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

Bio

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.

Specialty

Functional Neurosurgery 

Diseases Treated

Movement Disorders
Dystonia
Obesity

Alzheimer’s Disease
Neuropathic Pain
Psychiatric Disorders

Clinics 

Focus Ultrasound Clinic

Neurosurgery Clinic

Languages 

English

French

Spanish

Contact Information 

Phone: 416 603 6200
Email: lozano@uhnresearch.ca

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

Academic Affiliations 

Professor, University of Toronto

Research Affiliations 

Senior Scientist, Krembil Research Institute

UHN Research Profile

http://www.uhnresearch.ca/researchers/profile.php?lookup=3678

PubMed Link

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov 

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