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James R. O’Connell, M.D.
Urology

 
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Administrative Office:
Pennsylvania Hospital - Urologic Center
800 Walnut Street, Floor 19
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Administrative Assistant: Kathie Smith
Administrative Telephone: 215 829-3409
Administrative Fax: 215-925-9749

Clinical Office:
Pennsylvania Hospital
800 Walnut Street, Floor 19
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Clinical Telephone: 215 829-3409
Clinical Fax:
215-925-9749

Penn Medicine Radnor
250 King of Prussia Road
Radnor, PA 19087
Clinical Telephone: 610-902-5700
Clinical Fax: 610-902-5704

Contact Information (internal use only)

james.o'connell@uphs.upenn.edu

 

Dr. O ’Connell received his medical degree from Hahnemann medical college. He completed his internship and residency in surgery at Hahnemann Hospital, followed by a residency in urologic surgery at the University of Pennsylvania School of medicine and a fellowship
in urologic oncology at the University of Texas MD Anderson cancer center. Dr. O’Connell is board-certifi ed in urology and is a fellow of
the American college of Surgeons and a member of the American Society of clinical oncology, the Society of Urologic oncology, and the Society of laparoscopic Surgeons. In addition, he participates as a clinicalinvestigator in National cancer Institute sponsored clinical research trials.

Dr. O’Connell is an exceptional urologist with over 40 years of experience. His clinical areas of expertise include urologic cancers and general urology, including kidney stones, voiding dysfunction and urinary tract infections. His research interests include HPV infection, as well as bladder and prostate cancers.

 
Faculty Appointments
1972 - 1973 Clinical Instructor in Urology
Department of Surgery
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
2009 - 2011 Assistant Professor of Urology
Mount Sinai School of Medicine
New York, New York
 
Hospital and Administrative Appointments
1973 - 2008 Active Staff, Division of Urology
Delaware County Memorial Hospital
Drexel Hill, Pennsylvania
 
1984 - 1990 Director, Department of Surgery
Delaware County Memorial Hospital
Drexel Hill, Pennsylvania
 
1987 - 2008 Chief of Service, Division of Genito-Urinary Surgery
Delaware County Memorial Hospital
Drexel Hill, Pennsylvania
 
1990 - 1995 Medical Director
Delaware County Regional Cancer/ Fox Chase Cancer Network
Drexel Hill, Pennsylvania
 
1996 - 1998 Co-Medical Director
Delaware County Regional Cancer/ Fox Chase Cancer Network
Drexel Hill, Pennsylvania
 
1973 - 2008 Active Staff, Department of Surgery
Division of Urology, Springfield Hospital
Springfield, Pennsylvania
 
1996 - 2008 Active Staff, Department of Surgery
Division of Urology, Crozer-Chester Medical Center
Upland, Pennsylvania
 
2006 - 2008 Courtesy Staff (Coverage)
Mercy Catholic Medical Center
Darby, Pennsylvania
 
2006 - 2008 Courtesy Staff (Coverage)
Riddle Memorial Hospital
Media, Pennsylvania
 
2009 - 2011 Active Staff, Department of Urology
Mount Sinai Hospital
New York, New York
 
05/11 - 08/11 Active Staff, Section of Urology
Saint John’s Riverside Hospital
Yonkers, New York
 
2012 - present Health System Clinician
Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
Education/Training
1957 - 1961 B.S. St. Joseph’s University
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (Biology)
 
1961 - 1965 M.D. Hahnemann Medical College
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
Postgraduate Training and Fellowship Appointments
1965 - 1966 Internship in Surgery
Hahnemann Hospital
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
1986 - 1967 Residency in Surgery
Hahnemann Hospital
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
1969 - 1973 Residency in Urology
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
1981 - 1982 Fellowship in Urology and Oncology
University of Texas/M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, TX
 
Military Service
1967 - 1969 United States Air Force
 
Memberships/Societies
 
National/International Societies
1978 - present American Urological Association
 
1979 - present American College of Surgeons
 
1981 - present American Medical Association
 
1992 - present Society of Urologic Oncology
 
1992 - present American Society of Clinical Oncology
 
2005 - present Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons
 
Local/Regional Societies
1980 - 2000 American Cancer Society, Board
(Delaware County, Pennsylvania)
 
Scientific Committees
1982 - 2008 Liaison Fellow, Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons
for Delaware County Memorial Hospital
 
Research
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Publications
 
Research Publications, Peer Reviewed
  1. Johnson DE, O’Connell JR. Primary carcinoma of the female urethra. Urology 21(1):42-45, Jan. 1983.
  2. O’Connell JR, Johnson DE, Rather J, Richards PC. Rapid pre-operative bowel preparation for patients undergoing radical cystectomy. Urology 21(3):245-247, Mar. 1983.
  3. O’Connell JR, McCaffrey JA, Motzer RJ, Gomella LA. What is the role of nephrectomy in patients with metastatic renal cell carcinoma? Seminars in Oncology 23(1):21-23, Feb. 1996.
Editorials, Chapters, Case Reports and Participation in Committee Reports
  1. Johnson DE, O’Connell JR, Delclos L. Carcinoma of the urethra. In Javadpour N (ed.): Principles & Management of Urologic Cancer. Baltimore: Williams & Wilkins, 1983, 115-125.

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