Dr. Paul Denis Leger, MD, MPH

Dr. Paul Denis Leger, MD, MPH

Dr. Paul Denis Leger, MD, MPH

Languages: English, Creole - Haitian, French
Phone: 202-444-2223

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Specialties
  • Genitourinary Medical Oncology
Conditions I Treat
  • adrenal mass
  • adrenal neoplasm
  • bladder cancer
  • carcinoma in situ of prostate
  • kidney cancer
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Procedures I Perform
  • bladder cancer genomics
  • genitourinary cancer genomics
  • prostate cancer genomics
  • renal cancer genomics
About the Provider

Paul Denis Leger, MD, MPH, is a medical oncologist at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital.

Dr. Leger specializes in cancers of the kidney, bladder, testicles, and prostate. He also treats gynecologic oncology patients with cervical, ovarian, vulvar, and uterine cancers. His research focuses on innovative treatment of prostate cancer, especially metastatic prostate cancer; prostate cancer health disparity research (understanding the biologics behind why certain populations are at higher risk for prostate cancer); prostate cancer genomics; treatments to slow down disease progression in prostate cancer; and treatments to help address long-term side effects associated with hormone therapy.

Dr. Leger received his medical degree from the State University of Haiti School of Medicine. Subsequently, he completed his residency in internal medicine at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and a fellowship in hematology/oncology at National Institutes of Health.

MedStar Georgetown is part of the MedStar Georgetown Cancer Institute, which combines medical expertise, the latest therapies, and research across MedStar Health. Our research engine, the Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center, is the only National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center in the Washington, D.C., region. This partnership means we provide access to cutting-edge clinical trials and the latest breakthroughs in cancer care.

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Education
  • Fellowship Program: National Institute of Health (2020)
  • Residency Program: Vanderbilt University Medical Center (2017)
  • Graduate Education: Universit Quisqueya (2008)
  • Internship Program: Hospital De L'Universite D'Etat (1998)
  • Medical School: Universite d'Etat d'Haiti (UEH) (1997)
  • Board Certification: American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine
Insurance
    MedStar Health Providers participate with a wide range of health insurance products. We accept self-pay patients and the insurances plans listed below. This list is not comprehensive, it is updated periodically and is subject to change. If you do not see your health insurance plan or product listed, or if you have any questions regarding MedStar Health’s participation with your health plan, please contact your health plan to verify participation with our providers.

    Since the MedStar Health providers span the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia regions, our participation with DC, Maryland and Virginia Medical Assistance programs varies by provider group. Please contact your MedStar Physician’s Office to assist with verifying Medical Assistance participation. If you are enrolled in a Medicaid Managed Care Organization, please contact your Medicaid health plan to verify participation.
Practice Locations
  • 3800 Reservoir Road Northwest
    Washington, DC 20007
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Member of Medical Staff
  • MedStar Georgetown University Hospital