Bladou, Franck

Bladou, Franck

Full time member

Degrees & Professional Designations: M.D.   

Academic Position:

  • Professor, Department of Surgery/Urology and Oncology, McGill University
  • Chief of Urology, Jewish General Hospital
  • Director of onco-urology, Segal Cancer Center
  • Herbert Black Chair in Surgical Oncology

Primary Appointment:
Department of Surgery (Division of Urology) 

Cross Appointment: 
Department of Oncology, McGill University 

Hospital Appointment: 
Chief of the Department of Urology, Jewish General Hospital 

Clinical Interests:
Urologic Oncology 

Research Interests:

  • Diagnostic and prognostic markers of Prostate Cancer (biology, imaging)
  • Prostate Cancer minimal invasive treatments (Robotic surgery, Brachytherapy, Focal treatments)
  • Familial and genetic prostate cancer
  • Bone metastases biology and Prostate Cancer progression
  • Quality insurance for Urological Cancer treatments

Pr. Franck Bladou graduated from the University of Bordeaux Medical School in France in 1984 and completed his urology residency training at University of the Mediterranean, Marseilles in 1990. He then pursued a 3-year clinical fellowship in Marseilles and a 18-month research fellowship in prostate cancer at the University of Washington, Seattle. In 1997 he was appointed Full Professor of Urology at University of the Mediterranean and followed his career as a clinical urologic oncologist, teacher and researcher in the university hospital and in the regional cancer center as Director of the uro-oncology team in Marseilles. In 2007 he became the Head of the Department of Urology at Sainte Marguerite hospital in Marseilles. Finally, in 2010 he was appointed the Chief of the Department of Urology at the Jewish General Hospital and Full Professor of surgery (Urology) and Oncology at McGill University. 

Pr. Bladou has obtained independent peer-reviewed grants from several organizations including the French Institut National du Cancer. He is currently reviewer for several journals including European Urology. In 2004 he was a founding member of the Collaborative Prostate Brachytherapy Group, a European-based Prostate Cancer Brachytherapy Database involving 5 European countries. Since 2005, he is a member of the board of the European Society of Onco-Urology (ESOU) in the European Urological Association (EAU). His surgical expertise and proctorship are in the field of laparoscopy, robotic surgery and brachytherapy. He is actively involved in French and European teaching programs for residents, in national guidelines for urological cancer surgery quality insurance.

Contact Information  Mailing Address: 
Jewish General Hospital 
Department of Urology 
3755, chemin de la Côte-Sainte-Catherine 
Montreal, Quebec 
H3T 1E2 
Tel. No.: (514) 340-8222 ext. 5166 
Fax No.: (514) 340-7559 

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