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Dr. Kirk Lo, MD, CM, FRCSC


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  • Associate Professor
  • Surgeon Investigator
  • Microsurgery Specialist
  • Division of Urology
  • Department of Surgery
  • Mount Sinai Hospital
  • University of Toronto 


Kirk C. Lo, MD, FRCSC received his B.Sc. in Physiology and Physics from McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.  He graduated from the Faculty of Medicine at McGill, and completed his urology residency in 2002.  He then sub-specialized in Male Reproductive Surgery and Medicine under the mentorship of Drs. Larry Lipshultz and Dolores Lamb at Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas.  He was awarded the American Foundation for Urological Disease (AFUD) and American Urologic Association (AUA) Scholarship for his research work on testicular stem cell biology, and gamete preservation for cancer patients. 

Kirk was appointed to the Department of Surgery at Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, Canada as a staff Urologist, and Surgeon Investigator in 2004.  He is currently Associate Professors at University of Toronto.   As a Men’s Health specialist, Dr. Lo’s practice focus on improving prostate, reproductive and sexual health for men, and performs microsurgical procedures such as vasectomy reversal, micro-dissection for testicular sperm extraction.

In addition to patient care, he is also involved in basic science research.  His work focuses on the preservation of fertility in cancer patients from both clinical and basic science aspects.  He has recently received funding from the National Institute of Health (NIH R01) for his human testicular model to study chemotherapy effect on human reproduction. His laboratory has also received research grants to perform semen proteomic study for the diagnosis and treatment of male infertility and prostate cancer.

Dr. Lo currently serves on the Executive Council of the American Society of Andrology.  He is also the Chair of the 2012 Post-graduate education program for the American Society for Reproductive Medicine.  He has been elected Secretary of the Society for the Study of Male Reproduction (SSMR), and President in 2016. 

See his articles in PubMed