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.
In 1999, Dr. Krongrad 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.