John Trachtenberg

John Trachtenberg, MD, FACS, FRCSC

Dr. John Trachtenberg received his B.Sc., M.D. and C.M. from McGill University in Montreal. He completed his urologic residency at McGill University and succeeded to a fellowship in prostatic disease at Johns Hopkins University. Dr. Trachtenberg is currently Professor of Surgery and Medical Imaging at the University of Toronto. He holds the prestigious Fleck Tanenbaum Chair in Prostatic Diseases at the University of Toronto and University Health Network. He is the Director of the Prostate Centre at the Princess Margaret Hospital of the University Health Network. He acts as a consultant to the Urology Department at numerous hospitals. Dr. Trachtenberg has published over 225 peer reviewed scientific papers and several books, and sits on many hospital, university and scientific committees throughout North America and Europe. His accomplishments have earned him 18 awards, including Man of the Year in Sciences and Medicine from the Canadian Prostate Cancer Research Fund. He has developed novel, minimally invasive surgical techniques for the treatment of prostate cancer and was instrumental in the development of the prostate-specific Clinical Research Program at Princess Margaret Hospital.
Dr. Trachtenberg's major interests include the investigation of novel treatments for localized and advanced prostate cancer, developing minimally invasive image guided treatments for prostate cancer and the measurement and preservation of the quality of life of men with prostate cancer.
Urology. 2016 Mar 22;
Bhindi B, Xie WY, Kulkarni GS, Hamilton RJ, Nesbitt M, Finelli A, Zlotta AR, Evans A, van der Kwast TH, Alibhai SM, Trachtenberg J, Fleshner NE
Curr Oncol. 2015 Dec;22(6):374-84
Mina DS, Petrella A, Currie KL, Bietola K, Alibhai SM, Trachtenberg J, Ritvo P, Matthew AG
BMC Urol. 2015;15(1):94
Santa Mina D, Au D, Alibhai SM, Jamnicky L, Faghani N, Hilton WJ, Stefanyk LE, Ritvo P, Jones J, Elterman D, Fleshner NE, Finelli A, Singal RK, Trachtenberg J, Matthew AG
Can Urol Assoc J. 2015 May-Jun;9(5-6):179-87
Rush S, Alibhai SM, Xu L, Xu W, Louis AS, Matthew AG, Nesbitt M, Finelli A, Fleshner NE, Hamilton RJ, Kulkarni G, Zlotta A, Jewett MA, Trachtenberg J
AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2015 Aug;205(2):W177-84
Ghai S, Louis AS, Van Vliet M, Lindner U, Haider MA, Hlasny E, Spensieri P, Van Der Kwast TH, McCluskey SA, Kucharczyk W, Trachtenberg J
Indian J Urol. 2015 Jul-Sep;31(3):209-16
Ghai S, Trachtenberg J
Curr Opin Urol. 2015 Feb 18;
Ghai S, Trachtenberg J
Prostate Cancer Prostatic Dis. 2015 Feb 10;
Wong LM, Neal DE, Finelli A, Davis S, Bonner C, Kapoor J, Trachtenberg J, Thomas B, Hovens CM, Costello AJ, Corcoran NM
Med Image Anal. 2015 Jan 8;
Marami B, Sirouspour S, Ghoul S, Cepek J, Davidson SR, Capson DW, Trachtenberg J, Fenster A
Front Aging Neurosci. 2014;6:332
Santa Mina D, Guglietti CL, de Jesus DR, Azargive S, Matthew AG, Alibhai SM, Trachtenberg J, Daskalakis JZ, Ritvo P

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Director, The Prostate Centre, University Health Network
Professor of Surgery and Medical Imaging, University of Toronto