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Matthew Kaag, MD, Urology, Hershey, PA, Penn State Hershey Childrens Hospital


Urology Hershey, PA

Surgical Oncology, Trauma & Reconstructive Surgery

Associate Professor of Surgery Division of Urology, Penn State Hershey Medical Center Head, Genitourinary Multidisciplinary Team Penn State Hershey Cancer Institute

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  • Dr. Kaag is a board certified urologist who completed a urologic oncology fellowship at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in 2010. His practice focuses on the surgical management of patients with complex or advanced urologic cancers. He co-leads the Genitourinary Cancer Team at the Penn State Cancer Insitute and coordinates multidisciplinary cancer care for his patients. His clinical interests include bladder cancer, locally advanced kidney cancer, penile cancer, and testicular cancer. His research focuses on understanding barriers to recovery following radical cystectomy for bladder cancer.

Education & Training

  • Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
    Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer CenterFellowship, Urologic Surgical Oncology, 2007 - 2010
  • Penn State Milton S Hershey Medical Center
    Penn State Milton S Hershey Medical CenterResidency, Urology, 2003 - 2007
  • Penn State Milton S Hershey Medical Center
    Penn State Milton S Hershey Medical CenterInternship, Transitional Year, 2002 - 2003
  • Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine
    Pennsylvania State University College of MedicineClass of 2002

Certifications & Licensure

  • PA State Medical License
    PA State Medical License 2002 - 2024
  • NY State Medical License
    NY State Medical License 2007 - 2010
  • American Board of Urology Urology

Clinical Trials

Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Original Contribution Mitotic Activity in Non-Invasive Papillary Urothelial Carcinoma: Its Value in Predicting Tumor Recurrence, and Comparison to the Contemporary Two...  
    Augustyna Gogoj, Suzanne B Merrill, Monika Joshi, Sheldon Holder, Joshua I Warrick, Matthew Kaag, Jay D Raman, Joseph Drabick, ScienceDirect
  • Predicted Versus Observed 30-Day Perioperative Outcomes Using the ACS NSQIP Surgical Risk Calculator in Patients Undergoing Partial Nephrectomy for Renal Cell Carcinoma  
    Brian M Blair, Jay D Raman, Matthew G Kaag, International Urology and Nephrology

Press Mentions

  • Detecting and Treating Urologic Cancers with Penn State Hershey Cancer Institute
    Detecting and Treating Urologic Cancers with Penn State Hershey Cancer InstituteSeptember 8th, 2015

Grant Support

  • Enhancing Patient Resilience During Multimodal Therapy for Bladder CancerWells Fargo Barsumian Trust2013–2014

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