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Allan Covens, MD, LMCC, FRCSC

Affiliate scientist

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
2075 Bayview Ave., Room T2 051
Toronto, ON
M4N 3M5

Phone: 416-480-4026
Fax: 416-480-6002


  • MD, 1983, University of Toronto, Canada
  • FRCSC, 1988, Western University, Canada
  • Specialist, 1990, gynecologic oncology, U of T and McMaster University, Canada

Appointments and Affiliations:

  • Affiliate scientist, Evaluative Clinical SciencesOdette Cancer Research Program, Sunnybrook Research Institute
  • Professor, department of obstetrics and gynaecology, U of T
  • Chair, division of gynecologic oncology, U of T
  • Head, gynecologic oncology, Odette Cancer Centre, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
  • Active staff, Odette Cancer Centre, Sunnybrook
  • Associate staff physician, University Health Network, Mount Sinai Hospital, Women's College Hospital, and Moi University, Eldoret, Kenya

Research Foci:

  • Cervical cancer
  • Laparoscopic and innovative surgery
  • Sentinel lymph nodes
  • Fertility-sparing procedures in gynecologic oncology
  • Gestational trophoblastic tumours

Selected Publications:

See current publications list at PubMed.