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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 Clinical Associate of Surgery Assistant Professor of Clinical Urology in Surgery

Dr. Mucksavage is employed by Penn Medicine.

Clinical Specialties


  • Urology

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Urology, 2013

Clinical Expertise:

  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Kidney Cyst (Renal Cyst)
  • Kidney Stone Surgery
  • Kidney Stones (Nephrolithiasis)
  • MR-US Fusion Guided Prostate Biopsy
  • Nephrectomy (Kidney Removal Surgery)
  • Partial Nephrectomy
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Prostatectomy
  • Pyeloplasty
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Testicular Tumors
  • Urethral Cancer
  • Urinary Diversion

Practice Locations and Appointments

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Amerihealth Caritas
  • Amerihealth Caritas Medicare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • Clover Health Plan
  • CVS Health
  • Devon Health Services (Americare)
  • eLAP Services
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HealthAmerica / HealthAssurance, a Coventry Plan
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthPartners Medicare
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Homestead Smart Health Plans
  • 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 Health and Wellness (Centene) Medicare
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Health Care/LGH
  • Provider Partners Health Plan
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Remedy Partners at Penn Medicine
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan
  • Veterans Choice Program

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 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:

Xia L, Taylor BL, Pulido JE, Mucksavage P, Lee DI, Guzzo TJ.: Predischarge Predictors of Readmission and Postdischarge Complications in Robot-Assisted Radical Prostatectomy. Journal of Endourology 31 (9): 864-871,2017.

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

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

Kurz DA, Mucksavage P.: The Endoscopic Removal of Eroded Foreign Bodies in the Ureter Journal of Endourology : 2016.

Pietzak Eugene J, Mucksavage Phillip, Guzzo Thomas J, Malkowicz S Bruce: 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, Rader Daniel J: 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, Lee David I: Can robot-assisted radical prostatectomy be taught to chief residents and fellows without affecting operative outcomes? Prostate international 3 (2): 47-50,2015.

Lamin E, Smith ZL, Ramchandani P, Coronel M, Mucksavage P: 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, Copelovitch L.: Assessing the risk of incident hypertension and chronic kidney disease after exposure to shockwave lithotripsy and ureteroscopy. Kidney Int. : 2015.

Eugene P, Mucksavage P: Bone Health in Prostate Cancer Prostate Cancer 2nd Edition : 2015.

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)