Alan J. Wein, MD, Ph.D (hon)
Professor and Chief
Division of Urology
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Chief of Urology
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Director of the Residency Program in Urology
University of Pennsylvania Hospital
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Alan J. Wein, M.D. Ph.D.(hon.) is Professor and Chief of the Division of Urology at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, and Chief of Urology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and Director of the Residency Program in Urology at the University of Pennsylvania at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. He is a graduate of Princeton University and received his MD from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. He completed training in Surgery and Urology at the University of Pennsylvania including a fellowship at the Harrison Department of Surgical Research. He has been certified and recertified (voluntary) by the American Board of Urology. He was awarded an honorary Ph.D. from the University of Patras, Greece in September 2005. He was conferred the status of Honorary Professor of the Federal State Institute of Urology in May 2010.

He has received numerous awards from various societies for his contributions to Urology, holds or has held editorial board or associate editorial positions on 14 respected journals, is the editor-in-chief of the gold standard textbook on Urology, Campbell-Walsh Urology, has over 880 publications and has written or edited 28 books on Urology. His fields of interest are the evaluation and management of urologic cancer, the physiology and pharmacology of the lower urinary tract, the evaluation and management of voiding function and dysfunction including problems related to prostate enlargement, urinary incontinence and neurologic disease.