Continuing Appointment

Location: Toronto, ON

Victor Yang passed his Continuing Appointment Review with the Department of Surgery at the
University of Toronto. Victor is a faculty member in the Division of Neurosurgery at
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre and an Associate Professor of Surgery at the University of
Toronto. He is a Senior Scientist in Brain Sciences and Physical Sciences at Sunnybrook
Research Institute. He is also an Associate Professor in Electrical and Computer Engineering and
an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Medical Physics at Ryerson University, where he
holds a Tier 2 Canada Research Chair in Bioengineering and Biophotonics.

Victor earned a Masters degree in Electrical & Computer Engineering and completed the MD-PhD
(Medical Biophysics) program at the University of Toronto. He was recognized by a
Governor General’s Gold Medal award for highest academic standing at the University in
Sciences and Engineering. He then entered the Toronto Neurosurgery residency program while
continuing his engineering focus at Ryerson University, where he managed a very productive
laboratory focusing on ultrasound imaging, endovascular Doppler optical coherence tomography
and medical devices design. At Sunnybrook, Victor has established an excellent research
program focused on high-resolution neurosurgical navigation, multimodality intraoperative
imaging guidance, endovascular imaging and minimally invasive therapeutics for carotid disease,
ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke.