Dr. Ramesh Sahjpaul obtained his medical degree at the University of Toronto, and after a 2-year internship at Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario, completed his neurosurgical training at the University of Western Ontario in London, Ontario, under the guidance of preeminent Canadian neurosurgeons such as Charles Drake, Sydney Peerless and John Girvin.
After completing a one year fellowship in Epilepsy Surgery at the Universtiy of Western Ontario (UWO), London, Ontario he was recruited as a staff neurosurgeon and Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery at London Health Sciences Centre, University of Western Ontario where he practiced from 1996 to 2001. During this time he completed a Masters degree in Clinical Epidemiology at UWO.
In 1999 he undertook additional training in Complex Spine Surgery and Minimally Invasive Spinal Surgery at the University of Tennessee in Memphis, Tennessee under Dr. Kevin Foley.
He was subsequently recruited by the Division of Neurosurgery, University of British Columbia and joined the Vancouver General Hospital Combined Neurosurgical and Orthopaedic Spine Program where he devoted his practice to the treatment of disorders of the spine and the spinal cord from 2001 to 2003 in a multidisciplinary environment. Currently Dr Sahjpaul is a consultant neurosurgeon and Chief, Department of Surgery at Lions Gate Hospital, and Clinical Associate Professor, Division of Neurosurgery, University of British Columbia. He practices general neurosurgery with a focus on complex spine disorders.
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