iScope is a group of clinical neuroscience experts committed to advancing the care of neurological and spinal disorders through optimal and novel diagnostics and treatments to patients. We consist of experts in general and stroke neurology, general and vascular neurosurgery and interventional neuroradiology.
- Trillium Health Partners
- University of Toronto Neurology
- University of Toronto Radiology
- University of Toronto Neurosurgery
- Canadian Stroke Consortium
- College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario
- Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
- American Academy of Neurology
Dr. Manu Mehdiratta
Dr. Manu Mehdiratta completed medical school at McMaster University and Neurology Residency at the University of British Columbia. He then completed fellowship training in stroke and cerebrovascular diseases at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Centre (BIDMC) in Boston, Massachusetts and following fellowship served on the faculty in the Division of Cerebrovascular Diseases, Department of Neurology, BIDMC and Harvard Medical School. He is currently a practicing neurologist and stroke specialist at Trillium Health Partners He is on faculty in the Division of Neurology, University of Toronto. He is actively involved in stroke and neurology clinical trials. His clinical interests include general neurology, headache and cerebrovascular diseases. He has published numerous articles, papers and chapters in the area of stroke and neurology.
Dr. Yael Perez
Dr. Yael Perez is a neurologist and stroke specialist at Trillium Health Partners. She obtained a Medical Doctorate with Honors from the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Toronto in 2005 and completed 5 years of residency training in Neurology at the University of Toronto. She then completed a subspecialty clinical fellowship in Cerebrovascular Neurology at the Toronto Western Hospital in affiliation with the University of Toronto in 2011. She also holds a PhD in Neuroscience from the Department of Physiology at the University of Montreal since 2000. She is on faculty in the Division of Neurology at the University of Toronto and holds research interests in acute stroke and stroke prevention.
Dr. Dominic Rosso
Neuroradiologist and Chronic Pain Specialist
Dr. Dominic Rosso, Director of Interventional and Diagnostic Neuroradiology at Trillium Health Centre, has performed thousands of specialized procedures since joining in 1998. His expertise has dramatically improved patients’ quality of life and saved the lives of many more. Dr. Rosso graduated with his medical doctorate from the University of Ottawa in 1990. A silver medalist winner, he held the second highest overall academic and clinical standing throughout medical school. Following an internship at Ottawa Civic Hospital and a residency in Diagnostic Radiology, he completed two fellowships – one in Interventional and Diagnostic Neuroradiology at London Health Sciences Centre, Ontario and one in Body Magnetic Resonance (MR), Computer Tommography (CT) and Ultrasound Imaging at St. Joseph’s Hospital, also in London. A naturally gifted teacher and lecturer, Dr. Rosso has made an important contribution to the medical field through the Professional Association of Interns and Residents of Ontario. He has attended international symposiums and congresses and published in Canadian and American neuroscience journals. At Trillium, Dr. Rosso has been instrumental in bringing about the centralization of vascular services to effectively meet the needs of the area’s one million residents.
Dr. Amer Ghavanini
Dr. Amer Ghavanini is a Neurologist and Neuromuscular Disorders Subspecialist. He completed medial school at Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, PhD in Neurosciences at the University of British Columbia, post-doctoral research fellowship in Neuropharmacology at the University of British Columbia and Clinical-Research fellowship at the Western University. He is a prolific author of basic and clinical neuroscientific articles. He has received numerous academic awards, most notably the American Academy of Neurology Founders Award. He is a clinical assistant professor at the University of Toronto and the Division Head of Neurology at Trillium Health Partners.
Behzad Mansouri MD, PhD, FRCPC
Since 2013, Dr. Mansouri has been an Assistant Professor at the University of MB, with the Dept. of Ophthalmology and the Dept. of Internal Medicine (Section of Neurology), and an Adjunct Faculty Member with the Biomedical Engineering Graduate Program. Prior to that, he completed his MD at The Tehran University of Medical Sciences, a PhD in the Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery at McGill University, a Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Department of Ophthalmology at McGill University, a Residency (including a term as Chief Resident) with the Section of Neurology at the University of Manitoba, and a Clinical Fellowship in Neuro-Ophthalmology at Massachusetts General Hospital, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and Harvard Medical School. He has over 50 peer-reviewed publications, focusing on concussion, migraine, amblyopia and strabismus.
Dr. Stephen Brown
Anesthesiologist and Chronic Pain Specialist
Dr. Stephen Brown is a fellowship-trained Anesthesiologist and a Diplomate of the Canadian Academy of Pain Management. He is also a member of the Chronic Pain Section of the Canadian Anesthesiologists’ Society and the American Society for Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine. He is an Assistant Professor at the University of Toronto Department of Anesthesia and Pain Medicine. He has a Bachelor of Science in Medical Biophysics from Western University. He received his medical degree from McMaster University in 1994 and his Royal College specialist designation in Anesthesia from the University of Toronto in 1999. Dr. Brown has 20 years of clinical pain management experience. He spent seven years as Chief of two Departments of Anesthesia and has been responsible for the creation of evidence-based pathways and protocols to enhance acute and chronic pain control. He is currently on Active Staff in the Department of Anesthesia at William Osler Health System where he co-Chaired the Chronic Pain Working Group. In 2015 he received the Ontario Medical Association Section on Anesthesiology’s Distinguished Service Award. His leadership roles have included President of the Canadian Association of Internes and Residents, Director of Medical Education at St. Joseph’s Health Centre, Chair of the Ontario Medical Association Section on Anesthesiology, Board Member on the Canadian Anesthesiologists’ Society, Chief of the Department of Anesthesia North York General Hospital, Ontario Hospital Association Physician Provincial Leadership Council, and most recently Chief of the Anesthesia Department and Co-Medical Director of the Surgical Program at William Osler Health System.