faculty

Omar Nazif , BASc, PEng, MD, FRCSC

Conference Chair

Clinical Instructor, Department of Urologic Sciences, UBC
Consultant Urologist, Surrey Memorial Hospital, Surrey, BC
BASc Mechanical Engineering – University of British Columbia 1993
Professional Engineer – Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of BC 1998
MD – University of British Columbia 2001
Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Canada (Urology) 2006
Laparoscopy and Endourology Fellow, University of Alberta, 2007

Dr. Omar Nazif is a graduate of the UBC Urology Residency Program in 2006. He practices adult and general pediatric Urology in Surrey, BC. He is fellowship trained in laparoscopy and endourology and specializes in minimally invasive surgery of the kidney, adrenal, and prostate. He also specializes in the endourologic management of stone disease.

Areas of interest include laparoscopic radical prostatectomy with nerve sparing technique for localized prostate cancer, laparoscopic radical and partial nephrectomy for localized renal masses, laparoscopic adrenalectomy for the treatment of functional and non functional adrenal masses. Other areas of specialization include endourologic management of stone disease with ureteroscopy, nephroscopy, percutaneous nephrolithotomy, and laser lithotripsy. He is fellowship trained in extra corporeal shock wave lithotripsy for treatment of stone disease. He also specializes in KTP (Green Light) laser photovaporization for the treatment of benign prostatic hyperplasia.

Dr. Nazif is actively involved in the BC Urological Society and the Canadian Urological Association. He is a clinical instructor in the Department of Urologic Sciences at the University of British Columbia. He has published papers and presented at various conferences.