Research and Fellowship

Fellowship Training and Observer Visits

 Accepting Applications for June 2019 Onwards There is one funded and 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 (special arrangements can be made for a...

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. Marie Kruger, MD June 1, 2018 – June 30, 2019 Dr. Kruger completed her neurosurgical training in Freiberg, Germany under the guidance of my colleague Professor Volker Coenen. She will spend a year with us training in Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery.   Dr. Josue Avecillas,...

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...