Brian D. Toyota, MD CM MSc FRCSC


Dr. Brian D. Toyota

  • Assistant Professor
, part-time
  • Active Staff: Vancouver General Hospital, BC Cancer Agency

Clinical Contact

Gordon and Leslie Diamond Health Care Centre
8113 – 2775 Laurel Street
Vancouver, BC, V5Z 1M9

Phone: 604.875.5233
Fax: 604.675.2408



Dr. Toyota obtained his MD degree at McGill University, completed his neurosurgical residency at the University of Western Ontario and moved to B.C. in 1993. He began work at St. Paul’s Hospital before moving to Vancouver General Hospital (VGH) and the BC Cancer Agency, in 1996.

He was the Residency Program Director from 1995-2003;  C0-Chair of the BCCA/Vancouver Stereotactic Radiosurgery Program from its inception in 1997 -2013; Provincial Chair of Neuro-oncology for the BCCA 2004-2013 and  President of the Canadian Neurosurgical Society 2012-2014.  He is also on the editorial board of the Canadian Journal of Neurosciences and sits on the Royal College Specialty Committee for Neurosurgery and the Board of the American Association of Neurological Surgery.

Clinical Interests

  1. Surgical treatment of intracerebral tumors
  2. Stereotactic radiosurgery

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