Research and Fellowship

Fellowship Training and Observer Visits

Accepting Fellowship Applications for June 2021 Onwards There is one funded and potentially one un-funded fellowship in Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery available at the Surgical Centre for Movement Disorders in Vancouver.  Fellows typically train for a one year period...

Research and Publications

Our areas of research include the surgical treatment of Spasmodic Dysphonia, hemi-laryngopharyngeal spasm (HeLPS), Parkinson’s Disease, Multiple Sclerosis, Dystonia, Trigeminal Neuralgia, neuropathic pain, and cancer pain.  A list of our recent publications is provided below. Funding Support We...

Previous Clinical Fellows

Dr. Timoteo Almeida, MD, PhD June 1, 2019 – July 1, 2020 Dr. Almeida completed his neurosurgical training and PhD in Brasil and has completed clinical fellowships in New York and Bristol. He spent a year with us training in Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery. He plans to work in the...

IV-DIRT

This page is for an ongoing trial. Please do not use unless you are part of the trial. This trial will measure the effect of “Intra-pocket Vancomycin During INS Replacement Therapy” or “IV-DIRT” Ethical approval has been granted by the University of British Columbia (UBC)...

Medical Students

Overview for UBC Students Medical students from UBC typically spend two weeks on the neurosurgical service.  Each week they will be under the supervision of an individual neurosurgeon.  Please find out who this is before your elective so that you know where you should meet them Monday...