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Matthew G. Heavner, MD
Urology Resident

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Department of Surgery
4 Maloney
3400 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104

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Matt Heavner is a categorical resident in the Department of Urology’s training program. He is currently entering his second year of training with the Department of Urology. His past research work has focused on renal cancer, malpractice in the management of urologic disease, and novel therapies in the treatment of chronic urologic pain.

2016 - present Assistant Instructor in Surgery
2012 - 2016 Wake Forest School of Medicine
2008 - 2012 Davidson College


  • National Societies: American Urological Association
  • Psi Chi National Psychology Honors Society
  1. Peyton CC, Rothberg MB, Jiang V, Heavner MG, Hemal AK (2017). Comparative analysis of renal functional outcomes and overall survival of elderly vs nonelderly patients undergoing radical nephrectomy.  Journal of Endourology. 31(2): 198-203.
  2. Peyton CC, Heavner MG, Rague JT, Krane LS, Hemal AK (2016). Does sarcopenia impact complications and overall survival in patients undergoing radical nephrectomy for stage III and IV kidney cancer? Journal of Endourology. 30(2): 229-236.
  3. Krane LS, Heavner MG, Rague JT, Hemal AK (2016). Association of urine dipstick proteinuria and post operative renal function following robotic partial nephrectomy. Journal of Endourology, 30(5): 532-536.
  4. Heavner MG, Krane LS, Winters SM, Mirzazadeh M (2015). Pheochromocytoma diagnosed pathologically with previous negative serum markers. Journal of Surgical Oncology. 112: 492-495.
  5. Colaco M, Heavner MG, Sunyaro P, Terlecki RP (2015). Malpractice litigation and testicular torsion: a legal database review. Journal of Emergency Medicine. 49: 849-854.
  6. Colaco M, Heavner MG, Sunyaro PL, Terlecki RP (2015). Predisposing factors and outcomes of malpractice litigation for cases of testicular torsion: a legal database review. Journal of Urology. 193:e174.
  7. Krane LS, Heaver MG, Rague JT, Aboumohamed A, Hemal AK (2015). Can proteinuria on a simple preoperative urinary dipstick predict long term renal functional changes in patients undergoing partial nephrectomy? Journal of Urology. 193:e528

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