Dr. Douglas Leet
Dr. Douglas Leet, a board-certified urologist, has provided treatment for patients in the Wake County, North Carolina, area for more than 30 years. Urology, a medical specialty that pertains to the urinary system, focuses on conditions affecting the urinary tract, bladder, kidney, and related organs. A skilled urologist and surgeon, Dr. Douglas Leet serves as a Partner at Associated Urologists of North Carolina (AUNC), an umbrella organization comprised of five local practices, including North Carolina Urological Associates, where Dr. Leet directs the Urodynamics Lab.
Certified by the American Board of Urology and the National Board of Medical Examiners, Dr. Douglas Leet stays informed of the latest developments in the field through his membership in several professional organizations. Among these are the American Urology Association, the North Carolina Medical Society, and the Society for Urodynamics and Female Urology. In addition, he was elected a Fellow of the prestigious Genito-Urinary Reconstructive Society.
Dr. Douglas Leet received his Doctor of Medicine from the Pritzker School of Medicine at the University of Chicago. He then underwent six years of postgraduate training at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, including three urology residencies and a research fellowship with the American Cancer Society, Inc. Dr. Douglas Leet traveled to Germany in 1985 to receive additional training in lithotripsy, a noninvasive procedure that uses high-energy shock waves to break up gallstones and kidney stones.
During the early years of his career, Dr. Douglas Leet participated in numerous research projects, including investigations of immunology and tumor surface antigen markers and X-ray spectrographic analysis of pulmonary carcinoma. Dr. Douglas Leet continues to present his findings at medical conferences and grand rounds. Recently, Dr. Leet has lectured on topics such as erectile dysfunction; overactive bladder; kidney stones; the new paradigm of PSA (prostate-specific antigen) tests; and hypospadias and microsurgical repair.