Department of Surgery

MOJGAN HODAIE

About Dr. Mojgan Hodaie

Dr. Mojgan Hodaie is a staff neurosurgeon at the Toronto Western Hospital and Associate Member of the Institute of Medical Sciences. Her clinical and research interests focus on neuromodulation for treating movement disorders and pain, Gamma Knife radiosurgery, and surgical treatment of trigeminal neuralgia.

Efforts Abroad

Dr. Mojgan Hodaie is highly involved in a number of surgical education activities, notably those of international education in neuroscience and neurosurgery techniques. She has pioneered and enlisted international collaboration in the application of new educational tools in the eld of neurosurgical education in developing countries, with a focus on providing structured online course modules. is effort is already well underway in Ghana, and she is currently expanding to other regions in Africa.

In addition, Dr. Hodaie’s clinical work involves the implementation of minimally invasive techniques, which ease access to deeper targets of the brain in biopsies and stereotactic surgery.

Her work has resulted in partnerships with the World Federation of Neurological Societies (WFNS), as well as serving as an Executive Board member of the Foundation for International Education in Neurological Education (FIENE). In addition to being an Associate Professor at the University of Toronto, Dr. Hodaie is an Affiliated Global Faculty (AGF) for www.BIHE.org - an online university created in response to the lack of availability of post-secondary education in Bahai Iran, due to a government campaign to deny regional access to higher education.