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Robert G. Uzzo, MD, MBA, FACS

Fox Chase Cancer Center

Robert G. Uzzo, MD, MBA, FACS

Chairman, Department of Surgery

G. Willing "Wing" Pepper Chair in Cancer Research

Professor, Department of Surgery

Professor of Surgery, Temple University Health System

Adjunct Professor of Bioengineering, Temple University College of Engineering


◽ Oncology - Urology

Adrenal Tumor; Bladder Cancer; Kidney Cancer; Penile Cancer; Prostate Cancer; Testicular Cancer; Ureteral Cancer; Urethral Cancer



Nationally known as a leader in the field of urologic oncology, Dr. Uzzo has made important clinical, scientific and educational contributions to the Department of Surgery. A fellow of the American College of Surgeons, Uzzo has consistently ranked among Castle Connolly’s and Philadelphia Magazine Top Doctors in urology. He is a national principal investigator for a clinical trial by the Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group to evaluate new, targeted therapies for kidney cancers and immunotherapy. He is the author of more than 350 chapters, articles, books and abstracts on urologic tumors and has presented hundreds of regional, national and international lectures.

Education & Fellowships

    ◽ Fellow, Urologic Oncology, Cleveland Clinic Foundation
    ◽ Fellow, Renal Transplantation and Renovascular Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation
    ◽ Chief Resident, Urology, New York Hospital-Cornell University Medical Center, New York, NY
    ◽ Senior Resident, Urology, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY
    ◽ MD, Cornell Medical College, New York, NY, 1991
    ◽ BS/BA, Union College, Schenectady, NY, 1989, Valedictorian

Awards & Honors

    ◽ Philadelphia Magazine Top Doctors, 2002-20
    ◽ Best Doctors in America®, 2013-16, 2019-2020, Urology
    ◽ America’s Top Doctors®, 2008-17
    ◽ AUA Residents National Committee Teaching Award
    ◽ Consumer’s Research Council of America –America’s Top Physicians
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