Dr. Andres Lozano
OC, MD, PhD, FRCSC, FRSC, FCAHS
Professor and Chairman, Dan Family Chair in Neurosurgery
RR Tasker Chair in Functional Neurosurgery
Canadian Research Chair in Neuroscience (Tier 1)
University Professor, Department of Surgery, University of Toronto
Past-President, World Society for Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery
Dr. Lozano is Professor and Chairman of Neurosurgery at the University of Toronto and holds the Tasker Chair
in Functional Neurosurgery at Toronto Western Hospital and a Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Neuroscience.
He is best known for his work in the field of Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS). His team has mapped out cortical and
subcortical circuits in the human brain and pioneered applications of DBS beyond Parkinson’s disease for
depression, dystonia, anorexia, Huntington’s and Alzheimer’s disease.
Dr. Lozano has over 600 publications and serves on the board of several international organizations. He is the
most cited neurosurgeon in the world according to Thompson Reuters/Clarivate Analytics. He has received a number of honours including the Olivecrona Medal and Pioneer in Medicine Award, and has been elected to the Royal Society of Canada, Order of Spain and Order of Canada.
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Education and Training
1983 – MD, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario
1983 – BSc, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario
1989 – PhD, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec
1984-1990 – Residency, McGill, Montreal, Quebec
Professor, University of Toronto
Senior Scientist, Krembil Research Institute
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