Department of Urology

Janelle Fox, MD, FACS

  • Assistant Professor, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Janelle Fox, MD, FACS, earned her medical degree from the University of California San Diego. Following medical school, Dr. Fox completed a residency in urology at the Mayo Clinic (Rochester, MN) and a fellowship in pediatric urology at UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh. Following completion of training, she served in the United States Navy as an adult and pediatric urologist at Naval Medical Center Portsmouth, holding professorships and participating in urology and pediatric graduate medical education training through Eastern Virginia Medical School and the Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences. Dr. Fox also served as the Robotics Committee Chair and held leadership roles in quality improvement and patient safety while in the Navy.


Dr. Fox’s research interests include improving access to care with telemedicine, physician performance improvement, treatment of refractory voiding dysfunction with sacral neuromodulation, and minimally invasive and robotic pediatric surgery. She is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons, Certified Lean Six Sigma Green Belt (American Society for Quality), and a member of the American Academy of Physician Leaders, the Society of Pediatric Urology, and the American Urological Association. She is presently pursuing a Master of Science in healthcare quality and safety management.

Education & Training

  • Medical School - University of California San Diego
  • Residency - Mayo Clinic
  • Fellowship (Pediatric Urology) - Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh

Clinical Specialties

  • Pediatric Urology