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Fox Chase Cancer Center and Temple Health Welcome Urologist Dr. Eric M. Ghiraldi
PHILADELPHIA (July 20, 2022)—Fox Chase Cancer Center is pleased to announce the hiring of Eric M. Ghiraldi, DO, who has joined Temple Health and the Fox Chase Division of Urology and Urologic Oncology.
“Dr. Ghiraldi will be joining an experienced team of benign urologists which will work integrally with the urologic oncology team already well established at Fox Chase. The infusion of expertise that these physicians bring will further help us expand the range of advanced benign urologic treatment options available at Fox Chase and for Temple Health at large,” said Robert Uzzo, MD, MBA, FACS, President & CEO of Fox Chase Cancer Center.
Ghiraldi specializes in benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) treatment. He is one of only a select few urologists in the Delaware Valley who performs prostate enucleation, an advanced laser surgery to treat BPH.
His research interests include metabolic management for kidney stone disease and treatment options for benign prostatic hyperplasia. He is a member of the American Urological Association, Endourological Society, and the Philadelphia Urological Society.
Ghiraldi received his medical degree from the New York College of Osteopathic Medicine. He went on to complete his residency at Einstein Medical Center, as well as a fellowship in endourology at Yale University, where he was appointed clinical instructor for the department of urology. Before joining Fox Chase, he served as an associate professor of urology for Einstein Healthcare Network in Philadelphia.
“The addition of Dr. Ghiraldi to our urology practice represents an exciting step forward in our clinical offerings for patients with urologic conditions, further distinguishing us as leaders in the field,” said Uzzo.
Ghiraldi began work at Fox Chase on July 1 and will see patients at Fox Chase Cancer Center – Huntingdon Pike and Temple Health Ft. Washington.
Fox Chase Cancer Center (Fox Chase), which includes the Institute for Cancer Research and the American Oncologic Hospital and is a part of Temple Health, is one of the leading comprehensive cancer centers in the United States. Founded in 1904 in Philadelphia as one of the nation’s first cancer hospitals, Fox Chase was also among the first institutions to be designated a National Cancer Institute Comprehensive Cancer Center in 1974. Fox Chase is also one of just 10 members of the Alliance of Dedicated Cancer Centers. Fox Chase researchers have won the highest awards in their fields, including two Nobel Prizes. Fox Chase physicians are also routinely recognized in national rankings, and the Center’s nursing program has received the Magnet recognition for excellence five consecutive times. Today, Fox Chase conducts a broad array of nationally competitive basic, translational, and clinical research, with special programs in cancer prevention, detection, survivorship, and community outreach. It is the policy of Fox Chase Cancer Center that there shall be no exclusion from, or participation in, and no one denied the benefits of, the delivery of quality medical care on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity/expression, disability, age, ancestry, color, national origin, physical ability, level of education, or source of payment.
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