Joseph A. Silvaggio, BSc, MD, FRCSC
Dr. Silvaggio joins the section of Neurosurgery from Calgary, Alberta.  He completed his pre-medical training at Queen’s University at Kingston Ontario, receiving the medal for the Bachelor of Science program.  He went on to study medicine at the University of Toronto, graduating with honors in 1997.  He then returned to his home city of Calgary to complete his Neurosurgical training.  He was recently successful in completing the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons examination in Neurosurgery.

During his residency Dr. Silvaggio began working towards his MSc in clinical epidemiology through the Department of Community Health Sciences at the University of Calgary.  He was awarded a graduate student scholarship for his academic performance.  He is currently working on his thesis and looks forward to continuing this work in Winnipeg.  His current research interests include epidemiology of neurosurgical disease and outcomes based studies.

While in his final years of training he developed a special interest in cerebrovascular, and cranial base neurosurgery, and will be part of the cerebrovascular group in Winnipeg. 

Dr. Silvaggio has a keen interest in undergraduate and postgraduate medical education.  He has received several teaching awards and acknowledgments from the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Calgary, as well as his residency peers.  He has authored several book chapters and scientific publications.  Dr. Silvaggio has recently completed a Fellowship in Interventional Neuroradiology.

Dr. Silvaggio can be reached at:

GB103C-820 Sherbrook Street  
Health Sciences Centre    
Winnipeg, MB  R3A 1R9   
Telephone: (204) 787-7286 and Fax: (204) 783-7356    

GB124-820 Sherbrook Street
Health Sciences Centre
Winnipeg, MB  R3A 1R9
Telephone: (204) 787-7563 and Fax: (204) 787-3851


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