Alan J. Wein MD, PhD(hon), FACSProfessor with Tenure and Emeritus Chief of Urology; Associate Director, Residency Program in Urology, Penn Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania Health System, Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Dr. Alan Wein received his undergraduate degree from Princeton University and his medical degree from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He completed training in Surgery and Urology at the University of Pennsylvania, including a fellowship at the Harrison Department of Surgical Research. He was awarded an honorary PhD from the University of Patras, Greece, in September 2005. In 2007, he was named the Founders Professor in Urology, a professorship which was created in recognition of Dr. Wein’s many contributions in the field of urology. He was conferred the status of Honorary Professor of the Federal State Institute of Urology in May 2010. He was elected Senior Councilor of the American Association of Genitourinary Surgeons in 2021.
Dr. Wein has received numerous awards from various societies in urology, including the Distinguished Service Award and the Distinguished Contribution Award of the American Urological Association, the Urodynamics Society Lifetime Achievement Award, and the Edward L. Keyes Medal, among others. He holds or has held editorial board or associate editorial positions on 14 respected journals, has authored or co-authored over 1000 publications and has written, edited, or co-edited over 30 books on urology. He is Editor-in-Chief of the 9th, 10th, and 11th editions of Campbell-Walsh Urology and the name of the 12th, and succeeding editions, has been changed to Campbell-Walsh-Wein Urology to reflect his many contributions to the field.
Professor with Tenure and Emeritus Chief of Urology and Associate Director, Residency Program in Urology, Penn Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania (2021)
Formerly, Founders Professor of Urology** and Director, Residency Program in Urology, Penn Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania (2017-2021)
Formerly, Chief of Urology at University of Pennsylvania (1979-2017); Chairman Residency Review Committee in Urology (1995-1997) and Vice President of the American Board of Urology (1995-1996).
**The Alan J. Wein, MD, PhD (Hon) Founders Professor of Urology is a chair raised by grateful patients in recognition of his clinical expertise and many contributions to the field of urology.
BS: Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey
MD: University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
PhD (honorary): University of Patras, Greece
Residency: Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Research Fellowship (Harrision Department of Surgical Research): Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Wharton Academic Medicine Leadership Program, The Wharton School, Aresty Institute of Executive Education, University of Pennsylvania
Physiology and pharmacology of the lower urinary tract
Evaluation and management of lower urinary tract function and dysfunction, including urinary incontinence
Evaluation and management of urologic cancer
Dr. Wein is on the advisory board for Urovant
Recent Contributions to PracticeUpdate:
- Barriers to Same-Day Discharge Pathway for HoLEP
- Promotional Payments May Be Associated With Increased Prescriptions for Abiraterone and Enzalutamide
- 2021 Top Story in Urology: Effect of Laser vs Sham on Postmenopausal Vaginal Symptoms
- Treatment and Follow-Up of Adult Neurogenic Lower Urinary Tract Dysfunction
- Diagnosis and Evaluation of Adult Neurogenic Lower Urinary Tract Dysfunction
- Compliance With Percutaneous Tibial Nerve Stimulation Maintenance Therapy
- AUA 2018: Dr. Alan Wein's Course and Session Recommendations
- 2017 Top Stories in Urology: Benign Prostatic Obstruction
- AUA 2017: Dr. Alan Wein's Session Recommendations
- AUA 2016: Dr. Alan Wein's Key Take-Aways