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Dr. Neil Fleshner, MD, MPH, FRCSC

Dr. Fleshner PhotoNeil Fleshner is Head of the Division of Urology at the University Health Network (incorporating Princess Margaret Hospital) and Professor at the University of Toronto. Aside from surgical practice, Dr. Fleshner conducts research on urologic cancer prevention with an emphasis on prostate cancer. Dr. Fleshner is certified in both urology and epidemiology. He earned his MPH degree from the School of Public Health at Columbia University and completed his oncology training at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. His current projects include 2 randomized trials of nutritional intervention in prostate cancer as well as laboratory work assessing oxidative biomarkers and cell cycle regulation in prostate cancer cells exposed to micronutrients. Dr. Fleshner is an avid music lover and father of three. He has authored of over 100 scientific papers.