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Philip Hanno

Clinical Professor
Department of Urology
Stanford University School of Medicine
United States of America


Dr. Philip Hanno specializes in the treatment of urologic chronic pain syndromes including bladder pain syndrome/interstitial cystitis and chronic pelvic pain syndrome in men (nonbacterial prostatitis). He sees patients with voiding dysfunction, urinary tract infection, and general urologic problems as well. From 1981 to 1990 he was an Associate Professor of Urology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and Chief of Urology at the Philadelphia Veterans Administration Medical Center. For the next decade he was Chairman of Urology at Temple University School of Medicine. After a year as a medical officer in the Food and Drug Administration in Washington, he returned to the University of Pennsylvania in 1999 as Professor of Urology. He came to Stanford in October 2016.

Research Interest

General urology, Bladder pain syndrome, Chronic pelvic pain syndrome and Urinary infection.


  • Foster H E, Hanno P M, Nickel J C, Payne C K, Mayer R D, et. al (2010) Effect of Amitriptyline on Symptoms in Treatment Naive Patients With Interstitial Cystitis/Painful Bladder Syndrome. JOURNAL OF UROLOGY 183(5): 1853-1858.

  • Nickel J C, Tripp D, Teal V, Propert K J, Burks D, et. al (2007) Sexual function is a determinant of poor quality of life for women with treatment refractory interstitial cystitis. JOURNAL OF UROLOGY 177(5): 1832-1836.

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