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Welcome to the University of Toronto Division of Neurosurgery. Having 32 clinical faculty, 10 research faculty, 34 residents and 20 fellows, we are among the largest neurosurgical training programs in the world. Our four teaching hospitals (St. Michael’s, Sunnybrook, Toronto Western and the Hospital for Sick Children) ...
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Friday, November 01, 2013
Toronto Alumnus Scales Mount Everest - We are pleased to share that Dr. Tadaki Kusunoki, neurosurgeon in Kobe, Japan...
Friday, October 25, 2013
Garron Family Chair in Childhood Cancer Research - Dr. Michael Taylor at the...
Friday, October 18, 2013
Margolese National Prize in Brain Disorders - Dr. Andres Lozano has...
Faculty Focus - November 2013
Michael Tymianski, MD, PhD, FRCSC
Having graduated from the University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine in 1987, Dr. Tymianski undertook a comprehensive surgical internship at the Toronto Western Hospital that year before entering the Neurosurgery Training Program at The University of Toronto in 1988. During his residency, he entered the Graduate School of the Institute of Medical Science and worked towards his Ph.D. which he received in 1994. Dr. Tymianski became a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada in 1995. He completed clinical fellowship training in cerebrovascular surgery with Dr. Christopher Wallace at Toronto Western Hospital in 1995 and with Dr. Robert Spetzler at the Barrow Neurological Institute in 1996. Dr. Tymianski joined the Neurosurgical Staff at the Toronto Western Hospital in 1997. He is currently a Professor in the Department of Surgery, Head of the Division of Neurosurgery at Toronto Western Hospital, and Director of the Neuroprotection Laboratory at Toronto Western Research Institute. He also holds a Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Translational Stroke Research. Dr. Tymianski’s main clinical interest is in vascular neurosurgery. His main research interest is in the molecular mechanisms underlying stroke and emphasis in cerebral protection. He is married to Dawn and has four children.Read more »