Tarik Benidir, MD, M.Sc, FRCSC

Tarik Benidir, MD, M.Sc, FRCSC
Assistant Professor
Department of Urology


  • Medical School: Queen’s University School of medicine, Kingston, ON, Canada
  • Residency: University of Toronto, ON, Canada
  • Fellowship: Urologic Oncology (SUO) at Cleveland Clinic, Glickman Urological and Kidney Institute, Cleveland
  • Clinical Interests: Urologic Oncology, Surgical management of Prostate, Bladder, Upper tract (renal pelvis/Ureter), Kidney and Testis Cancer, Robotic (minimally invasive) Surgery, Advanced Techniques for Prostate Biopsy, Focal Therapy treatment of Prostate Cancer

Present Hospital Affiliations:

  • UF Health Shands
    Department of Urology
    University of Florida
    College of Medicine
    1600 SW Archer Road
    Gainesville, FL 32610
  • Malcom Randall VA Medical Center
    1601 SW Archer Road
    Gainesville, FL 32608

Honors & Awards:

  • Young Urologic Oncologist Steering Committee Award – Best poster presentation SUO conference – December 2022
  • American Urological Association – Best poster presentation award AUA conference  – May 2022
  • Cleveland Clinic Research Program Committee – internal research grant – November 2021
  • Cleveland Clinic Focal Therapy Tumor Board – Co-creator – October 2021
  • Multiple Mini Interviews Made Easy – Co-founder and Co-author of interview preparatory program
  • Canadian Urological Association – Best presentation – CUA conference – June 2015
  • University Health Network and Princess Margaret studentship research fund – May 2014
  • Cancer Axis Research – Best presentation – May 2011
  • McGill Provost Research Fellowship Award – November 2010

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