Biography

Dr. Andrew Mattar is a General Neurologist, living and working in Vancouver, BC.

He completed his medical education at the University of Toronto Medical School. He trained at the St. George Campus, in the Wightman-Berris Academy.

He did his residency in Adult Neurology at the University of British Columbia, where he served as co-chief resident in his final years of training.

Prior to his medical training, he did undergraduate work at Western University, obtaining an Honor's BSc in Physiology and Psychology. His Honor's thesis was supervised by Dr. Paul Gribble, studying how motor skills can be acquired through observation.

He then went on to obtain an MSc and PhD in Psychology at McGill University, followed by post-doctoral work at Haskins Laboratories in New Haven, Connecticut, training under Dr. David Ostry. His experimental work focused on how the nervous system develops new motor skills (motor learning), and how learning in one context shapes performance in other situations (generalization of learning).

Throughout his medical training he has continued with experimental work, on diverse topics including Spinal Cord Injury, Facial and Post-Stroke Pain, Headache, and Inflammatory CNS disease.