Medical Research Board University of Montreal Montreal, QC
Dr. Lattouf completed his medical training at the Faculty of Medicine of the Université de Montréal in 1999. He subsequently pursued a specialization in urological surgery in the same place and obtained his certification from the Collège des Médecins du Québec and the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada in 2004. Dr. Lattouf further specialized for two years in oncologic urology in the United States at the National Institutes of Health. It is there that he developed expertise in, among other things, the treatment of kidney and prostate cancer, as well as clinical and fundamental research. He acquired laparoscopic expertise through training in Austria (Linz), one of the pioneer centers in urological laparoscopy, specifically in retroperitoneal dissection for patients with testicular cancer. Dr. Lattouf is an associate clinical professor in the Department of Surgery at the University of Montreal. He was a research fellow at the Quebec Health Research Fund (FRQS). He conducts basic research at the CHUM Research Center on molecular biology and kidney cancer markers. He has published over 95 peer reviewed articles, as well as abstracts and book chapters, and is a copy editor for several scientific journals. Dr. Lattouf is involved in the training of students and residents of the Faculty of Medicine at the Université de Montréal. He has also been a reviewer for the Medical Council of Canada evaluations and for the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. He is a member of the Executive Committee of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada for urology. He leads and participates in clinical research in kidney and prostate cancer. His expertise includes complex oncology surgeries, kidney and adrenal laparoscopic surgery and robotic surgery.