A Texas native, Dr Brien attended James Madison University for his undergraduate studies. After residency Dr Brien completed fellowship training in robotic and laparoscopic surgery at EVMS in 2010.
He has practiced urology in Asheville since 2013. His special interests include minimally invasive treatment of prostate cancer, kidney cancer, benign prostate enlargement (BPH) and kidney stones.
Dr Brien is board certified by the American Board of Urology and a member of the American Urological Association.
- Asheville Urological Associates - Urologist, Asheville, NC
- Urology Health Specialists - Urologist, Philadelphia, PA
- James Madison University, Bachelor's of Arts in Business Administration and Biology, Harrisonburg, VA
- Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine, College Station, TX
- Penn State, Milton Hershey Medical Center, Urology, Hershey, PA
- Penn State, Milton Hershey Medical Center, Surgery, Hershey, PA
- Eastern Virginia Medical School/ Sentara, Laparoscopic/Robotic Surgery and Endourology, Norfolk, VA
Brien JC, Fabrizio MD. (2012) Laparoscopic and Robotic Surgery of the Seminal Vesicles. In N. A Smith, G Badlani, G Preminger, L Kavoussi (Eds). Smith's Textbook of Endourology, 3rd edition. Wiley-Blackwell View Online
Brien JC, Fabrizio MD, Lukban JC. (2010) Robotic Sacrocolpopexy and Sacrocervicopexy for the Correction of Pelvic Organ Prolapse. In N. Seung Hyuk Baik (Ed.), Robot Surgery ISBN: 978-953-7619-77-0 View Online
Brien JC, Raman J. Editorial in Laparoscopic adrenalectomy for beginners without open counterpart experience: initial results under staged training. Urology 2009;73: 1065-6 View Online
Brien JC*, Tisdale B, Jordan J. "Combined Robotic Assisted and Pure Laparoscopic Ileal Neovagina Creation Utilizing Robot Side Docking Technique and Laparoscopic Perineal Port Placement." Video Presentation AUA San Francisco, CA 2010
Brien JC, Barone B, Fabrizio M, Given R. Posterior reconstruction before vesicourethral anastomosis in patients undergoing robot-assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy leads to earlier return to baseline continence. J Endourol. 2011 Mar;25(3):441-5 View Online
Harpster LE, Brien J. Initial results using a running vesicourethral anastomosis following radical retropubic prostatectomy. J Urol 2007; 177: 118-122 View Online
Brien JC*, Barone B, Fabrizio MD, Logan J, Given RW. "Posterior reconstruction prior to vesicourethral anastomosis in patients undergoing robot assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy leads to earlier return to baseline continence." Moderated Poster Presentation 68th MA-AUA Farmington, PA Sept 2010
Brien J*, Malcolm J, Fabrizio M, Barone B, Given R, Lance R, Schellhammer P. "Quality of Life After Open Prostatectomy, Cryoablation, or Brachytherapy for Localized Prostate Cancer." Poster Presentation. 67th MA-AUA Williamsburg, VA Oct 2009
Brien JC, Shariat SF, Herman MP, Ng CK, Scherr DS, Scoll B, Uzzo RG, Wille M, Eggener SE, Terrell JD, Lucas SM, Lotan Y, Boorjian SA, Raman JD. Preoperative hydronephrosis, ureteroscopic biopsy grade and urinary cytology can improve prediction of advanced upper tract urothelial carcinoma. J Urol 2010 Jul;184(1):69-73
Messer J, Shariat SF, Brien JC, Herman MP, Ng CK, Scherr DS, Scoll B, Uzzo RG, Wille M, Eggener SE, Steinberg G, Terrell JD, Lucas SM, Lotan Y, Boorjian SA, Raman JD. Urinary cytology has a poor performance for predicting invasive or high grade upper-tract urothelial carcinoma. BJU Int. 2011 Sep;108(5):701 View Online
Brien JC*, Shariat S, Herman M, Ng C, Scherr D, Scoll B, Boorjian S, Uzzo R,, Wille M, Eggener S, Terrell J, Lucas S, Lotan Y, Raman J. Triple Screen Of Ipsilateral Hydronephrosis, Ureteroscopic Biopsy Grade, and Urinary Cytology Can Improve Preoperative Prediction of Invasive Upper-Tract Urothelial Carcinoma Poster Presentation. 10th Annual Meeting of the Society of Urologic Oncology Bethesda, MD Dec 2009
Brien JC*, Shariat S, Herman M, Ng C, Scherr D, Scoll B, Boorjian S, Uzzo R,, Wille M, Eggener S, Terrell J, Lucas S, Lotan Y, Raman J. Preoperative prediction of Invasive upper-tract urothelial carcinoma stage using hydronephrosis, ureteroscopic biopsy grade and urine cytology. Podium Presentation 67th MA-AUA Williamsburg, VA Oct 2009
Brien JC, Trussell. Erectile dysfunction for primary care providers. Can J Urol. 2008; 15 Suppl 1:63-70 View Online
Trussell JC, Brien JC. Straightening out Peyronie's: a medical and surgical approach to the patient. Can J Urol 2008;15: 4047-55 View Online