Our Team

Dr. Christopher R. Honey

Neurosurgeon (MD, D.Phil., FRCSC, FACS) Dr. Honey is Professor of Neurosurgery 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...

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 5...

Anujan

(former) Research Coordinator   Anujan worked as our research coordinator from 2014-2017. He played an important role in coordinating our research efforts and completed a Masters degree in Experimental Medicine studying how DBS could help spasmodic...

Armaan

Medical Student UBC   Armaan is a medical student at the University of British Columbia. He will be working on a research project with our team and you may meet him at one of your visits to the DBS...

Jasmine

Medical Student UBC   Jamine is a medical student from the University of British Columbia. She will be doing a research project with our team and you may meet her at one of your visits to the DBS...

Josue

Clinical Fellow (Neurosurgeon)   Dr. Josue Avecillis is our clinical fellow. He completed his neurosurgical training in Madrid, Spain and is joining us for one year to study functional neurosurgery. He brings an expertise in diffusion tension imaging which we believe will be an important...

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...

Olivia

Research Coordinator   Olivia joined our team in 2016 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...