da Vinci® Surgeons
Abraham Spence, MD completed his training in Urology at the University of Pennsylvania and Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. He grew up in Pittsford, New York, and graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of Rochester earning degrees in Biology as well as Chemistry with highest distinction. He received his medical degree at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine.
Dr. Spence completed his General Surgical Internship at the University of Pennsylvania, and Urology residency at the University of Pennsylvania and Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Throughout his surgical training, he received the Pollack Award for the highest absolute score on the in-service examination, as well as the Outstanding Scholar in Urology Award from the University of Pennsylvania Division of Urology in 2013. He also was the recipient of the CAP award from the University of Pennsylvania Department of Radiology on two separate occasions. He has particular interests in urologic oncology, as well as minimally invasive surgery including robotic, laparoscopic, and endoscopic surgery. During residency, he completed several specialty training courses including a preceptorship in robotic surgery in Ohio, as well as an advanced biosurgery preceptorship and workshop focusing on robotic partial nephrectomy in San Diego, California. He also has a strong interest in Men’s Health both preceding and following interventions for cancer of the urinary tract. He completed additional specialty training including the Advanced Training in Penile and Incontinence Prosthetic Surgery in Tampa Florida, the Surgical Symposium and Training for Prosthetic Surgery in Las Vegas, as well as the Current Trends in the Treatment of BPH at the University of Pennsylvania.
Dr. Spence places the highest priority on individualizing each patient’s care to offer a comprehensive treatment plan to help ensure the best patient outcomes. He strongly believes in a multidisciplinary approach to urologic disease, and works closely with his colleagues to establish the best team for each individual patient.