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Dr. Walid Shahrour named NOSM University’s new Program Director, Urology

Posted on October 25, 2023

NOSM University is pleased to announce Dr. Walid Shahrour as the incoming Program Director of the new Urology Residency Program, effective October 1, 2023.  

Dr. Shahrour completed a clinical fellowship in reconstructive urology and trauma at Kulkarni Hospital in Pune, India, following medical school and residency at McGill University. He joined the faculty at NOSM University in 2016.  

Dr. Shahrour’s clinical practice focuses on minimally invasive surgeries and on all aspects of reconstructive urology, including cancer survivorship, urethral reconstruction, men’s health, upper tract, and pediatric reconstruction.  

His research interests include reconstructive urology and health equity. Dr. Shahrour has led international workshops in reconstructive urology and has published more than 40 peer-reviewed manuscripts. 

He currently serves as the surgical oncology lead for Northwestern Ontario and the lead of urology at Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre. He is the vice chair of the Canadian Undergraduate Urology Committee at the Canadian Urology Association.