Our Physicians - Dr. Edward Woods

Dr. Edward Woods M.D., FRCS(C), FACS, holds certification as a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Canada.

Dr. Woods is Canadian born but raised in the United States. Dr. Woods completed his undergraduate degree in chemistry at Washington University in St. Louis. He then moved to Canada for his medical and Urological training at the University of Toronto. Following his Urological training, Dr. Woods completed a clinical fellowship at the Toronto Western Hospital and worked at Scarborough General Hospital for over a decade..

Dr. Woods has a specific interest in new technologies in urology, including the use of lasers and minimally invasive bladder techniques and surgery. Dr. Woods is also actively involved in clinical research in benign prostatic hypertrophy and prostate cancer.

ABOUT HIFU


High Intensity Focused Ultrasound is a non-surgical alternative for treating localized prostate cancer.

For patientsdiagnosed with organ confined prostate cancer, this procedure is effective, safe and non-invasive.

HIFU is a treatment alternative that does not involve radiation and has less significant side effects than traditional methods.

 

Video - HIFU PROCEDURE


View an animated video detailing the procedure using HIFU.

HIFU is conducted as an outpatient basis.

 

Urological Surgeon

Dr. Woods decided to focus on Urology after completing his education at the University of Toronto.

Dr. Woods is a father of three and his wife, a nurse, runs his practice. Dr. Woods is considered a "people person" and is a highly regarded physician by his patients and peers.