Neil Duggal, MD, MSc, FRCSCProfessor of Neurosurgery, Western University
Office: London Health Sciences Centre, University Hospital A10-307
Secretary: Jennifer Long
Dr. Duggal earned his MD at the University of Ottawa in 1992. After a Neurosurgery residency at Western University, Dr. Duggal completed a one-year fellowship at Barrow Neurological Institute in Phoenix, Arizona.
Dr. Duggal joined the Department in 2000 as a member of the spine group. He is Currently Associate Scientist at the Robarts Research Institute and Assistant Professor in the Division of Neurosurgery at Western University. He was the first surgeon to successfully perform the first artificial spinal disc replacement in North America. He has received several grants and awards including the Canadian Research Award for Outstanding Research by a Canadian Surgical Resident from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons for Canada in 1997.
Dr. Duggal's Clinical research includes clinical radiographic and biochemical outcomes and spinal arthoplasty. He is also a leader in artificial cervical discs replacement in Canada.
Disc Replacement, Artifical Discs, Spinal Cord Injury, Back Pain, Cervical Spine, Spine Surgery
Honours and Awards
- 2016, Faculty Development Award, Western University
- 2006, Teaching Honour Roll Award of Excellence in Medicine, Western University
- 2005, Teaching Honour Roll Award of Excellence in Medicine, Western University
Bierer J, Wolf A, Lee DH, Rotenberg BW, Duggal N. Bilateral caudate nucleus infarcts: A case report of a rare complication following endoscopic resection of a tuberculum sellae meningioma. Surg Neurol Int. 2017 Sep 26;8:235. doi: 10.4103/sni.sni_192_16. eCollection 2017. PubMed PMID: 29026671; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5629865.
Aleksanderek I, Stevens TK, Goncalves S, Bartha R, Duggal N. Metabolite and functional profile of patients with cervical spondylotic myelopathy. J Neurosurg Spine. 2017 May;26(5):547-553. doi: 10.3171/2016.9.SPINE151507. Epub 2017 Feb 3. PubMed PMID: 28156205.
Aleksanderek I, McGregor SM, Stevens TK, Goncalves S, Bartha R, Duggal N. Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy: Metabolite Changes in the Primary Motor Cortex after Surgery. Radiology. 2017 Mar;282(3):817-825. doi: 10.1148/radiol.2016152083. Epub 2016 Sep 30. PubMed PMID: 27689923.
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