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Dr. Arnon Krongrad, MD

Dr. Arnon Krongrad

Dr. Krongrad received his BA in chemistry from Columbia College and his MD from the College of Physicians & Surgeons of Columbia University. He trained in general surgery at the University of Hawaii and in urology at the Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York. He then received the prestigious Dornier Scholarship of the American Foundation for Urologic Disease and did basic research at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center.
In the 1990s Dr. Krongrad was chief of urology at the Miami Veterans Affairs Medical Center, where he developed an interdisciplinary clinic for men with prostate cancer. His team published in some of the most prestigious medical journals.

In 1999, Dr. Krongrad coauthored Laparoscopic Radical Prostatectomy and established the Krongrad Institute as America’s pioneering program for laparoscopic radical prostatectomy.

Dr. Krongrad is Board Certified in urology and belongs to a number of professional societies. Dr. Krongrad has worked with the World Health Organization and American Cancer Society. He is author of Behind the Mask, a regular editorial series of the Miami Herald, and Chairman of the not-for-profit The Prostate Cancer Project.

Dr. Krongrad’s website


  • Columbia College, Columbia University, New York, NY BA 1980 chemistry
  • College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY MD 1984 medicine
  • University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI 1985 surgery
  • Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY 1989 urology

Professional Appointments

  • 1981 Clinical Asst, Mboya Health Centre, Rusinga Island, Lake Victoria, Kenya
  • 1989-1991 Clinical Instructor, Surgery, UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas
  • 1989-1992 Attending Surgeon, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Dallas, TX
  • 1989-1992 Asst Clinical Professor, Surgery, UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas
  • 1992-1999 Asst Professor, Urology and Medicine, U Miami, Miami, FL
  • 1992-1999 Chief of Urology, VA Medical Center, Miami, FL
  • 1994-1999 Director, South Florida Prostate Cancer Project, Miami, FL
  • 1999 -present President & CEO, The Krongrad Institute
  • 2000-present President & CEO, The Prostate Cancer Project
  • 2006-present Medical Advisor, The American Prostate Cancer Initiative
  • 2007-present Chairman, The Prostate Cancer Project

Selected Honors

  • 1989-1991 Dornier Scholarship, American Foundation for Urologic Disease
  • 1995 Commendation, Nutritional Prevention of Cancer Trial
  • 1997 Chairman, South Florida Prostate Cancer Forum, American Cancer Society
  • 1999 Health Care Hero, Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce
  • 2007 Heavy Hitter in Health Care, South Florida Business Journal
  • 2006-present Regular Guest Contributor, The Miami Herald

Scientific review and committees

  • 1992-1998 Editorial Board, Urological Research
  • 1993-present Reviewer, Journal of Urology
  • 1993-present Reviewer, Journal of Andrology
  • 1996-present Reviewer, Cancer Research
  • 1996-present Reviewer, Cancer
  • 1997-present Reviewer, Disease Management and Clinical Outcomes
  • 1998-present Reviewer, Urology
  • 1998-present Reviewer, Medical Care
  • 1999-present Reviewer, Urologic Oncology
  • 1999-present Reviewer, The Prostate Journal
  • 2000-present Reviewer, Oncogene
  • 2000-present Reviewer, The Prostate
  • 1996 Member, Prostate Cancer Consensus Conference, World Health Org
  • 1996-1999 Member, Molecular Biology & Technology Committee, Amer Urol Assoc
  • 1997 Member, CaPCURE Research Prize Committee, Amer Urol Assoc
  • 1997-1998 Member, Gov’t Relations Committee, Society for Basic Urologic Research
  • 1997-2000 Member, Research Committee, American Urological Association
  • 1999 Member, 2nd Int’l Consultation on Prostate Cancer, World Health Org

Professional Societies

  • Society for Basic Urological Research
  • Am Assoc for the Advancement of Science
  • New York Academy of Sciences
  • The Endocrine Society
  • Florida Urological Society
  • American Urological Association
  • European Association of Urology
  • Society for Urologic Oncology
  • Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons
  • Société Internationale d’Urologie

Ask Dr. Krongrad

Prostate Cancer Surgery

Dr Krongrads’s Publications

Laproscopic Surgery for Prostatitis

The Krongrad Institute for Minimally Invasive Prostate Surgery

Prostatitis Social Network and Forum

Prostate Cancer Social Network

Created: May 27, 2011

Site last updated 23 October, 2016



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