Meet the Urology Team

Jairam R. Eswara, MD, FACS

Jairam Eswara mdDr. Eswara joins St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center as a urologic surgeon and one of the only physicians in the greater Boston area with specific training and expertise in urologic trauma and reconstruction, including urethral reconstruction, artificial urinary sphincters, penile prostheses, male and female slings, urinary diversions, sacral neuromodulation, and other trauma and reconstructions of the genitourinary system. In addition, he treats BPH, kidney stones, neurogenic bladder, penile and urethral cancer, renal and bladder cancer, prostate cancer, kidney cancer, testis cancer, male and female voiding dysfunction, urethral stricture disease, ureteral strictures, urinary diversions, urinary tract fistulae and continent urinary diversions.

Dr. Eswara joins St. Elizabeth’s from Brigham and Women’s Hospital. Prior to that, he was an attending surgeon at Massachusetts General Hospital and Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. He is board certified in urology. Dr. Eswara completed a fellowship in urologic trauma and reconstruction at Washington University School of Medicine and his residency in urology at Massachusetts General Hospital. He earned his medical degree at Harvard-MIT Health Sciences and Technology and Harvard Medical School. 


Matthew Ingham, MD

Matthew Ingham MDDr. Ingham specializes in general urology and prostate cancer, kidney cancer, bladder cancer, penile cancer, testicular cancer and robotic surgery. Dr. Ingham is board certified in Urology and completed his Combined Harvard Urologic Oncology Fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital and Dana-Farber/Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts. 



Lori E. Jones, MD

Lori Jones MDDr. Jones joins St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center as a specialist in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery.

With her clinical and surgical background, Dr. Jones brings a depth of experience in treating conditions such as pelvic organ prolapse, cystocele, rectocele, overactive bladder, stress incontinence, and vaginal atrophy. She provides both surgical and non-surgical treatments, including robotic sacrocolpopexy, native tissue prolapse repair, sacral neuromodulation, bladder Botox injections, midurethral sling and urethral bulking.

Dr. Jones earned her medical degree from the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, SC. After medical school, she completed her Urologic residency at New Jersey Medical School/Rutgers University in Newark, New Jersey.   She spent seven years as an attending physician at Partners in Urology, based in New Jersey, before completing a  prestigious fellowship in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery at New York University. Dr. Jones is board certified by the American Board of Urology.


Timothy Brown, MD,PhD

Timothy Brown MDDr. Brown joins the Division of Urology at St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center from his home state of Pennsylvania where he has been working as a private practice general urologist.  He is board certified in urology.  He earned his combined medical degree and PhD at Jefferson Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia before completing his residency in urology at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston.  Dr. Brown sees all general urology but has clinical interests in benign prostate hyperplasia, kidney stone disease and urologic oncology.  


David R. Staskin, MD

David Staskin MD


Dr. Staskin, an expert in benign disease of the prostate and voiding problems in men including incontinence, is also known to medical students as the author of the gold standard textbook for female urology and urogynecology, Female Urology and Urogynecology. While at Boston University, Dr. Staskin built a strong practice treating patients suffering from neurogenic bladder and voiding problems and plans to do the same at St. Elizabeth’s. In the coming months, Dr. Staskin will continue to build St. Elizabeth's Center for Continence and Pelvic Floor disorder, Boston’s only truly multidisciplinary center for men and women suffering from pelvic floor conditions.


Dicken S. C. Ko, BSc, MD, FRCSC, FACS

Dicken Ko MDDr. Ko earned a Bachelor’s in Physiology/Biology from the University of British Columbia and a medical degree from Queen’s University. He completed his residency in urology at the University of British Columbia and fellowship in transplantation at Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. Ko was dually appointed to the staff of the Departments of Urology and Surgery at Massachusetts General Hospital in 1997 where he was a part of the urology and abdominal organ transplantation program (kidney, liver, and pancreas transplantation). From 2004 to 2012, Dr. Ko was promoted to the Surgical Director of the Renal Transplant Program.