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Jorge L. Lockhart, MD

Specialty: Urology

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Dr. Jorge Lockhart is a genitourinary oncologist at Moffitt and professor in the Department of Urology at the University of South Florida’s College of Medicine. Board certified in urology, Dr. Lockhart specializes in bladder cancer, urologic reconstruction and urinary incontinence in both men and women.  His research interests include reconstruction of the urinary tract following ablative surgery and urinary incontinence following radical surgery. A graduate of the University of Uruguay College of Medicine, Dr. Lockhart completed a residency in urologic surgery at Duke University Medical Center, where he was chief resident.  He pursued advanced training at Duke through a fellowship in urologic reconstruction and urodynamics. Before coming to Moffitt, Dr. Lockhart was a professor of urology and pediatrics at the University of Miami (UM) School of Medicine and director of the Urodynamics Lab at UM and Jackson Memorial Hospital. Dr. Lockhart is a member of numerous national and international medical societies, including the American Association of Genitourinary Surgeons, Society of Pelvic Surgeons and National Urologic Forum, as well as past president of the Confederation of American Urology. Dr. Lockhart is a frequent guest speaker and visiting professor around the world.   He is fluent in English, French, Spanish and Portuguese.    

Education & Training

Board Certification:

  • Urology


  • Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC - Urodynamics


  • Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC - Assistant Resident Urologic Surgery
  • Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC - Chief Resident, Urologic Surgery

Medical School:

  • University of Uruguay, Montevideo - MD
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  • Antar A, Boyle A, Lockhart JL, Patel T. Robotic Assisted Laparoscopic Partial Cystectomy as Treatment for Pseudosarcomatous Fibromyxoid Tumor of the Bladder. Urol Case Rep. 2017 May;12:56-58. Pubmedid: 28367408. Pmcid: PMC5369697.
  • Luchey AM, Manimala NJ, Dickinson S, Dhillon J, Agarwal G, Lockhart JL, Spiess PE, Sexton WJ, Pow-Sang JM, Gilbert SM, Poch MA. Change in Management Based on Pathologic Second Opinion Among Bladder Cancer Patients Presenting to a Comprehensive Cancer Center: Implications for Clinical Practice. Urology. 2016 Jul;93:130-134. Pubmedid: 27041469.
  • Luchey AM, Lin HY, Yue B, Agarwal G, Gilbert SM, Lockhart J, Poch MA, Pow-Sang JM, Spiess PE, Sexton WJ. Implications of Definitive Prostate Cancer Therapy on Soft Tissue Margins and Survival in Patients Undergoing Radical Cystectomy for Bladder Urothelial Cancer. J Urol. 2015 Nov;194(5):1220-1225. Pubmedid: 26055823.
  • Luchey AM, Agarwal G, Espiritu PN, Lockhart JL, Pow-Sang JM, Spiess PE, Sexton WJ, Poch MA. Patient and disease-specific factors and their influence on urinary reconstruction choice at a referral center. World J Urol. 2015 Nov;33(11):1763-1768. Pubmedid: 25774005.
  • Baumgarten AS, Alhammali E, Hakky TS, Espiritu PN, Pow-Sang JM, Sexton WJ, Lockhart JL, Protzel C, Hakenberg O, Muneer A, Spiess PE. Salvage surgical resection for isolated locally recurrent inguinal lymph node metastasis of penile cancer: international study collaboration. J Urol. 2014 Sep;192(3):760-764. Pubmedid: 24603104.
  • Ordorica R, Wiegand LR, Webster JC, Lockhart JL. Ureteral replacement and onlay repair with reconfigured intestinal segments. J Urol. 2014 May;191(5):1301-1306. Pubmedid: 24262493.
  • Baumgarten AS, Hakky TS, Carrion RE, Lockhart JL, Spiess PE. A Single-Institution Experience with Metallic Ureteral Stents: A Cost-Effective Method of Managing Deficiencies in Ureteral Drainage. Int Braz J Urol. 2014 Mar;40(2):225-231. Pubmedid: 24856490.
  • Kunadharaju R, Choe U, Harris JR, Lockhart SR, Greene JN. Cryptococcus gattii, Florida, USA, 2011. Emerg Infect Dis. 2013 Mar;19(3):519-521. Pubmedid: 23750364. Pmcid: PMC3647671.
  • Hakky TS, Gonzalvo AA, Lockhart JL, Rodriguez AR. Primary Ewing sarcoma of the kidney: a symptomatic presentation and review of the literature. Ther Adv Urol. 2013 Jun;5(3):153-159. Pubmedid: 23730330. Pmcid: PMC3655356.
  • Swords K, Martinez DR, Lockhart JL, Carrion R. A preliminary report on the usage of an intracorporal antibiotic cast with synthetic high purity CaSO4 for the treatment of infected penile implant. J Sex Med. 2013 Apr;10(4):1162-1169. Pubmedid: 23347377.
  • Hakky TS, Rodriguez AR, Parker J, Lockhart JL, Honeymeyer Iii J, Carrion RE. Ventral phalloplasty. Int Braz J Urol. 2012 Jul;38(4):565-566. Pubmedid: 22951169.
  • Rodríguez AR, Lockhart A, King J, Wiegand L, Carrion R, Ordorica R, Lockhart J. Cutaneous ureterostomy technique for adults and effects of ureteral stenting: an alternative to the ileal conduit. J Urol. 2011 Nov;186(5):1939-1943. Pubmedid: 21944116.
  • Hoffman MS, Karlnoski RA, Mangar D, Whiteman VE, Zweibel BR, Lockhart JL, Camporesi EM. Morbidity associated with nonemergent hysterectomy for placenta accreta. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2010 Jun;202(6):628.e1-628.e5. Pubmedid: 20510963.
  • Rodriguez AR, Hakky T, Hoffman M, Ordorica R, Lockhart J. Salvage spiral sling techniques: alternatives to manage disabling recurrent urinary incontinence in females. J Urol. 2010 Dec;184(6):2429-2433. Pubmedid: 20952025.
  • Ordorica R, Rodriguez AR, Coste-Delvecchio F, Hoffman M, Lockhart J. Disabling complications with slings for managing female stress urinary incontinence. BJU Int. 2008 Aug;102(3):333-336. Pubmedid: 18384633.
  • Davila HH, Parker J, Webster JC, Lockhart JL, Carrion RE. Subarachnoid hemorrhage as complication of phenylephrine injection for the treatment of ischemic priapism in a sickle cell disease patient. J Sex Med. 2008 Apr;5(4):1025-1028. Pubmedid: 18194188.
  • Davila H, Mamcarz M, Nadelhaft I, Salup R, Lockhart J, Carrion R. Visualization of the neurovascular bundles and major pelvic ganglion with fluorescent tracers after penile injection in the rat. Bju Int. 2008 Apr;101(8):1048-1051. Pubmedid: 18070171.
  • Davila H, Weber T, Burday D, Thurman S, Carrion R, Salup R, Lockhart J. Total or partial prostate sparing cystectomy for invasive bladder cancer: long-term implications on erectile function. BJU Int. 2007 Nov;100(5):1026-1029. Pubmedid: 17868423.
  • Hoffman MS, Tebes SJ, Sayer RA, Lockhart J. Extended cytoreduction of intraabdominal metastatic ovarian cancer in the left upper quadrant utilizing en bloc resection. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2007 Aug;197(2):209.e1-209.e4. Pubmedid: 17689654.
  • Hoffman MS, Griffin D, Tebes S, Cardosi RJ, Martino MA, Fiorica JV, Lockhart JL, Grendys EC. Sites of bowel resected to achieve optimal ovarian cancer cytoreduction: implications regarding surgical management. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2005 Aug;193(2):582-586. Pubmedid: 16098902.
  • Moreira S, Seigne J, Ordorica R, Marcet J, Pow-Sang J, Lockhart J. Devastating complications after brachytherapy in the treatment of prostate adenocarcinoma. Bju Int. 2004;93(1):31-35. Pubmedid: 14678363.
  • Webster C, Bukkapatnam R, Seigne J, Pow-Sang J, Hoffman M, Helal M, Ordorica R, Lockhart J. Continent colonic urinary reservoir (Florida pouch): long-term surgical complications (greater than 11 years). J Urol. 2003 Jan;169(1):174-176. Pubmedid: 12478129.
  • Shukla A, Pow-Sang J, Helal M, Seigne J, Ordorica R, Lockhart J. Urinary incontinence after continent urinary diversion using cecal wrap or plicated ileum: a patient questionnaire review. Urology. 2003 Feb;61(2):328-331. Pubmedid: 12597940.
  • Hoffman MS, Cardosi RJ, Lockhart J, Hall DC, Murphy SJ. Vaginectomy with pelvic herniorrhaphy for prolapse. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2003 Aug;189(2):364-370. Pubmedid: 14520196.
  • Thurman S, Robinson L, Ahmad N, Pow-Sang J, Lockhart J, Seigne J. Investigation of the safety and accuracy of intraoperative gamma probe directed biopsy of bone scan detected rib abnormalities in prostatic adenocarcinoma. J Urol. 2003 Apr;169(4):1341-1344. Pubmedid: 12629356.
  • Lockhart JL. Urinary diversion. J Urol. 2000 May;163(5):1432-1433. Pubmedid: 10751851.
  • Hoffman M, Lockhart J, Garvin D. Accurate repair of the prolapsed vagina by use of measured lateral flaps. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2000 Aug;183(2):286-289. Pubmedid: 10942460.
  • Helal M, Diaz J, Tannenbaum A, Greenberg H, Lockhart J. Postradiation therapy adenosquamous cell carcinoma of the prostate. Prostate Cancer Prostatic Dis. 2000;3(1):53-56. Pubmedid: 12497163.
  • Ordorica, R, Masel, J., Seigne, J, Persky, L, Lockhart, J. Evaluation and Management of Mechanical Dysfunction in Continent Colonic Urinary Reservoirs. J Urol. 2000;163(6):1679-1684. Pubmedid: 10799159.
  • Seigne J, Turner J, Diaz J, Hackney J, Pow-Sang J, Helal M, Lockhart J, Yu H. A feasibility study of gene gun mediated immunotherapy for renal cell carcinoma. J Urology. 1999 Oct;162(4):1259-1263. Pubmedid: 10492175.
  • Masel J, Austin P, Spyropoulos E, Seigne J, Pow-Sang J, Odorica R, Lockhart J. Enterocystometric comparison of plicated ileocecal segment (PI) and flap valve (IV) continence mechanisms in the Florida pouch. Urology. 1999 Mar;53(3):506-509. Pubmedid: 10096375.
  • Hoffman M, Lynch C, Lockhart J, Knapp R. Injury of the rectum during vaginal surgery. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 1999 Aug;181(2):274-277. Pubmedid: 10454668.
  • Lynch C, Towsley G, Pow-Sang J, Lockhart J, Seigne J. Long-term urodynamic changes of a continent colonic urinary reservoir. J Pelvic Surgeons. 1999;5(1):13-16.
  • Austin P, Rink R, Lockhart J. The gastrointestinal composite urinary reservoir in patients with myelomeningocele and exstrophy: long-term metabolic followup. J Urol. 1999;162:1126-1128. Pubmedid: 10458446.
  • Austin P, Rink R, Lockhart J. Ventajas de un reservorio gastrointestinal compuesto. Urologia Panamericana. 1999;11:2-2. Pubmedid: noPMID.
  • Anderson J, Carrion R, Odorica R, Hoffman M, Arango H, Lockhart J. Anterior enterocele following cystectomy for intractable interstitial cystitis. J Urol. 1998 Jun;159(6):1868-1870. Pubmedid: 9598477.
  • Lynch C, Towsley G, Pow-Sang J, Lockhart J. Long-term urodynamic evaluation of a continent urinary reservoir. Prim Care Update Ob Gyns. 1998 Jul;5(4):200. Pubmedid: 10838382.
  • Albertini J, Sujka S, Helal M, Seigne J, Lockhart J. Adenocarcinoma in a continent colonic urinary reservoir. Urology. 1998;51(3):499-500. Pubmedid: 9510363.
  • Austin P, Spyropoulos E, Arango H, Fiorica J, Homsy Y, Lockhart J. The failed anti-incontinence mechanism: a flap valve or cecal wrap for surgical reconstruction. J Urol. 1997;157:1638-1638. Pubmedid: 9112494.
  • Helal M, Austin P, Spyropoulos E, Pow-Sang J, Persky L, Lockhart J. Evaluation and management of parastomal hernia in association with continent urinary diversion. J Urol. 1997;157:1630-1632. Pubmedid: 9112492.
  • Helal M, Albertini J, Lockhart J, Albrink M. Laparaoscopic nephrectomy using the harmonic scalpel. J Endourology. 1997;11:267-268. Pubmedid: 9376846.
  • Austin P, De Leary G, Homsy Y, Persky L, Lockhart J. Long-Term Metaobolic advantages of gastrointestinal composite urinary reservoir. J Urol. 1997;158:1704-1708. Pubmedid: 9334583.
  • Helal M, Black T, Lockhart J, Figueroa T. The Hickman peel-away sheath: alternative for pediatric percutaneous nephrolithotomy. J Endourology. 1997;11(3):171-172. Pubmedid: 9181444.
  • Austin P, Spyropoulos E, Lotenfoe R, Helal M, Hoffman M, Lockhart J. Urethral obstruction after anti-incontinence surgery in women: evaluation, methodology and surgical results. Urology. 1996;47:890-894. Pubmedid: 8677583.
  • Binard J, Persky L, Lockhart J, Kelley B. Intermittent catheterization the right way (volume vs. time directed). J Spinal Cord Med. 1996;19:194-196. Pubmedid: 8819029.
  • Pow-Sang J, Spyropoulos E, Helal M, Lockhart J. Bladder replacement and urinary diversion after radical cystectomy. Cancer Control. 1996;3(6):512-518. Pubmedid: 10764510.
  • Mora L, Nicosia S, Pow-Sang J, Ku N, Diaz J, Lockhart J, Einstein, Jr. A. Ancillary techniques in the follow-up of trasitional cell carcinoma: a comparison of cytology, histology and DNA image analysis cytometry in 91 patients. J Urology. 1996;156:49-55. Pubmedid: 8648836.
  • Helal M, Lockhart J, Sanford E, Persky L. Tunica vaginalis flap for the management of disabling Peyronie's disease: surgical technique, results and complications. Urology. 1995;46(3):390-392. Pubmedid: 7660515.
  • Helal M, Figueroa T, Pow-Sang J, Sanford E, Lockhart J. A trans-reservoir technique for correction of ureterointestinal obstruction in continent urinary diversion. J Urology. 1995;153:1108-1109. Pubmedid: 7869474.
  • Lotenfoe R, Christie J, Parsons A, Burkett P, Helal M, Lockhart J. Absence of neuropathic pelvic pain and favorable psychological profile in the surgical selection of patients with disabling interstitial cystitis. J Urol. 1995;154:2039-2042. Pubmedid: 7500453.
  • Sanford E, Lockhart JL, Weinstein D. Experimental investigation of an infolded bowel segment as an anti-incontinence mechanism without interposing the ileo-cecal valve. Urol Res. 1994 Dec;22(3):157-160. Pubmedid: 7992460.
  • Figueroa T, Sabogal L, Helal M, Lockhart J. The tapered and reimplanted small bowel as a variation of the Mitranoff procedure: preliminary results. J Urol. 1994;152:73-75.
  • Sanford E, Lockhart J, Weinstein D. Experimental investigation of an infolded bowel segment as an anti-incontinence mechanism without interposing the ileo-cecal valve. Urol Res. 1994;22(3):157-160.
  • Shabaik A, Pow-Sang J, Lockhart J, Nicosia S. Role of DNA image cytometry in the follow-up of patients with urinary tract transitional cell carcinoma. Anal Quant Cytol Histol. 1993 Apr;15(2):115-123. Pubmedid: 8318126.
  • Lockhart J, Davies R, Cox C, McAllister E, Helal M, Figueroa T. The gastro-ileo-ileal pouch: an alternative continent urinary reservoir for patients with short bowel, acidosis and/or extensive pelvic radiation. J Urol. 1993;150:46-50.
  • Lotenfoe R, O'Kelly K, Helal M, Lockhart J. Periurethral polytetrafluoroethylene paste injection in incontinent female subjects: surgical indications and improved surgical technique. J Urol. 1993;149:279-282.
  • Helal M, Pow-Sang J, Sanford E, Figueroa T, Lockhart J. Direct (non-tunnelled) uretero-colonic reimplantation in association with continent reservoirs. J Urol. 1993;150:835-837.
  • Binard J, Persky L, DeLeary G, Lockhart J, O'Kelly K. Penoplasty for receding phallus: a new surgical technique to prevent dislodging of external urinary collecting device. J Am Paraplegia Soc. 1993;16:204-206.
  • Pow-Sang J, Lockhart J. Continent urinary diversion: the Florida pouch. Problems In Urology. 1992;6(3):581-586.
  • Pow-Sang J, Lockhart J, Helal M, Persky L, Sanford E. The Florida pouch: diversion to minimize obstruction. Contemp Urol. 1992;4(2):20-29.
  • Pow-Sang J, Helal M, Figueroa E, Sanford E, Persky L, Lockhart J. Conversion from external appliance wearing or internal urinary diversion to a continent urinary reservoir (Florida pouch I and II): surgical technique, indications and complications. J Urol. 1992;147:356-360.
  • Bejany DE, Lockhart JL, Politano VA. Ileal segment for ureteral substitution or for improvement of ureteral function. J Urol. 1991 Aug;146(2):302-305. Pubmedid: 1856921.
  • Lockhart J, Pow-Sang J, Persky L, Sanford E. The Florida pouch: a simplified technique for continent urinary diversion. Urologia Panamericana. 1990;2(1):33-39.
  • Lockhart J, Pow-Sang J, Persky L, Kahn P, Vorstman B, Ellis G, Helal M. Detivacao urinaria continente desenvolvida na Florida: uma te cnica para a America Latina. J Bras Urol. 1989;15:115-115.
  • Lockhart JL. Remodeled right colon: an alternative urinary reservoir. J Urol. 1987 Oct;138(4):730-734. Pubmedid: 3678478.
  • Lockhart JL, Bejany D, Politano VA. Augmentation cystoplasty in the management of neurogenic bladder disease and urinary incontinence. J Urol. 1986 May;135(5):969-971. Pubmedid: 3959250.
  • Lewis RI, Lockhart JL, Politano VA. Periurethral polytetrafluoroethylene injections in incontinent female subjects with neurogenic bladder disease. J Urol. 1984 Mar;131(3):459-462. Pubmedid: 6538241.
  • Reeve HR, Lockhart JL, Krueger RP, Glenn JF, Johnsrude IS. Hypertensive crisis associated with renal cell carcinoma. Urology. 1979 Oct;14(4):378-380. Pubmedid: 494466.
  • Lockhart JL, Reeve HR, Bredael JJ, Krueger RP. Siblings with prune belly syndrome and associated pulmonic stenosis, mental retardation, and deafness. Urology. 1979 Aug;14(2):140-142. Pubmedid: 157583.
  • Lockhart JL, Reeve HR, Krueger RP, Glenn JF, Henry HH. Megalourethra. Urology. 1978 Jul;12(1):51-54. Pubmedid: 28600.
  • Ordorica, R, Lockhart, J. Injectable Materials for Use in Urology. In: Urologic Prosthesis: The Complete Practical Guide to Devices, Their Implantation, and Patient Follow Up. Humana Press; 2001.
  • Emtage JB, Parker J, Marcet JE, Finan J, Lockhart JL, Hernandez DJ. A large cellular angiofibroma of the male pelvis presenting with obstructive voiding: A case report and review of the literature. Can Urol Assoc J. 7(5-6):E373-E375. Pubmedid: 23766844. Pmcid: PMC3668395.