Brian J. Miles, MD

  • Houston Methodist urologist
  • Urologic oncologist, Houston Methodist Cancer Center
  • Professor of urology, Houston Methodist Research Institute

Brian J. Miles, MD

Areas of Expertise

  • Enlarged prostate
  • Kidney, bladder cancers
  • Minimally-invasive urologic surgery
  • Prostate cancer
  • Testicular cancer
  • Urinary diversion


University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, Michigan | 1974
American Board of Urology


Relation between surgeon age and postoperative outcomes: A population-based cohort study
Satkunasivam, R, Klaassen, Z, Ravi, B, Fok, KH, Menser, T, Kash, B, Miles, BJ, Bass, BL, Detsky, AS & Wallis, CJD 2020, , CMAJ, vol. 192, no. 15, pp. E385-E392.

Higher neural contribution underlying persistent lower urinary tract symptoms in men with Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia undergoing bladder outlet procedures
Khavari, R, Hernandez, N, Karmonik, C, Shi, Z, Miles, BJ & Gonzalez, RR 2020, , Contemporary Clinical Trials Communications, vol. 17, 100498.

Neuropeptide Y nerve paracrine regulation of prostate cancer oncogenesis and therapy resistance
Ding, Y, Lee, MJ, Gao, Y, Bu, P, Coarfa, C, Miles, B, Sreekumar, A, Creighton, CJ & Ayala, G 2021, , Prostate, vol. 81, no. 1, pp. 58-71.

Robot-assisted Radical Cystectomy Versus Open Radical Cystectomy: A Meta-analysis of Oncologic, Perioperative, and Complication-related outcomes
Satkunasivam, R, Tallman, CT, Taylor, JM, Miles, BJ, Klaassen, Z & Wallis, CJD 2019, , European Urology Oncology, vol. 2, no. 4, pp. 443-447.

Moving Beyond Gleason Scoring
Miles, BJ, Ittmann, M, Wheeler, T, Sayeeduddin, M, Cubilla, A, Rowley, D, Bu, P, Ding, Y, Gao, Y, Lee, MJ & Ayala, GE 2019, , Archives of pathology & laboratory medicine, vol. 143, no. 5, pp. 565-570.

Mitochondrial Function of Prostate Cancer
Miles, BJ, Zhang, A, Li, S, Chatterjee, S, Gupte, AA & Hamilton, DJ 2019, Paper presented at International Society of Anticxidant in Nutrition and Health (ISANH) Redox Congress, Muscat, Oman, 3/4/19, .

Influence of the neural microenvironment on prostate cancer
Coarfa, C, Florentin, D, Putluri, NR, Ding, Y, Au, J, He, D, Ragheb, A, Frolov, A, Michailidis, G, Lee, MJ, Kadmon, D, Miles, BJ, Smith, C, Ittmann, M, Rowley, D, Sreekumar, A, Creighton, CJ & Ayala, G 2018, , Prostate, vol. 78, no. 2, pp. 128-139.

Histologic features of stromogenic carcinoma of the prostate (carcinomas with reactive stroma grade 3)
De Vivar, AD, Sayeeduddin, M, Rowley, D, Cubilla, A, Miles, BJ, Kadmon, D & Ayala, G 2017, , Human Pathology, vol. 63, pp. 202-211.

Neuronal Trans-Differentiation in Prostate Cancer Cells
Farach, AM, Ding, Y, Lee, MJ, Creighton, C, Delk, NA, Ittmann, M, Miles, B, Rowley, D, Farach-Carson, MC & Ayala, GE 2016, , Prostate, vol. 76, no. 14, pp. 1312-1325.

Performance of robotic simulated skills tasks is positively associated with clinical robotic surgical performance
Aghazadeh, MA, Mercado, MA, Pan, MM, Miles, BJ & Goh, AC 2016, , BJU International, vol. 118, no. 3, pp. 475-481.

Adjunctive measures and new therapies to optimize early return of urinary continence
Khavari, R & Miles, BJ 2016, . in Urinary continence and sexual function after robotic radical prostatectomy. Springer International Publishing, pp. 115-128.

Robotic intracorporeal continent cutaneous urinary diversion: Primary description
Goh, AC, Aghazadeh, MA, Krasnow, RE, Pastuszak, AW, Stewart, JN & Miles, BJ 2015, , Journal of Endourology, vol. 29, no. 11, pp. 1217-1220.

Solifenacin and Tamsulosin Combination Therapy Decreases Urine Nerve Growth Factor/Creatinine Levels in Men
Chan, R, Munoz, A, Wenker, EP, Whipple, M, Miles, BJ & Boone, TB 2016, , Urology, vol. 91, pp. 150-153.

A randomized, double-blind, solifenacin succinate versus placebo control, phase 4, multicenter study evaluating urinary continence after robotic assisted radical prostatectomy
Bianco, FJ, Albala, DM, Belkoff, LH, Miles, BJ, Peabody, JO, He, W, Bradt, JS, Haas, GP & Ahlering, TE 2015, , Journal of Urology, vol. 193, no. 4, pp. 1305-1310.

Collagenous micronodules in prostate cancer revisited: Are they solely associated with Gleason pattern 3 adenocarcinomas?
Kim, MJ, Divatia, MK, Lee, JH, Shen, S, Miles, BJ, Hwang, JH, Ayala, AG & Ro, JY 2015, , International journal of clinical and experimental pathology, vol. 8, no. 4, pp. 3469-3476.

Seminal vesicle intraepithelial involvement by prostate cancer: Putative mechanism and clinicopathological significance
Miyai, K, Kristiansen, A, Egevad, L, Pina-Oviedo, S, Divatia, MK, Shen, SS, Miles, BJ, Ayala, AG, Park, YW & Ro, JY 2014, , Human Pathology, vol. 45, no. 9, pp. 1805-1812.

Training and performance analysis: Robotics as a tool for training and assessment of surgical skill
O’Malley, MK, Celik, O, Huegel, JC, Byrne, MD, Bismuth, J, Dunkin, BJ, Goh, AC & Miles, BJ 2014, . in Computational Surgery and Dual Training: Computing, Robotics and Imaging. Springer New York, pp. 365-376.

De novo large cell neuroendocrine carcinoma of the prostate gland with pelvic lymph node metastasis: A case report with review of literature
Okoye, EI, Choi, EK, Divatia, MK, Miles, BJ, Ayala, A & Ro, J 2014, , International journal of clinical and experimental pathology, vol. 7, no. 12, pp. 9061-9066.


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