About Dr. Mootha


Dr. Mootha grew up in the Houston area.  He attended the University of Texas at Austin and obtained a degree in Electrical Engineering.  He worked at Texas Instruments as a design engineer before pursuing a career in medicine.  He attended Baylor College of Medicine in Houston's Texas Medical Center.  He remained at Baylor College of Medicine for medical school, urological residency, and fellowship training.  He has done extensive basic science research in urology, and is published in several urological journals.

He is passionate about urology and enjoys practicing a full range of treatments.   His background in engineering also allows him to offer the latest in technology with urological treatments.  Another area of expertise is in laparoscopic and robotic surgery.  He is one of the first surgeons in Texas to be certified by Intuitive Surgical for the DaVinci robotic surgical system in 2005.  He is among a small group of surgeons using the DaVinci robot for prostate and kidney surgery.

Dr. Mootha is also known for his pleasant bedside manner.  He takes time to educate and counsel patients regarding their condition and review their treatment options.  For patients electing surgery, Dr. Mootha is a "perfectionist" in the operating room, and and follows through with attentive postoperative care.  His staff share a similar philosophy to provide the best possible care in a pleasant environment.

Dr. Mootha lives in North Dallas with his wife and daughter.  In his free time, he enjoys cooking, automobile mechanics, and spending time with his wife.

Honors and Achievements:

Graduated as High School Valedictorian
National Merit Finalist and Scholar
BS in Electrical Engineering with Honors, University of Texas at Austin
Tau Beta Pi National Engineering Honors
Eta Kappa Nu National Electrical Engineering Honors
Medical Degree from Baylor College of Medicine
American Heart Association Research Fellowship
Arnold Award for Outstanding Urological Research
Residency and Fellowship training at Baylor College of Medicine
Certified by the American Board of Urology
US News and World Report Best Doctors Award, 2011-2013