Alexander Kutikov, MD

Alexander Kutikov, MD, FACS

Urology Philadelphia, PA

Associate Professor of Urologic Oncology

Office Address

  • 333 Cottman Ave
    Fox Chase Cancer Center
    Philadelphia, PA 19111
    Phone: (215) 728-6900
    Fax: (215) 214-1734

Alexander Kutikov, MD, FACS

Urology Philadelphia, PA

Associate Professor of Urologic Oncology


  • Dr. Kutikov is a board certified, academic urologic surgical oncologist who treats tumors of the adrenal, kidney, prostate, bladder, ureter, testis, and other genitourinary organs using minimally invasive (robotic/laparoscopic) and traditional surgical techniques:

    Dr. Kutikov's current funded research interests include understanding renal / prostatic carcinogenesis, risk-stratification of surgical outcomes, and quantification of competing risks:

    Dr. Kutikov has significant interests in harnessing web and mobile technology to improve patient engagement and quality of care. He is a co-founder of VisibleHealth, Inc and UrologyMatch, LLC:

Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Urology: Minimally Invasive Surgery, Surgical Oncology
  • Clinical Interests: Adrenalectomy; Nephrectomy; Cystectomy; Prostatectomy; Pheochromocytoma; Urothelium; Transitional Cell Carcinoma; Renal Cell Carcinoma; Prostatic Neoplasms; Ureteral Neoplasms; Urinary Bladder Neoplasms; Urinary Diversion

Faculty Appointments & Work History

  • Associate Professor of Urologic OncologyFox Chase Cancer Center
    Philadelphia, PA
  • Co-FounderUrologyMatch, LLC
    Co-founder and co-manager of the premier Internet portal for physicians and medical students. url:
  • Co-FounderVisible Health, Inc.

Education & Training

  • Fox Chase Cancer Center
  • University of PennsylvaniaUniversity of Pennsylvania
  • University of PennsylvaniaUniversity of Pennsylvania
  • University of PennsylvaniaUniversity of Pennsylvania
  • Harvard Medical SchoolHarvard Medical School
  • Emory UniversityEmory University
  • Oxford University

Certifications & Licensure

  • NJ State Medical LicenseNJ State Medical License2009 - 2017
  • PA State Medical LicensePA State Medical License2006 - 2016
  • American Board of UrologyUrology

    Awards, Honors, & Recognition

    • CMS Meaningful Use Stage 1 CertificationEpicCare Ambulatory EMR, Epic Systems Corporation, 2013
    • Mid-Atlantic AUA Young Investigator Representative to the AUA’s Research ForumAmerican Urological Association Meeting, Washington, DC, 2011
    • American College of Surgeons Excellence in Research Award96th Annual Clinical Congress, Surgical Forum, 2010

    Publications & Presentations


    Journal Articles

    • Does Partial Nephrectomy Result in a Durable Overall Survival Benefit in the Medicare Population?  Smaldone MC, Egleston BL, Uzzo RG, Kutikov A., Journal of Urology
    • Competing Risks of Death in Patients with Localized Renal Cell Carcinoma: A Comorbidity Based Model.  Kutikov A, Egleston BL, Canter D, Smaldone MC, Wong YN, Uzzo RG., Journal of Urology
    • Evaluating Prostate Cancer Mortality and Competing Risks of Death in Patients with Localized Prostate Cancer Using a Comprehensive Nomogram.  Kutikov A, Cooperberg MR, Paciorek AT, Uzzo RG, Carroll PR., Boorjian SA., Prostate Cancer and Prostatic Diseases

    Books/Book Chapters

    • Campbell-Walsh Urology. Chapter: 53: Pathophysiology, Evaluation, and Medical Management of Adrenal Disorders. 
      Kutikov A, Crispen PL, Uzzo RG.
      Editors: Wein AJ.Elsevier, Philadelphia
      Edition 10,
    • Comprehensive Textbook of Genitourinary Oncology. Chapter: Natural History and Surveillance of SRMs. 
      Canter D, Kutikov A, Boorjian SA, and Uzzo RG
      Editors: Voeglzang NJ, Scardino PT.Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, Philadelphia
      Edition 4,
    • 5-Minute Urology Consult. Chapter: Retroperitoneal Abscess. 
      Kutikov A, Uzzo RG.
      Editors: Gomella.Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
      Edition 2,


    • Incidental Screening for Adrenocortical Carcinoma (ACC): Lessons From Over 20 years of Data from the National Cancer Database (NCDB). Kutikov A, Mallin K, Canter DJ, Wong YN, Uzzo RG, American Urological Association Meeting, Washington, DC
    • An Innovative Web Tool for Objectifying Critical Decision-Making in Patients with Urologic Cancers. Kutikov A, Bland J, Canter DJ, Rosenfeld B, Sterious S, Chen YT, American Urological Association Meeting, Washington, DC
    • Has a Minimally Invasive Approach Become More Important Than Nephron Preservation in the Management of the Clinically Localized Renal Mass? Smaldone MC, Kutikov A, Egleston B, Canter DJ, Teper E, Viterbo R, Chen D, Greenberg R, Uzzo RG, American Urological Association Meeting, Washington, DC


    • Management of Adrenal Incidentaloma in the Patient with Cancer. Temple University General Surgery Grand Rounds
    • Moderator for Podium Session on Urologic Oncology. Mid-Atlantic New England AUA Sectional Meeting, Orlando, FL
    • Adrenal Mass in the Cancer Patient. University of Pennsylvania Urology Grand Rounds

    Other Languages

    • Russian

    Hospital Affiliations

    Insurance Accepted

    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • AmeriHealth Direct POS
    • Amerihealth HMO
    • AmeriHealth PPO
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
    • CIGNA Open Access
    • Cofinity PPO
    • First Choice
    • First Health PPO
    • Great West PPO
    • Health Net Oregon PPO
    • HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
    • IBC Keystone HMO / POS
    • IBC Personal Choice PPO
    • Multiplan PHCS PPO
    • Multiplan PPO
    • Premera BCBS Heritage & Heritage Plus 1
    • Providence Health System Personal Option
    • QualCare HMO
    • QualCare PPO
    • Regence Washington - Preferred Provider Network
    • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
    • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

    Medical Groups

    • Fox Chase Cancer Center
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