James A. Brown, MD


Professor of Urology
Professor of Biomedical Engineering

Contact Information

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

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


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

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

Licensure and Certifications

Diplomate, American Board of Urology

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

Selected Publications

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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.

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.

Brown J, Siddiqi K.  Bilateral hand-assisted laparoscopic renal surgery in the supine position: the spleen at risk.  JSLS.  2011. 15(1):27-31.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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