Benjamin W. Y. Lo is the first Canadian neurosurgeon (FRCSC 2009) with ICU specialist qualification (FRCSC 2011) as well as clinical epidemiology and biostatistics training at both the master's and doctoral levels. Benjamin received subspecialty training in neurosurgery and critical care medicine at the University of Toronto, McMaster University and Queen's University.
Currently, he works as a cerebrovascular neurosurgeon and ICU specialist at Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital, McGill University. He has an active clinical and academic exchange in neurovascular surgery and critical care medicine with University of Hong Kong, Tokyo Women's Medical University, Kyoto University and Nagoya University. He enjoys teaching trainees at all levels in critical care medicine and neurosurgery.
Related to his clinical interests, Benjamin's research program focuses on characterization of brain-body interactions in neurovascular critical care patients. Among his publications, his book entitled "Brain-Body Interactions: Contemporary Outcome Prediction in Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage using Bayesian Neural Networks and Fuzzy Logic" was published in Summer 2014.
In addition to English, French and Chinese, he has also taken up Japanese language.