Clanton B. Harrison, M.D., Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Urology. Dr. Harrison joined the faculty of UT Southwestern in 1999 after 10 years in private practice in Dallas.

His professional interests include pediatric urologic oncology and medical missions in pediatric urology. On several occasions he has traveled to other countries to share his faith combined with his knowledge of the urologic practice. His clinical practice concentrates on children with urologic problems.  As part of the Pediatric Urology group, he participates in  training future pediatric urologists trough the ACGME-accredited Pediatric Urology Fellowship Program.


Medical School
University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston (1982)
Baylor University Medical Center (1984), Surgery
Baylor College of Medicine (1988), Urology
Children's Hospital & Health Center- San Diego (1989), Pediatric Urology

Specialty Areas

Clinical Interest

  • Congenital Urological Abnormalities
  • Hypospadias/Penile Abnormalities
  • Reconstructive Urologic Surgery
  • Undescended Testes/Testis Torsion
  • Publications

    Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

    Diagnosing Testicular Torsion before Urologic Consultation and Imaging: A Validation of the TWIST Score.
    Sheth KR, Keays M, Grimsby GM, Granberg CF, Menon VS, DaJusta DG, Ostrov L, Hill M, Sanchez E, Kuppermann D, Harrison CB, Jacobs MA, Huang R, Burgu B, Hennes H, Schlomer BJ, Baker LA J. Urol. 2016 Jan
    Decision making during laparoscopic orchiopexy for intra-abdominal testes near the internal ring.
    Yucel S, Ziada A, Harrison C, Wilcox D, Baker L, Snodgrass W J. Urol. 2007 Oct 178 4 Pt 1 1447-50; discussion 1450
    Initial scrotal incision for unilateral nonpalpable testis.
    Snodgrass W, Chen K, Harrison C J. Urol. 2004 Oct 172 4 Pt 2 1742-5; discussion 1745
    Wound complications after median sternotomy: A study of 61 patients from a consecutive series of 9,279.
    Ott DA, Cooley DA, Solis RT, Harrison CB Cardiovasc Dis 1980 Mar 7 1 104-111

    Honors & Awards

    • Member of the Board
      Project Access (2003)
    • Resident Teaching Award
      University of Texas Southwestern Medical School (1991)
    • First Place, Resident Essay Contest
      South Central Section of the American Urological Association (1985)

    Professional Associations/Affiliations

    • American Urological Association (1999)
    • Dallas County Medical Society (1999)
    • Fellow, American Academy of Pediatrics (1999)
    • Society for Pediatric Urology (1999)
    • Texas Medical Association (1999)