Neil Pollock, MD is the founder of Pollock Clinics and has over 25 years of clinical and research experience in vasectomy and circumcision.
He has developed and pioneered the Pollock Technique™ for circumcision. Numerous articles have been written about Dr. Pollock in local and national publications and he is an invited guest lecturer and surgical instructor at many hospitals and conferences in Vancouver and throughout the world, including Haiti, Turkey, China, Rwanda, and the US.
Dr. Pollock is a Clinical Instructor with the University of British Columbia Faculty of Medicine.
To date, Dr. Pollock has personally successfully carried out over 35,000 circumcisions and 25,000 vasectomies, making him one of the most experienced providers in the world today.
He enjoys teaching medical students and visiting physicians, who travel from around the world to Vancouver to work specifically with him to learn his unique and highly respected surgical techniques.
Over the years Dr. Pollock has also been asked by leading world authorities in disease prevention to teach his techniques and coordinate charitable humanitarian missions to countries in greatest need.
For example, in 2014 Dr. Pollock was asked by Dr. Klausner of UCLA Medical Center to teach the Pollock Technique™ for circumcision to surgeons in Haiti where it would be highly useful to reduce HIV transmission. This drew the attention of some of Hollywood’s biggest stars who came to visit Pollock while in Port-au-Prince.
He also coordinated an earlier mission to help the people of Rwanda in 2008 where he taught local surgeons his techniques ,which have since been in use saving thousands of lives.
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Jack Chang, MD, is a graduate of Yale University and the University of British Columbia Medical School. After completing his postgraduate training in Prince George, BC, he started his career serving rural and remote communities in BC, Yukon, and Nunavut before joining Pollock Clinics in 2014.
Dr. Chang studied under some of the most renowned vasectomy physicians in North America. Along with Dr. Pollock they are among the most experienced providers in the world. Dr. Chang is a veteran of multiple No-Scalpel Vasectomy International (NSVI) medical missions, providing free vasectomies in developing countries such as Haiti, Kenya, and the Philippines to alleviate poverty through family planning. Dr. Chang also trains international physicians from around the world as part of the NSVI missions.
He performs circumcisions using both the Pollock Technique™ and the Shang Ring technique. Dr. Chang trained in China with the developers of the Shang Ring method and directed the licensing of the Shang Ring through Health Canada and performed the first case of Shang Ring circumcision in Canada. He continues to lead the introduction of this adult circumcision method in North America and is a Clinical Instructor at the University of British Columbia.
Dr. Chang is also the lead physician for penis enlargement and enhancement using dermal fillers as part of the Pollock Clinic’s men’s sexual health program.
Dr. Goldstein has a background in men’s health and minor surgery. He was founder and lead clinician at a vasectomy clinic in Cairns, Australia (Great Barrier Reef) and was the first to bring cutting edge No Scalpel Vasectomy to the men of remote North Queensland, Australia. He has performed thousands of No Scalpel Vasectomy procedures in Australia before joining Pollock Clinics in 2022.
Dr. Goldstein has now trained to the highest standard under world leading experts Dr. Neil Pollock and Dr. Jack Chang here at Pollock clinics. He practices the Pollock Technique method of infant circumcision and will be offering Circumcision for all all ages, Men’s Sexual Health services and vasectomy services.
Dr. Goldstein will also head the education program for the training of other physicians here at Pollock Clinics. He is excited to join the team and looks forward to offering his surgical expertise to men and families here in Greater Vancouver.
Dr. Nicole Tortora brings her unique skill set as a Naturopathic Physician to the Hair Restoration Team at Pollock Clinics. She graduated top of her class from the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine where she completed clinical rotations in community care settings as well as at the Boucher Medical Clinic. She received her Bachelors of Science in Biology from Simon Fraser University in Burnaby BC, where she was awarded the Gordon Shrum Entrance scholarship and graduated honors with distinction.
Dr. Tortora is passionate about supporting patients experiencing hair loss. Her work with Pollock Clinics includes working with world experts in hair restoration treatments and technology to bring a holistic and innovative approach to hair loss treatment here in BC. She believes that the key to achieving your goals in regrowing your hair are understanding the cause of your hair loss, knowing your treatment options, and creating a well-rounded treatment plan with a trusted and knowledgeable provider.
In addition to her clinical work, Dr. Tortora is the manager of emerging programs at Pollock Clinics. In this role she combines her enthusiasm for personalized, high quality patient care, extensive administrative experience and Naturopathic Medical training to develop and expand programs in order to offer patients cutting edge treatments and comprehensive protocols.
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