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Kamaljot S. Kaler, MD, FRCSC

Kamaljot S. Kaler, MD, FRCSC

Titles

HS Assistant Clinical Professor

Specialties

Prostate cancer, kidney cancer, robotic and laparoscopic surgery, kidney stones

Professional Biography

Dr. Kam Kaler completed his undergraduate training at the University of Calgary and earned both his BA in Economics and BSc in Biological Sciences with distinction. Thereafter, he earned his medical degree at the University of Alberta in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada and completed his Urology residency in the Department of Surgery at the University of Manitoba in Winnipeg, Manitoba and is certified by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.

Dr. Kaler has been active in research in prostate cancer and kidney cancer, in addition to other diseases of the kidney throughout his training. His research on active surveillance in the management prostate cancer patients and radical prostatectomy patient outcomes at the Manitoba Prostate Centre won 1st place at the NE American Urological Association meeting. In addition, Dr. Kaler was also awarded 1st place at the Department of Surgery Research Day at the University of Manitoba, First place at Urology Research Day at the University of Manitoba and the David Swartz Research award for his other work in prostate cancer. Dr. Kaler was also fortunate to receive the Dr. Dennis Hosking award for resident of the year in 2014.

Dr. Kaler joined the Department of Urology at University of California, Irvine in 2015 as a fellow in Endourology and Robotic surgery under the mentorship of Dr. Ralph Clayman, Dr. Jaime Landman, and Dr. Thomas Ahlering. His current research focuses on surgical planning related to kidney stone surgery and robotic prostatectomy outcomes. His clinical interests include minimally invasive surgical techniques from endoscopy to laparoscopy and robotic surgery. In his spare time, he enjoys golfing, snowboarding, and travelling.

Training

Undergraduate: University of Calgary
Medical School: University of Alberta - Faculty of Medicine
Residency: University of Manitoba - Department of Surgery, Section of Urology
Fellowship: University of California Irvine – Laparoscopy, Endourology, Robotic Surgery, and Image guided therapy

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