Frank L. D'Elia, M.D.

Frank L. D'Elia, M.D.


Frank L. D’Elia, M.D., F.A.C.S., completed two years of surgical training at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, and three years of urologic residency at Thomas Jefferson University. He also completed a one-year oncology research fellowship, during which time he published several articles on original cancer research. He also completed a one-year clinical oncology fellowship at Thomas Jefferson University, where he learned advanced diagnostic and surgical techniques in the care of urologic cancers. Dr. D’Elia taught cancer surgery at Thomas Jefferson University for 14 years. He is certified by the American Board of Urology.

Dr. D’Elia is Chief of the Division of Urology at Crozer-Chester Medical Center. He is also chief of the division of Urologic Oncology at Crozer Chester Medical Center where he began the Crozer cryotherapy program to spare kidney removal. He is one of a small number of urologic oncologists nationally using state of the art robotic surgery for prostate cancer.

Dr. D’Elia is a Clinical Associate Professor of Urology at Temple University, and an Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor of Urology at Hahnemann Medical College. He was an instructor in urology at Thomas Jefferson University between 1985 and 1997, and an assistant clinical professor of urology at TJU between 1997 and 2012. He is a member of the Executive Committee and past President of the Philadelphia Urologic Society. Dr. D’Elia is also the President of the Pennsylvania Prostate Center, which in conjunction with Thomas Jefferson University, brought the first microwave therapy unit for prostate care to Pennsylvania.

Nationally, Dr. D’Elia has participated as a moderator in national conferences in the urologic cancer section. He has also published nationally on cancer treatments. Dr. D’Elia limits his new patient practice to the diagnosis and management of urologic cancers including the management of blood in the urine, kidney masses and elevated PSAs.

Academic Urology Locations

  • Brinton Lake

    Crozer Medical Plaza
    500 Evergreen Dr.,
    G5 Garden Terrace
    Glen Mills, PA 19342

  • Glen Mills

    100 Maris Grove Way
    Glen Mills, PA 19342

  • Media

    200 East State Street
    Suite 205
    Media, PA 19063

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