Jefferson University Hospitals

Physician Profile

Leonard Gomella, MD

Jefferson University Physician

Academic Title: Professor
Chair, Department of Urology
Director, Kimmel Cancer Center Network

Urology - Urologic Oncology

Make An Appointment

Click to call 1-800-JEFF-NOW (800-533-3669) or

Office Locations

833 Chestnut Street
Suite 703
Philadelphia PA 19107
Phone: (215) 955-1000
Fax: (215) 503-2066

Medical Services

Years in Practice


Board Certifications

  • Urology

Hospital Affiliation / Admitting Privileges

  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

Awards and Honors

Philadelphia Magazine's Top Docs 2016,2015,2014,2013,2012,2011,2010,2009,2008,2007,2006,2005,2004,2003,2002

America's Top Doctors For Cancer 2016,2015,2014,2013,2012,2011,2010,2009,2008,2007,2006,2005

Top Doctors for Men in the US, Mens Health Magazine 2007

Volunteer Achievement Award, American Cancer Society PA Chapter

NCI Achievement Award, Surgery Branch, National Cancer Institute

AUA Achievement Award 2015

Jefferson Achievement Award in Medicine 2015

University of Kentucky Academic Excellence Award 2009


Practice limited to Urologic Oncology with expertise in prostate, bladder and kidney cancer.


  • University of Kentucky, Medical School


  • University of Kentucky College of Medicine


  • University of Kentucky College of Medicine


  • National Cancer Institute

Recent Publications

The perlecan-interacting growth factor progranulin regulates ubiquitination, sorting, and lysosomal degradation of sortilin

Intravesical rAd–IFNa/Syn3 for patients with high-grade, bacillus calmette-guerin–refractory or relapsed non–muscle-invasive bladder cancer: A phase II randomized study

VAPC-1 Targeted64Cu-TP3805 kit preparation and its evaluation

Prostate MRI: Value in surgical planning?

Nonpalpable intratesticular mass in a young man with a history of contralateral retractile testis

The urology guide to coffee and tea

Development of a voided urine assay for detecting prostate cancer non-invasively: a pilot study

Prevalence and Characteristics of Patients with Suspected Inherited Renal Cell Cancer: Application of the ACMG/NSGC Genetic Referral Guidelines to Patient Cohorts

The Role of Therapeutic Layering in Optimizing Treatment for Patients With Castration-resistant Prostate Cancer (Prostate Cancer Radiographic Assessments for Detection of Advanced Recurrence II)

The liquid biopsy for prostate cancer 25 years later

Editorial Comment

Prostate cancer statistics: Anything you want them to be

Where have all the sperm gone?

Fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH) in the diagnosis of bladder and upper tract urothelial carcinoma: The largest single-institution experience to date

Hematologic Toxicity of Concurrent Administration of Radium-223 and Next-generation Antiandrogen Therapies

Decipher correlation patterns post prostatectomy: Initial experience from 2 342 prospective patients

Clinical Influences in the Multidisciplinary Management of Small Renal Masses at a Tertiary Referral Center

Potential Impact on Clinical Decision Making via a Genome-Wide Expression Profiling: A Case Report

An Approach Using PSA Levels of 1.5 ng/mL as the Cutoff for Prostate Cancer Screening in Primary Care

Low Incidence of Corticosteroid-associated Adverse Events on Long-term Exposure to Low-dose Prednisone Given with Abiraterone Acetate to Patients with Metastatic Castration-resistant Prostate Cancer