Jefferson University Hospitals

Provider Profile

Leonard G. Gomella, MD, FACS

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

Jefferson physicians accept most health insurance plans, including those listed below. However, plan acceptance may vary by practice and may be subject to change. If you have questions about whether a specific physician accepts your insurance, please contact your insurance company.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Aetna PA Employee Benefit Trust Fund (PEBTF)
  • Amer Assoc Retired Persons (AARP)
  • AmeriHealth
  • Amerihealth Caritas
  • AmeriHealth Comprehensive
  • AmeriHealth HMO
  • AmeriHealth Major Medical
  • AmeriHealth Personal Choice
  • BC BS Special Care
  • Blue Choice
  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Delaware
  • Cigna Healthspring
  • Cigna PPO, POS
  • Consumer Health Network PPO
  • CorVel
  • Coventry/Health America
  • Delaware Blue Cross/Blue Shield
  • Devon
  • Empire BC/BS
  • Employers Health Network PPO
  • Evolutions (Guardian Resources)
  • Federal BCBS
  • First Health Network
  • Galaxy
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Health America PPO
  • Health Management Network PPO
  • Horizon Blue Cross/Blue Shield
  • Horizon HMO
  • HumanaChoicePPO,Medicare,GoldPlusHMO
  • Inter-County Health Plan
  • Intergroup Preferred
  • Jeff Plus
  • Keystone 65 HMO
  • Keystone First VIP Choice
  • Keystone First/Connect
  • Keystone Health Plan East
  • Medallion of New Jersey
  • Medicaid of PA
  • Medicare
  • Mercy LIFE
  • MultiPlan Inc.
  • NJ Blue Shield
  • NJ Plus
  • Oxford of PA
  • Personal Choice (GPPPN)
  • Personal Choice 65
  • PlanCare America
  • Postal Workers/Mailhandlers
  • PPO Next
  • Preferred Care PPO
  • Premier Blue
  • Prime Health Services, Inc.
  • Private Healthcare Systems (PHCS)
  • Qualcare
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UPMC HMO,PPO ReadingHspEmpONLY
  • UPMC Medicare HMO
  • US Family Health Plan

Recent Publications

VPAC1-targeted PET/CT scan: improved molecular imaging for the diagnosis of prostate cancer using a novel cell surface antigen

Decision Support and Shared Decision Making About Active Surveillance Versus Active Treatment Among Men Diagnosed with Low-Risk Prostate Cancer: a Pilot Study

Role of genetic testing for inherited prostate cancer risk: Philadelphia prostate cancer consensus conference 2017

New urologic oncology drugs and the new toxicities

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

Where have all the sperm gone?

Prostate cancer statistics: Anything you want them to be

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