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Toronto, ON, Canada
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January 13, 2020

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KHALED M. AJIB

UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO

FELLOW IN URO-ONCOLOGY

TORONTO- CANADA

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Personal Information

• Date and Place of Birth: May 21, 1987 Mecherfeh-Aley

• Nationality: Lebanese

• Canadian Permanent Resident Card Holder

• Marital Status: Single

Certificates

• May 2018 Fellow in Minimally Invasive & Robotic Surgery Universite de Montreal

Montreal, Qc, Canada

• August 2017 ECFMG Certificate

ECFMG®

Philadelphia, PA, USA

• June 2016 Urology

University of Balamand

Saint George Hospital University Medical Center (SGHUMC) Beirut, Lebanon

• June 2011 Doctor of Medicine

University of Balamand

Saint George Hospital University Medical Center

Beirut, Lebanon

• June 2007 Bachelor of Science in Biology

American University of Beirut

Beirut, Lebanon

Education & Medical Training

• 2018 - 2020 Fellow in Uro-Oncology

University of Toronto in association with University Health Network (UHN) Toronto, Canada

• 2017 - 2018 Fellow in Minimally Invasive & Robotic Surgery Universite de Montreal in association with Centre Hospitalier d’Universite de Montreal (CHUM) Montreal, Canada

• 2014 - 2016 PGY IV - V chief resident (Department of Urology) University of Balamand in association with Saint George Hospital University Medical Center Beirut, Lebanon

• 2012 - 2014 PGY II - III resident (Department of Urology) University of Balamand in association with Saint George Hospital University Medical Center Beirut, Lebanon

• 2011 - 2012 PGY I resident (Department of Surgery) University of Balamand in association with Saint George Hospital University Medical Center Beirut, Lebanon

o Completed training in

General Surgery (3 months)

Emergency Department (1 month)

Neurosurgery (1 month)

Cardiothoracic surgery (1 month)

Urology (1 month)

Vascular Surgery (1 month)

SICU (1 month)

Orthopedics (1 month)

Plastic Surgery (1 month)

• 2007 - 2011 Doctor of Medicine

University of Balamand in association with Saint George Hospital University Medical Center Beirut, Lebanon

• 2004 - 2007 Bachelor of Science in Biology

American University of Beirut

Beirut, Lebanon

• 2001 - 2004 Degree in Life Sciences (Graduated with honor) Aley Cultural Secondary School

Aley, Lebanon

Working Experience

• July 2018 - to date UHN Toronto, Canada

Clinical Fellow in Uro-oncology

Skills in Robotic and open surgeries

o Radical Prostatectomy, Radical Cystectomy, Pelvic Lymph node dissection, Retroperitoneal lymph node dissection, Radical nephrectomy, partial nephrectomy, radical orchiectomy, inguinal lymph node dissection, total and partial penectomy. o Medical research

• January 2017 - May 2018 CHUM Montreal, Canada

Clinical Fellow in MIS & Robotic Surgery

Skills in Robotic and laparoscopic surgeries, GL-XPS 180, HoLEP o Radical Prostatectomy, Radical nephrectomy, partial nephrectomy, radical orchiectomy, HOLEP, GL-XPS 180.

o Medical research

• July 2015 - June 2016 SGHUMC Beirut, Lebanon

Chief resident of the Department of surgery

o Elected chief resident of the following departments: Urology, General Surgery, Orthopedics, OB/GYN, ENT, Anesthesiology, Neorosurgery, Pediatric Surgery o Meetings with the Medical Director, Resident’s Coordinator, and Post-graduate affairs department to discuss resident issues, resident-resident interrelationship, residents-medical staff relationship

o Orientation sessions for new residents

• July 2014 - June 2016 SGHUMC Beirut, Lebanon

Urology Chief resident

• July 2012 - June 2016 SGHUMC Beirut, Lebanon

Urology Resident

o Acquiring the surgical skills and getting involved in urology operations including: oncology (prostate, kidney, testicle, and bladder), traumatology, endourology

(PCNL, flexible and rigid ureteroscopy), scrotal surgeries, pediatric urology o Taking care of patients on wards, besides following and analyzing laboratory and radiological results

o Covering hospital urology oncalls; including taking care of ward patients and Emergency room patients

o Supervising medical students and getting involved in their educational process in a university hospital

o Attending and presenting cases and lectures in clinical conferences o Exposure to related specialties during PGY II level (pathology, radiology, and general surgery)

• July 2011 - June 2012 SGHUMC Beirut, Lebanon

Surgery resident PGY1

o Getting exposed to the fields of surgical practice in different surgical specialties: General Surgery, Orthopedics surgery, Vascular surgery, Neurosurgery, Cardiothoracic surgery, Urology, Emergency medicine, Intensive care unit, Plastic surgery

o Acquiring surgical skills & getting involved in operations o Taking care of patients on wards; following and analyzing laboratory and radiological results

o Supervising medical students and getting involved in their educational process in a university hospital

o Attending clinical conferences

o Preparing and participating in clinical discussions

• January 2011 Union Memorial Hospital Baltimore, Maryland, USA Clinical attachment to Professor Raja Ayash

• June 2009 - June 2011 SGHUMC Beirut, Lebanon

Intern

o Getting exposed to the fields of medical practice o Acquiring the adequate skills for taking a comprehensive history of patients o Performing a complete physical examination

o Elaborating an adequate differential diagnosis of the medical problems o Following and analyzing pertinent laboratory and radiological results o Writing a supervised comprehensive progress note o Attending clinical conferences

o Preparing and participating in clinical discussions Conferences & Seminars

• 2019 Annual Meeting of the American Urological Association (Speaker) Chicago, USA

• 2019 Annual Meeting of the European Urological Association (Speaker) Barcelona, Spain

• 2018 Annual Meeting of the Society of Urologic Oncology (Speaker) Phoenix, USA

• 2017 Quebec Urological Association (speaker)

Montreal, Canada

• 2015 Castration Resistant Prostate Cancer Seminar (speaker) Beirut, Lebanon

• 2014 Annual Meeting of the American Urological Association Orlando, Florida, USA

• 2013 The Second Joint Uro-Oncology Winter Symposia Beirut, Lebanon

• 2012 Wound Management in 3D: A Modern global Concept Beirut, Lebanon

• 2011 Advanced Life Support (Lebanese European Academy) Beirut, Lebanon

Training Courses & Educational Activities

• Mar. 2016 Training Course on the use of Botilinum Toxin Type A in the management of Idiopathic and Neurogenic Detrusor Overactive Bladder Professor Emmanuel Chartier-Kastler

Beirut, Lebanon

• Feb. 2016 Advances in Prostate Cancer

The American Association of Continuing Medical Education Beirut, Lebanon

Publications

• Herrera-Caceres, J., Nason, G., Salgado-Sanmamed, N., Goldberg, H., Woon, D., Chandrasekar, T., Ajib, T., Tan, G., Alhunaidi, O., Van Der Kwast, T., Finelli, A., Zlotta, AR., Hamilton, RJ., Berlin, A., Perlis, N., Fleshner, NE. (2020). Salvage radical prostatectomy following focal therapy: functional and oncological outcomes. BJU International. doi: 10.1111/bju.14976

• Tan G., Finelli A., Ahmad A., Wettstein M., Zlotta A., Fleshner N., Hamilton RJ., Kulakrni GS., Ajib K., Nason G., Perlis, N. (2019). A novel predictor of clinical progression in patients on active surveillance for prostate cancer. European Urology Supplements, 18(1). doi: 10.1016/s1569-9056(19)31239-4

• Tholmier C., Couture F., Ajib K., Preisser F., Bondarenko HD., Negrean C., Karakiewicz P., El-Hakim A., Zorn KC. Oncological and functional outcomes of a large Canadian robotic-assisted radical prostatectomy database with 10 years of surgical experience. Can J Urol. 2019. Aug;26(4):9843-9851

• Ajib K., Kulkarni G. Lesson 11: Biomarkers for Bladder Cancer Detection. AUA Update Series. 2019

• Tan GH., Nason G., Ajib K., Woon DTS., Herrera-Caceres J., Alhunaidi O., Perlis N. Smarter screening for prostate cancer. World J Urol. 2019. Doi: 10.1007/s00345-019-02719-5

• Ajib K., Kulkarni G. Editorial Comment: Bladder preservation as a treatment strategy in muscle-invasive bladder cancer. Transl Androl Urol. 2018 Dec;7(Suppl 6):S723-S726. doi: 10.21037/tau.2018.10.01.

• Law KW., Ajib K., Couture F., Tholomier C., Bondarenko HD., Preisser F., Karakiewics PI., Zorn K. Use of the AccuVein AV400 during RARP: an infrared augmented reality device to help reduce abdominal wall hematoma. Canadian Journal of Urology, 2018 Aug;25(4):9384-9388.

• Zanaty M., Ajib K., Alnazari, M., Rassy, E. E., Aoun, F., Zorn, K. C., & El-Hakim, A. Prognostic utility of neutrophil-to-lymphocyte and platelets-to-lymphocyte ratio in predicting biochemical recurrence post robotic prostatectomy. Biomarkers in Medicine. 2018 Aug;12(8):841-848. doi:10.2217/bmm-2017-0321.

• Zanaty M., Ajib K., Zorn K., El-Hakim A. Functional Outcomes of Robot-Assisted Radical Prostatectomy in Patients Eligible for Active Surveillance. World Journal of Urology, 2018 Sep;36(9):1391-1397. doi: 10.1007/s00345-018-2298-3.

• Ajib K., Zgheib J., Saliba N., Zanaty M., Mansour M., Alenizi A., El-Hakim A. Monopolar Transurethral Enucleo-Resection of the Prostate (TUERP) versus HoLEP: A Canadian Novel Experience. Journal of Endourology, 2018 Jun;32(6):509-515. doi:10.1089/end.2017.0853.

• Ajib K., Mansour, M., Zanaty M., Alnazari M., Hueber P., Meskawi M., Valdivieso R., Tholmier C., Pradere B., Misrai V., Zorn K. Laser Vaporization of the Prostate with the 180-W XPS-Greenlight Laser: 5-year experience of Safety, Efficiency and Functional Outcomes. Canadian Urological Association Journal, 2018 Jul;12(7):E318-E324. doi:10.5489/cuaj.4895.

• Valdivieso R.; Hueber P.A.; Meskawi, M.; Belleville, E.; Ajib K.; Bruyere F.; Te A.; Chughtai B.; Elterman D.; Misrai V.; Zorn K. Multicentre international experience of 532-nm laser photoselective vaporization with GreenLight XPS in men with very large prostates. BJU International, 2018 Nov;122(5):873-878. doi:10.1111/bju.14208.

• Ajib K., Zanaty M., Alnazari M., Rajih E., Hueber P., Mansour M., Valdivieso R., Negrean C., Karakiewicz P., Taussky D., Delouya, G., El-Hakim A., Zorn K. C. Functional and oncological outcomes of salvage external beam radiotherapy following robot-assisted radical prostatectomy in a Canadian cohort. Canadian Urological Association Journal, 2018 Feb;12(2):45-49. doi:10.5489/cuaj.4641.

• Alnazari M., Zanaty M., Ajib K., El-Hakim A., & Zorn K. C. The risk of urinary retention following robot-assisted radical prostatectomy and its impact on early continence outcomes. Canadian Urological Association Journal, 2018 Mar;12(3):E121- E125. doi:10.5489/cuaj.4649.

• Valdivieso R.; Negrean, C; Hueber P.A.; Meskawi M.; Ajib K.; Zorn K. (2018). Protatic artery embolization. A Comprehensive guide to the Prostate: eastern and Western Approaches for Management of BPH (chapter 20: 167 – 187).

• Zanaty M., Alnazari M., Ajib K., Lawson K., Azizi M., Rajih, E., . . . Zorn, K. C. Does surgical delay for radical prostatectomy affect biochemical recurrence? A retrospective analysis from a Canadian cohort. World Journal of Urology, 2018 Jan;36(1):1-6. doi:10.1007/s00345-017-2105-6.

• Ajib K. M., Matta I. F., Zgheib J. T., & Jabbour M. E. Non-Angled Intercostal Percutaneous Access Under Full Expiration: Safety Is Not an Issue Anymore. Journal of Endourology, 2017 Aug;31(8):736-741. doi:10.1089/end.2017.0078. Abstract Presentations & Grants

• Ajib K., Lawson K., Fraser M., Zlotta A., Fleshner N., Sridhar S., Berlin A., Chung P., Catton C., Van Der Kwast T., and Kulkarni G.

Characterization of local recurrences after trimodal therapy for muscle-invasive bladder cancer

2019 CUOG Research Awards

• Ajib K., Tjong M., Lunsky I., Tan GH., Nason G., Erlich A., Maganti M., Sridhar S., Fleshner N., Zlotta A., Berlin A., Chung P., Kulkarni G. Impact of Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy on Bladder Recurrences in Patients Managed with Trimodal Therapy (TMT) for Muscle-invasive Bladder Cancer EAU 2019: Expert Guided Poster Presentation

Barcelona, Spain

• Ajib, K., Mansour, M., Zanaty, M., Alnazari, M., Hueber, P., Meskawi, M., Valdivieso, R., Tholmier, C., Pradere, B., Misrai, V., Zorn, K. Laser Vaporization of the Prostate with the 180-W XPS-Greenlight Laser: 5-year experience of Safety, Efficiency and Functional Outcomes.

Poster presentation at American Urological Association Annual Meeting 2018 San Francisco, USA

Presentation at Quebec Urological Association 2017 Montreal, Qc, Canada

• Ajib, K., Zanaty, M., Alnazari, M.; Rajih, E., Hueber, P., Mansour, M., Valdivieso, R., Negrean, C., Karakiewicz, P., Taussky, D., Delouya, G., El-Hakim, A., Zorn, K. Functional and Oncological Outcomes of Salvage External Beam Radiotherapy following Robot-assisted Radical Prostatectomy in a Canadian Cohort. Presentation at Quebec Urological Association 2017 Montreal, Qc, Canada

• Ajib, K. M., Matta, I. F., Zgheib, J. T., & Jabbour, M. E. Non-Angled Intercostal Percutaneous Access Under Full Expiration: Safety Is Not an Issue Anymore. Poster presentation at World Congress of Endourology 2016 Cape Town, South Africa

Extracurricular Activities

• 2019 Member of the American Urological Association

• 2019 Member of the European Urological Association

• 2018 Member of the Society of Urologic Oncology

• 2018 Member of the Canadian Urological Association

• 2016 Member of the Lebanese Urology Society

• 2015 Elected Chief Resident of the Department of Surgery

• 2012 Movember Lebanon (raise awareness about men’s health)

• 2011 Member of the Lebanese Order of Physicians

• 2007 - 2009 Medical Students Society (University of Balamand)

• 2007 Member of The American University of Beirut Alumni

• 2004 - 2007 Biology Students Society (American University of Beirut Languages

• English and Arabic: written, read and spoken fluently

• French: written, read, and spoken adequately

Computer Literacy

• MS word, Power Point, Microsoft Excel, Adobe Photoshop, and Internet Browsing Hobbies

• Swimming, Walking, Reading, Traveling

References

• Dr. Assaad El-Hakim MD, FRCS

Chief Division of Robotic Urology

Hopital Sacre Coeur de Montreal

Universite de Montreal

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• Dr. Camille Nassar Ph.D

Dean of the Faculty of Medicine

University of Balamand.

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• Dr. George Assaf MD, FRCSC, DABU

Associate Professor of Surgery

Saint Georges Hospital University Medical Center, University of Balamand, Faculty of Medicine.

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• Dr. George Ghazal MD, FRCSC

Associate Professor of Surgery

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• Dr. Kevin Zorn MD, FRCS

Director of Robotic Urology

Centre Hospitalier de L’Universite de Montreal

Universite de Montreal

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• Dr. Michel Jabbour MD, MBA, FAES

Chief of Urology Division; Associate Professor of Surgery, Saint Georges Hospital University Medical Center, University of Balamand Faculty of Medicine. adbanc@r.postjobfree.com



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