Head, Division of Urology
Cooper Medical School of Rowan University
Allen D. Seftel, MD, is a former Professor of Urology at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, Ohio. Since 2009, Dr. Seftel has served as Chief of Urology at Cooper University Hospital, Camden, NJ and commencing in 2011, Professor of Urology at Cooper Medical School at Rowan University. In 2013, Dr. Seftel received an adjunct appointment at the MD Anderson Cancer Center. As of January 2015, Dr. Seftel became the director of the fully accredited Cooper University hospital urology residency program. Dr. Seftel received his undergraduate degree (BA) at New York University in Chemistry and his M.D. at the State University of New York Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn in 1984 in medicine. He completed his urology residency at Case Western Reserve University and then spent over two years at an American Foundation for urologic disease scholar in sexual dysfunction at the Boston University School of Medicine under the auspices of the late Doctor Robert Krane and Doctor Irwin Goldstein.
Dr. Seftel's research interests include male hypogonadism, diabetes- related erectile dysfunction, ejaculatory dysfunction, prostate cancer biomarkers as well as BPH. Since 2002, Dr. Seftel serves as the editor of the topic area "Sexual Dysfunction" for the Journal of Urology's Urologic Survey Section. Of note, Dr. Seftel was appointed editor -in chief of the Internal Journal of Impotence Research from 2004-2009, and currently serves on numerous editorial boards. Importantly, Dr. Seftel has authored numerous publications and lectured nationally and internationally on all aspects of male sexual health, including hypogonadism. Of note, Dr. Seftel has written extensively on the topic of male hypogonadism, including two recent publications, 2016 and 2016, in the Mayo Clinic Proceedings. The American Urological Association awarded Dr Seftel with a Presidential Citation for his service to the Urology Care Foundation at its 2015 annual meeting.