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Alan J. Wein, MD, PhD (Hon) Surgeon

Chief, Division of Urology, HUP
Chief, Division of Urology, UPHS
Co-Director, Urologic Oncology Program
Co-Director, Voiding Function and Dysfunction Program
Founders Professor in Urology

Dr. Wein is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

About Dr. Alan J. Wein

Ferdinand C. Valentine Award in Urology, 2011

Recipient of the Edward L. Keyes Medal, 2012

Recognized by America's Top Doctors, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2012-14

Recognized by Best Doctors in America 2003-2004, 2005-2006, 2007-2008, 2009-2010, 2011-2012, 2013-2014

Recognized in Philadelphia Magazine's May 2002, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010 Top Docs issue

Clinical Specialties


  • Surgery
    • Urology and Urologic Surgery

Programs & Centers:

  • Cancer
    • Genitourinary Cancer Program
  • Urology
    • Benign Prostate Enlargement
    • Outpatient Urology
    • Urologic Oncology
    • Voiding Dysfunction and Incontinence

Board Certification:

  • Urology, 1976

Clinical Expertise:

  • Bladder Cancer
  • Cancer Surgery
  • incontinence - female
  • incontinence - male
  • Interstitial Cystitis
  • Kidney Cancer
  • neuro-urology
  • Penile Cancer
  • prostate ablation
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Transitional Cell Carcinoma (Urothelial Carcinoma)
  • Urethral Cancer

Description of Clinical Expertise

Urologic Oncology(Prostate, Bladder, Kidney, Testis, Penis): Evaluation and Management; Evaluation and Management of Lower Urinary Tract Dysfunction, including Urinary Incontinence(Male and Female), Overactive Bladder, Bladder Outlet Obstruction

Practice Locations and Appointments

  • Urology

    Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine West Pavilion, 3rd Floor 3400 Civic Center Boulevard Philadelphia, PA 19104 800-789-PENN (7366)

    A facility of the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • Devon Health Services (Americare)
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HealthAmerica / HealthAssurance, a Coventry Plan
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana / Choicecare
  • Independence Blue Cross (Keystone East)
  • Intergroup
  • Keystone First
  • Multiplan
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NJ Qualcare
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Care
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan

Education and Training

Medical School: University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Residency: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Fellowship: University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine


Advisory Board, Simon Foundation for Incontinence, National Alumni Services Council, Princeton University, Local Ambassador, Chapel of the Four Chaplains, Philadelphia, PA, Local American Cancer Society Lecturer’s Bureau, National AUA Urodynamics Guidelines Panel, National Consultant in Urology, Blue Cross of Pennsylvania, Local Consultant in Urology, Blue Shield of Pennsylvania, Local Consultant, American Urological Association Education Council, National Coordinating Council, American Urological Association (Representative of Urodynamics Society (SUFU), National Evidence Based Urology Task Force, National Executive Committee, Society of Urodynamics and Female Urology(SUFU) (formerly Urodynamics Society), National Faculty of 1000 Medicine, Urology Advisory Board, F1000 Medicine Reports, National Medical Advisory Board, Interstitial Cystitis Association, National Membership Chairman, Urodynamics Society (SUFU), National Mercersburg Academy, Board of Regents, Local Nominating Committee Alternates (Mid-Atlantic Section, Rep – MAS REP), American Urological Association (Term 2010), National Program Director, Annual Meeting, Urodynamics Society (SUFU), National

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Wein is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Penn Presbyterian Medical Center: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Pennsylvania Hospital: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.


Description of Research Expertise:

Lower Urinary Tract Physiology and Pharmacology

Academic Contact Info

Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Department of Surgery
Division of Urology
3400 Spruce Street - PCAM 3 West

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 662-6755
Fax: (215) 662-3955
Patient appointments: 800-789-PENN (7366)

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