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

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

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, 2012-16

Recognized by Best Doctors in America 2003-2016

Recognized in Philadelphia  magazine's annual Top Docs issue, 2002, 2004 - 2010, and 2017

Patient Satisfaction Ratings

Patient Rating Breakdown

The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.

Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Penn Medicine.

Overall Ratings

Patient Comments

Clinical Specialties

Specialty:

  • Urology and Urologic Surgery

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Urology, 1976

Clinical Expertise:

  • Adrenal Cancer
  • Adrenal Gland Tumors
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bladder Cancer Surgery
  • Bladder Mass
  • Bladder Outlet Obstruction (BOO)
  • Bladder Stones
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Cancer Surgery
  • Elevated PSA (Prostate-Specific Antigen) Level
  • Enlarged Prostate BPH (Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia)
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Kidney Cancer Surgery
  • Kidney Mass
  • MR-US Fusion Guided Prostate Biopsy
  • Neurogenic Bladder
  • Neurogenic Voiding Dysfunction (NVD)
  • Neuro-urology Disorder
  • Nocturia (Night Time Urination)
  • Overactive Bladder
  • Partial Nephrectomy
  • Prostate Ablation
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Prostate Cancer Surgery
  • Prostate Disorders
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Transitional Cell Carcinoma (Urothelial Carcinoma)
  • Underactive Bladder (UAB)
  • Urethral Cancer
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Retention

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

  • Penn Urology

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

    A facility of the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

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

Memberships

Ad Hoc Committee to Study Safety and Effectiveness of Percutaneous and Extracorporeal Stone Dissolution, American Urological Association , National Advisory Board, Counterpoints in Urology, National Advisory Board, Simon Foundation for Incontinence, National Advisory Committee, American Medical Foundation, National Advisory Committee, American Urological Association Office of Education, National Advisory Council for Urology, American College of Surgeons, National Advisory Panel, Help for Incontinent People, National Alternative Representative to the American Urological Association Executive Committee from the Mid-Atlantic Section , National Alumni Services Council, Princeton University, Local Ambassador, Chapel of the Four Chaplains, Philadelphia, PA, Local American Cancer Society Lecturer’s Bureau, National American Foundation for Urologic Disease (AFUD) – AUA Research Committee , National American Urological Association Public Relations Advisory Board, National AUA Special Committee to Develop Guidelines for Ultrasound in Urology, National AUA Urodynamics Guidelines Panel, National Board of Governors’ Committee on Physician Competency and Health, American College of Surgeons , National Chairman, American Urological Association Ad Hoc Committee on Female Urology and Urodynamics , National Chairman, Bladder Advisory Council, American Foundation for Urologic Disease , National Chairman, Committee on Neurophysiology, Urodynamics Society (SUFU), National Chairman, Committee on Residency Standards, Society of University Urologists , National Chairman, Education Council Committee, American Urological Association, National Chairman, Ethicon Advisory Board, National Chairman, Mid-Winter Seminar, Mid-Atlantic Section, American Urological Association , National Chairman, NIH Sponsored Symposium on Interstitial Cystitis, National Chairman, Program Committee, Mid-Atlantic Section, American Urological Association , National Chairman, Residency Standards Committee, Society of University Urologists, National Co-Chair Annual Advances in Genitourinary Health (Johns Hopkins, sponsor), National Co-Chair, International Panel on Consensus for Minimal Necessary Evaluation of Stress Urinary Incontinence , International Co-Chairman Consensus Conference, The Overactive Bladder: From Basic Science to Clinical Management , National Co-Chairman Medical Advisory Board, Interstitial Cystitis Association, National Co-Chairman, 2nd World Health Organization International Consultation on Incontinence , International Co-Chairman, Practice Affairs Committee, Philadelphia Urological Society, Local Co-Chairman, World Health Organization International Consultation on Incontinence (I, II, III, IV) , International Committee Member, 4th International Consultation on BPH; Committee on Pathophysiology of Bladder Obstruction in Aging , National Committee on Classification, Urodynamics Society (SUFU), National Committee on Education, Mid-Atlantic Section, American Urological Association, National Committee on Pharmacodynamics, Urodynamics Society, National Committee on Resident Education Standards, Urodynamics Society (SUFU), National Committee on Undergraduate Education, American Urological Association , National Committee, Society for Sex Therapy and Research, Annual Meeting, National Consultant in Urology, Blue Cross of Pennsylvania, Local Consultant in Urology, Blue Shield of Pennsylvania, Local Consultant, American Medical Association: Drugs Used in Urologic Disorders , National Consultant, American Urological Association Education Council, National Consultant, American Urological Association Strategic Planning Committee, National Consultant, American Urological Association Urology Work Force Committee, National Consultant, CDC Council on Incontinence, National Consultant, Committee on Drug Evaluation and Voiding, American Medical Association , National Consultant, Program Committee, Annual Meeting, American Urological Association , National Coordinating Council, American Urological Association (Representative of Urodynamics Society (SUFU) , National Counselor, Society of University Urologists (SUU), National Course Chairman, Annual Meeting, American College of Surgeons, National Course Director, American Urological Association Office of Education Annual Review Course , National Diagnostic and Therapeutic Technology Assessment Panel, American Medical Association , National Editorial Committee, Mid-Atlantic Section, American Urological Association, National Editor-in-Chief, Home Study Courses American Urological Association Office of Education , National Education Council, American Urological Association (AUA) (acceptance 2009), National Education Council, American Urological Association (AUA) , National Education Council, American Urological Association (AUA), National Education Council, American Urological Association (AUA), National Education Council, American Urological Association (AUA), National Educational Materials Project Appraisal Panel, Association of American Medical Colleges, National EPIC-2 Study, Medical Advisory Board, National Evidence Based Urology Task Force, National Examination Committee, American Urological Association, National Executive Committee, Mid-Atlantic Section, American Urological Association , National Executive Committee, Philadelphia Urological Society, Local Executive Committee, Society of Urodynamics and Female Urology(SUFU) (formerly Urodynamics Society), National Faculty of 1000 Medicine (F1000 Medicine Reports), Section Head for Lower Urinary Tract: Dysfunction, Incontinence & Urodynamics, National Faculty of 1000 Medicine, Urology Advisory Board, F1000 Medicine Reports, National Genitourinary Steering Committee, Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group, National Genitourinary Working Committee Radiation Therapy Oncology Group, National International Consultation on Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia, Subcommittee on the Effects of Obstruction and Aging on the Lower Urinary Tract , International Internet Advisory Committee, American Urological Association, National Intersociety Relations Committee, Urodynamics Society (SUFU), National Measurement Committee, American Urological Association (AD Hoc Committee to Study Prostatectomy) , National Medical Advisory Board National Overactive Bladder Evaluation Project NOBLE , National Medical Advisory Board, Interstitial Cystitis Association, National Member, Board of Appeals Panel Residency Review Committee for Urology, National Member, Ethicon Advisory Board, National Member, Food and Drug Administration, General Medical Devices Panel, Gastroenterology/Urology Section , National Member, Strategic Planning Committee, American Urological Association, National Membership Chairman, Urodynamics Society (SUFU), National Mercersburg Academy, Board of Regents, Local Mid-Atlantic Section Representative, American Urological Association Nominating Committee , National Mid-Atlantic Section Representative, Long Range Planning Committee Think Tank, American Urological Association , Local National Kidney and Urologic Diseases Advisory Board, National Institutes of Health, Member, First Steering Committee , National NIDDK Coordinating Council Representative on AUA/AFUD Research Committee , National NIDDK Coordinating Council to the American Urological Association Research Committee , National Nominating Committee (MA-AUA) Mid Atlantic-American Urological Association , National Nominating Committee Alternates (Mid-Atlantic Section, Rep – MAS REP), American Urological Association (Term 2010), National Nominating Committee, Board of Governors, American College of Surgeons, National Nominating Committee, Board of Governors, American College of Surgeons, National President (Meeting Chairman) Urological Research Society, International President, Mid-Atlantic Section, American Urological Association, National President, Philadelphia Urologic Society, Local President, Society of University Urologists (acceptance 2009), National President, Society of University Urologists (SUU), National President, Urodynamics Society (SUFU), National President-Elect of the Society of University Urologists (SUU), National President-Elect, Mid-Atlantic Section American Urological Association, National Program Chairman, Mid-Atlantic Section Meeting, American Urological Association , National Program Chairman, Urodynamics Society Meeting (SUFU), National Program Committee, Annual Meeting, Mid-Atlantic Section, American Urological Association , National Program Committee, Combined Meeting, International Continence Society/Urodynamics Society (October 1980) , National Program Committee, Combined Meeting, International Continence Society/Urodynamics Society (SUFU) , National Program Committee, Combined Meeting, Urodynamics Society (SUFU)/International Continence Society , International Program Director, Annual Meeting, Urodynamics Society (SUFU), National Research Committee, American Urological Association, National Research Committee, Mid-Atlantic Section, American Urological Association, National Residency Review Committee, Urology, National Scientific Committee, International Continence Society, National Secretary/Treasurer, Clinical Society of Genitourinary Surgeons, National Special Society Governor of the American Association of Genitourinary Surgeons, Board of Governors-American College of Surgeons , National Subcommittee (AUA) for the Evaluation of Clinical Trials in BPH (Reviewer of Products) , National Surgical Committee, Philadelphia Professional Standards Review Organization, Local Task Force on Urodynamics Procedures, Urodynamics Society (SUFU), National Technical Advisor, Clinical Practice Guidelines – Urinary Incontinence in Adults: Acute and Chronic Management, Agency for Health Care Policy and Research , National Terminology Subcommittee, International Continence Society, International Trustee, American Board of Urology, National Urinary Incontinence Update Panel, Agency on Health Care Policy and Research, Technical Specialist , National Urology Advisory Board, United States Pharmacopoeia, National Urology Consultant, Marion Laboratories, Inc., National Vice President, Urodynamics Society (SUFU), National Voiding Dysfunction Subcommittee, American Urological Association, National World Health Organization Committee Member, International Consultation on Prostate Cancer, Committee on Diagnosis and Staging of Prostate Cancer , International World Health Organization Member, 5th International Consultation on Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia; Committee on Initial Evaluation of BPH , International

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.

Research

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
Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine
West Pavilion, 3rd Floor, Room 3-314W
3400 Civic Center Boulevard

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

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