Clanton Bedford Harrison, MD $$

Pediatric Urologist

Associate Professor at UT Southwestern Medical Center

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Clanton B. Harrison, M.D., is a physician with the Pediatric Urology group at Children’s Health℠ and an Associate Professor of urology at UT Southwestern Medical Center. He joined Children's Health after 10 years in private practice.

Dr. Harrison received his medical degree from the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. He completed his residency in urological surgery at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston and fellowship training in pediatric urology at Children’s Hospital and Health Center in San Diego.

Dr. Harrison will pray with each family prior to the child's surgery.

Dr. Harrison is particularly dedicated to serving the urological needs of children in Haiti and is married and the father of two sons. He and his family have lived in the Dallas-Fort Worth area for more than 18 years.

Education and Training

Medical School
University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston (1982)
Baylor College of Medicine (1988), Urology
Baylor University Medical Ctr (1984), General Surgery
Childrens Hospital-San Diego (1989), Pediatric Urology
  • Research Interests

    • Ewing sarcoma of the scrotum
    • Hernia after pediatric urological laparoscopy
    • Diagnosing testicular torsion before urologic consultation and imaging

    Recent Clinical Trials

    Dr. Harrison is a sub-investigator on a clinical trial: Near-Infrared Spectroscopy for Pediatric Acute Scrotum and Testicular Torsion (NIRS).

  • Publications

    • Trans-scrotal Near Infrared Spectroscopy as a Diagnostic Test for Testis Torsion in Pediatric Acute Scrotum: A Prospective Comparison to Gold Standard Diagnostic Test Study. Schlomer BJ, Keays MA, Grimsby GM, Granberg CF, DaJusta DG, Menon VS, Ostrov L, Sheth KR, Hill M, Sanchez EJ, Harrison CB, Jacobs MA, Huang R, Burgu B, Hennes H, Baker LA The Journal of urology 2017 Apr
  • Professional Activities

    • American Urological Association
    • Dallas County Medical Society
    • Diplomate of the American Board of Urology
    • Fellow, American Academy of Pediatrics
    • Society for Pediatric Urology
    • Texas Medical Association
  • Awards and Honors

    • First Place, Resident Essay Contest 1985, South Central Section of the American Urological Association
    • Resident Teaching Award 1991, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School
    • Member of the Board 2003, Project Access

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