Martin KoyleMD, FAAP, FACS, FRCS
Professor of Surgery, University of Toronto
Head of Division of Urology, The Hospital for Sick Children
Dr. Martin A. Koyle joined the Division of Urology at The Hospital for Sick Children as a Professor of Surgery in 2011. In 2013, he was appointed the Head of the Division of Urology and Woman Auxiliary Chair in Urology and Regenerative Medicine. He was previously Division Chief at Seattle Children's and the University of Washington in Seattle, Washington, where he held the Michael Mitchell Endowed Chair in Pediatric Urology. After completing his medical school education in Winnipeg, Canada at the University of Manitoba, he undertook residency and fellowship training at Los Angeles-USC Medical Center, Harvard University and in San Francisco. During his more than a quarter century in academic urology Dr. Koyle has been known for his innovations and contributions, specifically to the fields of pediatric urology, oncology 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 tubular incised urethral plate hypospadias repair (Snodgrass technique) beyond North America to Europe and Asia. To date, he is contributed to over 250 publications and chapters to the literature. He has co-edited four major textbooks; most recently the “Pediatric Urology- Surgical complications and management” was released as a second edition. He is an Associate Editor of Dialogues in Pediatric Urology and serves on the editorial boards of Pediatric Surgery International and the Journal of Pediatric Urology. Dr. Koyle is the past president of the Rocky Mountain Urology Society, the Society for Pediatric Urology and the American Association of Pediatric Urologists. He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of both Canada and England, Fellow of the American Academy of Paediatrics and Fellow of the Society for Pediatric Urology. He was in the initial group that was awarded the Certificate of Added Qualification (CAQ) in Pediatric Urology by the American Board of Urology. In January 2010, he was elected ‘on merit’ as follow at the Royal College of Surgeons for his contribution to Urology, Pediatric Urology and Pediatric Urology internationally, and in particular in the British Isles. In 2015 he graduated from the Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation (IHPME) at the University of Toronto, with an MSc in Quality Improvement and Patient Safety (QIPS) and has been appointed to their faculty, as well as to the faculty at the Centre for Quality Improvement and Patient Safety (C-QuIPS).
Areas of Specialty and Research Interests
Pediatric urology, transplantation, oncology, complex reconstruction.