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Dr Kiril Trpkov

Dr Kiril Trpkov


  • Associate Professor & Staff Pathologist, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Calgary Laboratory Services and University of Calgary
  • Consultant, Tom Baker Cancer Centre
  • Medical Staff, Rockyview General Hospital



Dr Kiril Trpkov is an Associate Professor with the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary. His areas of expertise and research interest include urological pathology (primarily prostate cancer) and kidney and transplant pathology and his research focus and research contributions have been mainly in these areas. During the last decade, Dr. Trpkov has worked in establishing the Anatomical Pathology Laboratory at the Rockyview General Hospital in Calgary, which is part of the centralized regional Urology Program in Calgary, into one of the largest uropathology centres in Canada. This unique set-up provides an excellent clinical service in uropathology, but also creates an excellent environment for research and for resident and student teaching. Dr. Trpkov serves as a uropathology consultant for Southern Alberta and Tom Baker Cancer Centre in Calgary. He has received numerous teaching awards and is featured at the Great teachers at the University of Calgary Web-site ( ). He is an avid movie and sports buff (downhill skiing, cycling, yoga, gym training) and his main current hobby is travelling to far away places.

Current areas of collaboration: prediction of outcomes; interobserver reproducibility.

cancer progression, endogenous factors, exogenous factors, genes/genetic polymorphisms, localized therapies, marker discovery, metastases, model systems, prostate cancer, technology development.

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