Leonard G. Gomella, MD, FACS

Leonard G. Gomella, MD, FACS

Thomas Jefferson University

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Leonard G. Gomella, MD, FACS, is the Bernard W. Godwin, Jr., Professor of Prostate Cancer and Chairman of the Department of Urology at the Sidney Kimmel Medical College. He serves as Senior Director for Clinical Affairs for the NCI-designated Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center at Jefferson, Clinical Director of the SKCC Network, and Urology Chair for NRG (RTOG). He has given over 500 presentations, written over 400 papers, and edited dozens of chapters and monographs. Dr. Gomella has also authored and edited 63 editions of 17 different books for medical students, residents, and practicing physicians. His Recovering from Prostate Cancer was the first book published for the general public specifically on the topic of prostate cancer. He is also Editor-in-Chief of the Canadian Journal of Urology. In 2007, Men’s Health Magazine listed Dr. Gomella as one of the 20 top urologists in the US, and he received national recognition in Newsweek in 2015. He is the former President of the Mid-Atlantic Section of the AUA and the Society of Urologic Oncology. He has been elected to the American Association of Genitourinary Surgeons and the Clinical Society of Genitourinary Surgeons. In 2015 he received a “Distinguished Contribution Award” from the AUA, and Jefferson honored him with the “Jefferson Achievement Award in Medicine.”

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