Dr Ricardo Rendon



Email: rrendon@dal.ca
Phone: 902-425-3940
Fax: 902-422-0033
Mailing Address: 
VG Site -5th Floor Centennial
Room 5015, 1276 South Park St
Halifax, NS, B3H 2Y9
Research & Clinical Interests:
  • Urologic cancer
  • Urologic surgery
  • Minimally invasive surgery
  • Surgery techniques
  • Kidney cancer



  • MD (Universidad Javeriana, Bogota, Colombia)
  • Internship (Universidad Javeriana, Bogota, Colombia)
  • Residency (Universidad Javeriana, Bogota, Colombia)
  • Research and Clinical Fellowship (Princess Margaret Hospital and University of Toronto)
  • MSc, Community Health & Epidemiology (Dalhousie University)


  • Director of Clinical Trials (Department of Urology, Dalhousie University)
  • Chair, Research Committee (Department of Urology, Dalhousie University)


Dr Ricardo A. Rendon is a native of Colombia.  He completed medical school training in 1993 at the Universidad Javeriana in Bogota, Colombia. Subsequently, he completed a rotating internship and Urology residency at Universidad Javeriana in Bogota. Dr Rendon arrived in Canada to complete a two year Research and Clinical Fellowship in Urologic Oncology at the Princess Margaret Hospital and University of Toronto. He obtained a MSc in Community Health and Clinical Epidemiology at Dalhousie University. Dr Rendon obtained his Fellowship of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada in 2007.  He is the Director of the Department of Urology Clinical Trials Unit and the Chair of the Department of Urology Research Committee. Dr. Rendon’s current research interests include kidney cancer and urothelial cell carcinoma, as well as other urologic malignancies.