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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.

Patient Satisfaction Ratings

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Clinical Specialties

Clinical Expertise:

  • Bladder Augmentation
  • Bladder Diverticulectomy
  • Bladder Neck Contracture
  • Bladder Outlet Obstruction (BOO)
  • Bladder Stones
  • Collagen Implant Injections
  • Enlarged Prostate BPH (Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia)
  • Enterocele Repair
  • Erectile Dysfunction
  • Genital Tract Reconstruction Surgery
  • Hydrocele Repair
  • Impotence
  • Neurogenic Bladder
  • Neurogenic Voiding Dysfunction (NVD)
  • Neuromodulation
  • Neuro-urology Disorder
  • Nocturia (Night Time Urination)
  • Overactive Bladder
  • Penile Prosthesis
  • Recurrent Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Sexual Dysfunction
  • Urethral Reconstruction
  • Urethral Stricture
  • Urge Incontinence
  • Urinary Fistula
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Retention
  • Urodynamic Tests
  • UroLift System
  • Urologic Trauma
  • Voiding Dysfunction

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: University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Residency: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Fellowship: NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center


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.


Selected Publications:

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.

Brucker B, Jaffe WI: Use of urodynamics to guide surgical therapy in BPH/LUTS Current Bladder Dysfunction Reports 4 (1): 53-60,2009.

Jaffe, WI: Impact of Decline in Transurethral Resection of the Prostate During Residency Training: Data from ACGME Case Logs. [Presentation] 2009 Annual SUFU Meeting, Las Vegas, NV : 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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