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Edward Matsumoto

Edward Matsumoto

Associate Professor: Division of Urology

McMaster University

Director: Urological Laparoscopic Fellowship

Assistant Programme Director Urology Residency

Dr. Edward Matsumoto is an associate professor in the Division of Urology and Department of Surgery at McMaster University.  His urological practice is based at the McMaster Institute of Urology at St. Joseph’s Healthcare. He completed a fellowship in minimally invasive surgery and endourology at the Clinical Center for Minimally Invasive Urologic Cancer Treatment at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School in Dallas, TX.

His clinical interests are advanced laparoscopic surgery including robotic radical prostatectomy, minimally invasive management of kidney cancers and stone disease.  Dr. Matsumoto completed his medical training and his urological residency at the University of Toronto. During residency he completed a Masters degree in Health Professional Education as part of the Surgical-Scientist Program in Toronto. He also received the Clinician Investigator Programme Fellowship from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.

His research interest in surgical education includes simulator and robotic training, surgical training methods and technical skills assessment.  He has over 70 peer-reviewed publications and authored 12 chapters. He has received over a quarter million dollar in peer-reviewed funding to date.

Dr. Matsumoto has been awarded numerous research prizes including the AUA Essay Competition, NS-AUA Essay Competition, Jack Wyatt Research Competition, McMaster University Research Competition, Johnson and Johnson Research Competition and Wyeth-Ayerst Prize in Surgical Education/Epidemiology to name a few.  He was also a recipient of the prestigious CUA Scholarship.

He currently serves as the Program Director in the urology residency program at McMaster University.  Dr. Matsumoto is involved with the Royal College of Physicans and Surgeons of Canada and serves on the Urology Committee and the
Royal College International. He is the Director of Urological Fellowship at the Centre for Minimally Access Surgery at. St. Joseph’s Hospital.