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William I. Jaffe, MD

William I. Jaffe, MD Physician

Assistant Professor of Clinical Urology in Surgery

Dr. Jaffe is employed by Penn Medicine.

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Clinical Specialties

Clinical Expertise:

  • Active Surveillance of Prostate Cancer
  • Amputation of the Penis
  • Artificial Urinary Sphincter
  • Atonic Urinary Bladder
  • Benign Neoplasm of the Prostate
  • Biopsy of Periurethral Tissue
  • Biopsy of Scrotum or Tunica Vaginalis
  • Biopsy of the Penis
  • Biopsy of Urethra
  • Bladder Augmentation
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Bladder Disorders
  • Bladder Diverticulum
  • Bladder Exstrophy
  • Bladder Fistula
  • Bladder Hemorrhage
  • Bladder Neck Obstruction
  • Bladder Sphincterotomy
  • Bladder Stones
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Bladder Trauma
  • Blood Conservation
  • Blue Light Laser
  • Botox Injection of the Bladder
  • Botox Injection of the Urinary Sphincter
  • BPH Surgery
  • Calculus of Urinary Tract
  • Cancer Surgery
  • Cancer-Related Sexual Concerns
  • Carcinoma In Situ of Prostate
  • Catheter-Related Urinary Tract Infection
  • Circumcision
  • Continent Urinary Diversion
  • Continuous Leakage of Urine
  • Crushing Injury of External Genitalia
  • Cystectomy
  • Cystitis
  • Cystolitholapaxy
  • Cystometry
  • Cystoscopy
  • Cystotomy
  • Cystourethroscopy
  • Digital Rectal Examination
  • Dilatation of Ureter
  • Dilation of Ureteral Meatus
  • Dysplasia of Prostate
  • Dysuria
  • Ectopic Ureter
  • Ejaculatory Dysfunction
  • Elevated PSA
  • Endoscopic Management of Urinary Diversions
  • Endourology
  • Enlarged Prostate
  • Enlarged Prostate BPH (Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia)
  • Enterovesical Fistula
  • Enuresis
  • Epididymitis
  • Epididymo-Orchitis
  • Erectile Disorder
  • Female Urinary Incontinence
  • Foreign Body in Bladder and Urethra
  • Foreign Body in Penis
  • Frenulotomy of Penis
  • Frequency of Urination
  • Frequent Urinary Tract Infections
  • Genital Trauma
  • Genitourinary Fistula
  • Green Light Laser Therapy
  • Hematuria
  • Hydrocele
  • Hydrocele Repair
  • Hydrocelectomy
  • Hydronephrosis
  • Hydroureter
  • Hypogonadism
  • Hypospadias
  • Ileal Conduit
  • Incomplete Emptying of Bladder
  • Infected Hydrocele
  • Infection of Cystostomy
  • Interstim
  • Kidney Stones (Nephrolithiasis)
  • Klinefelter Syndrome
  • LGBTQ Health
  • Lichen Sclerosus
  • Low Testosterone
  • Lysis of Penile Adhesions
  • Male and Female General Urology
  • Male Genital Organ Stricture
  • Male Genitourinary Reconstruction
  • Male Sling
  • Male Stress Incontinence
  • Male Urinary Incontinence
  • Male Urinary Problems
  • Meatal Stenosis
  • Megaureter
  • Microscopic Hematuria
  • Neobladder Construction
  • Nephronophthisis
  • Nephrostomy
  • Neurogenic Urinary Bladder
  • Nocturia
  • Nontraumatic Rupture of Bladder
  • Orchidopexy
  • Orchiectomy
  • Overactive Bladder
  • Paralysis of the Bladder
  • Paraphimosis
  • Pelvic Pain
  • Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery
  • Penile Bleeding
  • Penile Chordee
  • Penile Discharge
  • Penile Fibrosis
  • Penile Hypoplasia
  • Penile Induration
  • Penile Leukoplakia
  • Penile Plaque
  • Penile Prosthesis
  • Penis Straightening for Chordee
  • Percutaneous Tibial Nerve Stimulation (PTNS)
  • Periurethral Abscess
  • Peyronie's Disease
  • Phimosis
  • Plastic Urethral Sphincter
  • Pneumaturia
  • Polyuria
  • Post-Prostatectomy Incontinence
  • Post-Void Dribbling
  • Post-Void Residual
  • Priapism
  • Prostate Abscess
  • Prostate Arterial Embolization
  • Prostate Biopsy
  • Prostate Bleeding
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Prostate Disorders
  • Prostate Examination
  • Prostate Imaging
  • Prostate Infection
  • Prostate Mass
  • Prostate Needle Biopsy
  • Prostate Nodule
  • Prostate Specific Antigen
  • Prostatectomy
  • Prostatic Cyst
  • Prostatic Hyperplasia
  • Prostatic Hypertrophy
  • Prostatic Obstruction
  • Prostatitis
  • Pyelitis
  • Pyelonephritis
  • Pyeloscopy
  • Radiation Cystitis
  • Reanastomosis of Urethra
  • Reconstruction of Penis
  • Reconstruction of Urethra
  • Recurrent Urinary Tract Infection
  • Release of Chordee
  • Removal of Internal Penile Prosthesis
  • Repair of Rectourethral Fistula
  • Sacral Neuromodulation for Bladder Control
  • Screening for Malignant Neoplasms of Prostate
  • Screening for Malignant Neoplasms of Testis
  • Scrotal Abscess
  • Scrotal Cyst
  • Scrotum Disorders
  • Sexual Dysfunction
  • Sigmoid-Vesical Fistula
  • Slowing of Urinary Stream
  • Spermatocele
  • Straining On Urination
  • Strictures of Upper Urinary Tract
  • Testicular Biopsy
  • Testicular Failure
  • Testicular Hydrocele
  • Testicular Torsion
  • Testicular Tumors
  • Transurethral Needle Ablation
  • Transurethral Prostatectomy
  • Transurethral Resection of the Bladder
  • Underactive Bladder
  • Ureteral Meatotomy
  • Ureteral Stent
  • Ureteral Stricture Dilation
  • Ureterectomy
  • Ureterocele
  • Ureterocystostomy
  • Ureteroenterostomy
  • Ureteroscopy
  • Ureterotomy
  • Urethral Abscess
  • Urethral Bulking Injections
  • Urethral Polyps
  • Urethral Stricture
  • Urethritis
  • Urethromeatoplasty
  • Urethrotomy
  • Urinary Catheter Insertion
  • Urinary Catheter Management
  • Urinary Catheter Removal
  • Urinary Diversion
  • Urinary Hesitation
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Retention
  • Urinary Tract Defects
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Urinary Tract Injury
  • Urinary Tract Obstruction
  • Urinary Urgency
  • Urination Disorders
  • Urodynamics
  • Uroflowmetry
  • Urolift
  • Urologic Trauma
  • Vesicocutaneous Fistula
  • Vesicoureteral Reflux
  • Video Urodynamics
  • Voiding Dysfunction
  • X-Ray
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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: University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Residency: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Fellowship: NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center

Memberships

American Urological Association, National Society of Urodynamics and Female Urology, National Society of Urologic Prosthetic Surgeons, National

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Jaffe 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:

Chorney ET, Ramchandani P, Jaffe WI, Siegelman ES: CT and MR imaging features of artificial urinary sphincters, penile prostheses, and other devices in the male lower genitourinary tract Radiographics 38 (3): 794-805,2018.

Hartigan S, Fischer K, Wein A, Jaffe W: High attrition rate and low progression to advanced therapy for patients with overactive bladder: A hospital system wide study Neurourology & Urodynamics 37 (Suppl 1): S576-S577,2018.

Sterling ME, Kovell RC, Jaffe WI: Primary seminal vesicle adenocarcinoma presenting with bilateral Orbital metastasis: A case report Urology Case Reports 6 : 33-35,2016.

Taylor BL, Jaffe WI: Electrosurgical transurethral resection of the prostate and transurethral incision of the prostate (monopolar techniques) Canadian Journal of Urology 22 (Suppl 1): 24-29,2015.

Cox L, Jaffe WI: Urodynamics in male LUTS: When are they necessary and how do we use them? Urology Clinics of North America 41 (3): 399-407,2014.

Simhan J, Rothman J, Canter D, Reyes JM, Jaffe WI, Pontari MA, Doumanian LR, Mydlo JH: Gunshot wounds to the scrotum: A large single-institutional 20-year experience BJU International 109 (11): 1704-1707,2012.

Smith AL, Jaffe WI, Wang M, Wein AJ: Detrusor overactivity leak point pressure in women with urgency incontinence International Urogynecology Journal 23 (4): 443-446,2012.

Sandhu JS, Jaffe WI, Chung DE, Kaplan SA, Te AE: Decreasing electrosurgical transurethral resection of the prostate surgical volume during graduate medical education training is associated with increased surgical adverse events Journal of Urology 183 (4): 1515-1519,2010.

Vella VL, Jaffe W, Lidicker J, Meilahn J, Dandolu V: Prevalence of urinary symptoms among morbidly obese and change subsequent to bariatric surgery Journal of Reproductive Medicine 54 (10): 597-602,2009.

Jaffe, WI: Urethral length as measured on MRI is associated with time to continence. [Presentation] 2009 Annual AUA Meeting, Chicago, IL : 2009.

Academic Contact Info

Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
Penn Urology
51 N. 39th Street, MOB Suite 300

Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: (215) 662-8699
Patient appointments: 800-789-7366 (PENN)

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