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Dr Ashis Chawla
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Ashis Chawla is Staff Urologist at St. Joseph’s Health Centre, as well as Cleveland Clinic Canada. He is an Associate Urologist at Toronto Rehabilitation Centre, and a Lecturer in the Department of Surgery at the University of Toronto. His scope of practice includes treating both benign and malignant urological conditions with a special interest in minimally invasive surgery.

He is a Diplomat of the American Board of Urology and a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. Since completing his training he has been actively involved in medical education which has led him to several recognitions including teaching awards at both the postgraduate and undergraduate levels. He presently provides training for the Endo-Urology and Minimally Invasive Surgery Fellowship at St. Joseph’s Health Centre.

Dr. Chawla has been actively involved in several research endeavors in the area of minimally invasive surgery with an emphasis on renal and prostate cancer. Dr. Chawla remains active in many leadership roles both at the local and provincial level as a Faculty Liaison on many leadership groups and committees including the Ontario Medical Association as Secretary, Section of Urology.

In his free time, Dr. Chawla enjoys time with his family traveling where he commonly enjoys SCUBA diving, tennis and playing golf. He is actively involved in his cultural community where he acts as a mentor for young students looking to pursue careers in healthcare.

Education/Training

Fellowship
McMaster University, Hamilton, ON
Minimally Invasive Surgery
Laparoscopy and Endo-Urology

Residency
University of Toronto, Toronto, ON
Urology

Doctor of Medicine
University of Toronto, Toronto, ON

Bachelor of Sciences
University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON

Certifications

  • Diplomat of the American Board of Urology (Dip. ABU), Board Certified American Board of Urology

  • Minimally Invasive Surgery Fellowship: Laparoscopy and Endo-Urology, McMaster University

  • Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (FRCSC)

Specialty Interests

Minimally Invasive Surgery
Innovative therapies for BPH (Benign prostate hypertrophy) such as Urolift
Prostate Cancer
Renal cancer

Awards and Honours

Best Clinical Teacher Urology, St. Joseph’s Health Centre
Alumni Research Scholarship, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto
Honours Standing, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto

Professional Activities

Ontario Medical Association, Secretary, Section of Urology
St. Joseph’s Health Centre, eCare Physician Advisory Group
St. Joseph’s Health Centre, Endo-Urology and Minimally Invasive Surgery Fellowship Supervisor

Professional Memberships

Canadian Urology Association
Canadian Endo-Urology Association
American Urology Association