Julien Dagenais, M.D., joined TUCC in September 2018. He completed a Fellowship in Advanced Laparoscopy and Robotic Surgery at the Cleveland Clinic’s Glickman Urological and Kidney Institute, where he graduated with honors and was awarded an Excellence in Teaching Award. Prior to his fellowship, Dr. Dagenais completed his urology residency at the Brigham and Women’s Harvard Program in Urology. His internship in general surgery was completed at the University of Washington Department of Surgery.
Dr. Dagenais earned his medical degree at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, graduating Cum Laude. His Bachelor of Science degree is in Neurobehavioral Biology from Emory University, where he graduated Summa Cum Laude.
He has clinical interests in urologic oncology, da Vinci robotic and laparoscopic surgery, and general urology. He has authored over 30 peer-reviewed articles and presented at multiple regional and national conferences over the years. He is a current member of the American Urologic Association, Society of Endourology, and American Association of Clinical Urologists. In his personal time, he enjoys skiing, the outdoors, cooking, and travel.
Dr. Julien Dagenais and Dr. Mark Jones of The Urology Center of Colorado performed the first robotic-assisted ileal conduit urinary diversion with cystectomy at Swedish Medical Center in November, 2018. Brianna Robinson, the first patient at Swedish Medical Center to receive this new minimally invasive procedure, suffered from interstitial cystitis, or IC, a very painful
“Robotic technology greatly elevates the level of care we can provide patients,” says Dr. Montoya. “Studies show that the surgical outcomes are just as good as traditional surgery, while the benefits of minimally invasive procedures are much greater.” Read Dr. Montoya’s, TUCC Urologist/President, and Robotic Surgeon at Swedish Medical Center, interview with Colorado Health
The Urology Center of Colorado (TUCC) is pleased to welcome two outstanding new physicians. With the addition of Julien Dagenais, M.D., and Christopher Dru, M.D., TUCC will have 18 physicians and 4 advanced practice providers and remains the largest urology group in Colorado. Julien Dagenais, M.D., completed a Fellowship in Advanced Laparoscopy and Robotic Surgery