• Portrait of Gregory Hosier.
  • Assistant professor

    Max Rady College of Medicine
    AD208-820 Sherbrook Street
    University of Manitoba
    Winnipeg, MB, R3A1R9

    Phone: 204-787-8950
    Fax: 204-787-3040

Research summary

Dr. Hosier's research is focused on clinical and translational stone disease, benign prostate hyperplasia (BPH) and ambulatory surgery outcomes. He is currently leading a multi-centre randomized controlled clinical trial comparing ambulatory and inpatient percutaneous nephrolithotomy. He has an interest in expanding use of ultrasound for kidney stone surgery.

Research themes

  • Ambulatory surgery
  • Benign prostatic hyperplasia
  • Kidney stones
  • Use of ultrasound in stone surgery


  • Benign prostatic hyperplasia
  • Endourology
  • Holmium laser enucleation of prostate (HoLEP)
  • Kidney stones
  • Laparoscopy
  • Rezum
  • Ultrasound
  • Urolift
  • Urology


Dr. Hosier is an assistant professor in the department of surgery, section of urology at the University of Manitoba.

Dr. Hosier completed medical school and a master of science at Dalhousie University, followed by urology residency at Queen’s University. Dr. Hosier then completed fellowship training in endourology and laparoscopy at the University of California, San Francisco, where he learned novel techniques of ultrasound-guided kidney stone surgery and advanced BPH surgery including holmium laser enucleation of the prostate (HoLEP).


  • Fellowship, endourology and laparoscopy, University of California, San Francisco (2021-2022)
  • Residency, urology, Queen's University (2016-2021)
  • Medical doctorate (MD), Dalhousie University (2012-2016)
  • Master of science (MSc), pharmacology and neuroscience, Dalhousie University (2010-2012)
  • Bachelor of science (BSc), biology, St. Francis Xavier University (2006-2010)


  • American Urological Association Research Scholar Award (2022)
  • Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada Detweiler Travelling Fellowship Award (2021)
  • First place Miley B. Wesson Resident/Fellow (Western Section AUA) Prize essay winner (2021)
  • 100th percentile AUA In Service Exam, top score on AUA In service exam among urology chief residents in Canada (2020)
  • First place Queen’s Urology Examination Skills Training (QUEST) Exam, top score on mock Royal college exam for all Canadian urology chief residents (2020)
  • First place Northeastern Section AUA Prize essay winner (2020)
  • First place CUA Prize essay winner (2020)
  • First place North Eastern Section AUA Prize essay winner (2019)
  • Morales Urology Resident Research Award, awarded to Queen’s urology resident who best displays excellence in research (2019)
  • First place podium presentation, clinical research category, Upstate New York Resident Research Day (2019)
  • Second place podium presentation, clinical research category, Upstate New York Resident Research Day (2019)
  • PSI resident research grant, Persistent opioid use among patients with urolithiasis: A population based study (2018)
  • MD with distinction, awarded to 10 per cent of graduating class for excellence in academics, professionalism, leadership, research, and service (2016)
  • Frank G. Mack Urology Prize, for the graduating medical student showing the most excellence in clinical urology (2016)
  • Ross Stewart Smith Scholarship, for academic standing in top 10 per cent of class in each year of medical school (2012-2016)
  • Urology Section of Doctors Nova Scotia Award, for most outstanding research project/oral presentation at Dalhousie Urology Resident Research Day (2015)
  • Robbie Robinson Award, for most outstanding elective paper in 2016 medicine class (2015)
  • Urology Ralph Pickard Bell Endowment Summer Studentship Award (2014)
  • Canadian Stroke Network Summer Studentship award (2013)
  • Morris Kohler Neuroscience Studentship award (2013)
  • Karen B. Sheehan Scholarship (2012)
  • First place poster at Integrated Health Research Training Program conference, Dalhousie University (2012)

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