Thomas Zwimpfer, MD, PhD, FRCSC

Principal Investigator

Thomas Zwimpfer, MD, PhD, FRCSC

Clinical Professor, Division of Surgery
Vancouver General Hospital
University of British Columbia
Head of the Adult Hydrocephalus Clinic at Vancouver General Hospital
Consultant Neurosurgeon at BC Children’s Hospital
Consultant at BC Cancer Agency, Vancouver Clinic


• Committee member (Brain and Behaviour section) for the development of the Problem Based Learning medical curriculum for the Faculty of Medicine, UBC since 1995
• Chair and Case author of the week on Spinal Cord in the Brain & Behaviour block of the P2P2 part of the UBC medical curriculum since 1995
• Neurosurgical Representative on the Clinical Skills committee member for Brain & Behaviour block since 1997
• Undergraduate Representative for the Division of Neurosurgery on the Department of Surgery Undergraduate Curriculum Committee since 1998
• 9 Clinical and 4 Research publications related to traumatic injuries and nerve regeneration