Monica FarcasBEng, MEng, MD, FRCSC
Assistant Professor, University of Toronto, Department of Surgery
Researcher, Keenan Research Centre, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute
Researcher, Institute for Biomedical Engineering Science and Technology
Dr. Farcas is an Assistant Professor and Surgeon-Investigator in the Department of Surgery, Division of Urology, at the University of Toronto. She is a surgeon at St. Michael’s Hospital subspecializing in the areas of laparoscopic and robotic surgery, endourology, and renal transplantation. Dr. Farcas received her Master’s Degree in Engineering at McGill University and obtained her MD and residency training in Urology at the University of Toronto. She then completed a two year Endourological Society clinical fellowship at St. Michael’s Hospital. Her research interests are in surgical innovation and surgical device development as well as surgical simulation.
Areas of Specialty and Research Interests
Laparoscopic and robotic surgery, endourology, and renal transplantation.
Innovative engineering designs for surgical innovation and surgical simulation.