Dr. Stephen Lownie is a neurosurgeon and neurointerventionalist and is Professor in the Departments of Clinical Neurological Sciences, Medical Imaging, and Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery at Western University in London, Canada. He obtained his FRCSC in neurosurgery at Western, and undertook three years of fellowships in diagnostic and interventional neuroradiology at Western and at UCLA. He is the first Canadian to be trained in and to practice in both neurosurgery and interventional neuroradiology. He is an attending neurosurgeon and neurointerventionalist at London Health Sciences Centre, and served as Chief of Neurosurgery from 2000 to 2005 and as Co-Chair/Co-Chief of Clinical Neurological Sciences from 2000 to 2010. In 2009 he introduced robotic-controlled intraoperative 3D angiography into a neurosurgical operating room, a first in North America. He is married, with four children.