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Irwin S. Goldstein, M.D.

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Administrative Office:
Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine
West Pavilion, 3rd Floor
3400 Civic Center Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Administrative Assistant: Anna Bottoms
Administrative Telephone: 215-615-0408
Administrative Fax: 215-615-3356

Clinical Offices:
Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine
West Pavilion, 3rd Floor
3400 Civic Center Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Clinical Phone: 215-662-2891
Clinical Fax: 215-662-3955

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Irwin S. Goldstein, M.D. is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Urology in Surgery, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  He practices at both the Penn Urology offices at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and in the Penn offices in Bala Cynwyd, Pennsylvania.

Dr.  Goldstein received a Doctor of Medicine degree from Thomas Jefferson University and a Bachelor of Arts from LaSalle College, both in Philadelphia, PA.  He is board certified by the American Board of Urology. 

Dr. Goldstein has been a practicing urologist for over 30 years, practicing in both private urologic practice and more recently in an academic university setting.  He specializes in lower urinary tract and pelvic floor dysfunction and male sexual medicine.  He completed his urology residency in the Division of Urology, at Albert Einstein Medical Center in Philadelphia and a fellowship in Renal Transplantation at the Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN.   Dr. Goldstein has served as principal investigator on investigative drug research studies on the treatment of interstitial cystitis and lower urinary tract symptoms in men.

Faculty Appointments
2008 - present Assistant Professor of Clinical Urology in Surgery
Perelman School of Medicine
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1996 - 2004 Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1986 - 1993 Clinical Associate, Department of Surgery
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Hospital and Administrative Appointments
2010 – 2011 Medical Director of HUP Urology
Outpatient Practice
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
2004-2008 Affiliate, Doylestown SurgiCenter
Doylestown, Pennsylvania
1999 - 2008 Active Physician, Holy Redeemer Hospital
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1996 - present Active Physician
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1995 - 2004 Active Physician, Phoenixville Hospital
Phoenixville, Pennsylvania
1995 - 1999 Active Physician, Pottstown Memorial Hospital
Pottstown, Pennsylvania
1990 - 2007 Active Physician, Graduate Hospital
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1987 - 2008 Affiliate, Keystone Kidney Center
Willow Grove, Pennsylvania
1981 - present Associate Physician
Penn Presbyterian Medical Center
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1971 - 1975 MD - Thomas Jefferson University Medical College
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1970 - 1971 Villanova University, Villanova, Pennsylvania
(Graduate Courses in Biology; Biology laboratory instructor)
1968 - 1970 B.S. LaSalle College, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1966 - 1968 Albright College, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
(no degree awarded)
Postgraduate Training and Fellowship Appointments
1980 - 1981 Fellowship in Renal Transplantation, Mayo Clinic
Rochester, Minnesota
1977 - 1980 Resident in Urology, Albert Einstein Medical Center
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1976 - 1977 Resident in General Surgery
Hospital of the Medical College of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1975 - 1976 Intern in Internal Medicine
Albert Einstein Medical Center
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
National and International Societies
  • American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery (Fellow)
  • American Urologic Association
  • International Society of Laser Medicine and Surgery
  • European Society for Sexual Medicine
  • American Society for Men’s Health – Founding Member
  • International Society of Men’s Health
  • American Society of Andrology
  • European Association of Urology
Local and Regional Societies
  • Mid-Atlantic Section, American Urologic Association
  • Montgomery County Medical Society
  • Philadelphia Urologic Society
  • Urologic Association of Pennsylvania
2009 - 2010 Principal Investigator, A Multi-Center, Randomized, Double-Blind, Parallel Group Evaluation of the Effectiveness and Safety of Uracyst® Compared to Inactive Vehicle Control in Subjects with Interstitial Cystitis/Painful Bladder Syndrome, Watson Laboratories, Inc. funded
2009 - 2010 Principal Investigator, A Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Phase 2 Study of Silodosin 8 mg daily for the treatment of nocturia in men with benign prostatic hyperplasia, Watson Pharma funded
Research Publications, Peer Reviewed
  1. Reheis, J.P., Goldstein, I.S.  (1980). Ureteroseminal vesical fistula following trauma.  Urology. 15(6):623-624.
  2. Tomera, K.H., Gaffey, T.A, Goldstein, IS, Zincke, H.  (1981). Leiomyoma of scrotum.  Urology 18(4):388-389.
Reviews in Peer-Reviewed Research Publications
  1. Reheis, J.P., Goldstein, I.S., Mogil, R.A.  (1981). Papillary adenocarcinoma arising in a urethral diverticulum accompanied by adenocarcinoma of the bladder: Case report and review of the literature. [Review]  Journal of Urology 126(5):695-697.
  2. Zachary L. Smith, Shailen S. Sehgal, Keith N. Van Arsdalen, Irwin S. Goldstein.(2014) Placenta Percreta with Invasion into the Urinary Bladder. Urology Case Reports.2(1):31-32.
Editorials, Chapters & Participation in Committee Reports
  1. Goldstein IS  (2014)  The PSA Controversy: To Test or Not to Test. SOJ Surgery1(1)2.
  2. Scott Caesar, MD and Irwin S. Goldstein,MD  Prostatitis and Lower Urinary Tract Infections in Men – in Penn Clinical Manual of Urology, 2nd edition.  Philadelphia:  Elsevier, 2014- in press. 
Awards, Honors and Membership in Honorary Societies
1975 Phi Chi Medical Fraternity
1975 Hobart Amory Hare Medical Society
1975 John H. Gibbon, Jr., Surgical Society

Dr. Irwin Goldstein

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