Leonard G. GomellaPresident, Director, Professor | Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Dr. Leonard Gomella is the Bernard W. Godwin, Jr. Professor of Prostate Cancer and Chairman of the Department of Urology at Jefferson Medical College, and the Associate Director for Clinical Affairs at the Kimmel Cancer Center. Additionally, Dr. Gomella is the Urology Chair for RTOG, serving as lead Urology investigator on multiple national trials. He has served as President of the Mid-Atlantic section of the AUA and is currently the Society of Urologic Oncology President Elect.
Dr. Gomella is involved in both basic science and clinical research in the development of new diagnostic techniques and treatments for prostate, bladder and kidney cancer through Jefferson’s Kimmel Cancer Center. Dr. Gomella's team was first to use RT-PCR to detect micrometastasis in patients with prostate cancer, a discovery that led to a new field of investigation in this disease.