James R. Porter, M.D.

James R. Porter, M.D.

Urologist

Urology

4.7 out of 5.0
Rating 4.7
(107 Reviews)
Accepting New Patients
Swedish Urology - First Hill
1101 Madison Street
Suite 1400
Seattle, WA 98104
US
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About James R. Porter, M.D.

Dr. Porter provides state-of-the-art, minimally invasive treatment options to patients with urologic cancer and stone disease to reduce the pain and recovery from surgical treatment. He stays current on the latest available treatments by teaching at national and international urologic meetings as well as publishing his outcomes.

Education

  • Laparoscopic Fellowship in Urology
    Fellowship
  • The University of Toledo College of Medicine
    Medical School, 1990
  • University of Washington Medical Center
    Residency

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Urology - Urology

Associations

  • AUA
  • Endourology Society
  • European Robotics Society
  • Society of Urologic Robotic Surgeons
  • North American Robotic Urologic Society

Languages

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Medicare Advantage HMO
  • Aetna Medicare Advantage PPO
  • Aetna PPO
  • Amerigroup - Medicare Advantage
  • Choice /Humana PPO
  • Cigna PPO
  • Community Health Plan of Washington (WA Apple Health)
  • Coordinated care (WA Apple Health)
  • Coventry/First Health PPO
  • Health Net - TriCare
  • Humana Medicare Advantage
  • International Community Health Services Pace Program
  • Kaiser Foundation
  • Medicare
  • Molina
  • Molina Healthcare (WA Apple Health/Healthy Options)
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Premera Medicare Advantage HMO
  • Providence Health Plan
  • Providence Health Plan - Medicaid
  • Providence Health Plan - Medicare Advantage
  • Regence BlueShield of Washington
  • United Healthcare HMO
  • United Healthcare Medicare Advantage
  • United HealthCare PPO
  • WellCare

Clinical Interests

  • abnormal urine odor
  • asymptomatic bacteriuria
  • atonic 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 hemorrhage
  • bladder neck obstruction
  • bladder sphincterotomy
  • bladder trauma
  • bladder uterine fistula
  • bph surgery
  • cancer surgery
  • catheter
  • circumcision
  • condylomata acuminata
  • congenital anomalies of the urinary tract
  • continuous leakage of urine
  • crushing injury of external genitalia
  • cystectomy
  • cystogram
  • cystometry
  • cystoscopy
  • cystoureterostomy
  • 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 (genitourinary tract)
  • foreign body (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
  • interstim
  • interstitial cystitis
  • intra lesional therapy for peyronie's disease
  • kidney cancer
  • kidney injury
  • kidney malformation
  • kidney stone
  • laparoscopic urology
  • laparoscopy
  • lichen sclerosus of the 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
  • non traumatic 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 straightening for chordee
  • periurethral abscess
  • peyronie
  • 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 blood test
  • 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 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 abnormalities
  • sexually transmitted disease (std)
  • slowing of urinary stream
  • spermatocele
  • spermatocele aspiration
  • straining on urination
  • stress incontinence
  • stretching of prepuce
  • swollen penis
  • testicular atrophy
  • testicular cancer
  • testicular hydrocele
  • testicular pain
  • testicular prosthesis placement
  • testicular torsion
  • transurethral balloon dilation of prostatic urethra
  • transurethral cystoscopy
  • transurethral prostatectomy
  • unilateral orchidectomy
  • ureter
  • ureteral meatotomy
  • ureteral obstruction
  • ureteral stent
  • ureterectomy
  • ureteric fistula
  • 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
  • uroflowmetry
  • urologic procedures
  • us of the prostate
  • varicocele
  • vesicocutaneous fistula
  • vesicoureteral reflux (vur)
  • video urodynamics
  • virtual care
  • voiding dysfunction

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