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Dr. James Fishman, MD

Urological Surgeon, Urologist

Professional statement

Dr. James Fishman has practiced urology in Phoenix, AZ for over 22 years. After graduating from Stanford University and the University of Arizona, Dr Fishman completed his urology residency at the University of California, Davis, Medical Center. He has been affiliated with several Phoenix hospitals since establishing his urology practice, but now primarily limits his time to John C. Lincoln Medical Center (Honor Health) where he serves as Chief of the Urology Section. This is an exceptional hospital to receive urologic and medical care. Dr Fishman also prides himself on running an efficient and timely office practice with state-of-the-art services. He looks forward to assisting you in the management of your urologic care. Please reference Dr. Fishman's web site www.AzUrology.com for further information about his practice.

In-network insurances

  • AARP
  • AIG
  • APWU

Specialties

  • Urologist
  • Urological Surgeon

Practice names

Hospital affiliations

  • John C. Lincoln North Mountain Hospital
  • Paradise Valley Hospital

Board certifications

  • American Board of Urology

Education and training

  • Medical School - University of Arizona, Tucson
  • University of California, Davis, Residency in Urology
  • Stanford University (Bachelor’s)

Professional memberships

  • American Urological Association, Western Section

Zocdoc awards

Rapid registration
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Speedy response
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Languages spoken

  • English

Provider's gender

Male

NPI number

1417929506

Office locations

Central Arizona Urologists

9100 N 2nd St, Suite 201

Phoenix, AZ 85020

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Awesome experience. He listened and showed concern for my situation. Great sense of humor too. Highly recommend!
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Dr. Fishman and his office are great. Very professional, very personable, very efficient.
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Dr. Fishman was very informative. I felt comfortable going to lithotripsy. The procedure was fast and smooth and I managed to finally get rid of the stone that was bothering me for a month.
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Doctor Fishman is very systematic in his approach to medicine. He explains what he is thinking and is very thorough in his examination. He is very open and comforting in his assessment. I highly recommend doctor Fishman to anyone who is in need of a professional urologist.
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I was referred to Dr. Fishman by the ER and not by word of mouth. Dr. Fishman raised above my expectations. He was attentive and engaging during the visit. I will definitely go back to see him again. I trust thathe is the perfect doctor to manage my kidney stones.
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Almost scary how easy and comfortable this was. Why aren't the rest of Doctor Appointments like this?!!
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After all the reviews I read about long waits with Urologist I was not happy about making this appointment. Dr Fishman was great. Waited maybe 15 minutes, was also 20 minutes early. He was very easy to talk to and had a lot of knowledge to share. Recommend 100%.
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Amazing, helpful, and will keep him as my doctor!
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The visit was easy and straight to the point. I’ve researched the topic for 6 months before I arrived so that helped the conversation move along. Dr Fishman knows his job. Thank you!
Less than 6 months ago
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Being the first time with Dr Fishman, we were very happy. Very good urologist.
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Wonderful doctor & staff! Very attentive and gathered all my history.
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Very professional and thorough! All went well.
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I think he could be more friendly.
Less than 1 year ago
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The office, even though they are in the process of moving was very comfortable. The staff was great and service was almost immediate. Dr. James Fishman was very straight forward, answered any question, and provided history on the procedures I went in for consultation. The experience overall was excellent.
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He was rude. He wouldn't answer my questions. I will not go back
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Great visit
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The visit was fine. My ONLY complaint would be that I had to fill out all the paperwork by hand upon arriving at the office after I filled it all out online.
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Very friendly and thorough!.
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Been going to Dr. Fishman for years - wouldn't go anywhere else!
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Dr. Fishman spent quite some time with me in his office explaining the options I have. I highly recommend him to all people.
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James Fishman is a fine doctor and I feel very comfortable with whatever procedure he does or advice he offers.
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Dr. Fishman is a true professional. He took the time to listen to my complaints and explain possible conditions. He allowed me an opportunity to ask questions and was thorough with his responses. Definitely would recommend this doctor to anyonewho is experiencing a urological condition. What struck me most was he was very sensitive to the nature of my visit and was very frank about options. Not only was Dr. Fishman a professional, but his demeanor and personality were very open and approachable.
Less than 1 year ago
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Businesslike, through and complete. Prompt, did not jump to fast conclusions, and good plan for follow up.
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Extremely professional from the minute you walk into his office. The doctor's attentive, listens intently, evaluates and gives you a peace knowing that you are in good hands.
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Dr. Fishman was caring. He answered all of my questions and put me at ease. He was thorough in his explanation, but didn't talk dowm to me. I recommend him.
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He seemed a little rushed. May have been because of a full waiting room. Otherwise, very professional and highly recommended.
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More than 1 year ago
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This was my new patient visit. Dr. was right on time, a good listener, personable, and thorough for my exam and explanations. As a Doctor myself, I have a high standard level of critique of health professionals. Based on this initial visit, I do not hesitate to recommend Dr. Fishman.
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Extremely knowledgeable, Very compassionate, Listened to my concerns. Dr. Fishman established a conservative plan to manage & track my Kidney Stone.
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Very good
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Dr Fishman was competent & courteous. He talked me through procedure & helped me feel relaxed. Good Doc.
More than 1 year ago
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Very thorough exam. Let me ask questions until I was satisfied I got all the answers.
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Was very informative and got to do the surgery the same day as the consultation. Very thorough in his work and explained everything to me while performing the procedure. I recommend him to anyone!
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Great visit. Doctor James explained exactly what he was doing while he was doing it. I recommend getting a consultation first..
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Dr. Fishman is terrific!
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Dr. Fishman explained everything. He explained why certain tests were run, the goals we should set, and results of procedures. Couldn't ask for a more personable and professional doc!
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Dr Fishman has been my urologist for more than five years. Always impressed with the quality of care.
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Dr Fishman was kind and efficient. The office staff members were also very professional and helpful. I was able to make the appointment same day and was seen right away!
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Very informative and professional. I liked his approach which was to do appropriate tests before deciding on more drastic action.
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Very Professional and very thoroughl Great Doctor so far
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Dr. Fishman put me at ease immediately. He helped clarify some potential issues and showed that we was very much aware of the newest advances in urology. A+++++ physician. No wonder he is so highly regarded.
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"I was not impresssed. Dr. Fishman only see me in 2 minutes." This is what my husband said. My husband is the patient but I was the one who found Dr. James Fishman in the internet. And I was the onewho made the appointment with Dr. James Fishman for my husband. After confirming that my husband has kidney stone from our former PCP, he advised us to see a urologist. I googled and found Dr. James Fishman and one other urologist. When I read the reviews of Dr. Fishman, they were impressive that is why I made the appointment. I also learned from the reviews that I can make appointment through Zocdoc. So I book the appointment and after a few minutes, got a confirmation right away. I was so glad that I was able to get an appointment so soon because my husband is in pain due to his kidney stones. When we get to the place, we waited for less than 30 minutes before we were seen by the doctor. Dr. Fishman came to the room and told my husband that he had stones in his right kidney, left kidney, in his ureter and bladder. He said he will send us a 24hr urine test. He then said that he will be back and left. After a few minutes, a staff came in and explain to us about the 24hr urine test. We did not see the doctor again which was sort of disappointing because there was no explanation what we should do and what is expected to be done. It was like we were left with many unanswered questions in our mind. In the reviews, I have read that Dr. Fishman has a great bedside manner but our impression was different. This is our experience with the doctor and it depends on Zocdoc if you will post this review or not.
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Dr Fishman has been great the two visits I've had with him. He was very professional, explained everything clearly and was patient in answering any questions.
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Dr.Fishman was great. Best doctor I've seen in a long time. Thank you!
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He was very kowledgeable and informative. Helpful and kind.
More than 1 year ago
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Great and professional visit. No problems
More than 1 year ago
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He spent time with me, he got the whole history. My only negative is they sent me to get an ultrasound that he didn't explain, that was expensive and may have been unnecessary...
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Very informative...... Nice and courteous....and ver informative
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Doctor took his time. Very strong communication skills.
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Great appointment/consult. Very informative, took time to listen to my questions. Was in and out - very efficient staff.
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