Dr Wassim Kassouf

Urological Surgeon and Professor at McGill, Montreal


Dr. Wassim Kassouf: A Renowned Urologist Championing Bladder Cancer Research and Patient Advocacy

Dr Wassim Kassouf completed a fellowship in urologic oncology at M. D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas following medical school and urology residency at McGill University. Dr. Kassouf’s clinical practice focuses on all aspects of urologic oncology whereas his clinical and translational research focuses on refining organ preservation approaches in bladder cancer. He is a tenured Professor in the Division of Urology, Vice-President of the Canadian Urological Association, and past Vice-Chair of academic affairs, for the Department of Surgery at McGill University.

He has led several national guidelines for optimizing quality of care in urologic cancer management and has published over 400 peer-review manuscripts and book chapters. He is the bladder cancer section editor for CUAJ, and has served as an associate editor for BMC Urology as well as on the editorial board of Urology, Clinical Cancer Investigation Journal, and International Brazilian Journal of Urology. He is a cofounder of Bladder Cancer Canada, GU co-chair of the Canadian Clinical Trials Group, and an executive member of the NIH Genitourinary steering committee. Dr Kassouf is a graduate of the AUA Leadership Program and received several prestigious awards including the AUA Young Urologist of the Year, AUA Research Scholar Award, Quebec FRQS Distinguished Research Scholar Award, and Bladder Cancer Canada Medical Leadership Award.

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