Matthew Sterling, M. D.

Matthew Sterling, M. D.


Matthew E Sterling, MD graduated with high distinction from the Schreyer Honors College at Penn State University and then obtained his medical degree from Rutgers-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. He completed his general surgery internship and urology residency at the University of Pennsylvania Health System, including the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. He then completed a fellowship in genitourinary trauma and reconstructive urology at Temple University Hospital. He is one of only a few urologists in the greater Philadelphia area to have specific fellowship training in reconstructive urology and prosthetics. Dr. Sterling is a member of the American Urologic Association and has been inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha National Medical Honor Society and the Arnold P. Gold Humanism Honor Society. While Dr. Sterling practices all aspects of general urology, his clinical and research interests include: Men’s Health, BPH and minimally invasive surgery for prostatic enlargement, erectile dysfunction including penile implant surgery, minimally invasive treatment for Peyronie’s disease, urethral stricture disease, voiding dysfunction/urodynamics, urinary incontinence/leakage, and kidney stone disease.


  • Men’s Health
  • BPH
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery for Prostatic Enlargement
  • Erectile Dysfunction including Penile Implant Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Treatment for Peyronie’s Disease
  • Urethral Stricture Disease
  • Voiding Dysfunction/Urodynamics
  • Urinary Incontinence/Leakage
  • Kidney Stone Disease


  • Urology
  • Genitourinary Reconstruction
  • Prosthetic Surgery


  • Pennsylvania State University


  • Rutgers-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School


  • Urology - University of Pennsylvania Health System
  • General surgery internship - University of Pennsylvania Health System


  • Trauma and Reconstructive Urology, Temple University Hospital


  • 2017 American Board of Urology Step 1
  • 2017 Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Licensed Physician and Surgeon


  • American Urologic Association
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
  • Arnold P. Gold Humanism Honor Society


  • 2017 Outstanding Scholar in Urology, Penn Urology
  • 2017 Howard Pollack Award in Urology, Penn Urology
  • 2016 Philadelphia Urologic Society Resident Essay Contest 3rd Prize: Sterling ME, Strother MC, Kovell RC, Jaffe WI. Day of Catheter Removal May Predict Cure Rates in Men Undergoing AdVance® Sling for Post-Prostatectomy Incontinence at Extended Follow-up
  • 2014 Mid-Atlantic Section of the AUA Resident Essay Contest 3rd Prize: Ziemba JB, Sterling ME, Mucksavage P. Practice patterns of acute renal colic in the emergency department
  • 2011 Marshall Hanley Endowed Scholarship, UMDNJ-RWJMS
  • 2010 Robert Wood Johnson Alumni Scholarship, UMDNJ-RWJMS

Academic Urology Locations

  • Bryn Mawr

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

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