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William I. Jaffe, M.D.
Urology

 
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Administrative Office:
Penn Medicine at University City
3737 Market Street, 4th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Administrative Assistant: Jennifer McNamee
Administrative Telephone: 215-662-8699
Administrative Fax: 215-243-2060

Clinical Offices:
Penn Medicine at University City
3737 Market Street, 4th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Clinical Telephone: 215-662-8699
Clinical Fax: 215-243-2060

Contact Information (internal use only)

william.jaffe@uphs.upenn.edu

 

William I. Jaffe, MD is an assistant professor of surgery/urology at Penn Presbyterian Medical Center. He received his medical degree and completed his urology residency at the University of Pennsylvania. He then went on to complete a fellowship in voiding dysfunction, incontinence and neuro-urology at New York-Presbyterian Hospitals.

 

Dr. Jaffe has served as a faculty member for the American Urological Association's (AUA) course on Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia and has lectured and published on BPH, male and female incontinence, and lower urinary tract diseases. He also served as a faculty member for the AUA Annual Meeting course about treating complications of prostate cancer treatment and was a co-course director for an American Medical Systems course on prosthetic urology (male incontinence and erectile dysfunction), and he serves as a proctor to teach other urologists these procedures.

His clinical expertise includes laser surgery for BPH, surgical treatments for male and female incontinence, and reconstructive urology.

Areas of Interest
Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH)
Bladder Outlet Obstruction
Enlarged Prostate
Urinary Retention
Bladder Calculi
Bladder Neck Contracture
Lower Urinary Tract Symptoms

Urinary frequency
Urgency
Slow Stream
Nocturia
Overactive Bladder

Voiding Dysfunction
Urinary Incontinence in Men and Women
Post-Prostatectomy Incontinence
Stress Urinary Incontinence
Pelvic Organ Prolapse
Cystocele
Vesicovaginal Fistula
Urethral Diverticulum
Neuro-urology (Patients with)

Spinal Cord Injury
Multiple Sclerosis
Stroke
Spina Bifida

Hematuria
Hydrocele
Urinary Tract Infections
Chronic Prostatitis
Interstitial Cystitis
Painful Bladder Syndrome
Chronic Pelvic Pain
Erectile Dysfunction
Renal Calculi
Ureteral Calculi
Bladder Cancer
 
Appointments
2008 - present Assistant Professor of Urology in Surgery at PPMC and HUP
Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
2006 - 2008 Assistant Professor of Gynecology
Temple University School of Medicine
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
2005 - 2008 Assistant Professor of Urology
Temple University School of Medicine
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
2004 - 2005 Clinical Instructor in Urology
Weill Medical College of Cornell University
New York, New York
 
Hospital and Administrative Appointments
2008 - present Active Staff Urologist
Philadelphia Veterans Affairs Medical Center
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
2008 - present Active Staff Urologist
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
2008 - present Attending Staff Urologist
Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
2008 - present Attending Physician
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
2008 - present Active Physician
Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
2006 - 2008 Co-Director, Women’s Pelvic Health Center
Temple University School of Medicine
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
2006 - 2008 Staff Physician, Temple University Medical Center
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
Education/Training
1995 - 1999 MD, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
 
1993 - 1994 University of Pennsylvania
(post-baccalaureate studies)
 
1988 - 1992 BA, University of Pennsylvania
(Economics)
 
Postgraduate Training and Fellowship Appointments
2004 - 2005 Neurourology/Voiding Dysfunction Fellowship
New York-Presbyterian Hospital
New York, New York
 
2000 - 2004 Urology Residency
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
1999 - 2000 Surgical Internship
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
Memberships/Societies
 
National/International Societies
  • American Urological Association- 2000
  • Society of Urologic Prosthetic Surgeons- 2005
  • Society of Urodynamics and Female Urology- 2006
 
 
 
 
 
 
Research
 
Clinical Trials
How Well Patient Perception of Pad Use (Number of Pads) Correlates with the Actual Degree of Incontinence in Men with Post Prostatectomy Incontinence (PPI) and Factors Which Motivate Men to Seek Treatment for Incontinence
 
A Multicenter, Long-Term Follow-up Study of the Safety and Efficacy of Two Dose Levels of BOTOX® (Botulinum Toxin Type A) Purified Neurotoxin Complex in Patients with Urinary Incontinence Due to Neurogenic Detrusor Overactivity
 
A Multicenter, Double-Blind, Randomized, Placebo-Controlled, Parallel-Group Study of the Safety and Efficacy of a Single Treatment with Two Dose Levels of BOTOX® (Botulinum Toxin Type A) Purified Neurotoxin Complex Followed by a Treatment with BOTOX® in Patients with Urinary Incontinence Due to Neurogenic Detrusor Overactivity
 
A Single-Masked, Randomized, Multi-Center, 2-Arm Parallel Study Comparing the Safety and Effectiveness of Bulkamid® and Contigen® as Bulking Agents for the Treatment of Stress Urinary Incontinence in Females
 
Publications
 
Original Papers
  1. Elliot MA, Walter GA, Gulish H, Sadi AS, Lawson DD, Jaffe WI, Insko EK, Leigh JS, Vandenborne K: Volumetric Measurement of Human Calf Muscle from Magnetic Resonance Imaging. Magma 5(2):93-8, Jun. 1997
  2. William I. Jaffe, Christopher S. Cooper, Jamlik O Johnson, Andrew J. Kirsch: Ovarian Torsion Mimicking Urologic Disease. Journal of Urology 160: 2160, Dec. 1998.
  3. Cooper CS, Jaffe WI, Huff DS, Canning DA, Zderic SA, Meadows AT D’Angio GJ, Snyder HM 3rd: The Role of Renal Salvage Procedures for Bilateral Wilms Tumor: a 15-year Review. Journal of Urology 163(1):265-8, Jan. 2000
  4. McAllister, M, Bhayani, SB, Ong, A, Jaffe, WI; Malkowicz, SB, VanArsdalen, Chow GK, Jarrett TW: Vena Cava Transection During Retroperitoneoscopic Nephrectomy: Report of the Complication and Review of the Literature. Journal of Urology 172(1): 183-5, July 2004
  5. Jaffe WI, Te AE: Overactive bladder in the male patient: Epidemiology, Etiology, Evaluation and Treatment. Current Urology Reports 2005. 6: 410-418.
  6. Lebed B, Jaffe WI, Te AE: Sexual Side Effects of Surgical Therapy for BPH. Current Sexual Health Reports 2006. 3: 76-82.
  7. Lebovitch S, Jaffe WI: Is There a Role for Minimally Invasive Thermotherapy for the Treatment of Chronic Prostatitis? Current Prostate Reports 2006. 4: 100-104.
  8. Rothman JR, Jaffe WI: Prostatitis: Updates on diagnostic evaluation. Current Urology Reports 2007. 8(4): 301-306.
  9. Rothman J, Greenberg RE, Jaffe WI: Nonseminomatous germ cell tumor of the testis 9 years after a germ cell tumor of the pineal gland: case report and review of the literature. Canadian Journal of Urology, 2008. 15(3): 4122-4.
  10. Brucker B, Jaffe WI:  Use of Urodynamics to Guide Surgical Therapy in BPH/LUTS.  Current Bladder Dysfunction Reports, 2009.  4: 53-60.
  11. "Prevalence of Urinary Symptoms Among Morbidly Obese and Change Subsequent to Bariatric Surgery". Vella VL, Jaffe W, Lidicker J, Meilahn J, Dandolu V. J Reprod Med. 2009 Oct;54(10):597-602.
  12. “Decreasing electrosurgical transurethral resection of the prostate surgical volume during graduate medical education training is associated with increased surgical adverse events. ”Sandhu JS, Jaffe WI, Chung DE, Kaplan SA, Te AE. J Urol. 2010 Apr;183(4):1515-9.
  13. "Pelvic Anatomy on Pre-Operative MRI Can Predict Early Continence after Robot Assisted Radical Prostatectomy (RARP)." Mendoza PJ, Stern JM, Li AY, Jaffe W, Kovell R, Nguyen M, Natale R, Monahan K, Bergey MR, Lee DI. J Endourol 2011 Jan; 25 (1): 51-5.
  14. “Treatment in Neurogenic Voiding Dysfunction:  An Update.” Stansell L, Smith AL, Jaffe WI.  Current Bladder Dysfunction Reports. 2011;6(1):37-44.
  15. “Detrusor overactivity leak point pressure in women with urgency incontinence.” Smith AL, Jaffe WI, Wang M, Wein AJ. Int Urogynecol J. 2012 Apr; 23 (4): 443-6.
  16. “Gunshot wounds to the scrotum: a large single-institutional 20-year experience.” Simhan J, Rothman J, Canter D, Reyes JM, Jaffe WI, Pontari MA, Doumanian LR, Mydlo JH. BJU Int. 2012 Jun;109(11):1704-7.
  17. “Urodynamics in Male LUTS: when are they necessary and how do we use them?” Cox L, Jaffe WI. Urol Clin North Am.  2014 Aug; 41 (3): 399-407.
  18. “Correlation of patient perception of pad use with objective degree of incontinence measured by pad test in men with post-prostatectomy incontinence: the SUFU Pad Test Study.” Nitti VW, Mourtzinos A, Brucker BM and SUFU Pad Test Study Group. J Urol 2014 Sep; 192 (3): 836-42.
Chapters
  1. Jaffe WI, Rovner ES: Urethral Diverticula and other Periurethral Masses. In Vaginal Surgery for Incontinence and Prolapse. Zimmern PE (ed.). In Press
  2. Jaffe WI, Kaplan SA: Epidemiology and Pathophysiology of Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia. In Atlas of the Prostate, 3rd Ed. Scardino PT, Slawin K (eds.). 2006
  3. Jaffe WI, Kaplan SA: Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia: Markers for Progression. AUA Update Series. 2007; Volume 26, Lesson 31.
Presentations & Abstracts
  1. The Role of Renal Salvage Procedures for Bilateral Wilms Tumor: a 15-year Review. Presented at the 94th Annual Meeting of the American Urological Association. Dallas, Texas, May 1999.
  2. Dual Placement of an Artificial Urinary Sphincter (AUS) and a Urolume Stent for Male Sphincteric Incontinence (SUI) and Recurrent Bladder Neck Contracture (BNC): 7 Year Results. Presented at the 2005 Annual SUFU Meeting. Orlando, Florida, February 2005.
  3. Long-Term Follow-up on Urolume Stent and Artificial Urinary Sphincter for Bladder Neck Contracture and Post-Prostatectomy Incontinence. Presented at the 2005 Mid-Atlantic American Urological Association Sectional Meeting. Phoenix, Arizona, October 2005.
  4. Impact of Decline in Transurethral Resection of the Prostate During Residency Training: Data from ACGME Case Logs. Presented at the 2009 Annual SUFU Meeting. Las Vegas, NV, February 2009.
  5. Urethral length as measured on MRI is associated with time to continence. Presented at the 2009 Annual AUA Meeting. Chicago, IL, April 2009.
  6. Artificial Urinary Sphincter cadaver Model- SUFU February 2010.
  7. Resident anatomy teaching poster- SUFU February 2010.
  8. Cadaveric Model of AdVance Male Sling- AUA May 2010, San Francisco
  9. Presentation and Management of Complications of Male Perineal Slings: Are Complications Under-Reported?- Joint MAAUA/NE Section Annual Meeting; October 2011, Orlando, FL.
Invited Lectures
  1. “Urodynamics for the Female Patient”. Grand Rounds for the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Temple University Hospital. September, 2005.
  2. “Prostatitis: Behavioral and Surgical Therapies”. American Urological Association BPH Course. Washington, D.C. December, 2005.
  3. “LUTS: Sexual Function and Dysfunction with Medical and Surgical Treatment”. American Urological Association BPH Course. Washington, D.C. December 2005
  4. “What Surgery for BPH Should I Master? Electrovaporization”. Society of Urodynamics and Female Urology. Bahamas. February 2006.
  5. “Office-Based BPH Therapies”. Division of Urology Grand Rounds, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Philadelphia, PA. February 9, 2006.
  6. “Advances in Overactive Bladder”. Department of Medicine Grand Rounds, Jeanes Hospital. Philadelphia, PA. September 20, 2006.
  7. “Updates in Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia”. Temple University Family Practice Review Course. Lancaster, PA. September 28, 2006.
  8. “Lower Urinary Tract for the Gynecologist”. Grand Rounds, Department
    of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Temple University Hospital. Philadelphia, PA. October 10, 2007
  9. “Urinary Incontinence”. Ambulatory Conference, Department of Medicine, Temple University Hospital. Philadelphia, PA. October 15, 3007
  10. “Laser Therapy for BPH”. Mid-Atlantic American Urological Association Annual Meeting. Bermuda. October 19, 2007
  11. “Autologous Fascial Pubovaginal Slings” Pelvic Floor Review Series CME Course. Geisinger Health System. Danville, PA. October 24, 2007.
  12. Guest Faculty Member, American Urological Association BPH Course. San Francisco, CA. December 1-2, 2007.
  13. “Point-Counterpoint: Artificial Urinary Sphincter vs. Male Slings for Post- Prostatectomy Incontinence.” Philadelphia Urological Society Meeting, Philadelphia, PA. October 2008.
  14. Faculty Member, American Urological Association BPH Course. “Holmium Laser Treatments for BPH: HoLAP and HoLEP.” New Orleans, LA. March 13-14, 2009.
  15. Grand Rounds, Dept. of Medicine, Taylor Hospital. “Update on BPH”. Philadelphia, PA. April 16, 2009.
  16. SUFU March 2010- Moderate BPH session AUA Webinar- “PostProstatectomy Incontinence” May 4, 2010.
  17. “Treatment of Post-prostatectomy Incontinence”- Focus on Prostate, Bladder, Kidney and Testicular Cancer Meeting, Abramson Cancer Center; September 2010.
  18. Post-Prostatectomy Incontinence Plenary Session SUFU, March 3, 2011, Phoenix Arizona
  19. Neurology Grand Rounds, HUP- “Multiple Sclerosis and Neurogenic Bladder”, May 3rd 2011
  20. Point-Counterpoint- Male Sling vs. Artificial Urinary Sphincter for a Man with Moderate Post-Prostatectomy Incontinence; Joint MAAUA/NE Section Annual Meeting, October 2011, Orlando, FL.
  21. Complications of Lower Urinary Tract Surgery Panel; Joint MAAUA/NE Section Annual Meeting, October 2011, Orlando, FL.
  22. Complications of Treatment of Prostate Cancer Course, Faculty. AUA National Meeting 2012-2014.
  23. Point-counterpoint: “Laser vs. Bipolar TURP for BPH”, Speaker. MAAUA Regional Meeting, September 2014.
  24. Course Co-Director: “Male Prosthetic Urology”. American Medical Systems, Minnetonka, MD. March 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014.
 
Awards
2011 Paul Leberman Urology Resident Teaching Award
 
2003 Howard M. Pollack Memorial Award for Academic Excellence (Highest In-Service Score)
 
 

                                             

 
 
 
 
 

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