Joao Luiz Pippi Salle



Hospital for Sick Children
Toronto, Ontario Canada

Dr. Pippi Salle is a Consultant at the Division of Urology, SickKids Hospital and Co-Director of the Center for Pelvic Reconstruction. He was the former Chief of Urology of the Montreal Children’s Hospital and Toronto Sick Kids Hospital in Canada. Dr. Salle is a pediatric urologist with special interest in genito-urinary reconstruction. He is an innovative surgeon who developed new techniques for the correction of urinary incontinence, disorders of sex development, hypospadias, exstrophy complex and UPJ obstruction. He published 180 papers in peer reviewed journals and 54 book chapters.  He was a visiting professor in 40 countries and associated editor of the textbook Clinical Pediatric Urology, one of the most prestigious in the specialty.  He is accomplished teacher having received several teaching awards at University of Toronto and McGill University, in Canada. He was the inaugural Women’s Auxiliary Chair of Urology at Sick Kids Hospital in Toronto is proud of having trained many of the world leading pediatric urologists. In 2019 he received the Life Achievement Award by the World Federation of Pediatric Surgeons (WOFAPS) in recognition for his academic contributions to pediatric urology worldwide.