Dr. Bryan Donnelly

Dr. Bryan Donnelly



Clinical Assistant Professor

Cumming School of Medicine, Department of Surgery


Arnie Charbonneau Cancer Institute

Contact information

Phone number

Office: 403.943.8968


Educational Background

B.S. Anatomy, , 1975

M.S. Medicine, University of Alberta, 1982

Undergraduate Medical Program , , 1973


Dr. Donnelly is a staff Urologist at the Calgary Health Region and. He is a Clinical Associate Professor at the University of Calgary and is Co-founder and Chairman of the Prostate Cancer Institute in Calgary. Dr. Donnelly took his Urology training in Dublin, Ireland and also Edmonton, Alberta where he completed an M.Sc. His area of special interest is Prostate Cancer, and is an internationally recognized authority on the role of cryosurgery in this field. With Dr. Don Metcalfe, he introduced laparoscopic to Alberta.

He initiated the rapid access clinic at the Calgary Prostate Center, and the Educational forums for newly diagnosed patients. He runs the clinical trials unit at the prostate center. More recently, he is examining the role of cryosurgery in treatment of kidney cancer. He serves, and has served on many provincial, national, and international committees in urology, and is co-chair of the Alberta Prostate Cancer research consortium.