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Matthew E. Sterling, M.D.
Urology Resident

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

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Matthew Sterling is currently a fourth year General Surgery Resident specializing in Urology.  Fields of interest include: neurogenic voiding dysfunction, urodynamics, post-cancer treatment male urinary incontinence, minimally invasive approaches to oncologic surgery.

2012 - present Assistant Instructor in Surgery
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
  • Alpha Omega Alpha
  • Arnold P. Gold Humanism Honor Society
2010 - 2011 Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Department of Urology
New Brunswick, New Jersey
  • Research topics
    • The association between child temperament and various parental factors with delayed toilet training in toddlers aged 4-7 years old.
    • Laparoendoscopic single-site surgery for pediatric varicocele repair
2009 Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Department of Physiology
Piscataway, New Jersey
  • Research topic
    • Mechanism of recombinant protein MG53 in cell membrane repair
  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. Sterling M, Ziemba J, Mucksavage P. Acute management of nephrolithiasis. World J Clin Urol. 2014; 3(3): 161-167.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.
  6. 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.

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