Dr. John H. Lynch is a urologist affiliated with Sibley Memorial Hospital, Washington Hospital Center and Georgetown University Hospital, where he is the chairman of the department of urology and director of the Prostate Cancer Center within the Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center. He is also a professor of the department of urology and the department of surgery, as well as a co-chairman of the Committee on Medical Education and a member of the Committee on Students and Cancer Committees. Dr. Lynch is certified in urology by the American Board of Urology. He practices out of Georgetown Urology Associates in Washington, D.C. and Chevy Chase, Md.
Dr. Lynch has an expertise in urologic oncology, prostate cancer, prostate screenings, genetic risk for prostate cancer, prostate cancer surgery and cancer survivorship. He has a special interest in urinary diversion, nerve-sparing radical prostatectomy and the treatment of benign prostatic enlargement.
Dr. Lynch earned his medical degree from Georgetown University School of Medicine. He completed an internship and residency in general surgery at Emory University School of Medicine, followed by a fellowship in urology at Georgetown University Medical Center.
Dr. Lynch is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons, as well as a member of the American Urological Society, the Society of University Urologists and the Society of Urologic Oncology. He is the clerkship director for the third year medical school clerkship in surgical specialties at Georgetown University Hospital. Dr. Lynch is also on the Executive Committee of the Society of Urology Chairs and Program Directors.
Dr. Lynch has been named a Super Doctor by the Washington Post Magazine, a Top MD by Consumers’ Checkbook Magazine and a consistent Top MD by Washingtonian Magazine.
Dr. Lynch has contributed to numerous publications and presentations on urology topics. His clinical research has primarily focused on prostate cancer. He is the principal investigator for a national trial utilizing high intensity focused ultrasound in the treatment of prostate cancer. A prostate cancer survivor himself, Dr. Lynch has been interviewed on screening for prostate cancer and directs the yearly prostate cancer screening program at Georgetown University, supported by the Richard J. Fox Foundation.