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:
- The Burden of Urinary Incontinence and Urinary Bother Among Elderly Prostate Cancer Survivors
- Efficacy and Safety of Low Dose Desmopressin Orally Disintegrating Tablet in Men With Nocturia: Results of a Multicenter, Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo Controlled, Parallel Group Study
- Selective β3-Adrenoceptor Agonists for the Treatment of Overactive Bladder
- Randomized Double-Blind, Active-Controlled Phase 3 Study to Assess 12-Month Safety and Efficacy of Mirabegron, a β(3)-Adrenoceptor Agonist, in Overactive Bladder
- Challenges in Underactive Bladder
- Perspectives on Nocturia
- Effects of Monopolar vs Bipolar TURP on Erectile Function
- Botox for Overactive Bladder and Urinary Incontinence
- Past, Present, and Future of OAB Management
- Satisfaction With Prostate Cancer Care: What Does It Take?