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S. Bruce Malkowicz, MD Surgeon

Co-Director, Urologic Oncology Program
Thomas D. Stichter Memorial Professor in Urological Research

Dr. Malkowicz is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

About Dr. S. Bruce Malkowicz

Recognized annually in Philadelphia Magazine's Top Docs issue from 2004 through 2013, 2015

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

Clinical Specialties


  • Surgery
    • Urology and Urologic Surgery

Programs & Services:

  • Cancer
    • Bladder Cancer
    • Kidney Cancer
    • Penile Cancer
    • Prostate Cancer
    • Testicular Cancer
    • Urethral Cancer
  • Urology
    • Continent Urinary Diversion
    • Outpatient Urology
    • Urologic Oncology

Board Certification:

  • Urology, 1990

Conditions & Treatments:

  • bladder (urothelial) cancer
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Cancer Surgery
  • hematuria
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Penile Cancer
  • prostate ablation
  • Prostate Cancer
  • prostate enlargement
  • robotic nephrectomy
  • robotic radical prostatectomy
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Urethral Cancer
  • urinary reconstruction
  • urinary retention
  • Voiding Dysfunction

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: USC Medical Center


American Association for the Advancement of Science - AAAS, American Association of Clinical Urologists, American Board of Urology, American Urological Association - AUA, American Board of Urology, American Urological Association - AUA, American Cancer Society (ACS), Philadelphia Branch, American Cancer Society (ACS), Philadelphia Branch, American Cancer Society (ACS), Southeastern Pennsylvania, American College of Surgeons - ACS, American Medical Association - AMA, American Society of Clinical Oncology - ASCO, American Urologic Association - AUA, American Urologic Association - AUA, Association for Academic Surgery - AAS, College of Physicians of Philadelphia, Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group - ECOG, Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group - ECOG, John Morgan Society, National Kidney Foundation - NKF, Pennsylvania Medical Society - PMS, Philadelphia Academy of Surgery, Philadelphia County Medical Society - PCMS, Philadelphia Urologic Society, Radiation Therapy Oncology Group - RTOG, Radiation Therapy Oncology Group - RTOG, Sigma XI Research Society, Society of Basic Urologic Research - SBUR, Society of Minimally Invasive Therapy - SMIT, Society of Pelvic Surgeons, Society of Surgical Oncology - SSO, Society of University Urologists, Society of Urologic Oncology - SUO, Urodynamics Society, Urologic Research Society, Urological Association of Pennsylvania,


Dr. Malkowicz 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:

Levin BM, Vaughn DJ, and Malkowicz SB: Metastatic prostate cancer: Optimal management strategies Am. J. Cancer 2 (2): 87-94,2003.

Sanchez-Ortiz RF, Huang WX, Mick R, Van Arsdalen KN, Wein AJ, Malkowicz SB: An interval longer than 12 weeks between the diagnosis of muscle invasion and cystectomy is associated with worse outcome in bladder carcinoma Journal of Urology 169 (1): 110-115,2003.

Malkowicz SB, Liu SP, Broderick GA, Wein AJ, Kennedy AR, Levin RM: Effect of the Bowman-Birk inhibitor (a soy protein) on in vitro bladder neck/urethral and penile corporal smooth muscle activity Neurourology & Urodynamics 22 (1): 54-57,2003.

Cheng GC, Chen MH, Whittington R, Malkowicz SB, Schnall MD, Tomaszewski JE, D'Amico AV: Clinical utility of endorectal MRI in deetermining PSA outcome for patients with biopsy Gleason score 7, PSA < prostate localized clinically and > International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Physics 55 (1): 64-70,2003.

McGarvey TW, Nguyen T, Puthiyaveettil R, tomaszewski JE, Malkowicz SB: TERE1, a novel gene affeccting growth regulation in prostate carcinoma Prostate 54 (2): 144-155,2003.

Gueye SM, Zeigler-Johnson CM, Friebel T, Spangler E, Jalloh M, MacBride S, Malkowicz SB, Rebbeck TR: Clinical characteristics of prostate cancer in African Americans, American whites, and Senegalese men Urology 61 (5): 987-992,2003.

Seethala RR, Tirkes AT, Weinstein S, Tomaszewski JE, Malkowicz SB, Genega EM: Diffuse fibrous pseudotumor of the testicular tunics associate with an inflamed hydrocele Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine 127 (6): 724-742,2003.

Chung BI, Malkowicz SB, Nguyen TB, Libertino JA, McGarvey TW: Expression of the proto-oncogene Ax1 in renal cell carcinoma DNA & Cell Biology 22 (8): 533-540,2003.

Huang WC, Taylor S, Trang TB, Puthiyaveettil R, Tomaszewski JE, Libertino J, Malkowicz SM, and McGarvery T: KIAA1096, a gene on chromosome 1q, is amplified and overexpressed in bladder cancer DNA and Cell Biology 21 (10): 707-715,2002.

McHale T, Malkowicz SB, Tomaszewski JE and Genega EM: Potential Pitfalls in the frozen section evaluation of parenchymal margins in nephron-sparing surgery Am. J. Surg. Path. 118 (6): 903-910,2002.

Academic Contact Info

Division of Urology
University of Pennsylvania Medical Center
3400 Spruce Street, One Rhoads Pavilion

Philadelphia, PA 19104-4283
Phone: (215) 662-7370
Fax: (215) 662-3955
Patient appointments: 800-789-PENN (7366)

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