Physician Information

Can-Am HIFU advances its mission and principles by offering complete physician training including proctorship and mentoring.

Regular training workshops are conducted for physicians interested in the newest developments in prostate cancer treatment with high intensity focused ultrasound and using the Sonablate® 500. Our workshops are designed to educate physicians through peer-to-peer interaction, simulation and observation, thus equipping them with the needed skills to offer Sonablate HIFU to their patients.

Basic HIFU Physician Training and Proctorship


  • Training: Observe a number of HIFU procedures, participate in active treatment, be proctored and certified in delivering HIFU treatment
  • Learn how to educate patients about HIFU as a treatment option

Workshop Structure:

  • Review the history of HIFU
  • Understand the basic science and physics of HIFU
  • Understand Sonablate HIFU technology
  • Review and understand the importance of ultrasound
  • Review, simulate, and observe a HIFU procedure
  • Understand HIFU clinical results and data
  • Understand patient selection criteria
  • Review how to incorporate HIFU into your current practice

What’s included:

  • Course materials
  • Case observations
  • Snacks

There is no fee to participate in the HIFU training workshops.
Attendees are responsible for all travel expenses.

Advanced HIFU Physician Training and Proctorship Program

Once a physician has completed a Basic HIFU training workshop they may wish to further their expertise in minimally-invasive therapy for prostate cancer. Can-Am HIFU now offers Advanced Physician Training and Proctorship in HIFU for full-gland ablation and focal therapy.

If you are interested in coming to observe HIFU or establishing a formal training/certification program please contact Dr. Jack Barkin at


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