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Dr. Gary Lieskovsky, MD is a health care provider primarily located in Los Angeles, CA. They have 50 years of experience. Their specialties include Urology. Dr. Lieskovsky is affiliated with University Of Southern California Norris Cancer Hospital. They speak English and Spanish.
Graduated in 1973
Dr. Lieskovsky was born in Blairmore Alberta Canada and raised in Edmonton Alberta. He received his Bachelor of Medical Science in 1971 and his Medical Degree in 1973 from the University of Alberta. He completed his internship and residency training in urology from the University of Alberta in 1978, which included a one-year research fellowship under the mentorship of Dr. Nicholas Bruchovsky in the Division of Endocrinology at the University of Alberta. In 1979, he then completed a one-year clinical urologic oncology fellowship at UCLA under the tutelage of Dr. Donald G. Skinner. After briefly returning to Edmonton, Dr. Lieskovsky returned to Los Angeles in 1980 to join the faculty at the USC Keck School of Medicine. He is currently professor in the department of urology and was the first recipient of the Donald G. Skinner Chair in Urology in 1997. Dr. Lieskovskys interests have been in the field of urologic oncology. He studies the management of non-metastatic cancer of the prostate, focusing on clinical and quality of life outcomes associated with surgical treatment and with specific emphasis on nerve sparing surgery to preserve potency. He has published more than 130 articles in peer and non-peer reviewed journals, participated in the production of nine movies, written 42 book chapters, and in 1988 co-authored one of the first comprehensive textbooks in the field of urologic oncology titled Diagnosis and Management of Genitourinary Cancer. At the Canadian Urological Association meeting in Edmonton Alberta Canada in 2008, he was honored as the inaugural JO Metcalfe Lecturer, a tribute to his Canadian mentor.