David Cahn, M. D.

David Cahn, M. D.


Dr. Cahn is a specialist in Urologic Oncology and Complex Genitourinary malignancies with extensive training in robotic, laparoscopic and open surgery. He focuses on cancers of the prostate, adrenal, kidney, bladder, testis and penis. In addition, he is trained to manage complex and rare urologic conditions. He is board-certified by the American College of Osteopathic Surgeons and is a Fellow of the American College of Osteopathic Surgeons (FACOS). Dr. Cahn approaches each patient with the utmost respect, and emphasizes patient education to guide confident decisions with individualized patient care.

Dr. Cahn underwent fellowship at the Fox Chase Cancer Center and completed his Urologic Surgery Residency and General Surgery Internship at Einstein Healthcare Network in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, serving as chief resident. Dr. Cahn graduated from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, earned a Masters of Biomedical Sciences from Rutgers University, and a Bachelor of Arts from Washington University in St. Louis. Furthermore, Dr. Cahn has a certificate in Healthcare Innovation and Management from Temple University. Some of Dr. Cahn’s past awards include the Resident Achievement Award and the Robert C. Erwin Literary Award from the American College of Osteopathic Surgeons, and the Einstein Urology Outstanding Resident and Excellence in Robotics Awards. Dr. Cahn has over 35 peer-reviewed journal and textbook publications, and his research has been presented nationwide.


  • Prostate Cancer
  • Robotic Prostatectomy
  • Bladder Cancer
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Ureteral Cancer
  • Testicular and Penile Cancers
  • Adrenal Tumors
  • Complex Intra-abdominal and Pelvic Reconstruction (Robotic and Open)
  • Robotic and Laparoscopic Surgery


  • Washington University in St. Louis


  • Rutgers University – Masters of Biomedical Science
  • Temple University – Certificate of Healthcare Management and Innovation


  • Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine


  • Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA


  • Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia, PA


  • American Urological Association
  • Society of Urologic Oncology
  • American College of Osteopathic Surgeons


  • Residents’ Committee Chair, American College of Osteopathic Surgeons
  • Resident Achievement Award, American College of Osteopathic Surgeons
  • 1st place, Robert C. Erwin Literary Award, American College of Osteopathic Surgeons
  • Outstanding Resident Award, Department of Urology, Einstein Healthcare Network
  • Excellence in Robotics Award, Department of Urology, Einstein Healthcare Network
  • 1st Place Award, Urological Surgery Scientific Podium Presentation, Annual Clinical Assembly
  • H. Willard Sterrett, DO and H. Willard Sterrett, Jr., DO, Memorial Award for Excellence in Urology
  • Sigma Sigma Phi National Osteopathic Honors and Service Society

Academic Urology Locations

  • Glen Mills

    100 Maris Grove Way
    Glen Mills, PA 19342

  • Media

    200 East State Street
    Suite 205
    Media, PA 19063

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