Matthew Lief, MD, FACS
As a urologist, Dr. Lief is highly trained to treat disorders of the male and female urinary tract (bladder, ureter, kidney and urethra) and the male reproductive system. Urology is classified as a surgical subspecialty, but since a wide variety of clinical problems are encountered when treating urological conditions, knowledge of internal medicine, pediatrics, gynecology, and other specialties is required.
Dr. Lief’s Education & Medical Experience:
Dr Lief received his undergraduate degree from Syracuse University. He received his medical degree from The University of New York at Downstate Medical Center and the Universidad Del Noreste in Mexico. He performed a Fifth pathway at Lutheran Medical center in Brooklyn, NY. His clinical rotations included, Mt. Sinai Medical Center in NYC, Beth Israel Medical Center in NYC, Brookdale Hospital in Brooklyn as well as North Central Medical Center and Montifiore Medical Center in the Bronx. He did a clinical research fellowship at Beth Israel in Manhattan in the field of urodynamics with Dr. Zafir Kahn. Dr Lief spent three months in England at the esteemed St Thomas Medical Center, where he rotated with the surgery department. Dr. Lief performed his five year internship and residency at the prestigious and renowned Rush Presbyterian St. Lukes Medical Center. Dr. Lief Has served as Chief of Surgery for many years at local hospitals, as well as chairman of the peer review committee and member of the Governing Board at the surgery center and Medicus Lithotripsy. Dr. Lief has performed thousands of complex surgeries throughout his career and has vast experience in treating a wide range of urologic diseases.
Dr. Lief’s Professional Accolades, Research & Publications:
Dr. Lief has been active in the community and has lectured on many topics, including: Hypogonadism, Erectile Dysfunction, Urinary Incontinence, Prostate Cancer and many newer drugs and their indications. Dr. Lief is active in clinical research and is the Principle investigator for important phase 2 and 3 research projects. Dr. Lief has served for over fifteen years as an expert witness for the State of Florida reviewing complex urologic cases. Dr Lief has published articles on Prostate Cancer and Prostatitis.
Dr. Lief’s Affiliations, Associations and Community Involvement:
Dr. Lief is affiliated with Northwest Medical Center and Coral Springs Medical Center as well as the outpatient Surgery center of Coral Springs. He performs surgery weekly at these locations as well as in his Coral Springs office. He is associated with most insurance companies. He is Board Certified by the American Board of Urology and a Fellow in the American College of Surgeons. He is a member of the AUA, FMA, SESAUA, and the AMA. Dr. Lief is active in the community and has donated his time to local Charities.