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Ross Decter, MD, Urology, Hershey, PA, Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center

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Urology Hershey, PA

Pediatric Urology, Trauma & Reconstructive Surgery

Thomas and Jessie Rohner Jr. Professor of Surgery Director of Pediatric Urology M.S Hershey Medical Center of the Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine

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  • Dr. Ross Decter is an urologist in Hershey, PA and is affiliated with Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center. He received his medical degree from University of Saskatchewan College of Medicine and has been in practice 42 years. He specializes in pediatric urology and trauma & reconstructive surgery and is experienced in pediatric urology, hypospadias surgery, urethral reconstruction, ureteral reconstruction / diversion, and male voiding dysfunction.

Education & Training

  • Texas Childrens HospitalFellowship, 1986 - 1987
  • Boston Children's Hospital
    Boston Children's HospitalFellowship, Pediatric Urodynamics, 1986 - 1986
  • University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, ManitobaResidency, Residency in Urology, 1986
  • University of Saskatchewan College of Medicine
    University of Saskatchewan College of MedicineClass of 1975
  • University of SaskatchewanNon Degree, 1969 - 1970

Certifications & Licensure

  • PA State Medical License
    PA State Medical License 1987 - 2022
  • TX State Medical License
    TX State Medical License 1986 - 1988
  • American Board of Urology Urology
  • American Board of Urology Pediatric Urology

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • President Society Of Pediatric Urology, 2015
  • Secretary/Treasurer Society of Pediatric Urology, 2012-2015
  • Regional Top Doctor Castle Connolly, 2014
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Clinical Trials

Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Anterade continence enema procedure: impact on quality of life in patients with spinal cord injury  
    Decter, RM, Smith, PS, Spinal Cord, 1/1/2015
  • The MAGPI Hypospadias Repair  
    Decter, RM, Dialogues in Pediatric Urology, 1/1/2008
  • The Association of Urethrorrhagia and Urethral Stricture Disease  
    Poch, MA, Handel, LN, Kaplon, DM, Caesar, RE, Decter, RM, Caldamone, AA, J Ped Urol, 1/1/2006
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Books/Book Chapters

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  • "The Acure Scrotum and UDT" 
    Hershey, PA - 1/19/2017
  • "Use of Continent Abdominal Stomas in the Patient with a Neurogenic Bladder: A Primer" 
  • Voiding Dysfunction 
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  • Buried Penis: The Impact of Childhood Obesity, Vol 31 
    Decter, RM

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