Karl F. Godlewski, MD

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Karl F. Godlewski, MD, is an attending physician with the Division of Urology at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

Appointments and Referrals: 1-800-TRY-CHOP (1-800-879-2467)

Education and Training

Medical School

MD - Rush Medical College, Chicago, IL


Surgery - Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA


Urology - Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA


Pediatric Urology - Children’s Hospital Of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

Titles and Academic Titles

Attending Physician

Conditions Treated

Departments and Services




Sherer B, Warrior K, Godlewski K, Deane L. Prostate cancer in renal transplant recipients. Int Braz J Urol. 2017;43(6)1021-32.

Tsambarlis P, Sherer B, Godlewski K, Deal R, Deane L. Baseline risk characteristics in 500 consecutive patients with postoperative urinary retention (POUR). Can J Urol. 2017;24(2)8705-07.


Sherer B, Godlewski K, Levine LA. Pharmacologic therapy for Peyronie’s disease: What should we prescribe? Expert Opinion on Pharmacotherapy. 2015;16:1299-311.


Bronson W, Fewer M, Godlewski K, Slover J, Caplan A, Iorio R, Bosco J. The ethics of patient risk modification prior to joint replacement surgery. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery. 2014;96:e113.


Basar M, Yen C, Buchwalder L, Murk W, Huang SJ, Godlewski K, Kocamaz E, Arda O, Schatz F, Lockwood CJ, Kayisli UA. Preeclampsia-related increase of interleukin-11 expression in human decidual cells. Reproduction. 2010;140:605-12.




Godlewski K, Van Batavaia J. “Congenital Anomalies.” Penn Clinical Manual of Urology, edited by Dana A, Weiss, Alan J Wein. 3rd ed., Elsevier 2021.

Godlewski K, Long CJ. AUA Update Series 2021: Hypospadias: Adult complications and concerns after pediatric repair.

Awards and Honors

2020, Philadelphia Urologic Society Debate, 1st Prize
2019-2020, Howard Pollack Award – Highest ISE Score and ISE Rank
2015, Alpha Omega Alpha
2015, Arnold P. Gold Humanism Society