Dr.Matthew Lief initially trained in general surgery but quickly realized there was a great need in the field of Urology. Studying in Mexico gave him the ability to speak Spanish which allows him to communicate more freely with his patients in South Florida. Dr. Lief has spent much time furthering his knowledge of all aspects of urology and he has made it his goal to share that information through lectures, publications, and media presentations. His participation in community and charity events also helps to spread the word on urological issues and their treatments. Dr. Lief’s work with pharmaceutical companies on numerous clinical trials affords him a perspective that allows an approach to treatments that can be specific for each patient.
His Advanced Training Includes:
- General Surgery
- Laparoscopic Surgery
- Prostate Cancer
- Laser Surgery
Dr. Liefgraduated from Syracuse University with a Bachelor of Arts degree and went on to obtain his Medical Degree from the Downstate University of SUNY in Brooklyn. Further medical training at Universidad Del Noreste in Mexico gave him proficiency in Spanish helping him communicate with many of his South Florida patients. His specialization in general surgery and Urology took him to residencies and fellowships in Chicago and New York City.
Board Affiliations and Certifications
- Diplomat American Board of Urology
- Fellow American College of Physicians and Surgeons
- Society of Clinical Urologists
- American Medical Association
- American Urology Association
- Florida Medical Association
- Florida Urology Association
- Broward County Medical Association