Clinical Professor: Department of Surgery, University of Toronto
Associate Professor, Division of Urology, University of Toronto
Executive Editor-in-Chief: Canadian Journal of Urology
Medical Director: Can-Am HIFU, HIFU Proctor
Past Chief of Staff: Humber River Hospital, Toronto
Director: Society of Urologic Surgeons of Ontario
Vice President: Canadian Society for the Study of the Aging Male
Board: Canadian Male Sexual Health Council
Education and Memberships
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. In 2012 he spearheaded the development of the Robotic Surgical Program at Humber River Hospital.
Clinical and Research Interests
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. Dr. Barkin is a world-renowned expert on sexual dysfunction. He launched Viagra, Levitra, Cialis, Androgel, Casodex, and other pharmaceuticals 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 has given over 1,000 presentations and lectures worldwide including those in Russia, Malaysia, China, The Middle East, Europe, Indonesia, The Phillipines, Korea, Cambodia, Africa and South America and Mexico as well as extensively in the United States and Canada. He has participated as faculty in countless medical symposia at the undergraduate and post graduate levels and been the Visiting Professor at many Universities throughout the world.
- Benign Prostate Enlargement (BPH)
- Erectile Dysfunction
- Prostate Cancer
- Bladder Cancer