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Dr. Jay Simhan, MD

Urologist

Professional statement

Dr. Jay Simhan is Vice-Chairman of the Department of Urology and Director of Urologic Trauma, Reconstruction & Prosthetics for the Einstein Healthcare Network. As a board-certified urologist, he also serves as Associate Professor of Urology at Temple Health/Fox Chase Cancer Center. Dr. Simhan graduated summa cum laude with highest honors and a BS degree in Chemistry from the University of North Carolina. After also obtaining his medical degree at UNC-Chapel Hill, he subsequently completed General Surgery and Urology residency training at Temple University Hospital and the Fox Chase Cancer Center in Philadelphia. He then completed additional fellowship training in Urologic Trauma, Reconstruction & Prosthetics at the University of Texas Southwestern in Dallas, Texas. Dr. Simhan has also completed executive leadership training at the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Simhan’s clinical practice is dedicated to urethral stricture disease, open and robotic urinary tract reconstruction, penile implant surgery, male anti-incontinence surgery, revision male prosthetic surgery, Peyronie’s disease, and complications from urologic cancer treatment. Dr. Simhan has lectured nationally and internationally on a variety of topics in urologic reconstruction and is an invited national proctor for training programs in prosthetic urology. He has published chapters in leading urologic textbooks, including the definitive chapter on lower urinary tract trauma in the gold standard textbook, Campbell-Walsh-Wein Urology. Dr. Simhan has additionally co-authored over 125 peer-reviewed publications, abstracts, and book chapters in leading peer-reviewed journals including the Journal of Urology, Urology, European Urology, and the British Journal of Urology International.

In-network insurances

  • Aetna
  • Aetna Better Health
  • AmeriHealth

Specialties

  • Urologist

Practice names

Board certifications

  • American Board of Urology

Education and training

  • Temple University Hospital, Internship in General Surgery
  • Fox Chase Cancer Center (Residency)
  • Medical School - University of North Carolina, Doctor of Medicine
  • Temple University Hospital, Residency in General Surgery and Urology
  • University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Fellowship in Male Trauma, Reconstruction and Prosthetics

Professional memberships

  • Society of Urologic Prosthetic Surgeons
  • Society of Genitourinary Reconstructive Surgeons
  • Mid-Atlantic Section of the American Urological Association

Awards and publications

  • Dugi DD, Simhan J, Morey AF. “Urethroplasty for Stricture Disease: Contemporary Techniques and Outcomes.” Urology. Mar 2016, p. 12-18.
  • Gor R, Styskel B, Li T, Canter D, Simhan J. “Unexpected High Rates of Angiography and Angioembolization for Isolated Low Grade Renal Trauma: Results from a Large, Statewide, Trauma Database.” Urology. 97 Nov 2016: 92-97.
  • 2016, Best Abstract, National SMSNA Meeting

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Languages spoken

  • English
  • Spanish
  • Tamil

Provider's gender

Male

NPI number

1669613113

Office locations

Einstein Urology Associates

Einstein Healthcare Network

1200 W Tabor Rd, 3rd Floor

Philadelphia, PA 19141

Einstein Urology Associates

Einstein Healthcare Network

633 W. Germantown Pike, Suite 203

Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462

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