Dr. Neil Fleshner, MD, MPH, FRCSC
Dr. Neil Fleshner graduated with a medical degree from the University of Toronto in 1988. He completed specialty training in urologic surgery and oncology from 1993 to 1996, received a... Read More
Dr. Neil Fleshner graduated with a medical degree from the University of Toronto in 1988. He completed specialty training in urologic surgery and oncology from 1993 to 1996, received a Master’s in Public Health in epidemiology from Columbia University in 1997, and completed his oncology training at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. Dr. Fleshner is certified in both urology and epidemiology.
Dr. Fleshner is the Martin Barkin Professor and Chairman of Urology at the University of Toronto, and has been a urology fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada for 23 years. Dr. Fleshner is also a Professor of Surgery at the University of Toronto. In the past, he has served as the Head of the Division of Urology at the University Health Network, and the Head of Genitourinary Cancer Site group at the Princess Margaret Hospital. He also holds the prestigious Love Chair in prostate cancer prevention at Princess Margaret Hospital.
Aside from surgical practice, Dr. Fleshner is the lead or co-investigator on numerous studies researching urologic cancer prevention with an emphasis on prostate cancer. His current projects include two randomized trials of intervention in prostate cancer, as well as laboratory work assessing prostate cancer metabolism. Dr. Fleshner has had a prolific research career, authoring over 400 scientific papers, books and book chapters on prostate disease. Dr. Fleshner is a highly sought after speaker, having delivered many talks and poster presentations all over the world over the last 23 years.Read Less