Dr. Gerald B. Brock, MD, FRCSC
Dr. Gerald Brock is a Professor in the Department of Surgery, Division of Urology, at St. Joseph’s Health Centre in London, Ontario.
Dr. Brock is the Program Director for the Urology Residency Training Program at The University of Western Ontario. Presently, he is the Secretary of the Sexual Medicine Society of North America, the Vice President of the Canadian Urology Association running the Office of Education, and is the Scientific Chair of the Society for the Study of the Aging Male. Dr. Brock has served as Chair of the Canadian Male Sexual Health Council (affiliate of the Canadian Urology Association - CUA), as well as the Guidelines Committees of the CUA and CUA Scholarship Foundation Administrative chair. In addition to his role as Urology Program Director, he runs a productive basic science research lab at the Lawson Research Institute focusing on the impact of disease states on erectile mechanisms. His lab has received continuous peer-reviewed funding for two decades and currently serves as a vehicle to train residents and fellows in microsurgery, use of animal models of erectile dysfunction and gaining a greater understanding of basic
Dr. Brock is the author of over 150 publications, 25 book chapters, numerous abstracts and more than 20 research awards from national and international research organizations. Over the past ten years, he has been invited to speak across Canada, the USA, Europe, Africa and Asia. Dr. Brock’s work in urology and erectile dysfunction is acknowledged by his role as section editor of the CUA Journal, as well an editorial board member of multiple other scientific journals.
He has run an active andrology fellowship combining basic animal physiology with clinical exposure ranging from 1-2 years for the past 15 years with graduates of urology programs from North America, Asia and beyond.
Education and Qualifications
Degrees and Diplomas
1982 - 1986 MD, McGill Medical School, Montreal, CM, Physiology
1978 - 1981 BSc, McGill University, Montreal, Physiology
1991 - 1993 University of California, San Francisco, Program Co-Directors: Dr. T.F. Lue, Dr. E. Tanagho, Neuro-urology
1986 - 1991 McGill University, Program Director: Dr. M. Elhilali, Urology Residency Program
2006 - present: Active Research and Patient Education, Penile rehabilitation through patient education and PDE5 inhibitor use in post prostatectomy patients; PED5 inhibitor used in Peyronie’s disease; Minimally invasive surgery for Peyronie’s disease; Penile prosthesis in treating erectile dysfunction in post prostatectomy, diabetes and Peyronie’s disease patients
2006 - present: Basic Research, His basic research involves creating erectile dysfunction and peyronie’s disease animal models and understanding the mechanism of the diseases and search new therapies for those conditions. Current project include: The use of new compound to enhance the topic treatment for erectile dysfunction; understand pathophysiology of Peyronie’s disease; new therapies for Peyronie’s disease.