Dr. Wein is Professor with Tenure and Emeritus Chief of Urology and Director of the Residency Program in Urology at the Perelman School of Medicine of the University of Pennsylvania and the University of Pennsylvania Health System. He is a graduate of Princeton University and received his MD from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. He completed training in Surgery and Urology at the University of Pennsylvania and a fellowship at the Harrison Department of Surgical Research. He has been certified and recertified (voluntary) by the American Board of Urology. He was awarded an honorary Ph.D. from the University of Patras, Greece in September 2005, and was conferred the status and received a Certificate of Honorary Professorship by the Federal State Institute of Urology of Ministry of Healthcare and Social Development of Russian Federation. He has chaired the Residency Review Committee in Urology and served as Vice President of the American Board of Urology.
Dr. Wein has received numerous awards and honors for excellence in the field of urology and has been recognized nationally and internationally through his many affiliations and professional memberships which include the American Association of Genitourinary Surgeons, Clinical Society of Genitourinary Surgeons, American Surgical Association, Society of Surgical Oncology, Society of Urologic Oncology (founding member), Society of Pelvic Surgeons, Society of Urodynamics, Female Pelvic Medicine and Urogenital Reconstruction, Société Internationale d’Urologie (SIU), American Urological Association (AUA) and the Royal Society of Medicine. He is a recipient of the Urodynamics Society Lifetime Achievement Award, the F. Brantley Scott Award of the American Foundation for Urologic Diseases, the Hugh Hampton Young Award of the American Urological Association, both the Distinguished Service Award and the Distinguished Contribution Award of the American Urological Association. In 2012, he was awarded the Keyes Medal by the American Association of Genitourinary Surgeons for outstanding contributions in the advancement of urology.
Dr. Wein has authored or co-authored more than 2,000 articles, chapters, and editorials, edited or co-edited 45 books, and has multiple multimedia presentations to his credit. His extensive experience in the field of urology has afforded him the opportunity to participate in numerous invited academic activities, meetings, and courses as a speaker, faculty member and chairperson. He is a prodigious lecturer with over 950 invited academic activities over the course of his career, including the co-chairmanship of the 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th International Consultations on Incontinence.