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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

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.

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

Clinical Specialties

Specialty:

  • Urology

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
  • 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
  • Amerihealth Caritas
  • Amerihealth Caritas Medicare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • Clover Health Plan
  • 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 Health and Wellness (Centene) Medicare
  • 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
  • Vetrans Choice Program (6/2018 Not Active)

Education and Training

Medical School: Columbia University
Residency: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Fellowship: UC at Irvine Medical Center

Memberships

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.

Research

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.

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

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

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.

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