Dr. Christopher Honey



Dr. Chris Honey is a Royal College Board-Certified Neurosurgeon with specialization in stereotactic and functional neurosurgery. He is also an Professor of Surgery at the University of British Columbia and Vancouver Coastal Health. Dr. Honey received his Doctorate of Medicine (MD) in 1986 from the University of Toronto, followed by a one year internship at St. Michael’s Hospital. He then went to Oxford University to pursue a Doctoral Degree in Neurophysiology, which he obtained in 1990 as a Canadian Rhodes Scholar. He completed his Residency within the Division of Neurosurgery at the University of British Columbia in 1995. During this time, he took a 3 month elective course to the University of Lund, Sweden to study and research clinical neural transplantation. He has appeared on numerous media publications to offer his expertise, including Global TV news, CTV news, Vancouver Sun, CBC Vancouver and CBC Radio. Dr. Honey served as the President of the Canadian Section of Stereotactic & Functional Neurosurgery for its first seven years.

Dr. Christopher Honey is accredited by the following institutions:

Memberships and Affiliations

  • World Society of Stereotactic & Functional Neurosurgery
  • Canadian Neuromodulation Society

Academic Qualifications

  • Fellowship - Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada - 1995
  • Neurosurgery Residency - University of British Columbia - Vancouver, British Columbia - 1995
  • Clinical Neural Transplantation - University of Lund - Lund, Sweden - 1993
  • Doctoral Degree in Neurophysiology - Oxford University - Oxford, England - 1990
  • Internship - St. Michael’s Hospital - Ontario, Canada - 1986
  • Doctorate of Medicine - University of Toronto - Toronto, Ontario - 1986

Achievements & Awards

  • Appeared in numerous media publications, including:
    • Global TV news
    • CTV news
    • Vancouver Sun
    • CBC Vancouver
    • CBC Radio
  • Director of the Surgical Centre for Movement Disorders
  • President of the Canadian Section of Stereotactic & Functional Neurosurgery for its first seven years
  • Only Doctor in B.C. to Perform DBS Implantation Surgery
  • Professor of Neurosurgery at the University of British Columbia
  • Professor of Neurosurgery at Vancouver Coastal Health
  • Scientific Researcher/Publisher
  • Canadian Rhodes Scholar


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