Our Team

Dr. Christopher R. Honey, MD, DPhil, FRCSC, FACS

Dr. Honey is Professor of Neurosurgery with tenure at the University of British Columbia.  He obtained his medical degree from the University of Toronto and his doctoral degree from Oxford University as a Canadian Rhodes Scholar. He completed his Royal College training in neurosurgery in...

Dr. Charles Dong

Neurophysiologist (PhD) Dr. Dong is a Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of British Columbia (UBC) and Director of the Intraoperative Neurophysiological Monitoring Program at Vancouver General Hospital. He is also a member of the UBC Brain Research Center. His work with us in the...

Mini

Deep Brain Stimulation Clinic Nurse (RN) Mini is an important part of the team responsible for the pre-operative and post-operative management of all the Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) patients. She has an extensive 20-year experience in Neurosciences and has focused mainly on DBS for the last 10...

Leah

  Research Coordinator   Leah joined our team in 2019 and will be helping coordinate our research trials.  You may get a phone call from her setting up visits with the DBS clinic or with our...

Marie

Clinical Fellow (Neurosurgeon)   Dr. Marie Kruger completed a year with our team studying stereotactic and functional neurosurgery. She has returned to Switzerland to lead their functional neurosurgery program in St. Gallen. She has completed a pivotal study on directional DBS leads and is...

Nancy

Deep Brain Stimulation Clinic Nurse (RN) Nancy joined our DBS Clinic in March 2013. She has a background in neuroscience nursing and was a clinical instructor at UBC.  She is an important part of the team responsible for the pre-operative and post-operative management of Deep Brain Stimulation...

Natasha

Deep Brain Stimulation Clinic Nurse (RN)   Natasha is a nurse working in the DBS Clinic. She began training with us in 2016 and you may meet her at some of your DBS Clinic...

Tim

Clinical Fellow (Neurosurgeon) Dr. Timoteo Almeida will be spending a year with us training in functional neurosurgery. He did his neurosurgical training in Brazil and has done clinical fellowships in New York and the UK. He is helping us with our clinical trials on DBS for spasmodic dysphonia and...