Harold A. Frazier, II, MD, FACS is Clinical Director of Urologic Oncology at The George Washington University Hospital and head of the Prostate Cancer Program at The GWU School of Medicine and Health Sciences. He is Clinical Professor of Urology and co-founder of the Urologic Robotic surgery program at the George Washington University, a program that is the regional leader in this type of surgery (with over 1500 cases performed). Considered an expert in this technology, Dr. Frazier has mentored and trained over 50 surgeons in the use of the da Vinci® Robot.
Dr. Frazier was named to the 2012 US News & World Report "Top Doctors" list and was determined to be in the top 10 percent in his region in urology.
Dr. Frazier was voted a "Top Doctor" in urology by the Washintonian Magazine in 2008, 2010, and again in 2012. The Consumer Research Council of America named Dr. Frazier one of "America's Top Physicians in Urology" for five years. The Urology residents of the GW University Medical Center have honored Dr. Frazier three times with their annual Departmental Teaching Excellence Award. He continues to serve an integral part in the training of medical students and residents at the GW University Medical Center.
Dr. Frazier previously served as Chief of Urology with the Mid-Atlantic Permanente Medical Group, residency program director and assistant chairman of Urology at the National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, and associate professor of Surgery with The Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences. While serving in the US Navy, he worked at the Walter Reed Army Medical Center, served as an urologic consultant to the White House Medical Office, and the Congressional Medical Office.
Dr. Frazier received his medical degree with honors from Dartmouth Medical School in Hanover, New Hampshire. He was elected a member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society. He completed his internship and residency at the National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland and received subspecialty training as a fellow in urologic oncology at Duke University Medical Center in Durham, North Carolina.
He is past president of the Washington Urological Society, licensed by the National Board of Medical Examiners, board certified by the American Board of Urology, and a fellow of the American College of Surgeons. His professional memberships also include the Alpha Omega Alpha National Medical Honor Society, the American Medical Association, the American Urologic Association (AUA), the Mid Atlantic Section of the AUA, the Society of Urologic Oncology, the American Association of Clinical Urologists, the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons, the Washington Urologic Society, the Society of Government Service Urologists, and the Reserve Officers Association of the United States.
Dr. Frazier retired as a Captain in the Medical Corps of the United States Naval Reserve after more than 24 years of service to our country. He was highly regarded as a dynamic educator of countless medical personnel in Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) for battlefield and casualty management. His military awards include a Meritorious Service Medal, a Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal, an Army Commendation Medal, and several Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medals.
Dr. Frazier's research has been published in the Journal of Urology, Urology, Cancer, Journal of Surgical Oncology, Journal of Endourology, American Journal of Radiology, Radiologic Clinics of North America, Urologic Radiology, Modern Pathology, Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Problems in Urology, Journal of Forensic Science, World Journal of Urology, Journal of Ultrasound Medicine and Environmental and Molecular Mutagenesis.
Specialty: Robotic Radical Prostatectomy
Dr. Frazier reviews how robotic surgery has improved surgery for prostate cancer and other urologic disorders in this video: