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Meet Our Expert Urology Team

Meet Our Expert Urology Team

Top Urology Doctors in Philadelphia


Jamison S. Jaffe, DO, FACOS Division Chair of Urology


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Jamison S. Jaffe, DO, joined St. Mary Medical Center in 2013 as an accomplished urologic surgeon specializing in complex robotic and minimally invasive surgery for benign and malignant conditions of the genitourinary tract.

Dr. Jaffe completed a fellowship training in laparoscopic and robotic urology at the prestigious L'Institut Mutualiste Montsouris in Paris, where the laparoscopic prostatectomy procedure was pioneered. He completed a residency in general surgery at the Albert Einstein Medical Center in Philadelphia. His urologic surgery residency was completed at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine where he was named Urology Resident of the Year.

Board certified by the American Board of Osteopathic Surgery, Dr. Jaffe is an extensively published researcher and experienced presenter on laparoscopic surgeries at national and international conferences.

For multiple years, Dr. Jaffe has been recognized nationally as a "Top Doc" in U.S. World & News Report, and a "Top Doctor in Urologic Surgery" by Philadelphia Magazine. Previously, Dr. Jaffe served as Director of Minimally Invasive Urologic Surgery and Robotic Surgery at Hahnemann University Hospital and Drexel University College of Medicine.

 

    
 

Justin D. Harmon, DO, FACOS
Director of Robotic Surgery

Justin D. Harmon, DO, joined St. Mary Medical Center in 2013 as an accomplished urologic surgeon specializing in complex robotic and minimally invasive surgery for benign and malignant conditions of the genitourinary tract.

Dr. Harmon completed his fellowship training in laparoscopic and robotic urology at the prestigious L’institut Mutualiste Montsouris in Paris, where the laparoscopic prostatectomy procedure was pioneered. He also completed a residency in general surgery at the Albert Einstein Medical Center in Philadelphia and in a residency in urology at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine.

Board certified by the American Board of Osteopathic Surgery, Dr. Harmon previously served as Director of Robotics and Minimally Invasive Urology at the Albert Einstein Healthcare System Elkins Park Hospital.

In addition to being an accomplished surgeon, Dr. Harmon has served as an investigator for numerous clinical trials, and is an extensively published author for peer-reviewed journals and medical-book chapters. He is an experienced national and international presenter and has received many academic awards for his research and teaching.  For multiple years, Dr. Harmon has been named a “Top Doctor” by Philadelphia Magazine.

 

 

 

Laura P. Gurten, CRNP

Laura P. Gurten, CRNP , graduated from LaSalle University, in Philadelphia, PA, with a Master of Science in Nursing and is a Family Nurse Practitioner certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. Laura received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Drexel University, in Philadelphia, PA. She also holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Advertising/Public Relations from Pennsylvania State University in University Park, PA.

Laura currently is employed by Comprehensive Urologic Specialists managing the urologic needs of patients. Her primary interest is in female urology with a focus on voiding dysfunction, urinary incontinence, overactive bladder, urinary tract infections, interstitial cystitis, urodynamics, female sexual dysfunction and overall pelvic health.

Prior to joining Comprehensive Urologic Specialists, Laura worked as an internal medicine nurse practitioner at St Mary Medical Center specializing in preventative health management.

In the past she has worked as a nurse at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania specializing in abdominal organ transplant and GI surgery.

Laura is a Pennsylvania native and currently resides in Bucks County, PA.