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Alan G. Wasserstein, MD

Alan G. Wasserstein, MD Physician

Director, Kidney Stone Evaluation Center
Associate Professor of Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Languages spoken:

  • German

Dr. Wasserstein is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

About Dr. Alan G. Wasserstein

Recognized in Philadelphia Magazine's May 2002, 2004, 2005 Top Docs issue

Clinical Specialties


  • Renal Electrolyte and Hypertension

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Internal Medicine, 1976
  • Nephrology, 1980

Clinical Expertise:

  • Kidney Failure
  • Kidney Stones

Description of Clinical Expertise

Nephrolithiasis, divalent cation metabolism and renal osteodystrophy,

Practice Locations and Appointments

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • CVS Health
  • Devon Health Services (Americare)
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HealthAmerica / HealthAssurance, a Coventry Plan
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthPartners Medicare
  • 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 Health Care/LGH
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Remedy Partners at Penn Medicine
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan

Education and Training

Medical School: Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Residency: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Fellowship: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania


American Society of Nephrology, National College of Physicians of Philadelphia, Local

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Wasserstein is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.


Description of Research Expertise:

Medical professionalism

Selected Publications:

Wasserstein, A.: Core Curriculum in Nephrology: Nephrolithiasis Am. J. Kidney Dis 45 : 422-428,2005.

Bilenker, JH, Demers, R, Porter, DL, Wasserstein, AG, Peters, E, Manaker, S.: Recombinant human erythropoietin usage in a large academic medical center Am. J. Managed Care 8 : 742-747,2002.

Rosas, SE, Wasserstein, A, Kobrin, S, Feldman, HI.: Preliminary observations of sildenafil treatment for erectile dysfunction in dialysis patients. American Journal of Kidney Diseases 37 (1): 134-137,2001.

Wasserstein, AG.: The more things change…[editorial] Am. J.Kidney Disease 38 (2): 240-8,2001.

Wasserstein, A: Nephrolithiasis Primer on Kidney Diseases (National Kidney Foundation) : 348-354,2001.

Wasserstein, AG.: Secondary Glomerulonephritidies Immunologic Renal Diseases. : 1247-1268,2001.

Sachdeo RC, Wasserstein AG, D'Souza J.: Oxcarbazepine (Trileptal)effect on serum sodium. Epilepsia. 40 (7): 103,1999.

Wasserstein, A.: Nephrolithiasis: Acute management and prevention. Disease-a-Month 44 : 196-213,1998.

Mangram, AJ, Archibald, LK, Hupert, M, Tokars, J, Brennan, PJ, Arduino, M, Peterson, S, Park, S, Raymond, A, McCullough, M, Jones, M, Wasserstein, A, Kobrin, S, Jarvis, W.: Nationwide outbreak of sterile peritonitis among continuous cycling peritoneal dialysis patients associated with intrinsically contaminated dialysis fluid. Infection Control and Hosp Epid 18 (5): 27,1997.

Wasserstein, A: Membranous glomerulonephritis J Am Soc Nephrol 8 : 664-674,1997.

Academic Contact Info

One Founders Pavilion
3400 Spruce Street

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 662-2525
Fax: (215) 615-0349
Patient appointments: 800-789-PENN (7366)

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