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Martin A. Koyle
Martin A. Koyle

Martin A. Koyle recently joined The Hospital for Sick Children as Professor and Program Head for the Division of Urology. He was previously Division Chief at Seattle Children’s Hospital and held the Michael Mitchell Chair in Pediatric Urology at the University of Washington.

After completing medical school at the University of Manitoba, Martin undertook residency and fellowship training at USC Los Angeles Medical Center, Harvard University and in San Francisco. During his more than a quarter century in academic urology, Martin Koyle has been known for his innovations and contributions to the fields of pediatric urology and transplantation. He was the first to publish on laparoscopic nephrectomy in infants, introduced the MACE (Malone Antegrade Continence Enema), the Bianchi technique (single incision orchidopexy) and the Bracka hypospadias repair to North America, and also exported the tubularized incised urethral plate hypospadias repair (Snodgrass technique) beyond North America to Europe and Asia. He has contributed over 200 publications and chapters to the literature.

Joao Luiz Pippi Salle,
Division Head, Urology
The Hospital for Sick Children


Paul Kuzyk with wife Jen
Paul Kuzyk with his wife
Jen in Zermatt,

The Division of Orthopaedic Surgery at Mount Sinai Hospital is happy to welcome Paul Kuzyk to the team. Paul has completed an undergraduate degree in Engineering Chemistry at Queen’s University. He attended medical school and completed residency in Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Toronto. In the surgeon-scientist program, Paul earned a Masters of Applied Science through the Institute of Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering (IBBME).

After residency, Paul completed a year of clinical fellowship at St. Michael’s Hospital in hip and knee reconstruction and orthopaedic trauma. He was awarded The Hip Society European Fellowship in Hip Reconstruction by the Maurice E. Müller Foundation of North America. He spent half a year at the Inselspital in Bern, Switzerland gaining experience in hip surgery. This was followed by half a year as a clinical fellow in the Adolescent and Young Adult Hip Program at Harvard University.

Paul’s clinical practice will involve hip and knee arthroplasty as well as surgical treatment of young adult hip pathologies, such as dysplasia and femoroacetabular impingement. His primary research focus is orthopaedic biomechanics and biomaterials.

David Backstein
Head, Division of Orthopaedic Surgery,
Mount Sinai Hospital Medical Lead & Chair,
Mount Sinai Centre for MSK Disease

Girish Kullkarni
Girish Kullkarni

The Department of Surgical Oncology, Division of Urology is pleased to announce the recruitment of Girish Kullkarni to the University Health Network, Princess Margaret Hospital. Girish’s main clinical interests lie in the realms of bladder and prostate cancer and his appointment in the role of Surgeon Scientist is a first for the Division of Urology at the University of Toronto.

He graduated from medical school and urology residency from the University of Toronto. During his residency, he completed a PhD in Clinical Epidemiology while enrolled in the Surgeon Scientist Program. He has published many high impact publications in prostate and bladder cancer and is a past recipient of the prestigious Ambrose Reed Socioeconomic Prize, awarded by the American Urological Association for his work in decision modeling and cost-effectiveness research in bladder cancer. Following residency in 2010, he successfully completed a fellowship in urologic oncology at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York City.

Girish’s main research interests are in health services and outcomes research. He has recently been appointed as an Adjunct Scientist at the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences. He also has an interest in comparative effectiveness research and decision modeling.

Neil Fleshner,
Head of the Division of Urology, UHN


Tony Moloney
Tony Moloney

Tony Moloney has joined the Division of Vascular Surgery at St. Michael’s Hospital after completing a 2-year Fellowship at St. Michael’s Hospital and the Toronto General Hospital. His clinical interests include open vascular and endovascular surgery and interventional radiology. Special interests are complex aortic pathology, type B aortic dissections and vascular trauma.


Tom Lindsay,
Director, Toronto General Hospital Vascular Centre

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