Urologic Oncology Group

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Contact Information

Luke Thomas Lavallée, MDCM, MSc, FRCSC

lulavallee@toh.on.ca

Administrative Assistant:
Kelly Hillier
Phone: 613-737-8899 x 73019
Email: khiller@toh.ca

The Ottawa Hospital, General Campus
501 ch. Smyth Rd.
Box / C.P. 222
Ottawa, ON
K1H 8L6

Luke Thomas Lavallée

Associate Scientist, Clinical Epidemiology Program
Ottawa Hospital Research Institute
Urologic Oncologist, Division of Urology, Department of Surgery
The Ottawa Hospital, General Campus
Assistant Professor
University of Ottawa

Research Interests

Prostate Cancer
Bladder Cancer
Kidney Cancer
Testicular Cancer
Robotic Surgery
Evidence based medicine
Clinical Trials
Cohort Studies
Large Database Research

Brief Biography

Dr. Luke Lavallee is a Surgical Urologic Oncologist at The Ottawa Hospital, an Assistant Professor at the University of Ottawa, and an Associate Scientist at the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute. He attended medical school at McGill University, followed by a urology residency at the University of Ottawa. He then completed a fellowship in urologic oncology and robotic surgery concurrent with a masters degree in epidemiology at the Ottawa Hospital within the Clinician Investigator Program.

Dr. Lavallee is an active member of the International Evidence Based Urology Group, the Kidney Cancer Research Network of Canada, the Society of Urologic Oncology, and both Canadian and American Urology Associations. He has received numerous awards, acknowledgements, and research grants for his work in kidney, bladder, and prostate cancers.

Selected Publications

Diseases, conditions and populations of interest


Cancer; Kidney disease; Kidney disease; Population health; Prostate cancer



Research and clinical approaches


Clinical research; Clinical trials; Cohort studies; Epidemiology; Health economics; Health professional behaviour change; Imaging; Imaging; Knowledge translation and implementation research; Patient decision aids; Quality Improvement; Surgery; Systematic reviews