Dr. Ryan Flannigan is an Assistant Professor and Surgeon-Scientist in the Department of Urologic Sciences at the University of British Columbia. He is the Director of the Male Infertility and Sexual Medicine Research Program, and Clinical Lead for the Prostate Cancer Supportive Care Sexual Medicine Program in British Columbia.
Dr. Flannigan's clinical and surgical practice is subspecialized in treating male infertility, Peyronie's Disease, and surgical erectile dysfunction. He is trained as a microscopic surgeon, and performs vasectomy reversals, Peyronie's Disease penile reconstructions, and penile implants.
Dr. Flannigan's translational research program is focused on investigating the genetic and molecular underpinnings of male infertility and Peyronie's Disease. His goals are to uncover novel therapeutic targets and establish novel treatment strategies through the integration of genetics, molecular biology, computational science and engineering approaches. Dr. Flannigan is also focused on enhancing sexual functioning and fertility preservation among Cancer survivors.