Faculty Bio

Andres M. Lozano, MD, PhD, FRCSC, FRSC

Andres M. Lozano, MD, PhD, FRCSC, FRSC

Professor and Chairman, Dan Family Chair in Neurosurgery
RR Tasker Chair in Functional Neurosurgery
Canadian Research Chair in Neuroscience (Tier 1)
University of Toronto
Toronto Western Hospital
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Dr. Andres M. Lozano obtained his MD degree from the University of Ottawa and his PhD in Neurobiology and neurosurgical training from McGill University. He was appointed to the Department of Surgery at the University of Toronto in 1991 and was named full Professor in 1999. He is currently Professor and Chairman of Neurosurgery at the University of Toronto and holds a Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Neuroscience.

 Dr. Lozano's research is focused on developing novel surgical treatments for neurological and psychiatric disorders particularly for Parkinson's disease and depression. His work has appeared in approximately 400 publications and he is the editor–in-chief of the second edition of the Textbook of Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery. Lozano has trained approximately 50 neurosurgical fellows and PhD students and has lectured throughout the world. He has served on the executive boards of several international organizations including the founding scientific advisory board of the Michael J. Fox Foundation, and has been President of both the American and World Society for Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery.

 Dr. Lozano serves on the international editorial board of twelve journals and has received a number of awards including the Gold Medal of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, the Penfield Award, the Order of Merit of Spain, the Jonas Salk Award, and has been elected a fellow of the Royal Society of Canada.