Faculty: Naeem Bhojani, MD and Jessica Mandeville, MD

Moderator: Smita De, MD


Naeem Bhojani, MD

Dr. Naeem Bhojani was born and raised in Montreal. He obtained a BSc in Microbiology and Immunology and another in Physiotherapy from McGill University in 2001 and then completed medical school and urology residency at the University of Montreal. In 2011, Dr. Bhojani spent 2 years with Dr. Lingeman at Indiana University completing his Fellowship in BPH and Stone Disease. Dr. Bhojani was recruited by the University of Montreal in 2013 to build and develop Comprehensive Kidney Stone and BPH Programs. At the University of Montreal, he has the rank of Associate Professor and clinical researcher. Dr. Bhojani has published extensively in stone disease and BPH. In 2017, Dr. Bhojani was named the AUA’s Young urologist of the year representing the NSAUA. In 2019, Dr. Bhojani was awarded the prestigious clinical research scholar award from the FRQ-S.

Jessica Mandeville, MD

Dr. Mandeville is a 2004 graduate of Tufts University School of Medicine.  She completed her urology residency training at The Lahey Clinic in 2010.  She subsequently completed a fellowship in advanced endourology at Indiana University / Methodist Hospital in 2012.  She currently serves as the Director of Endourology at Lahey Hospital and Medical Center and is an Assistant Professor of Urology at Tufts University School of Medicine. 

Smita De, MD

Smita De, MD, PhD is an Associate Staff Urologist at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation.  She attended Duke University for her undergraduate studies where she majored in Biomedical and Electrical Engineering.  Subsequently, she earned her medical degree and doctorate in Bioengineering at the University of Washington in Seattle.  Dr. De then completed her urology residency at Stanford University and was recruited to Vanderbilt University as the first fellow for the Vanderbilt Institute for Surgery and Engineering.   She also completed her Endourology clinical fellowship at Vanderbilt University under the guidance of Drs. Nicole Miller, Duke Herrell, and Ryan Hsi.  At Cleveland Clinic, Dr. De established a new Holep program and is one of the Endourology fellowship staff.  Her research interests are in novel medical technologies and device design for stones and BPH as well as surgeon ergonomics.