James D. Brooks

Surgical oncologist, Urologic surgeon

4.9 out of 5
219 Patient Ratings
23 Patient Comments

Urologic Cancer Program

  • 875 Blake Wilbur Drive
  • Palo Alto, CA 94304
  • Phone: 650-498-6000
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Professional Education

  • Fellowship: Johns Hopkins University (1997) MD
  • Residency: Johns Hopkins University (1994) MD
  • Residency: Johns Hopkins University (1990) MD
  • Board Recertification, Urology, American Board of Urology (2009)
  • Board Certification: Urology, American Board of Urology (2000)
  • Internship: Johns Hopkins University (1989) MD
  • Medical Education: Stanford University School of Medicine (1988) CA
  • A. B., University of Chicago, Biology (1982)

Honors & Awards

  • Keith and Jan Hurlbut Professor, Stanford University (2012)
  • Listing in Guide to America's Top Surgeons, Consumers' Research Council (2010)
  • Best Doctors in America, Best Doctors Inc. (2004-2013)
  • Leutje-Stubbs Faculty Scholar, Stanford University School of Medicine (2002-2003)
  • Eugene P. Schonfeld Medical Research Award, Kidney Cancer Association (2000-2002)
  • Clinician Scientist Award, Doris Duke Foundation (1998-2002)
  • Dornier Research Scholar, American Foundation for Urologic Disease (1995-1997)

Administrative Appointments

  • Associate Dean, Academic Affairs, Stanford University School of Medicine (2013 - Present)
  • Vice Chair, Department of Urology (2014 - Present)
  • Chief, Urologic Oncology, Department of Urology (2012 - Present)
  • Acting Chair, Department of Urology (2012 - 2012)
  • Associate Chair, Prostate Cancer Working Group EDRN (2010 - Present)
  • Editor-in-Chief, The Open Prostate Cancer Journal (2008 - 2015)
  • Editorial Board, Andrology (2011 - Present)
  • Editorial Board, Prostate Cancer (2010 - Present)
  • Editorial Board, The Prostate (2000 - Present)
  • Membership Committee, Society for Basic Urologic Research (2004 - 2008)
4.9

Friendliness

4.9

Recommended to others

4.9

Explanations

4.9

Listens

4.9

Includes you in decisions

4.9

Clear Communication

4.9

Confidence in your doctor

4.3

Wait times

SHC Patient, Feb 2015

Great!

SHC Patient, Feb 2015

Excellent experience and self satisfaction.

SHC Patient, Dec 2014

Perfect in every respect really!!

SHC Patient, Dec 2014

I think Dr. Brooks is THE BEST.

SHC Patient, Nov 2014

Dr. Brooks has always made me comfortable and confident with his recommendation and findings -

SHC Patient, Nov 2014

I was stressed out and overwhelmed but Dr. Brooks did the best he could to help me understand what is going on. I still have more questions.

SHC Patient, Nov 2014

Nothing to improve best care ever encountered.

SHC Patient, Oct 2014

Dr. Brooks is the BEST!!!

SHC Patient, Oct 2014

Very good. Have already recommended this care to others.

SHC Patient, Oct 2014

Keep up the good care.

SHC Patient, Sep 2014

Excellent!

SHC Patient, Aug 2014

Highly recommending to others.

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4.9 out of 5
219 Patient Ratings
23 Patient Comments

SHC Patient, Feb 2015

Great!

SHC Patient, Feb 2015

Excellent experience and self satisfaction.

SHC Patient, Dec 2014

Perfect in every respect really!!

SHC Patient, Dec 2014

I think Dr. Brooks is THE BEST.

SHC Patient, Nov 2014

Dr. Brooks has always made me comfortable and confident with his recommendation and findings -

SHC Patient, Nov 2014

I was stressed out and overwhelmed but Dr. Brooks did the best he could to help me understand what is going on. I still have more questions.

SHC Patient, Nov 2014

Nothing to improve best care ever encountered.

SHC Patient, Oct 2014

Dr. Brooks is the BEST!!!

SHC Patient, Oct 2014

Very good. Have already recommended this care to others.

SHC Patient, Oct 2014

Keep up the good care.

SHC Patient, Sep 2014

Excellent!

SHC Patient, Aug 2014

Highly recommending to others.

SHC Patient, Aug 2014

My experience was very good.

SHC Patient, May 2014

Dr. Brooks was very nice and informative. He took time to get to know me which I liked.

SHC Patient, May 2014

Caring, friendly, thorough.

SHC Patient, Apr 2014

Dr. Brooks is passionate about his speciality and takes time to show his knowledge with me. I have great confidence in his medical opinions.

SHC Patient, Apr 2014

Dr. seemed stressed. The clinic was understaffed. I needed a simple procedure done during my appt. but dr. said he was alone & had no staff to perform the procedure.

SHC Patient, Apr 2014

James Brooks is you r best advertisement.

SHC Patient, Apr 2014

Again, best experience in a health - care facility including extensive experience with my parents.

SHC Patient, Mar 2014

Dr. Brooks is an excellent listener & articulate & patient in his responses.

SHC Patient, Feb 2014

Dr. visits are great, trying to talk to dr. on phone to review lab results takes an act of GOD.

SHC Patient, Jan 2014

I've not had better service.

SHC Patient, Dec 2013

Up to date on latest treatment research.