Penn Medicine, UPHS, Urology, Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine
West Pavilion 3rd Floor
3400 Civic Center Blvd
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Alan J. Wein, MD, PhD(hon.), FACS is the Founders Professor and Chief of the Division of Urology at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Chief of Urology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and Director of the Residency Program in Urology at the University of Pennsylvania. He is a graduate of Princeton University and received his MD from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. He completed training in Surgery and Urology at the University of Pennsylvania including a fellowship at the Harrison Department of Surgical Research. He has been certified and recertified (voluntary) by the American Board of Urology. He was awarded an honorary Ph.D. from the University of Patras, Greece in September 2005, and was made an honorary professor of the Federal State Institute of Urology of Russia in 2010.
He is a recipient of the Urodynamics Society Lifetime Achievement Award, the F. Brantley Scott Award of the American Foundation for Urologic Diseases, the Hugh Hampton Young Award of the American Urological Association, both the Distinguished Service Award and the Distinguished Contribution Award of the American Urological Association, the Achievement Award of the Interstitial Cystitis Association, the William P. Burpeau Award of the New Jersey Academy of Medicine, the Distinguished Service Award of the Society of Urodynamics and Female Urology, the Ferdinand C. Valentine Award of the New York Academy of Medicine, and in 2012, Dr. Wein received the Edward L. Keyes Medal, an award recognized as one of the greatest individual citations in the specialty. In 2014, he received the Continence Care Award from The National Association For Continence (NAFC) and, received the Distinguished Graduate Award by the Perelman School of Medicine.
Dr. Wein has authored or co-authored more than 950 articles and chapters, 850 editorials, edited or co-edited 35 books, and has multiple multimedia presentations to his credit. His extensive experience in the field of urology has afforded him the opportunity to participate in numerous invited academic activities, meetings, and courses as a speaker, faculty member and chairperson. He is a prodigious lecturer with over 950 invited academic activities over the course of his career, including the co-chairmanship of the 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th International Consultations on Incontinence.
Throughout his career, he has been recognized by Philadelphia Magazine and Castle Connolly as a “Top Doctor®”, and is listed as one of America’s “Best Doctors®” by the Best Doctors in America, Inc. His fields of interest are the physiology and pharmacology of the lower urinary tract, the evaluation and management of lower urinary tract function and dysfunction including problems related to prostate enlargement, urinary incontinence and neurologic disease, and the evaluation and management of urologic cancer.