David McGinnis, M.D.

David McGinnis, M.D.


David McGinnis, M.D. received his bachelors degree, cum laude, from Harvard College, Cambridge, Massachusetts and his medical degree from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Texas. He served both his general surgery and urology residencies at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He completed a Fellowship in Minimally Invasive Urologic Oncology from 1999 to 2000 at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital. He is certified by the American Board of Urology.

Dr. McGinnis has published multiple papers on laparoscopic and robotic surgery. He is a Clinical Associate Professor of Urology at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and was on the full time faculty at Jefferson before moving his practice to Bryn Mawr. He has served as Secretary and then President of the Philadelphia Urologic Society. He has extensive experience with laparoscopic and robotic surgery. He was the first surgeon in Philadelphia to perform many laparoscopic procedures, including laparoscopic radical prostatectomy and laparoscopic pyeloplasty. He also was the first Philadelphia surgeon to perform more than 20 robotic prostatectomies. For the last several years he has been among the two or three busiest robotic surgeons in the region. He has been a Philadelphia Magazine “Top Doc” from 2011-2016.

Academic Urology Locations

  • Bryn Mawr

    919 Conestoga Rd
    Building 1, Suite 300
    Bryn Mawr, PA 19010

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