Dr. Martin A. Koyle recently joined The Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto as Professor and Program Head for the Division of Urology in July of 2011. He was previously Division Chief at Seattle Children’s and the University of Washington in Seattle, Washington, where he held the Michael Mitchell Endowed Chair in Pediatric Urology. After completing his medical school education in Winnipeg, Canada, at the University of Manitoba, he undertook residency and fellowship training at Los Angeles –USC Medical Center, Harvard University and in San Francisco.
During his more than a quarter century in academic urology, Dr. Koyle has been known for his innovations and contributions, specifically to the fields of pediatric urology and transplantation. He was the first to publish on laparoscopic nephrectomy in infants, introduced the MACE (Malone Antegrade Continence Enema), the Bianchi technique (single incision orchidopexy) and the Bracka hypospadias repair to North America, and also exported the tubularized incised urethral plate hypospadias repair (Snodgrass technique) beyond North America to Europe and Asia.
To date, he has contributed over 200 publications and chapters to the literature. Recently he has co-edited the textbooks, “Pediatric Urology- Surgical Complications and Management” and “Guide to Pediatric Urology and Surgery in Clinical Practice”. He is Associate Editor of Dialogues in Pediatric Urology and serves on the editorial boards of Pediatric Surgery International and the Journal of Pediatric Urology. Dr Koyle is past president of the Rocky Mountain Urology Society, the Society for Pediatric Urology, and the American Association of Pediatric Urologists. He is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics, and Fellow of the Society for Pediatric Urology. He was in the initial group that was awarded the certificate of Added Qualification in Pediatric Urology by the American Board of Urology. In January, 2010, he was elected “on merit” as Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons for his contributions to urology, pediatric surgery, and pediatric urology internationally, and in particular in the British Isles.
1. Medical education and efficiencies
2. Reconstructive urology