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Aronson, Samuel

Aronson, Samuel

Associate member full time

Degrees & Professional Designations: M.D.
Academic Position:
Assistant Professor, Urology, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec

Primary Appointment:
Department of Surgery (Division of Urology)

Cross Appointment(s):  n/a
Hospital Appointment  JGH, MGH, RVH

Clinical Interests:
- Diagnosing Prostate Cancer
- Treatment of Prostate Diseases


Research Interests:
Treatment of Advanced Prostate Cancer

Biosketch:
Dr. Aronson earned his Bachelor in Science at Syracuse University in 1962 and a Master’s Degree in Science (ED) in 1964. He went on to achieve his Medical Degree in 1968 at Albany Medical College. In 1969 he completed a Medical Internship at D.C. General Hospital, Washington. D.C. From 1970-1974 he was trained in General Surgery and Urology at the McGill University Hospitals. He was certified as a Specialist in Urology in Quebec and by The Royal College of Physicians (Canada) in 1975. In 1979 he was certified by the American Board of Urology.
Dr. Aronson spent a year as a Clinical Teacher in Urology at the University of Rochester. He has since been in full time Urology Practice at the Jewish General Hospital. He is Assistant Professor in Urology (GFT full time) Jewish General Hospital, McGill University.
Dr. Aronson’s practice has been General Urology with a main interest in diagnosing and treating prostatic diseases. He studied Family Process integrating it into his medical practice. He was Chairman of the Urology Education Committee from 1975 to 1990. In 1991 Dr. Aronson was one of the initiators of Transrectal Ultrasound (TRUS) of the prostate with biopsy at the McGill University Hospitals. He has taught this skill to many Quebec and visiting Urologists and the McGill Urology Residents. He is the co-author of a dozen scientific papers on TRUS of the prostate and collaborated on three research projects studying chemotherapy for prostate cancer.
Dr. Aronson is a member of the Quebec Urology Association, Canadian Urology Association, Canadian Medical Association and Society of International Urology. He has attended and participated in numerous updating meetings and conferences on prostate diseases including a two-week study stay at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.
Dr. Aronson continues practicing General Urology with an emphasis on diagnosing and treating benign prostatic illness and prostate cancer. Differentiating men with prostate cancer who are at risk of serious illness from the more numerous indolent, harmless, prostate cancers is part of his practice.
Syracuse University, Bachelor of Arts (History), 1958-1962
Masters Education, 1962-1964
Albany Medical College, 1964-1968
McGill University, 1968-1972

Publications:
Publications indexed on PubMed


Contact Information
Mailing Address:
Jewish General Hospital
3755 Cote St. Catherine
Montreal, Quebec
Tel. No.: (514) 340-8222
Fax No.: (514) 340-7559
E-mail: saronson@med.mcgill.ca