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Puneet Masson, M.D.
Urology

 
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Penn Fertility Care
3701 Market Street, 8th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Administrative Assistant:
Christopher Templeton 215-662-8120
Nurse: Kristin Pick 215-662-8134
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Philadelphia, PA 19104
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puneet.masson@uphs.upenn.edu

 

Puneet Masson, MD is an Assistant Professor of Surgery/Urology and Director of the Male Fertility Program for Penn Fertility Care. He received his medical degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and then completed his Urology residency at New York Presbyterian Hospital – Weill Cornell Medical College. He then went on to complete a fellowship in Andrology at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.

Dr. Masson is a board-certified urologist and specializes in male reproductive medicine and surgery. His practice focus is helping men through the challenges of infertility, sexual dysfunction, and hypogonadism. He is a fellowship-trained microsurgeon and specializes in microsurgical testicular sperm extraction, vasectomy reversal, and varicocelectomy. He has received substantial recognition during his training for clinical excellence, commitment to patient care, and education of junior house-staff. Research accomplishments include a grant by the Sexual Medicine Society of North America, numerous awards for clinical research endeavors in male infertility and erectile dysfunction, and he regularly presents his work at national conferences. He is an active member of the American Urological Association, American Society of Reproductive Medicine, Sexual Medicine Society of North America, and American Society of Andrology.

 
Faculty Appointments
2013 - present Assistant Professor of Urology in Surgery
Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
2013 - present Assistant Professor of Urology in Obstetrics & Gynecology
Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
Hospital and Administrative Appointments
2013 - present Active Physician, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
2013 - present Active Physician, Pennsylvania Hospital
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
2013 - present Attending Physician, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
2013 - present Director, Penn Fertility Care
 
2013 – present Director of Male Fertility, Penn Medicine
 
Education/Training
2001 - 2006 MD - Columbia University, College of Physicians & Surgeons
New York, New York
 
1997 - 2001 BA - Brown University
Providence, Rhode Island
(Anthropology & Biology)
 
Postgraduate Training and Fellowship Appointments
2012 - 2013 Andrology Fellow, Department of Urology
Feinberg School of Medicine/ Northwestern Memorial Hospital
Chicago, Illinois
 
2011 - 2012 Chief Resident in Urology, James Buchanan Brady Department of Urology
Weill Cornell Medical College/ New York Presbyterian Hospital
New York, New York
 
2007 - 2011 Resident in Urology, James Buchanan Brady Department of Urology
Weill Cornell Medical College/ New York Presbyterian Hospital
New York, New York
 
2006 - 2007 Intern in Surgery, Department of Surgery
Weill Cornell Medical College/New York Presbyterian Hospital
New York, New York
 
Memberships/Societies
National/International Societies
  • American Urological Association, Active Urologist
  • American Society for Reproductive Medicine
  • Sexual Medicine Society of North America
  • American Society of Andrology
  • Reproductive Medicine Network
 
Local/Regional Societies
  • Mid-Atlantic American Urological Association
  • Philadelphia Urologic Society
 
Research
Expertise: Male infertility; Microsurgery; Erectile dysfunction; Ejaculatory disorders; Penile prosthesis; Peyronie’s Disease; Testosterone replacement therapy; Vasectomy
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Publications
Research Publications, Peer Reviewed
  1. McKiernan JM, Masson P, Murphy AM, Goetzl M, Olsson CA, Petrylak DP, Desai M, Benson MC. Phase I trial of intravesical docetaxel in the management of superficial bladder cancer refractory to standard intravesical therapy. Journal of Clinical Oncology 24(19):3075-3080, July 1, 2006.
  2. Lambert EH, Bolte K, Masson P, Katz AE. Focal cryosurgery: Encouraging health outcomes for unifocal prostate cancer. Urology 69(6):1117-1120, June 2007.
  3. Laudano MA, Lambert SM, Masson P, McCann TR, Desai M, Benson MC, McKiernan JM. How often do available preoperative risk factors accurately predict the risk assessed after surgery for localized prostate cancer? BJU International 103(3):317-320, Feb. 2009.
  4. Peng Y, Masson P, Li PS, Chang Y, Tian L, Lee R, Kim H, Sokal DC, Goldstein M. No needle local anesthesia for adult male circumcision. Journal of Urology 184(3):978-983, Sept. 2010.
  5. Stahl PJ, Masson P, Mielnik A, Marean MB, Schlegel PN, Paduch DA. A decade of experience emphasizes that testing for Y microdeletions is essential in American men with azoospermia and severe oligozoospermia. Fertilization & Sterilization 94(5):1753-1756, Oct. 2010.
  6. Masson P, Li PS, Barone MA, Goldstein M. The Shang Ring device for simplified adult circumcision. Nature Reviews Urology 7(11):638-642, Nov. 2010.
  7. Barone MA, Ndede F, Li PS, Masson P, Awori Q, Okech J, Cherutich P, Muraguri N, Perchal P, Lee R, Kim HH, Goldstein M.  The Shang Ring device for adult male circumcision: A proof of concept study in Kenya.  Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome 57(1):e7-12, May 2011 (Epub Feb 21, 2011).
  8. Barone MA, Awori QD, Li PS, Simba RO, Weaver MA, Okech JO, Aduda AO, Cherutich P, Muraguri N, Wekesa JM, Nyanchoka J, Perchal P, Masson P, Lee R, Goldstein M, Kioko J, Lusi O, Sokal DC. Randomized trial of the Shang Ring for adult male circumcision with removal at one to three weeks: delayed removal leads to detachment.  Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome 60(3):e82-89, July 1, 2012.
  9. Masson P, Gerber JA, Brannigan RE.  Fertility preservation in the male: From childhood to adulthood.  Minerva Ginecologia 64(6):461-475, Dec. 2012.
  10. Pearl JA, Berhanu D, François N, Masson P, Zargaroff S, Cashy J, McVary KT.  Testosterone supplementation does not worsen lower urinary tract symptoms.  Journal of Urology June 10, 2013 (Epub ahead of print).
  11. Swanson DE, Polackwich AS, Helfand BT, Masson P, Hwong J, Dugi DD 3rd, Martinez Acevedo AC, Hedges JC, McVary KT.  Penile fracture: Outcomes of early surgical intervention.  Urology 84(5):1117-1121, Nov. 2014.
  12. Oberlin DT, Masson P, Brannigan RE.  Testosterone replacement therapy and the internet: An assessment of providers' health-related web site information content.  Urology 85(4):814-818, Apr. 2015.
Reviews in Peer Reviewed Research Publications
  1. Masson P, Lambert SM, Brown M, Shabsigh R. PDE-5 inhibitors: Current status and future trends. [Review]Urology Clinics of North America 32(4):511-525, viii, Nov. 2005.
  2. Lambert SM, Masson P, Fisch H. The male biological clock. [Review] World Journal of Urology 24(6):611-617, Dec. 2006.
  3. Li PS, Lü NQ, Masson P, Huang YF, Sun YH. Adult male circumcision for military men: History and future. [Review] Asian Journal of Andrology 16(6):483-489, June 2010.
  4. Masson P, Brannigan RE. The varicocele. [Review] Urology Clinics of North America 41(1):129-144, Feb. 2014.
  5. Osterberg EC, Ramasamy R, Masson P, Brannigan RE.  Current practices in fertility preservation in male cancer patients. [Review] Urology Annals 6(1):13-17, Jan. 2014.
  6. Hockenberry MS, Masson P. Erectile Dysfunction in the Elderly. Curr Geriatr Rep. 4(1):33-43, Mar. 2015.
Abstracts
  1. Masson P, Cheng Y, Peng YF, Tian L, Liu Yi-Dong, Lu Nian-Qing, Lee RK, Kim HH, Sokal DC, Li PS, Goldstein M. Adult circumcision with the Chinese Shang Ring. Podium video session, American Urologic Association Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, May 2010. Winner, 2nd Prize for Best Video. Also presented at the Ministry of Health, Lusaka, Zambia, 2010, and Family Health International, Nairobi, Kenya 2010.
  2. Masson P, Barone MA, Ndede F, Li PS, Awori Q, Okech J, Cherutich P, Muraguri N, Perchal P, Lee R, Kim HH, Goldstein M. The Shang Ring device for adult male circumcision: A proof of concept study in Kenya. Moderated poster session, AUA Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, May 2011.
  3. Masson P, Eid JF. Novel technique for scrotal pump and input tubing placement in inflatable penile prosthesis. Podium session, AUA Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA, May 2012.
  4. Masson P, Eid JF. Salvage replacement of penile prosthesis with normal saline washout. Podium session, World Meeting on Sexual Medicine, Chicago, IL, Aug. 2012.
Editorials, Chapters, Case Reports & Participation in Committee Reports
  1. Masson P, Lambert SM, Schlegel PN, Fisch H. Fertility and aging men. Chap. 51 in Conn PM (ed.): Handbook of Models for Human Aging. New York: Academic Press, 2006, 631-640.
Alternative Media
  1. Masson P, Peng YF, Li PS, Cheng Y, Tian L, Lee RK, Kim HH, Sokal DC, Goldstein M. No needle anesthesia for adult male circumcision. Podium video session, American Society of Reproductive Medicine Annual Meeting, Denver, CO, Oct. 2010.
 
Awards, Honors and Membership in Honorary Societies
2012 Research Grant Award, Sexual Medicine Society of North America (SMSNA)
 
2012 2nd Prize for Clinical Research, Ferdinand C. Valentine Essay Contest, New York Academy of Medicine, AUA-New York Section (for “No-Touch Technique for Inflatable Penile Prosthesis Implantation”)
 
2012 CARE Resident of the Month Award, New York Presbyterian Hospital/ Weill Cornell Medical Center (for exemplary commitment to patient care)
 
2011 Distinguished Housestaff Award, Awarded by New York Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Cornell Medical Center Alumni Council (for overall excellence in urology)
 
2011 Jonathan Coleman Teaching Award, Department of Urology, New York Presbyterian Hospital/ Weill Cornell Medical College (for dedication to and interest in teaching fellow residents)
 
2010 2nd Prize Best Video,American Urological Association Annual Meeting (for “Adult Circumcision with the Chinese Shang Ring”)
 
2010 SMS/SSMR Men’s Health Traveling Fellowship Award, Sexual Medicine Society and Society for the Study of Male Reproduction, AUA Annual Meeting
 
2010  3rd Prize for Clinical Research, Ferdinand C. Valentine Essay Con-test, New York Academy of Medicine, AUA-New York Section (for “Pilot Study of the Shang Ring: A Novel Device for Adult Male Circumcision”)
 
2010 Andlinger Fellow, American Austria Foundation, Vienna Medical University Hospital, Vienna, Austria, and Hospital of the Barmherzigen Brüder, Salzburg, Austria
 
2009 1st Prize for Clinical Research, Ferdinand C. Valentine Essay Contest, New York Academy of Medicine, AUA-New York Section (for “A Decade of Experience Emphasizes that Testing for Y Microdeletions is Essential in American Men with Azoospermia and Severe Oligozoospermia”)
 
2006 3rd Prize for Clinical Research, Ferdinand C. Valentine Essay Contest, New York Academy of Medicine, AUA-New York Section (for “Phase I Trial of Intravesical Docetaxel in the Management of Super-ficial Bladder Cancer Refractory to Standard Intravesical Therapy”)
 
2005 Oncology Prize, AMA Foundation Award for Overall Excellence in Clinical Research, National Student Research Forum (for “Phase I Trial of Intravesical Docetaxel in the Management of Superficial Bladder Cancer Refractory to Standard Intravesical Therapy”)
 
2004 - 2005 Doris Duke Clinical Research Fellow, Department of Urology, Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons

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