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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 employed by Penn Medicine.

Patient Satisfaction Ratings

Patient Rating Breakdown

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Clinical Specialties


  • Urology and Urologic Surgery

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Urology, 2013

Clinical Expertise:

  • Adrenal Cancer
  • Adrenal Gland Tumors
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bladder Stones
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Bloodless Medicine
  • Cancer Surgery
  • Elevated PSA (Prostate-Specific Antigen) Level
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Kidney Mass
  • Kidney Stones (Nephrolithiasis)
  • Kidney Tumors
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Percutaneous Bladder Surgery
  • Percutaneous Nephrolithotomy (PCNL)
  • Percutaneous Renal Surgery
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Renal Cell Carcinoma (RCC)
  • Robotic Surgery
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Testicular Mass
  • Urethral Cancer
  • Urethral Stones

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
  • Keystone First Medicare
  • 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:
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 MidAtlantic Section of the AUA, National Philadelphia Urologic Society, Local

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Mucksavage is employed by Penn Medicine.

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:

Ziemba Justin B, Sterling Matthew E: Care of acute renal colic: a survey of emergency medicine physicians. The Canadian journal of urology 23 (4): 8368-74,2016.

Strother MC: Minimally Invasive Techniques for the Management of Adult UPJ Obstruction. Cur Urol Rep : 2016.

Pietzak Eugene J, Mucksavage Phillip, Guzzo Thomas J: Heavy Cigarette Smoking and Aggressive Bladder Cancer at Initial Presentation. Urology 86 (5): 968-72,2015.

Saleheen Danish, Scott Robert, Javad Sundas, Zhao Wei, Rodrigues Amrith, Picataggi Antonino, Lukmanova Daniya, Mucksavage Megan L, Luben Robert, Billheimer Jeffery, Kastelein John J P, Boekholdt S Matthijs, Khaw Kay-Tee, Wareham Nick: Association of HDL cholesterol efflux capacity with incident coronary heart disease events: a prospective case-control study. The lancet. Diabetes & endocrinology 3 (7): 507-13,2015.

Lee Ziho, Lightfoot Andrew J, Mucksavage Phillip: Can robot-assisted radical prostatectomy be taught to chief residents and fellows without affecting operative outcomes? Prostate international 3 (2): 47-50,2015.

Pietzak EJ, Mucksavage P, Guzzo TJ: Heavy Cigarette Smoking and Aggressive Bladder Cancer at Initial Presentation. Urology : 2015.

Lamin E, Smith ZL, Ramchandani P, Coronel M: Intrarenal Splenosis Diagnosed in an Incidentally Found Left Renal Mass. Urology Case Rep. : 2015.

Denburg MR, Jemielita TO, Tasian GE, Haynes K, Mucksavage P, Shults J: Assessing the risk of incident hypertension and chronic kidney disease after exposure to shockwave lithotripsy and ureteroscopy. Kidney Int. : 2015.

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

Academic Contact Info

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

Philadelphia, PA 19107
Phone: (215) 454-3409
Patient appointments: 800-789-7366 (PENN)