James J. Boutrous, M.D.


Extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy (ESWL) for kidney stones

Education & Training

Dr. Boutrous graduated from the University of Notre Dame with a Bachelor of Science, then went to Medical School at Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine. After a one-year Internship at Providence Hospital, he served two years as a flight surgeon for the United States Air Force. He completed his General Surgery Residency at Mt. Carmel Hospital and his Urology Residency was completed at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit.

Dr. Boutrous’s expertise is in treating kidney stones that are too large to pass on their own. He specializes in extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy (ESWL) which uses sound waves to create strong vibrations (shock waves) to break stones into tiny pieces. The pieces can be passed in the patient’s urine providing much-needed relief.

His hospital affiliations include St. John Hospital and Medical Center, Beaumont Grosse Point Hospital, St. John Macomb Hospital Center, and Henry Ford Cottage Hospital.

Certifications & Memberships

Dr. Boutrous is certified by the American Board of Urology

He is a member of the following organizations: Wayne County Medical Society, Michigan State Medical Society, American Urological Society, North Central Section, American Urological Association, Detroit Academy of Medicine, and the Michigan Hospital Association.


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