PHILADELPHIA (April 14, 2020) – Fox Chase Cancer Center announces the hiring of Andres F. Correa, MD, who will join the department of surgery in the Urologic Oncology Division. Correa will be an assistant professor in the academic clinician track.
Correa, who was a Society of Urologic Oncology Fellow at Fox Chase, is returning to the center after serving as attending surgeon and assistant professor in the division of urology in the department of surgery at MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper University Hospital.
He received his medical degree from the University of Maryland School of Medicine, where he graduated magna cum laude. Correa was a general surgery intern at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center before becoming a urology resident and eventually the urology chief resident.
Correa is skilled at all surgical modalities including robotics, laparoscopy, and traditional open surgery, and has deep expertise in prostate, kidney, bladder, testicular, and other genitourinary cancers.
“Fox Chase Urologic Oncology is extremely fortunate to recruit talent of such high caliber. Dr. Correa is a second-to-none academic clinician who unites clinical wisdom, superb surgical skill, and an unparalleled knowledge base with superlative communication skills, sincere compassion, and an utmost sense of duty,” said Alexander Kutikov, MD, chief of the Urologic Oncology Division.
Correa is a member of the American Medical Association, National Hispanic Medical Association, American Urological Association, and the Society of Urologic Oncology.
He has published over 20 manuscripts in peer-reviewed journals—including seminal work on prediction of kidney cancer recurrence in the prestigious Journal of Clinical Oncology—has presented at numerous academic meetings, and contributed to book chapters in the field of urologic oncology.
Correa is fluent in Spanish and has received the honor of being nominated as a top doctor in the Philadelphia area by Al Día News Media.
Correa will begin work at Fox Chase on May 4, 2020.