J. Max Findlay

J. Max Findlay
MD, PhD, FRCSC

Max Findlay received his training in neurosurgery at the University of Toronto with Dr. Alan Hudson his Chairman and with Drs. Bill Lougheed and Tom Morley among his teachers. He then headed west, obtained his PhD working in Dr. Bryce Weir's laboratory at the University of Alberta. A general neurosurgeon with a special interest in neurovascular and microsurgery, Dr. Findlay's research and writing has focused primarily on subarachnoid hemorrhage and carotid artery disease. He serves on the editorial boards of Neurosurgery and the Canadian Journal of Neurological Surgery, and is an ad hoc reviewer for Surgical Neurology, STROKE, the Journal of the Canadian Medical Association and the Journal of Neurosurgery. A former Divisional Director and Residency Program Director, he is presently the Chairman of the Scientific Committee for the Canadian Society of Neurosciences. To date he has authored or coauthored 65 peer-reviewed papers, has written 26 textbook chapters, and edited one book. He has received awards for his teaching, maintains a busy surgical practice, and was recently renominated a "Best Doctor" in North America. Dr. Findlay enjoys skiing in the Rocky Mountains with his three young children and wife Sheila, as well as running, having somehow managed a 2:57 in the 2002 Seattle Marathon.