Western University, Canada - London Ontario

| Friday August 18, 2017
10:21 AM

Neurosurgery - Area of Focus

Academic Appointment

Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery, Western University

Bio Sketch

Dr. Boulton initially attended Queen's University at Kingston, where he earned his Bachelor of Science (honours) in 1994. This experience instilled a keen interest in medical research that was cultivated during his Ph.D. years studying cerebrospinal fluid physiology under the supervision of Dr. Miles Johnston. Medical school and Neurosurgical training followed at the University of Toronto, headed by Dr. Chris Wallace and Dr. Jim Rutka. Fellowship training in neuroendovascular treatment was completed under the guidance of Dr. Tom Marotta at the St. Michael's Hospital Neurovascular Program.


Participant in multiple international multicenter clinical trials designed to better understand the risk of various cerebrovascular diseases, and how best to manage these varied risks. Actively engaged in predictive algorithms and intraoperative monitoring techniques to improve the safety of neurosurgical operations.

Educational Activities: Committed to formal and interactive education at the medical student, resident, and fellow level. Opportunities exist for clinical electives and research experiences depending on individual goals and interests.

Mel Boulton

Medical Interests

  • Aneurysms
  • Vascular Diseases
  • Resident and Fellow Education
  • Biomedical Research

Office Contact Information

  • Phone:519 - 663 - 3602
  • Fax:519 - 663 - 3601
  • Address:

London Health Sciences Centre
C7-124 University Hospital
339 Windermere Road
London Ontario Canada
N6A 5A5

E-mail: mel.boulton@lhsc.on.ca