Richard Lee   Associate Professor of Urology

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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 a fellowship.

Dr. Lee was appointed to a full-time faculty position within the Department of Urology in July 2011 after completing his fellowship. He currently practices within the Iris Cantor Men's Health Center, which is located at 425 E 61st St, 12th floor.

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.

His current research interests include BPH, male and female pelvic health, female urology, incontinence, pelvic organ prolapse, health outcomes, cost effectiveness analysis, pelvic reconstruction, bioengineering, and nanoparticle therapy.

Dr. Lee's office is located within the Iris Cantor Men's Health Center at 425 E. 61st Street. You may contact the office with questions or to make an appointment at 646-962-4811.


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  • A Training Infrastructure to Support Voluntary Male Circumcision in sub-Saharan Africa  awarded by Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Principal Investigator 2019 - 2021



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