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Thomas J. Guzzo, MD, MPH

Thomas J. Guzzo, MD, MPH Physician

Associate Program Director, Penn Urology Residency Chief, Division of Urology, University of Pennsylvania Health System Associate Professor of Urology in Surgery at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

Dr. Guzzo is employed by Penn Medicine.

About Dr. Thomas J. Guzzo

Elected to Penn Medicine Academy of Master Clinicians, 2016

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Clinical Specialties


  • Urology

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Urology, 2011

Clinical Expertise:

  • Adrenal Cancer
  • Adrenal Gland Tumors
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bloodless Medicine
  • Cancer Clinical Trials
  • Cancer Surgery
  • Continent Urinary Diversion
  • Elevated PSA (Prostate-Specific Antigen) Level
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Metastatic Adrenocortical Carcinoma
  • Neobladder Reconstruction
  • Penile Cancer
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Renal Cell Carcinoma (RCC)
  • Robotic Surgery
  • Targeted Molecular Therapy
  • Testicular Cancer
  • Transitional Cell Carcinoma (Urothelial Carcinoma)
  • 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
  • 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: Temple University School of Medicine
Residency: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Fellowship: Johns Hopkins Hospital


American College of Surgeons, National American Medical Association, National American Urologic Association, National Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network, National Mid-Atlantic Section, American Urologic Association, Local Philadelphia Urologic Society, Local Prostate Cancer Foundation, National

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Guzzo 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, Sperling C, Berger IB, Shin MH, Strother MC, Guzzo TJ: Obesity and 30-day outcomes following minimally invasive nephrectomy Abstract presented at Mid-Atlantic AUA Sectional meeting, Washington, DC : 2018.

Xia L, Taylor BL, Talwar R, Chelluri RR, Raman JD, Guzzo TJ: Associations between hospital volume and outcomes of robot-assisted radical prostatectomy Abstract presented at Mid-Atlantic AUA Sectional meeting, Washington, DC : 2018.

Patel K, Taylor BL, Khani F, Guzzo TJ, Scherr D, Ravishankar R, Lal P, Malkowicz SB: Effect of neoadjuvant chemotherapy on programmed death ligand 1 (PD-L1) staining fidelity between the primary tumor and lymph node metastases in bladder cancer. Abstract presented at Mid-Atlantic AUA Sectional meeting : 2018.

Reese AC, Botejue M, Abbot D, Danella JF, Fonshell C, Ginzburge S, Guzzo TJ, Lanchoney T, Marlowe B, Raman JD, Smaldoen MC, Uzzo RG: Factors associated with active surveillance utilization as initial management strategy for men with newly-diagnosed prostate cancer Abstract presented at Mid-Atlantic AUA Sectional meeting, Washington DC : 2018.

Xia L. Talwar R, Taylor B, Shin MH, Berger IB, Sperling CD, Chelluri RR, Zambrano I, Raman JD, Guzzo TJ: National trends and disparities of minimally invasive surgery for localized renal cancer, 2010-2015 Abstract Presented at Mid-Atlantic AUA Sectional meeting, Washington, DC : 2018.

Strother M, Talwar R, Guevara-Mendez A, Gilson M, Malkowicz SB, Wein AJ, Guzzo TJ: Association between anticoagulant and antiplatelet agents and complications of transurethral resection of bladder tumors Abstract presented at Mid-Atlantic AUA Sectional meeting, Washington, DC : 2018.

Bittar JM, Bittar PG, Wan MT, Kovell RC, Guzzo TJ, Shin Tm, Etzkorn JR, Sobanko JF and Miller CJ: Systematic review of surgical treatment and outcomes after local surgery of primary cutaneous melanomas of the penis and scrotum Dermatology Surgery : 2018.

Ton Y, Udupa Jk, Wang C, Chen J, Venigalla S, Guzzo TJ, Mamtani R, Baumann BC, Christodouleas JC, Torigian DA: Radiomics-guided therapy for bladder cancer: using an optimal biomarker approach to determine extent of bladder cancer invasion from T2-weighted magnetic resonance images Adv Radiation Oncology : 2018.

Xia L, Taylor BL, Patel NA, Chelluri RR, Raman JD, Scherr DS and Guzzo TJ: Concurrent inguinal hernia repair in patients undergoing minimally invasive radical prostatectomy: a National Surgery Quality Improvement Program Study. J Enourol : 2018.

Xia L, Pulido JE, Cheulluri RR, Stother MC, Taylor BL, Raman JD and Guzzo TJ: Hospital volume and outcomes of robot-assisted partial nephrectomy BJU Int : 2018.

Academic Contact Info

Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine
Penn Urology
3rd Floor, West Pavilion
3400 Civic Center Boulevard

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Patient appointments: 800-789-7366 (PENN)

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