Thomas F Kolon MDAssociate Professor of Urologic Surgery at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine; Associate Director of Urology and Pediatric Urology Fellowship Program Director at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Thomas F. Kolon, M.D. is an Associate Professor of Urologic Surgery at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine as well as Associate Director of Urology and Pediatric Urology Fellowship Program Director at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. Dr. Kolon completed his undergraduate work in Biology at Villanova University. He attained an M.S. in Physiology and Biophysics at Georgetown University and received his M.D. from Georgetown School of Medicine.
He completed his residency training in General Surgery/Urology at Hartford Hospital and the University of Connecticut Health Center. His training there included two years of basic and clinical research in the areas of male infertility and prostate cancer. He then completed a two year pediatric urology fellowship at the Baylor College of Medicine/Texas Children’s Hospital. His background in molecular biology research has led to extensive publications and presentations, especially in the fields of cryptorchidism, varicocele, germ cell preservation, and disorders of sex development. Dr. Kolon is Board Certified in Urology and Pediatric Urology.
He is a Past-President of the Society for Fetal Urology, Past-Pediatric Task Force Chair of the AUA/ABU Exam Committee, American Academy of Pediatrics Core Curriculum Task Force for Urology member, and Chair of both the AUA Cryptorchidism Guidelines Panel and the American Association of Pediatric Urologists Research Grant Committee, among other distinctions. His current main research focus involves long-term follow-up of patients with undescended testis, varicocele, and oncologic tumors with specific emphasis on fertility preservation and rehabilitation.