Clinical interests: Prostate cancer: low-risk prostate cancer, active surveillance, nerve-sparing robotic prostatectomy, focal therapy, high-risk disease, pelvic lymph node dissection, imaging, risk stratification; molecular imaging; PSMA; focal therapy; bladder cancer: intravesical therapy, TURBT, radical cystectomy with urinary diversion, continent urinary diversion, neobladder, ileal conduit. Kidney cancer: laparoscopic radical nephrectomy, laparoscopic partial nephrectomy, robotic partial nephrectomy, open radical nephrectomy, open partial nephrectomy. Testicular cancer. Upper tract urothelial carcinoma: laparoscopic, open nephroureterectomy, ureterectomy Watch a video with Dr. Michael Leapman >>
Michael Leapman, MD was drawn to the field of urology for the opportunity to care for patients with urologic cancers. He aims, above all, to deliver the highest level of care possible with the utmost consideration and compassion for the impact that cancer places on patients, as well as their families, friends and communities.
Dr. Leapman graduated from Cornell University where he majored in Neurobiology and Behavior, and received his medical school degree from the University of Maryland in Baltimore. He completed his General Surgery and Urology training at the Mount Sinai Hospital in New York, NY. Subsequently, he completed a urologic oncology fellowship at the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) accredited by the Society of Urologic Oncology. He joined the faculty at the Yale University School of Medicine and Yale Cancer Center in 2016, specializing in urologic oncology with a joint appointment at the West Haven Veterans Affairs Medical Center.
|John N. Forrest Jr. Prize for Mentorship in Student Research||2022|
|Best Poster||European School of Oncology, Conference on Active Surveillance||2016|
|Merit Award||Conquer Cancer Foundation of the American Society of Clinical Oncology||2015|
|First Place Essay, History Section||American Urological Association Western Section||2015|
|Joseph F. McCarthy Physician Essay Contest, Third Place||American Urological Association Western Section||2015|
|Outstanding Abstract Selected for Oral Presentation||University of California San Francisco||2015|
|Resident Publication Award||Mount Sinai Medical Center, Department of Urology||2014|
|Resident Travel Award||Society for Urodynamics, Female Pelvic Medicine and Urogenital Reconstruction||2013|