Jack Barkin, M.D., F.R.C.S
Jack Barkin, M.D. is the founding partner of Can-Am HIFU and Medical Director. He performed the first Canadian HIFU treatment using the Sonablate 500 machine on March 12, 2006. He has trained over 25 urologists on the proper delivery of HIFU. He is Chief of Staff at Humber River Hospital, Past Chief of Urology at that institution as well as the previous Director of surgery and Surgical Oncology.
Dr. Barkin has been involved in clinical research for over 25 years and has been the principal investigator in over 250 Canadian and international clinical drug trials. He launched Viagra, Levitra, Cialis, Androgel and casodex and other drugs in Canada. His clinical and research interests include erectile dysfunction, prostate diseases-benign and malignant, male menopause, bladder cancer and new urologic technology and techniques.
Dr. Barkin graduated with honours from medical school at the University of Toronto. He served on numerous medical advisory boards and has been published extensively in medical and urology journals with over 80 peer reviewed articles. He reviews articles for numerous other urologic journals as well as reviewing abstract submissions for many International Urologic meetings. He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons (FACS), a Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Canada (FRCS), a Fellow of the International College of Surgeons (FICS) and a Diplomate of the American Board of Urology (DABU). He has a Masters in Health Care Management and is one of a few Certified Canadian Physician Executives.