Award: Dr. John Denstedt honoured for lifetime achievement

Dr. John Denstedt headshot photo

Congratulations to Dr. John Denstedt, Professor at Schulich Medicine & Dentistry, who was honoured with the Karl Storz Lifetime Achievement Award from the Endourological Society. Awarded annually, this international award recognizes a senior endourologist whose lifetime contributions have had a major impact on the field of Endourology.

Dr. Denstedt is recognized for his significant contributions to the field. While maintaining an active clinical practice, Dr. Denstedt is an internationally renowned scholar in urology with career accomplishments encompassing over 250 published papers and book chapters, more than 200 guest professorships in countries throughout the world and numerous honours and awards including being the first Canadian to have won the Gold Cystoscope Award from the American Urological Association in 1998.

Dr. Denstedt’s research interests include urolithiasis, biomaterials and urinary tract infection. Dr. Denstedt serves on the Editorial Board of eight major journals in Urology and is currently Executive Editor of the Journal of Endourology. He is currently the Secretary Elect of the American Urological Association and will assume a 4 year term as Secretary of the AUA in 2019.

The Endourological Society is a non-profit organization founded in 1983 by a group of international urologists. The society was established in an effort to facilitate scientific dialogue among endourologists worldwide in the form of annual meetings, circulation of scientific literature, and surgical skill training courses/hands on laboratory sessions.