Dr. Melise Keays

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Dr. Melise Keays is a staff pediatric urologist at the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario. She is also the president of the Pediatric Urologists of Canada, chair of the Pediatric Urology Specialty Steering board for the EMR Epic and the lead of CHEO's EPIC research application team.  She completed her urology residency at the University of Toronto and went on to complete a fellowship in pediatric urology at the University of Texas at Southwestern. She also earned a Master’s degree in Clinical Sciences during her fellowship. Her practice includes all aspects of pediatric urology with a particular interest in the management of patients with hypospadias. She is also a member of the AUA data committee board. Her research focuses include using electronic medical records for multicenter database studies and assessing the long term functional and psychological effects of hypospadias surgery. She plays recreational hockey in her free time and is a hockey mom to her three kids.