Dr. Wassim Kassouf
Dr Wassim Kassouf completed a clinical and research fellowship in urologic oncology at M. D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas following medical school and urology residency at McGill University. He then arrived back on faculty at the McGill University Health Center in 2006. Dr. Kassouf’s clinical practice focuses on all aspects of urologic oncology (including bladder, prostate, renal, and testes cancer) whereas his research focuses on bladder cancer. Presently, he is the Program Director of the McGill Urology Residency. He also serves as the chair of the McGill Urology Quality of Care Assurance committee and a member of the Royal College Urology Examination board committee.
He has led several national guidelines for optimizing quality of care in urologic cancer and has published over 160 peer-review manuscripts and book chapters. He is on the editorial board of Urology, CUAJ, BMC Urology, Clinical Cancer Investigation Journal, and International Brazilian Journal of Urology. He is the founder of the national Canadian Bladder Cancer Network, a co-founder of Bladder Cancer Canada, Chair of the National Cancer Institute of Canada’s disease-oriented group in bladder cancer, Vice-President (communications) of the Canadian Urological Association, and an executive member of the National Institutes of Health Genitourinary steering committee Bladder Cancer Task Force. Dr Kassouf is a graduate of the American Urological Association Leadership Program and received several awards including the American Urological Association Research Scholar Award, Canadian Urological Association Scholarship Award, FRSQ Clinician Scientist Scholar Award, and the Everett C. Reid Teaching Excellence Award.