Dr. Jack Barkin, M.D. | Dr. Dean Elterman, M.D | Dr. Antonio Finelli, M.D. |
Dr. Neil Fleshner, M.D. | Dr. Sender Herschorn, M.D. | Dr. Laurence Klotz, M.D |
Dr. Michael Robinette, M.D.
Dr. Jack Barkin, M.D., FRCS(C)
Medical Director HIFU
Jack Barkin, M.D. is the founding partner of Can-Am HIFU and Medical Director. He performed the first Canadian HIFU treatment using the Sonablate 500 machine on March 12, 2006. He has trained over 25 urologists on the proper delivery of HIFU. He is Chief of Staff at Humber River Hospital, Past Chief of Urology at that institution as well as the previous Director of surgery and Surgical Oncology.
He is an Associate Professor of Urology at the University of Toronto. He is also an Adjunct Clinical Professor, Department of Surgery at the University of Toronto. In addition, Dr. Barkin is Director of the Male Health Centre in Toronto, a semi-private specialty clinic that focuses on the diagnosis and management of male sexual health problems and diseases of the prostate. He is the Executive Editor in Chief of the Canadian Journal of Urology.
Dr. Barkin has been involved in clinical research for over 25 years and has been the principal investigator in over 250 Canadian and international clinical drug trials. He launched Viagra, Levitra, Cialis, Androgel and casodex and other drugs in Canada. His clinical and research interests include erectile dysfunction, prostate diseases-benign and malignant, male menopause, bladder cancer and new urologic technology and techniques.
Dr. Barkin graduated with honours from medical school at the University of Toronto. He served on numerous medical advisory boards and has been published extensively in medical and urology journals with over 80 peer reviewed articles. He reviews articles for numerous other urologic journals as well as reviewing abstract submissions for many International Urologic meetings. He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS), a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Canada (FRCS), a Fellow of the International College of Surgeons (FICS) and a Diplomate of the American Board of Urology (DABU). He has a Masters in Health Care Management and is one of a few Certified Canadian Physician Executives. In 2012 he spearheaded the development of the Robotic Surgical Program at Humber river Hospital.
Dr. Barkin has given over 1000 presentations and lectures worldwide including those in Russia, Malaysia, China, The Middle East, Europe, Indonesia, The Phillipines, Korea, Cambodia, Africa and South America and Mexico as well as extensively in the United States and Canada. He has participated as faculty in countless medical symposia at the undergraduate and post graduate levels and been the Visiting Professor at many Universities throughout the world.
• Medical School, University of Toronto
• Fellow of The International College of Surgeons (FICS)
• Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS)
• Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Canada (FRCSC)
• Diplomate of the American Board of Urology (DABU)
• Certified Canadian Physician Executive (CCPE)
• Masters in Health Care Management ( MHM)
• Chief of Staff, Humber River Regional Hospital
• Director, Male Health Centres in Toronto
• Executive Editor-in-Chief of The Canadian Journal of Urology
• Director, Can-Am HIFU
Can-Am HIFU physicians have performed over 750 Sonablate® HIFU cases.