Jay Simhan MD, FACSVice Chairman, Department of Urology, Einstein Healthcare Network; Associate Professor, Division of Urology, Temple Health / Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Dr. Jay Simhan is Vice-Chairman of the Department of Urology and Director of Urologic Trauma, Reconstruction and Prosthetics for the Einstein Healthcare Network. As a board-certified academic urologist, he also serves as an Associate Professor of Urology at Temple Health/Fox Chase Cancer Center.
Dr. Simhan graduated summa cum laude with highest honors and a BS degree in Chemistry from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. After also obtaining his medical degree at UNC-Chapel Hill, he subsequently completed General Surgery and Urology residency training at Temple University Hospital and the Fox Chase Cancer Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He then completed additional fellowship training in Urologic Trauma, Reconstruction, and Prosthetics at the University of Texas Southwestern in Dallas, Texas. Dr. Simhan has also completed additional executive leadership training at the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. He is an active member of the American Urologic Association, American College of Surgeons, Society of Genitourinary Reconstructive Surgeons, Société Internationale d’Urologie, Society of Urologic Prosthetic Surgeons, and the Sexual Medicine Society of North America.
Dr. Simhan’s clinical practice is dedicated to urethral stricture disease, open and robotic urinary tract reconstruction, penile implant surgery, male anti-incontinence surgery, revision male prosthetic surgery, Peyronie’s disease, and complications from urologic cancer treatment. Dr. Simhan has lectured nationally and internationally on a variety of topics in urologic reconstruction, trauma, and prosthetics and is an invited national proctor for resident training programs in prosthetic urology. He has published chapters in many leading urologic textbooks, including the definitive chapter on lower urinary tract trauma in the gold standard textbook, Campbell-Walsh-Wein Urology. Dr. Simhan has additionally co-authored over 125 peer-reviewed publications, abstracts, and book chapters in leading peer-reviewed journals including the Journal of Urology, Urology, European Urology, and the British Journal of Urology International.