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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 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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