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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 a Penn Medicine employed physician.

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Clinical Specialties


  • Urology and Urologic Surgery

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Urology, 2013

Clinical Expertise:

  • Adrenal Cancer
  • Adrenal Gland Disorders
  • Adrenal Gland Tumors
  • Adrenalectomy
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bladder Stones
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Bloodless Medicine
  • Cancer Surgery
  • Elevated PSA (Prostate-Specific Antigen) Level
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Kidney Mass
  • Kidney Stones
  • Kidney Tumors
  • Laparoscopic Bladder Surgery (Cystectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Nephrectomy
  • Laparoscopic Partial Nephrectomy
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Laparoscopy
  • Minimally Invasive Urologic Oncology Surgery
  • Partial Bladder Removal Surgery (Cystectomy)
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Prostate Disorders
  • Prostatitis
  • Radical Nephrectomy
  • Radical Prostatectomy
  • Renal Cell Carcinoma (RCC)
  • Renal Pelvis Robotic Repairs
  • Robotic Bladder Surgery (Cystectomy)
  • Robotic Kidney Surgery (Nephrectomy)
  • Robotic Partial Nephrectomy
  • Robotic Prostate Surgery (Prostatectomy)
  • Robotic Pyeloplasty (Renal Pelvis Repair Surgery)
  • Robotic Radical Nephrectomy
  • Robotic Radical Prostatectomy
  • Robotic Surgery
  • Robotic Ureteral Repair
  • Robotic Urologic Oncology Surgery
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Testicular Mass
  • Urethral Cancer
  • Urethral Stones
  • Urologic Tumor

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: Columbia University
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 Philadelphia Urologic Society, Local

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Mucksavage 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:

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

Hockenberry MS, Smith ZL, Mucksavage P.: A novel use of near-infrared fluorescence imaging during robotic surgery without contrast agents. [Case Report] Journal of Endourology 28 (5): 509-512,2014.

Ziemba J, Mucksavage P.: Nephrolithiasis. Penn Clinical Manual of Urology, 2d Edition : 211-230,2014.

Sterling M, Ziemba J, Mucksavage P.: Acute management of symptomatic nephrolithiasis. World Journal of Clinical Urology : 2014.

Sehgal S, Mucksavage P.: "Laparoscopic surgical anatomy, laparoscopy, and robotic-assisted laparoscopic surgery.” Penn Clinical Manual of Urology, 2d Edition. : 616-638,2014.

Graversen J, Helmy M, Khan F, Kaplan A, Abdelshehid C, Mucksavage P, Lusch A, Landman J.: Genitourinary ultrasound. Surgical and Interventional Ultrasound. : 163-181,2014.

Kathrins Martin, Caesar Scott, Mucksavage Phillip, Guzzo Thomas: Renal mass size: concordance between pathology and radiology. Current opinion in urology 23 (5): 389-93,2013.

Lee Jason Y, Mucksavage Phillip, McDougall Elspeth M: Surgical skills acquisition among left-handed trainees-true inferiority or unfair assessment: a preliminary study. Journal of surgical education 70 (2): 237-42,2013.

Sohn William, Clayman Ralph V, Lee Jason Y, Cohen Allen, Mucksavage Phillip: Low-dose and standard computed tomography scans yield equivalent stone measurements. Urology 81 (2): 231-4,2013.

Academic Contact Info

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

Philadelphia, PA 19107
Phone: (215) 454-3409
Fax: (215) 829-5855
Patient appointments: 800-789-7366 (PENN)