(4):1443-6.
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Brown J, Dahl D.  Transperitoneal laparoscopic radical prostatectomy in patients after laparoscopic prosthetic mesh inguinal herniorrhaphy.  Urology.  2004 February. 63(2):380-2.
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Brown J, Garlitz C, Gomella L, McGinnis D, Diamond S, Strup S.  Perioperative morbidity of laparoscopic radical prostatectomy compared with open radical retropubic prostatectomy.  Urol Oncol.  2004. 22(2):102-6.
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Brown J, Garlitz C, Gomella L, Hubosky S, Diamond S, McGinnis D, Strup S.  Pathologic comparison of laparoscopic versus open radical retropubic prostatectomy specimens.  Urology.  2003 September. 62(3):481-6.
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Brown J.  Lateral gluteal myonecrosis in a patient undergoing partial nephrectomy in the modified flank position.  Urology.  2003 February. 61(2):462.
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Brown J, Powell C, Carlson K.  Metallic full-length ureteral stents: does urinary tract infection cause obstruction?.  ScientificWorldJournal.  10:1566-73.
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Hadj-Moussa M, Brown J.  Reversible renal insufficiency secondary to extrinsic splenic compression of the kidney in a patient with chronic lymphocytic leukemia.  ScientificWorldJournal.  10:796-8.
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Sajadi K, Dalton R, Brown J.  Sex cord-gonadal stromal tumor of the rete testis.  Adv Urol.  null:624173.
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Date Last Modified: 06/07/2014 - 21:56:23