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Dr. Allen D. Seftel, MD, is Chief of the Division of Urology, Cooper University Hospital, Professor of Urology, Rowan University School of Medicine, Camden, New Jersey, and Adjunct Professor of Urology, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas.
Dr. Seftel received a medical degree from the State University of New York Health Science Center at Brooklyn (SUNY Downstate Medical Center). He completed a residency in urology at Case Western Reserve University, in Cleveland, Ohio. Additional postdoctoral training included an American Foundation of Urologic Disease Scholar in Sexual Medicine Fellowship at Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts.
The focus of Dr. Seftel’s research has been centered on the restoration of erectile function, with an emphasis on the aging population, including the use of sildenafil and tadalafil, Medicated Urethral System for Erection (MUSE®), vacuum therapy, penile injection therapy, and penile prostheses. Other areas of research include the association of glycemic control with sexual function in men with type 2 diabetes and sexual aspects of rehabilitation in spinal cord injury. Hypogonadism, ejaculatory dysfunction, Peyronie’s disease, and female sexual dysfunction are among his other areas of investigation.
Dr. Seftel has written extensively on male sexual dysfunction. He is also actively engaged in continuing medical education at Cooper University Hospital and other medical institutions. Dr Seftel offered special instructional courses in the evaluation of male sexual function at the American Urological Association (AUA) Annual Meeting. He is a reviewer for Urology, Journal of Urology, Journal of Sexual Medicine, and is a long-standing member of the AUA Annual Meeting Abstract Committee.
Dr. Seftel is the former Editor in Chief of the International Journal of Impotence Research, and is the abstract author of Journal of Urology’s Urologic Survey section, “Male and Female Sexual Function and Dysfunction: Andrology.” Dr. Seftel is a member of numerous medical organizations, including the AUA, the American Association of Clinical Urologists, International Society for Men’s Health, American Society for Men’s Health, Sexual Medicine Society of North Amercia, and the International Society of Sexual Medicine. He has been listed in America’s Top Doctors since 2001.