Dr. Gerard Morton



Dr. Gerard Morton is a radiation oncologist at Sunnybrook Odette Cancer Centre and an Associate Professor at the University of Toronto.  He completed medical school and clinical oncology training in Ireland before coming to Toronto as a radiation oncology fellow in the mid 90’s.  Over the years, he has developed a clinical and academic focus on GU malignancies and on prostate brachytherapy in particular.  He has helped develop one of the leading prostate brachytherapy programs in North America, and through clinical research has helped establish new standard protocols for HDR brachytherapy.

He currently chairs several ongoing clinical trials involving brachytherapy, and has authored over 100 peer reviewed publications and book chapters.  Training the next generation is a high priority for him, and he is frequently invited international speaker and visiting professor.  He has been a member of Specialty Committee in Radiation Oncology, and chairs the Brachytherapy Area of Focused Competency subcommittee at the Royal College.  He sits on the CARO Board, has chaired the ACURA awards panel, and is a former Board member of the American Brachytherapy Society.  He is an Associate Editor of Brachytherapy, and North American Regional Editor of Clinical Oncology.

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