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Matthew E. Sterling, M.D.
Urology Resident

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

Administrative Telephone: 215-662-6156

Contact Information (internal use only)

matthew.sterling@uphs.upenn.edu

 

Matthew Sterling is currently a chief resident specializing in Urology.  Fields of interest including male urinary incontinence, post-cancer treatment voiding dysfunction, neurogenic voiding dysfunction, urodynamics, reconstructive urology, and minimally invasive approaches to oncologic surgery.  He will be doing a fellowship in Trauma and Reconstructive Urology at Temple University Hospital upon graduation.

 
Appointments
2012 - present Assistant Instructor in Surgery
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Education/Training
2008 - 2012 MD - UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Piscataway, New Jersey
 
2004 - 2008 BS - Science, Magna Cum Laude
Pennsylvania State University-Schreyer Honors College
University Park, Pennsylvania
 
 
 
 
 
 
Memberships/Societies
2012 - present American Urologic Association
 
2011- present Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
 
2011- present  Arnold P. Gold Humanism Honor Society
 
 


 
 
Research
  • Minimally invasive approaches to Penile Cancer
  • Management of post-prostatectomy incontinence
  • Management of recurrent UTIs
  • Emergency medicine management of renal colic and ureteral calculi
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Publications
Peer-Reviewed Publications
  1. Sterling ME, Kovell RC, Jaffe WI. Primary Seminal Vesicle Adenocarcinoma Presenting with Bilateral Orbital Metastasis. Urol Case Rep. 2016; 6:33-35.
  2. Pietzak E, Sterling ME, Smith Z, Malkowicz SB, Guzzo TJ. Outcomes of Radical Cystectomy in Potential Candidates for Bladder Preservation Therapy. Urology. 2015; 85(4): 869-875.
  3. Sterling ME, Long CJ, Bosse KR, Bagatell R, Shukla AR. A rapid progression of disease after surgical excision of a malignant rhabdoid tumor of the bladder. Urology. 2015; 85(3): 664-666.
  4. Sterling M, Ziemba J, Mucksavage P. Acute management of nephrolithiasis. World J Clin Urol. 2014; 3(3): 161-167.
  5. Weisleder N, Takizawa N, Lin P, Wang X, Cao C, Zhang Y, Tan T, Ferrante C, Zhu H, Chen PJ, Yan R, Sterling M, Zhao X, Hwang M, Takeshima M, Cai C, Cheng H, Takeshima H, Xiao R, Ma J. Recombinant MG53 protein modulates therapeutic cell membrane repair in treatment of muscular dystrophy. Science Translational Medicine. 2012; 4(139):139ra85.
  6. Sterling M, Chekmareva MA, Barone JG. Benign testicular enlargement due to diffuse interstitial fibrosis associated with cryptorchid testis in 11-month-old male.  Urology. 2012; 79(2):440-42.
  7. Barone JG, Johnson K, Sterling M, Ankem MK.  Laparoendoscopic single-site varicocele repair in adolescents-initial experience at a single institution.  J. Endourol.  2011; 25(10):1605-8.
Abstracts Presented at National or Regional Scientific Meetings
  1. Sterling ME, Strother MC, Kovell RC, Jaffe WI. Day of Catheter Removal May Predict Cure Rates in Men Undergoing AdVance® Sling for Post-Prostatectomy Incontinence at Extended Follow-up (≥24 months). Podium Presentation: October 2016. Mid-Atlantic Section of the AUA Annual Meeting: Hot Springs, VA.
  2. Sterling ME, Hartigan SM, Wein AJ, and Smith AL. Removal of the Interstim® Sacral Neuromodulation (SNM) Permanent Tined Lead from the S3 Foramen: A Standardized Surgical Technique. Poster Presentation: February 2016. Society of Urodynamics, Female Pelvic Medicine and Urogenital Reconstruction. Winter Meeting; New Orleans, LA.
  3. Sterling ME, Skokan A, Seranio N, Wein AJ, Malkowicz SB, Miller C, Guzzo TJ. A Multi-Disciplinary Approach to Penile Cancer at a Large Tertiary Care Center – 18 Years of Experience.  Podium Presentation: October 2015. Mid-Atlantic Section of the AUA Annual Meeting; Nassau, Bahamas.
  4. Sterling ME, Mucksavage P. Video Abstract: Robotic Nephrolithotomy: Various Techniques for Extraction. Video Presentation: May 2015. AUA Annual Meeting; New Orleans, LA.
  5. Parrillo L, Ziemba J, Sterling M, Gertz A, Mucksavage P, Guzzo T. Hematuria Practice Patterns in the Primary Care Setting.  Podium Presentation: May 2015. AUA Annual Meeting; New Orleans, LA.
  6. Smith Z, Jayarajan S, Sterling M, Canter D, Issa M, Dobbs R, Malkowicz B, Guzzo T. The administration of any additional BCG beyond induction therapy improves overall survival in high-grade T1 bladder cancer. Poster Presentation: December 2014. Society of Urologic Oncology Winter Meeting; Bethesda, MD.
  7. Ziemba JB, Sterling ME, Van Arsdalen KN, Mucksavage P. Characteristics of emergency department visits for patients with nephrolithiasis. Poster Presentation: September 2014. Mid-Atlantic Section of the AUA Annual Meeting; Baltimore, MD.
  8. Ziemba JB, Sterling ME, Mucksavage P. Practice patterns of acute renal colic in the emergency department. Podium Presentation: September 2014. Mid-Atlantic Section of the AUA Annual Meeting; Baltimore, MD.
  9. Smith ZL, Guzzo TJ, Jayarajan SN, Sterling ME, Issa MM, Dobbs RW, Malkowicz SB, Canter DJ. The administration of any additional BCG beyond induction therapy improves overall survival in primary high-grade T1 bladder cancer. Poster Presentation: September 2014. Mid-Atlantic Section of the AUA Annual Meeting; Baltimore, MD.
  10. Revenig LM, Canter DJ, Issa MM, Dobbs RW, Smith ZL, Sterling ME, Malkowicz SB, Guzzo TJ. Re-examination of the Natural History of High-grade T1 Bladder Cancer: Analysis of a Large Cohort. Poster Presentation: October 2013. Mid-Atlantic Section of the AUA Annual Meeting; White Sulphur Springs, WV.
  11. Sterling M, Schneider D, Barone JG. Investigating the role of varying parental factors in delayed toilet training: A study on an increasing public health issue. Poster Presentation: October 2011.  American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference and Exhibition 2011; Boston, MA.
  12. Sterling M, Ferrante C, Lin P, Zhao X, Ma J, Weisleder N. Mechanism of Recombinant Mitsugumin 53 (MG53) Protein Function in Membrane Repair. Poster Presentation: October 2009. RWJMS Research Forum; Piscataway, NJ.
 
Awards
2016 Philadelphia Urologic Society Resident Essay Contest 3rd Prize:
Sterling ME, Strother MC, Kovell RC, Jaffe WI. Day of Catheter Removal May Predict Cure Rates in Men Undergoing AdVance® Sling for Post-Prostatectomy Incontinence at Extended Follow-up (≥24 months).
 
2014 Mid-Atlantic Section of the AUA Resident Essay Contest 3rd Prize:
Ziemba JB, Sterling ME, Mucksavage P. Practice patterns of acute renal colic in the emergency department
 
2011 Marshall Hanley Endowed Scholarship, UMDNJ-RWJMS
 
2010 Robert Wood Johnson Alumni Scholarship, UMDNJ-RWJMS

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