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Physician Profile

Leonard Gomella, MD

Jefferson University Physician

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

Urology - Urologic Oncology

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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

Editorial Comment

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

Prostate cancer statistics: Anything you want them to be

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

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

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‚ÄČng/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

Efficacy of post-operative radiation in a prostatectomy cohort adjusted for clinical and genomic risk

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

Editorial Commentary

VPAC1 targeted 64Cu-TP3805 positron emission tomography imaging of prostate cancer: Preliminary evaluation in man

TV drug commercials: Keeping physicians informed

Prostate, breast and ovarian cancer genetic risk assessment: Connecting the dots

Big data equals big challenges for prostate cancer

How I Do It: Genetic counseling and genetic testing for inherited prostate cancer

Dosing, administration, and safety of radium-223: How i do it

Suppression of progranulin expression inhibits bladder cancer growth and sensitizes cancer cells to cisplatin