Dr. Eve C Tsai
Dr. Eve C Tsai
Cross-Appointed member, Associate Professor
Associate Scientist - Neuroscience Program

MD Medicine, University of Toronto
PhD, Neural Regeneration, Collaborative Program in Neurosciences, Institute of Medical Science, University of Toronto

The Ottawa Hospital – Civic Campus , 1053 Carling Avenue, Room C2193, Ottawa ON, K1Y 4E9
Neurosciences C2-1053, Carling Avenue, Ottawa, ON, K1Y 4E9
613-761-5383 (Office)
613-761-4967 (Fax)

Administrative Assistant: Teemah Fashwal - [email protected]
Office: 613-798-5555 ext. 18922


Academic appointments

  • Associate Professor, University of Ottawa, Department of Surgery, Division of Neurosurgery
  • Cross Appointment to Cellular and Molecular Medicine University of Ottawa, 2007 - present
  • Associate Scientist, Division of Neuroscience and Regenerative Medicine, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, 2006 Oct - present

Fellowship training

  • Spine Fellowship Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, 2006

Residency training

  • Neurosurgery Resident, University of Toronto, 2005 
  • Assistant Physician - appointment in the Department of Surgery/Neurosurgery at Sunnybrook and Women’s College Hospital, 2005

Medical doctorate

  • MD, University of Toronto, 1995

Other degrees

  • PhD Graduate Student with Collaboration in Program of Neuroscience Institute of Medical Science, University of Toronto, 2003


  • Research Chair as of July 1, 2010

Research interests

  • Spinal cord repair
  • Spinal cord imaging
  • Tractography
  • Magnetic resonance imaging
  • Axonal regeneration
  • MRI imaging of spinal cord tracts in humans and animals
  • Clinical outcomes after spine surgery