Dr. Da Silva studied medicine at the universities of Coimbra and Lisbon in Portugal and completed his medical degree at the University of Lausanne in Switzerland. After completing a rotating internship in Montreal, he enrolled in the University of Ottawa Neurosurgery training program and subsequently completed a fellowship at the Brain Tumour Research Centre at the Univeristy of California, San Francisco. He also obtained a fellowship in stereotactic neurosurgery at the University of British Columbia. In 1984, Dr. DaSilva joined the University of Ottawa Faculty of Medicine and the Ottawa Civic Hospital. His particular interest and publications focus on management of brain tumours by radiation oncology and chemotherapy.
Dr. Vasco F. Da Silva, MD, FRCSC, MSc, FACS
Assistant Professor, University of Ottawa