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I believe in patient autonomy and informed decision making. It is only by giving my patients accurate, unbiased, and ethical information that I can expect them to make decisions that suit them and their disease.

Prostate and Urologic Cancers Clinic

Jonathan E. Heinlen, MD

Assistant Professor, Department of Urology

Dr. Heinlen is a board certified Urologist with fellowship training in Urologic Oncology and minimally invasive surgery. He specializes in treatment of urologic cancers, with a particular focus on prostate and kidney cancer. In addition to cancer, Dr. Heinlen offers minimally invasive solutions for complicated urinary stone disease and benign prostatic hypertrophy.

After a career in business consulting and information technology, Dr. Heinlen elected to pursue medical training at the University of Oklahoma and continued on in urology residency in Oklahoma. He then trained at the City of Hope National Cancer Center in Los Angeles prior to returning and beginning practice in Oklahoma City. After a short time with the outstanding Urology Associates group, Dr. Heinlen returned to the University of Oklahoma to focus on cancer care at the Stephenson Cancer Center.

Dr. Heinlen has a particular interest in improving the way physicians interact with their patients to create better healthcare outcomes. This includes a focus on cost-efficiency, patient-centered decision making, and evidence-based practice. Dr. Heinlen has ongoing research studies in urologic clinical practice and also participates in multiple cancer trials.

Dr. Heinlen is married to another local physician with whom he has three daughters.


Fellowship: Urologic Oncology and Advanced Robotic Surgery, City of Hope National Medical Center
Residency: Urology, OU College of Medicine
Medical School: OU College of Medicine

Research Interests:

Quality improvement in urologic cancer treatment
Active surveillance in prostate cancer
Early diagnosis of prostate cancer
Small renal masses

Honors and Awards:

President, College of Medicine Class of 2007
President, College of Medicine Student Body 2005-2007
College of Medicine Outstanding Leadership Award, 2007
USC National Preceptorship in Laparoscopy and Robotics, 2011
Lloyd and Ruth Rader Outstanding Resident Award, 2012
Faculty Leadership Program Fellow 2015-2016

Professional Associations:

American Medical Association, 2007-2013
Oklahoma State Medical Association, 2007-present
Oklahoma State Urological Association, 2007-present
American Urological Association, 2007-present
Society of Urologic Oncology, Candidate Member, 2012-present
American College of Surgeons, Candidate Member, 2012-present