Chesapeake Urology's Benjamin Lowentritt Installed as President of the Baltimore City Medical Society

Published On: 04/17/2013

(Baltimore, Md.) — Benjamin H. Lowentritt, M.D., F.A.C.S., director of Minimally Invasive Surgery and Robotics and medical director for the Comprehensive Prostate Cancer program at Chesapeake Urology Associates, has been installed as the 110th president of the Baltimore City Medical Society.

Dr. Lowentritt received his undergraduate degree from Harvard College (Magna Cum Laude). He graduated from Baylor College of Medicine where he served as president of Baylor’s Chapter of the Texas Medical Association. He completed his residency at the University of Maryland Medical System in urology and his fellowship at Tulane University Hospital & Clinics in robotic, laparoscopic, and advanced endoscopic urology. Dr. Lowentritt is certified by the American Board of Urology, is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a member of the American Urological Association, American Medical Association, and Endourological Society. He is a reviewer for the Journal of Endourology.

Dr. Lowentritt has been at the forefront of robotic urology procedures and was the first surgeon in Maryland to perform robot assisted surgery for bladder cancer. He has authored numerous articles and chapters on subjects including robotic surgery, erectile dysfunction, pediatric urology, female urology and the urological management of patients after renal transplantation. Dr. Lowentritt was a team leader for Medical Clinics in Central Louisiana Red Cross Shelters after Hurricane Katrina. He was elected to the board of directors of the Baltimore City Medical Society in 2009 and, for the past two years, served as chairman of the Finance and Resource Committee. Dr. Lowentritt also serves as Specialty Trustee on the Maryland State Medical Society (MedChi) Board of Trustees.