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Phillip Mucksavage, MD

Phillip Mucksavage, MD Physician

Director, Endourology and Stone Disease, Pennsylvania Hospital
Director, Urologic Minimally Invasive and Robotic Surgery
Assistant Professor of Clinical Urology in Surgery

Dr. Mucksavage is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

Clinical Specialties


  • Surgery
    • Urology and Urologic Surgery

Programs & Centers:

  • Cancer
    • Genitourinary Cancer Program
  • Urology
    • Benign Prostate Enlargement
    • Endourology
    • Interstitial Cystitis
    • Urinary Stone Disease
    • Urologic Oncology

Board Certification:

  • Urology, 2013

Clinical Expertise:

  • Adrenal Gland Tumors
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Cancer Surgery
  • hematuria
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Kidney Stones
  • Kidney Tumors
  • laparoscopic nephrectomy
  • laparoscopic partial nephrectomy
  • partial cystectomy
  • Penile Cancer
  • Prostate Cancer
  • radical cystectomy
  • radical nephrectomy
  • radical prostatectomy
  • renal cell carcinoma
  • renal mass
  • renal pelvis robotic repairs
  • robotic cystectomy
  • robotic nephrectomy
  • robotic partial nephrectomy
  • robotic prostatectomy
  • robotic pyeloplasty
  • robotic radical nephrectomy
  • robotic radical prostatectomy
  • Robotic Surgery
  • robotic urologic oncologic surgery
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Testicular Mass
  • ureter robotic repairs
  • Ureteral Cancer
  • Urethral Cancer
  • urologic oncologic surgery - minimally invasive
  • Urologic Tumor

Practice Locations and Appointments

  • Urology

    Penn Medicine Washington Square 19th Floor 800 Walnut Street Philadelphia, PA 19107 800-789-PENN (7366)

    A facility of Pennsylvania Hospital

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 Amerihealth
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NJ Medicare
  • 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: Columbia University
Residency: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Fellowship: UC at Irvine Medical Center


American College of Surgeons, National American Urologic Association, National Endourology Society, National Philadelphia Urologic Society, Local

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Mucksavage 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.


Selected Publications:

Pietzak Eugene J, Kabarriti Abdo E, Mucksavage Phillip, Bavaria Thomas, Van Arsdalen Keith, Malkowicz S Bruce, Wein Alan J, Guzzo Thomas J: The presence of high-grade prostatic intraepithelial neoplasia or atypia on prostate biopsy does not adversely affect prostatectomy outcomes for patients otherwise eligible for active surveillance. Urology 84 (6): 1442-7,2014.

Pietzak Eugene J, Resnick Matthew J, Mucksavage Philip, Van Arsdalen Keith, Wein Alan J, Malkowicz S Bruce, Guzzo Thomas J: Multiple repeat prostate biopsies and the detection of clinically insignificant cancer in men with large prostates. Urology 84 (2): 380-5,2014.

Hockenberry MS, Smith ZL, Mucksavage P.: A novel use of near-infrared fluorescence imaging during robotic surgery without contrast agents. [Case Report] Journal of Endourology 28 (5): 509-512,2014.

Ziemba J, Mucksavage P.: Nephrolithiasis. Penn Clinical Manual of Urology, 2d Edition : 211-230,2014.

Sterling M, Ziemba J, Mucksavage P.: Acute management of symptomatic nephrolithiasis. World Journal of Clinical Urology : 2014.

Sehgal S, Mucksavage P.: "Laparoscopic surgical anatomy, laparoscopy, and robotic-assisted laparoscopic surgery.” Penn Clinical Manual of Urology, 2d Edition. : 616-638,2014.

Graversen J, Helmy M, Khan F, Kaplan A, Abdelshehid C, Mucksavage P, Lusch A, Landman J.: Genitourinary ultrasound. Surgical and Interventional Ultrasound. : 163-181,2014.

Kathrins Martin, Caesar Scott, Mucksavage Phillip, Guzzo Thomas: Renal mass size: concordance between pathology and radiology. Current opinion in urology 23 (5): 389-93,2013.

Lee Jason Y, Mucksavage Phillip, McDougall Elspeth M: Surgical skills acquisition among left-handed trainees-true inferiority or unfair assessment: a preliminary study. Journal of surgical education 70 (2): 237-42,2013.

Sohn William, Clayman Ralph V, Lee Jason Y, Cohen Allen, Mucksavage Phillip: Low-dose and standard computed tomography scans yield equivalent stone measurements. Urology 81 (2): 231-4,2013.

Academic Contact Info

Division of Urology
Penn Medicine at Washington Square
800 Walnut Street, 19th Floor

Philadelphia, PA 19107
Phone: (215) 454-3256
Fax: (215) 829-5855
Patient appointments: 800-789-PENN (7366)