Contributing Experts

August 31, 2011

Brian J. Miles, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Dr. Brian Miles joined The Methodist Hospital Physician’s Organization in December 2009 and is the Medical Director of Robotic Surgery at Methodist Hospital and Clinical Professor of Urology at Baylor College of Medicine.

He is board certified and specializes in the detection and surgical treatment of prostate cancer, GU oncology, prostate disease and renal (kidney) stones. His primary focus is in robotic surgery and has performed more than 1,000 robotic prostatectomies in addition to many robotic cystectomies and partial nephrectomies.

Dr. Miles received his medical education at the University of Michigan, and his urology training at Walter Reed Army Medical Center. Subsequently, he was a member of the teaching staff at Madigan Army Medical Center, Tacoma, Washington, and Instructor, Department of Surgery, Uniformed Services, University of Health Sciences, Washington, D.C.

Dr. Miles came to Houston after eight years at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, a teaching hospital of the University of Michigan, where he was Director of Resident Education and Director of Urologic Oncology, Department of Urology. He was also Clinical Associate Professor of Surgery at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor.

Dr. Miles joined the faculty of the Scott Department of Urology at Baylor College of Medicine as an Associate Professor and Chief of Urology Services at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in 1993. Subsequently he was appointed Professor, Scott Department of Urology, in 2000-2008. In 1994 he was named Chief of Urology Services at St. Luke’s Episcopal Hospital. He served as Director of the Urology Residency Program from 1995 – 2000. He was appointed the Distinguished Cullen Chair in Urology at Baylor College of Medicine in 2003-2008. He served as the Medical Director of the Texas Cancer Institute at St. Luke’s Episcopal Hospital from 1999 – 2008. In 1998 he became Clinical Director of Baylor’s Prostate Gene Therapy Program and in 2008 he was appointed Clinical Professor, Scott Department of Urology, Baylor College of Medicine. He has served as President of the Houston Urologic Society and is listed in America’s Top Doctors in 2000-2010, Castle-Connolly Medical Ltd., and “America’s Top Doctors for Cancer” in 2005 - 2010, Castle-Connolly Medical Ltd., and “Texas Super Doctor” in 2005, 2006, 2009 and 2010 by Texas Monthly magazine.

Since the beginning of his career, Dr. Miles has been actively involved in scientific research. He was Investigator for the National Prostate Cancer Project at Walter Reed Army Medical Center from 1981-1982, and he has participated since 1984 as an investigator or principal investigator in the Southwest Oncology Group studying cancer of the adrenal gland, kidney, bladder, prostate and testes. He has also been the Director of the AUA Outcomes Analysis Task Force and Consultant for the American Cancer Society for Development of ACS “Screening” Criteria for Prostate Cancer. Author of over one hundred peer reviewed scientific papers and book chapters, Dr. Miles worked with Dr. Peter Scardino as associate editor of the landmark textbook, Comprehensive Textbook of Genitourinary Oncology. Dr. Miles has traveled widely as an invited lecturer and consultant on prostate cancer and decision analysis in the management of prostate disease, and he is working on a means of measuring “quality of life” in prostate cancer patients.

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