Nathan PerlisMD, MSc, FRCSC
Assistant Professor University of Toronto, Department of Surgery
Dr. Perlis completed his medical school, urology residency and urological oncology fellowship training at the University of Toronto. During residency, he pursued the Surgeon Scientist Training Program where he completed a Masters in Clinical Epidemiology and focused on quantifying patient-level quality of life assessments. During his fellowship, his clinical and research interests focused on prostate cancer, including: bio-markers, risk assessment, novel technologies for partial gland ablation, and robotic surgery.
His clinical practice focuses on management of genitourinary malignancies, with particular focus on prostate and kidney cancers. This includes minimally invasive robotic surgical techniques, image guided therapeutics and diagnostics.
Areas of Specialty and Research Interests
Dr. Perlis is currently an investigator in 4 studies using novel technologies (HIFU, laser, PDT, porphysomes) in prostate cancer and is funded to design patient-centred prostate MRI reports.