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Dr. Richard Lee

Assistant Professor
Department of Urology, Weill Cornell Medical College

Brief Biography:

Dr. Lee completed his undergraduate degree at Duke University (Durham, NC), and then moved to the University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA) to complete both his MD and his MBA. He then moved to New York and began working at Weill Cornell Medical College/New York-Presbyterian Hospital, specifically within the Department of Urology, while completing both his residency rotation and fellowship. While completing his residency at Weill Cornell Medical College, Dr. Lee was awarded the Society for Male Reproduction and Urology (SMRU) Traveling Scholar Award (2006), the Society for the Study of Male Reproduction (SSMR) Men’s Health Traveling Fellowship (2007), the Empire Clinical Research Investigator Program Grant (2007), the New York Weill Cornell Medical Center Alumni Council Distinguished Housestaff Award (2008), and the Doctors of the World Health and Human Rights Leadership Award (2008). Dr. Lee is an active participant in translational research and is currently involved in several protocols as either primary or co-investigator that includes NIH, non-profit foundation, and industry support. He takes part in the peer review process of other’s research as a journal reviewer for European Urology, Journal of Urology, British Journal of Urology International, and Advances in Urology. He has also published over 40 peer-reviewed articles and co-authored chapters in several urologic texts. His current research interests include BPH, female urology, health outcomes, cost effectiveness analysis, pelvic reconstruction, bioengineering, nanoparticle therapy, and male pelvic health.


Academic positions:

Assistant Professor


Research interests:

BPH, incontinence, pelvic organ prolapse, health services research


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