Dr. Navraj Heran

MD BSc FRCS(C)

Neurosurgeon

Dr. Navraj Heran is a locally raised and practicing neurosurgeon maintaining a very active neurosurgical profile at several hospitals in the Greater Vancouver area including Royal Columbian Hospital, Eagle Ridge Hospital and Lion’s Gate Hospital. He is specialized in minimal access techniques in neurosurgery and is one of three neurosurgeons in the lower mainland trained and actively practicing in endovascular neurosurgery. His focus in clinical practice is cerebrovascular, spinal and oncologic neurosurgery. Some of the procedures commonly performed in an ambulatory, outpatient setting included lumbar and cervical discectomy, laminectomy, peripheral nerve surgery, vertebroplasty or kyphoplasty for osteoporotic or neoplastic spinal compression fractures. Dr. Heran Graduated in 1998 from the University of British Columbia (UBC) as an MD. He then did his neurosurgical residency at Vancouver General Hospital (VGH) and BC Children’s hospital until 2004. He then did further training in Neurosurgery and Neuroscience at Royal Columbian Hospital in New Westminster, Beth Israel Hospital in New York, Barrow Neurological Institute in Phoenix Arizona and Victoria General Hospital in Victoria. He was chief Resident at UBC and VGH from 2003-2004 before becoming an attending Neurosurgeon at Royal Columbian Hospital in 2004. In 2005 he did his fellowship for Endovascular Neurosurgery at Roosevelt Hospital in New York City. Dr. Heran is a member of the surgical team at False Creek Healthcare Centre.

Dr. Navraj Heran is accredited by the following institutions:


Academic Qualifications

  • Fellowship for Endovascular Neurosurgery - Roosevelt Hospital - New York, New York - 2005
  • Neurosurgical Residency - Vancouver General Hospital (VGH) - Vancouver, BC - 2004
  • MD and Undergraduate degrees - University of British Columbia - Vancouver, BC - 1998

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