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Leonard G. Gomella, MD

Jefferson Health

Leonard G. Gomella, MD

Chair, Department of Urology & Director, Kimmel Cancer Center Network, Urology


◽ Urology - Oncology

Adrenal Gland Tumor; Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia; Bladder Cancer; End Stage Renal Disease; Kidney Cancer; Penile Cancer; Prostate Cancer; Testicular Cancer; Ureteral Cancer; Uterine Cancer



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.

Education & Fellowships

    ◽ University of Kentucky College of Medicine, Medical School
    ◽ Internship: University of Kentucky Medical Center
    ◽ Residency: University of Kentucky Medical Center
    ◽ Fellowship: National Cancer Institute

Awards & Honors

    ◽ America's Top Doctors For Cancer 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005
    ◽ AUA Achievement Award 2015
    ◽ University of Kentucky Academic Excellence Award 2009
    ◽ Philadelphia Magazine's Top Docs 2018, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002
    ◽ Jefferson Achievement Award in Medicine 2015
    ◽ Top Doctors for Men in the US, Mens Health Magazine 2007
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