Dr. Scott Paquette

Principal Investigator

Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia
Active Staff, Vancouver General Hospital

Research Interests


Dr. Paquette’s researches spinal tumors and SCI. He works on surgical treatment of spinal pain and spasticity.

Dr. Paquette is a Principal Investigator at ICORD, a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Surgery at the University of British Columbia, and a member of the Active Staff at Vancouver General Hospital.

Affiliation with organizations and societies:

  • Canadian Spine Society
  • Combined Neurosurgery and Orthopaedic Spine Program (CNOSP), Vancouver General Hospital (VGH)


Clinical Fellow
Reina Yao
Etienne Bourassa
Turker Dalkilic

Current Opportunities in the Lab

Please contact Dr. Paquette with inquiries.

Recent publications

  • Dalkilic, T et al.. 2017. Predicting Injury Severity and Neurological Recovery after Acute Cervical Spinal Cord Injury: A Comparison of Cerebrospinal Fluid and Magnetic Resonance Imaging Biomarkers.. J. Neurotrauma. doi: 10.1089/neu.2017.5357.
  • Kwon, BK et al.. 2017. Cerebrospinal Fluid Biomarkers To Stratify Injury Severity and Predict Outcome in Human Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury.. J. Neurotrauma. doi: 10.1089/neu.2016.4435.
  • Street, JT et al.. 2016. A comparison of the Wiltse versus midline approaches in degenerative conditions of the lumbar spine.. J Neurosurg Spine. doi: 10.3171/2016.2.SPINE151018.
  • Dea, N et al.. 2016. Economic evaluation comparing intraoperative cone beam CT-based navigation and conventional fluoroscopy for the placement of spinal pedicle screws: a patient-level data cost-effectiveness analysis.. Spine J. doi: 10.1016/j.spinee.2015.09.062.
  • Pouw, MH et al.. 2014. Structural biomarkers in the cerebrospinal fluid within 24 h after a traumatic spinal cord injury: a descriptive analysis of 16 subjects.. Spinal Cord. doi: 10.1038/sc.2014.26.
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