Faculty, UW School of Medicine and Public Health

E. Jason Abel, MD, FACS

  • Urology
E. Jason Abel, MD, FACS


Dr. Abel is board certified by the American Board of Urology and specializes in the surgical treatment of urologic malignancies. He has advanced training to surgically manage all types of genitourinary cancers, including prostate cancer, bladder cancer, kidney cancer, testis cancer and penile cancer.

Dr. Abel performs open and laparoscopic surgery, including surgery using the daVinci robot. His philosophy is to provide maximal quality of life to patients by using minimally invasive approaches to cancer therapy whenever appropriate. He has a special interest in the treatment of localized and locally advanced kidney cancer.

Languages spoken
  • English
University affiliation

Practice locations

    Education & credentials

    Board certifications
    • Urology
    Medical School
    • University of Texas Medical School, Houston, TX

    Urologic Oncology, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX

    • University of Utah Hospital, Salt Lake City, UT
    • University of Utah Hospital, Salt Lake City, UT


    Additional conditions and treatments
    • Cystoscopy
    • Genitourinary Cancer (Bladder, Kidney, Prostate, Testicular)
    • Minimally Invasive Surgery
    • Nephrectomy
    • Prostatectomy
    • Robotic Cystectomy
    • Robotic Partial Nephrectomy
    • Robotic Prostatectomy
    • Uroflowmetry

    Research and publications

    Dr. Abel conducts clinical, translational and basic research in urologic oncology. He currently is involved in several projects focusing on the development and metastasis of kidney cancer.