Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Lee E. Ponsky, MD, FACS, is professor and interim chair of urology at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. He is the Leo and Charlotte Goldberg Chair of Advanced Surgical Therapies and Master Clinician in Urologic Oncology at University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center. He also is the Chief of the division of Urologic Oncology at the UH Urology Institute and UH Seidman Cancer Center.
Dr. Ponsky’s board certification is in urology. His special interests are in urologic oncology, particularly Kidney and Prostate cancer. He also specializes in advanced laparoscopy and robotics.
He joined University Hospitals in 2005.
Dr. Ponsky’s research interests are in advanced imaging techniques, (particularly MRI) for the diagnosis and management of prostate cancer, as well as robotic radiosurgery kidney tumors.
Dr. Ponsky graduated with a bachelor’s degree from the University of Rochester. He earned his medical degree from the Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. He served his residency in urology at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation. He also did a research fellowship in urologic oncology at the Clinic, as well as a fellowship in endourology and advanced laparoscopy.
He is the founder and president of MedWish International, a non-profit organization that collects and sends unused medical supplies to Third World countries.
Honors and Achievements
Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine Award, 2011
Urology Institute Faculty Teaching Award, 2011
The Richard Cornuelle Award for Social Entrepreneurship, The Manhattan Institute, 2011
Rescuer of Humanity Award, Project Love, 2011
The Arnold P. Gold Foundation God Doc Award, 2009
Outstanding Recent Alumni Award, Case Western Reserve University, 2009
Crain’s Cleveland Forty under 40, 2008
Congressional Special Recognition 2003 and 2018
Friday, May 3
7:30 AM – 8:20 AM
Sunday, May 5
7:00 AM – 9:00 AM