Dr. Laurence Belkoff Honored with Lifetime Achievement Award

Congratulation! Laurance Belkoff, DO, MSc, FACOS, Philadelphia Business Journal Extraordinary Doctor Lifetime Achievement Award

On September 14 the Philadelphia Business Journal honored Dr. Laurence Belkoff with their Extraordinary Doctor 2017 award for Lifetime Achievement. The award was presented at their annual Health Care Innovators event at the Ballroom at the Ben. The award recognizes Dr. Belkoff's extraordinary achievements in teaching, research, advocacy, innovation, and care.

We at Urologic Consultants always strive to be Extraordinary. Our physicians have been recognized for extraordinary achievement in teaching and research. This year alone, half of our physicians received top doctor honors from one or more organizations including:

Why We Honor Dr. Belkoff

Dr. Laurence Belkoff is a local physician who has excelled on a national level, successfully embodying missions of patient and community care, teaching and research. 

Dr. Belkoff’s patients know and love him as a caring physician, but they may not know of his many other contributions. He has lead 175 clinical trials to improve and extend life for his patients and others, fought against misinformation about prostate cancer screenings and misguided guidelines, raised funds for research and free screenings to be available throughout our region, guaranteed the quality of residency education as a member of the Urology Residency Review Committee for the ACGME, expanded opportunities for osteopathic physicians as president of the ACOS, and ultimately improved local and national healthcare.  

Dr. Belkoff exhibits exceptional leadership as the managing partner of Urologic Consultants of Southeastern Pennsylvania, where he leads our team including 17 physicians providing advanced urology care in the greater Philadelphia area. As an educator, Dr. Belkoff’s roles include Chairman of the Department of Specialty Surgeries and the Division of Urology at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine and Clinical Professor at Drexel University College of Medicine. He also founded and is the Program Director for the Hahnemann University Hospital/ Drexel University College of Medicine Urology Residency program. With this extremely full plate, he still makes time to do outreach, serve his community and improve the medical profession. 

In addition this Extraordinary Doctor, Lifetime Achievement award from the Philadelphia Business Journal, Dr. Belkoff’s honors include two lifetime achievement awards from the American College of Osteopathic Surgeons and an honorary Doctor of Law Degree from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. 

Posted September 14, 2017