Western University, Canada - London Ontario

| Wednesday May 6, 2015
12:28 PM

Academic Appointment

Associate Professor of Neurosurgery, Western University

Bio Sketch

Dr de Ribaupierre earned her MD at the University of Geneva in Switzerland. After a Neurosurgery residency in Lausanne (Switzerland), she completed an epilepsy fellowship in the Fondation Rothschild in Paris (France), then a pediatric neurosurgery fellowship in the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto.
She is currently an Associate Professor in the Division of Neurosurgery at Western University, working as a pediatric neurosurgeon with some involvement in pediatric and adult trauma and adult epilepsy and endoscopic surgery.


Her main research areas are medical education, using virtual and augmented reality as an educational tool, with a special interest in neuroanatomy. She is also interested in surgical simulation with the development and evaluation of AR/VR tools for surgical simulation.
Her clinical research focuses on epilepsy, cognition and functional imaging.
She is collaborating with CSTAR, Robarts and the Centre for Brain and Mind. On-going projects include the evaluation of surgical simulators (NRC, AngioMentor), online neuroanatomical curriculum with a spin on a learner's point of view, brain variability using fMRI and DTI, and new technologies to monitor IVH in preterm infants.

Sandrine de Ribaupierre

Medical Interests

  • Epilepsy
  • Diffusion Tensor Imaging
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
  • Pediatric Neurosurgery

Office Contact Information

  • Phone:519 - 685 - 8107
  • Address:

London Health Sciences Centre
Victoria Hospital
800 Commissioners Road East
London Ontario Canada
N6A 4G5