Board Certification and Education

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Urology - Urology


  • University of Michigan, MI, 1985

Residencies & Internships

  • Henry Ford Hospital, Urology, MI, 1990

About Me

Member of the Henry Ford Cancer Institute

Biographical Statement

James O. Peabody, MD, is a senior staff member of the Vattikuti Urology Institute (VUI) at Henry Ford Health System in Detroit, specializing in robotic prostate surgery.

His specialties include urologic oncology and robotic assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy. He worked with Mani Menon, M.D., and the team from the VUI on the development of the Institute’s robotic surgery program. He has an interest in the teaching of robotic surgical techniques and serves as director of the Urology Residency Program at the VUI. In 1997, he was awarded the Joseph C. Cerny, M.D., Resident Teaching Award.

Dr. Peabody received his medical degree from the University of Michigan Medical School in 1985. He did his postdoctoral training in General Surgery and Urology at Henry Ford Hospital, finishing in 1990.


  • Vice-Chair of Operations, Department of Urology

Awards & Honors

Dr. Peabody has authored 8 book chapters and more than 20 journal articles, and has more than 30 abstracts published.

Dr. Peabody is a member of multiple professional societies including the American Medical Association, the Southwest Oncology Group, the Michigan Urological Society, the American Urological Association, the Northeast Medical Association, and the American College of Surgeons, the European Urologic Association and the Societé Internationale d’Urologie. He served as president of the Michigan Urological Society.





James Peabody, MD - Robotic Surgery, Henry Ford Health System

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Extremely happy and impressed with *Dr. Peabody and staff.


Friendly and professional.


Always courteous, knowledgeable, professional have very good confidence - in care provided.


He was very nice, and easy to understand.


Very concerned of my problem. Very informed.

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