Dr. Geoffrey Gotto, MD, MPH, FRCSC
Dr. Geoffrey Gotto is a urologic oncologist and a Clinical Associate Professor in the Departments of Surgery and Oncology at the University of Calgary. He completed his undergraduate and residency training at the University of British Columbia (UBC). While earning his Bachelor of Science with Honours, he played varsity rugby and was named an Academic All-Canadian and a UBC Science Scholar and received the UBC President’s Scholarship. He is a Wesbrook Scholar, “the university’s most prestigious designation,” and he received the Hamber Scholarship in Medicine after graduating at the top of his class.
Dr. Gotto went on to complete the prestigious Fellowship in Urologic Oncology at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC) in New York and his Masters of Public Health (MPH) at Harvard University. He specializes in the management of prostate, bladder, and kidney cancer and has expertise in open, laparoscopic, and robotic surgical techniques.
Dr. Gotto is a national key opinion leader in the field of urologic oncology and currently sits on the Medical Advisory Board for Kidney Cancer Canada and Bladder Cancer Canada. He has served on the Scientific Program Committee for the Canadian Urological Association (CUA) and has been named a CUA Scholar. He is frequently asked to review submissions for a number of academic journals and has an impressive number of peer-reviewed publications. He has been an invited speaker at local, provincial, and national conferences. He has received numerous teaching awards from the Cumming School of Medicine at the University of Calgary and the Star Educator Award from the Department of Surgery.
Dr. Gotto is the founder and medical director of the Clinic for Advanced and Metastatic Prostate Cancer (CAMP) at Calgary’s Prostate Cancer Centre, and is the urologic-oncology fellowship director for the University of Calgary. He is also the principal investigator for a number of clinical trials in advanced prostate cancer.
In 2017, Dr. Gotto was named one of Calgary’s Top 40 Under 40 by Avenue magazine.