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Harold Allistone Frazier Faculty Member


Harold A. Frazier, II, MD, FACS, is Professor of Urology, Associate Dean of Graduate Medical Education and Designated Institutional Official (DIO) at the George Washington University School of Medicine & Health Sciences (GWU-SMHS). He serves as the Chair of the Board of Trustees, and Clinical Director of Urologic Oncology Program at the George Washington University Hospital (GWUH). He is a co-founder of the Urologic Robotic surgery program at GWUH. This program is a regional leader in robotic surgery, having completed more than 5,500 robotic cases since 2004. Dr Frazier has mentored and trained over 120 surgeons in the use of the daVinci Robot. He is a member of the GWUH Board Credentialing committee, the Board Quality Committee, the Medical Executive Council and Chairs the SMHS Graduate Medical Education Committee. He serves as an Adjunct Professor of Surgery at the Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences (USHUS), having educated hundreds future military medical officers. Dr. Frazier previously served as the chief of Urology with the Mid-Atlantic Permanente Medical Group, residency program director, assistant Chair of Urology at the National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, and Associate Professor of Surgery with USUHS. While in the US Navy, he served on the Walter Reed Army Medical Center medical staff, and was Urologic consultant to the White House Medical Office, and the Congressional Medical Office. Dr. Frazier graduated with honors from Dartmouth Medical School in Hanover, New Hampshire, where he was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Honor Society. He completed his internship and residency at the National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland and completed subspecialty training as a fellow in urologic oncology at Duke University Medical Center in Durham, North Carolina. Dr Frazier is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons, past president of the Society of Government Service Urologists (SGSU), past president of the Washington Urological Society, and current secretary for the SGSU. His other professional memberships include the Alpha Omega Alpha National Medical Honor Society, the American College of Surgeons (ACS), the American Urologic Association (AUA), the American Medical Association, the Mid Atlantic Section of the AUA, the Society of Urologic Oncology, the Society of Academic Urologists, 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 24.5 years of service to our country. He is highly regarded as a dynamic educator of countless medical personnel in Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) for combat casualty care management. He still serves as an ATLS instructor to the active duty military personnel. He received numerous military awards during his time in uniform including a Meritorious Service Medal, a Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal, an Army Commendation Medal, and multiple Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medals. Dr. Frazier has published 120 peer reviewed journal articles, book chapters, educational surgical videos and abstracts. His research has appeared in the Journal of Urology, Urology, Cancer, Journal of Surgical Oncology, Canadian Journal of Urology, Journal of Graduate Medical Education, Journal of Urologic Practice, Journal of Endourology, American Journal of Radiology, Urologic Radiology, Modern Pathology, Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Journal of Forensic Science, World Journal of Urology, Journal of Ultrasound Medicine, and Environmental and Molecular Mutagenesis, Radiologic Clinics of North America, and Problems in Urology. He has served or is currently serving as reviewer for 9 major medical journals including the Journal of Urology, the Journal of Urologic Practice, the Canadian Journal of Urology, Urologic Oncology: Seminars and Original Investigations, and Journal of Ultrasound Medicine. Dr. Frazier has received “Top Doctor” recognition from the Washingtonian Magazine every year since 2008, the Washington Checkbook Magazine, the Northern Virginia Magazine, the Consumer Research Council of America and the US News & World Report. He has served as a faculty advisor and mentor for over 140 fellows, residents and medical students during his career. The GWU Urology residents have honored Dr. Frazier with their annual Teaching Excellence Award on five different occasions. He continues to train and educate medical students and residents at the GWU-SMHS.

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