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Jack H. Mydlo, MD


Jack H. Mydlo, MD


Chairperson, Department of Urology

Professor, Urology

Telephone:  215-707-3375

Fax:  215-707-4785

Email: jack.mydlo@tuhs.temple.edu


Department of Urology


Educational Background:


Undergraduate degree:  SUNY at Buffalo

Buffalo, NY - 1977


Medical school:  SUNY Downstate Medical Center

Buffalo, NY - 1981


Post graduate:  Montefiore Einstein College of Medicine

Bronx, NY - 1982


Residency:  Montefiore Einstein College of Medicine

Bronx, NY - 1986


Fellowship:  Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

New York, NY - 1989

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research Interests:


  • Trauma
  • Uro-oncology
  • Erectile dysfunction

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Recent Medically Related Publications, Obtained from PubMed (Click on PubMed ID to view abstract)

26494295. Parker DC, Kocher N, Mydlo JH, Simhan J, Trends in Urology Residents' Exposure to Operative Urotrauma: a Survey of Residency Program Directors. Urology :()2015 Oct 19

24778893. Lee Z, Reilly CE, Moore BW, Mydlo JH, Lee DI, Eun DD, Stone formation from nonabsorbable clip migration into the collecting system after robot-assisted partial nephrectomy. Case Rep Urol 2014:(397427)2014

24380446. Aneja A, Bhattacharyya S, Mydlo J, Inniss S, Testicular seminomatous mixed germ cell tumor with choriocarcinoma and teratoma with secondary somatic malignancy: a case report. J Med Case Rep 8:(1)2014 Jan 1

23987169. Lee Z, Simhan J, Parker DC, Reilly C, Llukani E, Lee DI, Mydlo JH, Eun DD, Novel use of indocyanine green for intraoperative, real-time localization of ureteral stenosis during robot-assisted ureteroureterostomy. Urology 82:3(729-33)2013 Sep

21992688. Simhan J, Rothman J, Canter D, Reyes JM, Jaffe WI, Pontari MA, Doumanian LR, Mydlo JH, Gunshot wounds to the scrotum: a large single-institutional 20-year experience. BJU Int 109:11(1704-7)2012 Jun

20932419. Mydlo JH, Editorial comment. Urology 76:4(981)2010 Oct

18404072. Kunkle DA, Lebed BD, Mydlo JH, Pontari MA, Evaluation and management of gunshot wounds of the penis: 20-year experience at an urban trauma center. J Trauma 64:4(1038-42)2008 Apr

18061024. Lebovitch S, Mydlo JH, HIV-AIDS: urologic considerations. Urol Clin North Am 35:1(59-68; vi)2008 Feb

17297321. Crispen PL, Kansas BT, Pieri PG, Fisher C, Gaughan JP, Pathak AS, Mydlo JH, Goldberg AJ, Immediate postoperative complications of combined penetrating rectal and bladder injuries. J Trauma 62:2(325-9)2007 Feb

17270657. Lamarre NS, Ruggieri MR Sr, Braverman AS, Gerstein MI, Mydlo JH, Effect of obese and lean Zucker rat sera on human and rat prostate cancer cells: implications in obesity-related prostate tumor biology. Urology 69:1(191-5)2007 Jan

17085143. Kunkle DA, Kansas BT, Pathak A, Goldberg AJ, Mydlo JH, Delayed diagnosis of traumatic ureteral injuries. J Urol 176:6 Pt 1(2503-7)2006 Dec

16140097. Kunkle DA, Mydlo JH, Bladder wall lipoma in patient with irritative voiding symptoms. Urology 66:3(653-4)2005 Sep

15794795. Mydlo JH, Viterbo R, Crispen P, Use of combined intracorporal injection and a phosphodiesterase-5 inhibitor therapy for men with a suboptimal response to sildenafil and/or vardenafil monotherapy after radical retropubic prostatectomy. BJU Int 95:6(843-6)2005 Apr

15371841. Kansas BT, Eddy MJ, Mydlo JH, Uzzo RG, Incidence and management of penetrating renal trauma in patients with multiorgan injury: extended experience at an inner city trauma center. J Urol 172:4 Pt 1(1355-60)2004 Oct

15204381. Karlovsky M, Lebed B, Mydlo JH, Increasing incidence and importance of HIV/AIDS and gonorrhea among men aged >/= 50 years in the US in the era of erectile dysfunction therapy. Scand J Urol Nephrol 38:3(247-52)2004

15204375. Mydlo JH, Lebed B, Does brachytherapy of the prostate affect sperm quality and/or fertility in younger men? Scand J Urol Nephrol 38:3(221-4)2004

15123407. Mydlo JH, The impact of obesity in urology. Urol Clin North Am 31:2(275-87)2004 May

14730174. Guzzo T, Gerstein M, Mydlo JH, Granulosa cell tumor of the contralateral testis in a man with a history of cryptorchism. Urol Int 72:1(85-7)2004

14663468. Mydlo JH, Gerstein MI, Harris CF, Braverman AS, Immune function, mitogenicity, and angiogenic growth factor concentrations in lean and obese rodent sera: implications in obesity-related prostate tumor biology. Prostate Cancer Prostatic Dis 6:4(286-9)2003

12706005. Chawla SN, Gallop C, Mydlo JH, Fournier's gangrene: an analysis of repeated surgical debridement. Eur Urol 43:5(572-5)2003 May

12686840. Harris CF, Mydlo JH, Ischemia and gangrene of the penis. J Urol 169:5(1795)2003 May

12660447. Mydlo JH, Maybee GJ, Ali-Khan MM, Percutaneous drainage and/or nephrectomy in the treatment of emphysematous pyelonephritis. Urol Int 70:3(147-50)2003

12497046. Mydlo JH, Tieng NL, Volpe MA, Chaiken R, Kral JG, A pilot study analyzing PSA, serum testosterone, lipid profile, body mass index and race in a small sample of patients with and without carcinoma of the prostate. Prostate Cancer Prostatic Dis 4:2(101-105)2001

12444289. Viterbo R, Mydlo JH, Incidence and management of dialysis patients with renal calculi. Urol Int 69:4(306-8)2002

12352411. Mydlo JH, Harris CF, Brown JG, Blunt, penetrating and ischemic injuries to the penis. J Urol 168:4 Pt 1(1433-5)2002 Oct

11744447. Mydlo JH, Gerstein M, Patients with urologic cancer and other nonurologic malignancies: analysis of a sample and review of the literature. Urology 58:6(864-9)2001 Dec

11676349. Mydlo JH, Weinstein R, Misseri R, Axiotis C, Thelmo W, Radiologic, pathologic and molecular attributes of two types of papillary renal adenocarcinomas. Scand J Urol Nephrol 35:4(262-9)2001 Sep

11550781. Mydlo JH, Agins JA, Donohoe J, Grob BM, A review of urologic cancer patients with multiple primary malignancies. World J Urol 19:4(240-3)2001 Aug

11458059. Mydlo JH, Surgeon experience with penile fracture. J Urol 166:2(526-8; discussion 528-9)2001 Aug

21318801. Mydlo JH, Angiogenesis assays. Methods Mol Med 53:(265-75)2001

21318794. Mydlo JH, Purification of Growth Factor mRNA in Renal Tissues:bFGF-2, FGF-2, TGFa, and EGFR. Methods Mol Med 53:(151-63)2001

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Recent presentations:


Mydlo: Obesity and Prostate Cancer / Combination Therapy for Sub-optimal
Responders of PDE-5 Pharmacotherapy. Presented to the Department of Urology, St. George's Hospital, London, United Kingdom, April 4, 2004.


Mydlo: Urologic Trauma and Emergencies: Presented at Annual Forum for
Trauma Nursing Meeting. Temple University Hospital FSB, April 22, 2004


Mydlo: BPH Treatment Modalities: Presented at Temple CME meeting, Wyndham Hotel, Philadelphia, April 29, 2004


Mydlo, JH and Lebed, B: Does brachytherapy of the prostate affect
sperm quality and/or fertility in Younger Men? Presented at AUA Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, May 8th, 2004. Chosen to be presented at summary Plenary Session


Kansas BT, Eddy M, Uzzo RG, and Mydlo JH: Penetrating renal trauma at an
American East Coast Hospital. Poster presentation at the Annual American
Urological Association Meeting, May 8th, 2004, San Francisco, CA.


Mydlo: Nephron Sparing Surgery for Renal Cell Carcinoma: Teleconference to Brazil for "La Conferenia de Uro-oncologia Campinas" part of
Philadelphia International Medicine, July 13, 2004


Mydlo: Prostate cancer: Science and clinical practice: Temple Family
Practice Review Course, Oct 1, 2004, Lancaster, PA, Oct 1, 2004


Mydlo: Erectile Dysfunction: Diagnosis and Treatment: Temple Family
Practice Review Course, Oct 1, 2004 Lancaster PA


Mydlo JH, Viterbo R, and Crispen P: Use of combination intra-corporal
injection (ICI) and PDE-5 inhibitor therapy for men with a sub-optimal
response to sildenafil and/or vardenafil monotherapy after radical
retropubic prostatectomy. Mid Atlantic AUA Meeting, Chesapeake Bay, MD
Oct 5, 2004.


Mydlo JH, Braverman AS, Lamarre N, Gerstein MI, Harris CF, Ruggieri M:
Increased proliferation of prostate cancer cells by obese rat sera is
reversed by charcoal stripping. Mid Atlantic AUA Meeting, Chesapeake Bay, MD Oct. 4, 2004.


Mydlo/Pontari: Transplantation Patients and Occurrence of Urologic Tumors: Presented to Glenn Whitman, MD and Transplantation Service, Dec 6, 2004


Mydlo: MS-NBC TV , 10 AM: Discussion of prostate cancer (in relation to
death of actor Jerry Orbach's (Law and Order) death from the
disease. Dec. 30, 2004


Mydlo: Temple Family Practice Review: Prostate Cancer, Lancaster PA, Mar. 18, 2005


Mydlo: Medical Grand Rounds: Erectile Dysfunction, Mar. 21, 2005


Mydlo: Medical Grand Rounds: Stone Management: May 5, 2005

Crispen PL, Kansas BT, Gaughan J, Pieri P, Pathak A, Goldberg, and Mydlo JH: Immediate Post-Operative Comlications of Combined Penetrating Penetrating Rectral and Bladder Injuries: Philadelphia Uolrogic Society Meeting, April 25, 2005


Viterbo R, Chang D, Beltramo D, Pontari MA, Mydlo, JH: The Incidence of Genito-Urinary Malignancies in Post-Cardiac Transplant Recipients.
Podium presentation at the Philadelphia Urological Society Meeting, April 25, 2005, Philadelphia, PA


Kunkle DA, and Mydlo, JH: Ureteral Trauma with Delayed Diagnosis
Podium presentation at the Philadelphia Urological Society Meeting, April 25, 2005, Philadelphia, PA


Steixner B, Rolandelli R, and Mydlo JH: Pelvic floor disorders in active
women: risk factors and impact on quality of life. Abst # 3227. American
Urological Association Annual Meeting, San Antonio, TX, May 27, 2005


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Honors and acknowledgments :


  • Presented obesity/prostate cancer data at St. George's School of Medicine, London, England - April 2004
  • Moderated symposium on urologic cancer at Mid-Atlantic AUA meeting, Chesapeake Bay, MD - May 2004
  • Impact of Obesity in Urology, Urol Clin NA - May 2004
  • Prostate Cancer Textbook - Published June 2004
  • Video presentation on Partial Nephrectomy, Brazil - July 2004
  • Blunt and Penetrating Injuries to the Penis, Chapter 6, in Urological Emergencies - Published May 2005
  • Presented at Mid-Atlantic AUA Meeting - October 2005
  • Reviewer for the Journal of Urology, Urology and BJU International
  • Serves on the GU sub-committee for Radiation Therapy Oncology Group (RTOG)

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