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 through 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

Research Interest

  • Newborn Circumcisions


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Trans-scrotal Near Infrared Spectroscopy as a Diagnostic Test for Testis Torsion in Pediatric Acute Scrotum: A Prospective Comparison to Gold Standard Diagnostic Test Study.
Schlomer BJ, Keays MA, Grimsby GM, Granberg CF, DaJusta DG, Menon VS, Ostrov L, Sheth KR, Hill M, Sanchez EJ, Harrison CB, Jacobs MA, Huang R, Burgu B, Hennes H, Baker LA J. Urol. 2017 Apr
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

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)