James D. Brooks

Surgical oncologist, Urologic surgeon

4.9 out of 5
340 Patient Ratings
44 Patient Comments

Urologic Cancer Program

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

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

Administrative Appointments

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

4.4

Wait times

SHC Patient, Mar 2016

Always outstanding care.

SHC Patient, Feb 2016

Dr. Brooks is the best. Keep him on your staff & I'll be a happy man.

SHC Patient, Feb 2016

Dr. Brooks is outstanding!

SHC Patient, Feb 2016

Exceptional physician.

SHC Patient, Jan 2016

I would recommend him to anyone!

SHC Patient, Dec 2015

Dr. Brooks is outstanding and I have had excellent treatment.

SHC Patient, Dec 2015

Dr. Brooks was absolutely first-rate.

SHC Patient, Nov 2015

Dr. James D. Brooks has my full confidence, the epitome of first class bedside manner. IF I ever need surgery I would happily select Dr. Brooks. I dreaded anticipating this appt. Dr. Brooks was perfect.

SHC Patient, Nov 2015

Dr. Brooks is SUPERB in addition, he talks with me as an adult who can think.

SHC Patient, Sep 2015

One of the best provider.

SHC Patient, Aug 2015

Good.

SHC Patient, Aug 2015

I would like it if all my care providers were like Dr. Brooks.

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4.9 out of 5
340 Patient Ratings
44 Patient Comments

SHC Patient, Mar 2016

Always outstanding care.

SHC Patient, Feb 2016

Dr. Brooks is the best. Keep him on your staff & I'll be a happy man.

SHC Patient, Feb 2016

Dr. Brooks is outstanding!

SHC Patient, Feb 2016

Exceptional physician.

SHC Patient, Jan 2016

I would recommend him to anyone!

SHC Patient, Dec 2015

Dr. Brooks is outstanding and I have had excellent treatment.

SHC Patient, Dec 2015

Dr. Brooks was absolutely first-rate.

SHC Patient, Nov 2015

Dr. James D. Brooks has my full confidence, the epitome of first class bedside manner. IF I ever need surgery I would happily select Dr. Brooks. I dreaded anticipating this appt. Dr. Brooks was perfect.

SHC Patient, Nov 2015

Dr. Brooks is SUPERB in addition, he talks with me as an adult who can think.

SHC Patient, Sep 2015

One of the best provider.

SHC Patient, Aug 2015

Good.

SHC Patient, Aug 2015

I would like it if all my care providers were like Dr. Brooks.

SHC Patient, Aug 2015

I have confidence in Dr. Brooks.

SHC Patient, Jul 2015

Dr. Brooks is an excellent physician. He got me through cancer and I will continue to see him.

SHC Patient, Jul 2015

Excellent council.

SHC Patient, Jun 2015

It is too bad that someone with such outstanding interpersonal skills spends most of his time in administration.

SHC Patient, May 2015

Dr. Brooks is best!

SHC Patient, Apr 2015

Dr. Brooks is the best; absolutely fantastic.

SHC Patient, Mar 2015

Great work.

SHC Patient, Feb 2015

My favorite doctor at Stanford Med.!

SHC Patient, Feb 2015

Dr Brooks is a first class physician.

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.