Burlington, MA (March 2, 2017) – Lahey Hospital & Medical Center (LHMC) is pleased to announce
the appointment of Ali Moinzadeh, MD as Chair of the Department of Urology.
Considered a leader in the field of urology and robotics, Dr. Moinzadeh served
as the Interim Chair of the department since July 2015.
“Dr. Moinzadeh is an outstanding clinician and a
gifted surgeon,” said Joanne Conroy, MD, CEO of LHMC. “Dr. Moinzadeh is one of
the top urologists in the country, and as chair, he will build on the tradition
of excellence in clinical care and research LHMC’s Department of Urology is
internationally known for. Our patients
will truly benefit from having such a caring, compassionate doctor.”
“We are excited to have Dr. Moinzadeh become the
chair of the urology department,” said Andrew Villanueva, MD, Chief Medical
Officer of LHMC. “We are confident that the department will continue to
strengthen and grow under his leadership.”
For the last nine years, Dr. Moinzadeh served as
the Chief of Robotic and Laparoscopic Surgery at LHMC. Prior to that, he served
in the same capacity at SUNY Health Science Center in Syracuse, NY. He is a
widely published leader in his field, having authored more than 60 articles in
peer-reviewed journals and 10 book chapters. He sits on the editorial board of
the Canadian Journal of Urology and is a reviewer for numerous urologic
publications. Additionally, Dr. Moinzadeh is the founder of Urologybook.com, a
free website aimed at enhancing resident surgical education.
“I have spent most of my career at Lahey, working
with some of the top urologists in the country,” said Dr. Moinzadeh. “It is an
honor and a privilege to be named chair of such a prestigious department. We at
Lahey look forward to educating our talented group of residents-in-training to
serve as the next generation of urologists.”
Dr. Moinzadeh attended the University of
Michigan, where he graduated Phi Beta Kappa. He continued on to medical school
at Northwestern University and to general surgical training at Massachusetts
General Hospital. Dr. Moinzadeh then completed his urology residency at Lahey
Clinic, followed by a two-year fellowship at the Cleveland Clinic that focused
on advanced laparoscopic and robotic urologic cancer surgery.
Dr. Moinzadeh serves on the Tufts University
Medical School Admissions Committee, is a board member of the Massachusetts
Association of Practicing Urologists, and was previously chair of the Lahey
Robotic Committee. He has been recognized as a “Top Doc” by numerous
organizations, including Boston Magazine in 2016.
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