Dr. Jay K. Riva-Cambrin MD, FAANS, MSc, FRCSC

Jay Riva-Cambrin, MD, MSc, FRCS(C)
Dr. Riva-Cambrin is a professor of neurosurgery, residency program director for the neurosurgery training program and the founder and director of ACORN Kids (www.acornkids.org), a neurosurgical clinical research center at the University of Calgary with special focus on pediatric hydrocephalus and craniofacial surgery. Dr. Riva-Cambrin's clinical interest is pediatric neurosurgery, specifically the treatment of hydrocephalus, craniofacial surgery, endoscopy and clinical epidemiology. He is the scientific director of the Canadian Pediatric Neurosurgery Study Group (CPNSG) and is a principal investigator within the Hydrocephalus Clinical Research Network (HCRN). His recent research interests include comparing the outcomes between ETV+CPC and shunts in the infant hydrocephalus population, predicting success in ETV+CPC treated infants and exploring the relationship between ventricle size and neuropsychological outcomes in older children treated for hydrocephalus. He has been a principal investigator or co-investigator on 17 grants and has over 100 peer-reviewed publications.