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About Us

Tulane Urology has a long history of being the regional, national, and international leaders in minimally invasive surgery for urologic disease such as prostate cancer, kidney cancer, erectile dysfunction, kidney stones, and benign prostatic hyperplasia.

At Tulane Urology, our surgeons have been pioneering minimally invasive urologic procedures for over two decades. We offer our experience and expertise in laparoscopic and robotic surgery while treating our patients, while teaching our residents-in-training, and while educating colleagues throughout the world. Whether its cutting edge research, cutting edge surgical equipment, or cutting edge surgical techniques, Tulane Urology has always and will always be the leaders in providing the most appropriate and state-of -the-art care for our community.


Our Doctors

Dr. Benjamin Lee


Dr. Lee’s research has been recognized by awards from the American Urological Association, The Endourological Society and Urology Journal. Additionally, Dr. Lee was elected to the New York Academy of Medicine. He was awarded the prestigious Arthur Smith Award in 2008 for his contributions to the discipline of robotics, laparoscopy, and minimally invasive surgery. His practice focuses on urologic laparoscopy, robotic surgery and endourology. His clinical interests include robotic partial nephrectomy, laparoscopic partial nephrectomy, robotic prostatectomy with bilateral nerve sparing, laparoscopic / robotic nephrectomy, robotic pyeloplasty, cryosurgery and radiofrequency ablation for kidney tumors, and laparoscopic adrenalectomy. Dr. Lee also has developed a single port laparoscopy program at Tulane Medical Center.

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