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

  • Banaszek, D et al.. 2019. The Effect of Frailty on Outcome after Traumatic Spinal Cord Injury.. J. Neurotrauma. doi: 10.1089/neu.2019.6581.
  • Kumaria, A et al.. 2019. Advancing spinal fellowship training: an international multi-centre educational perspective.. Eur Spine J. doi: 10.1007/s00586-019-06098-8.
  • Bateman, AH et al.. 2019. The Importance of Determining Trainee Perspectives on Procedural Competencies During Spine Surgery Clinical Fellowship.. Global Spine J. doi: 10.1177/2192568217747574.
  • Paquette, SJ, Zaheer, R, Stanford, K, Thomas, J, Reuter, T. 2018. Competition among Escherichia coli Strains for Space and Resources.. Vet Sci. doi: 10.3390/vetsci5040093.
  • Paquette, SJ, Stanford, K, Thomas, J, Reuter, T. 2018. Quantitative surveillance of shiga toxins 1 and 2, Escherichia coli O178 and O157 in feces of western-Canadian slaughter cattle enumerated by droplet digital PCR with a focus on seasonality and slaughterhouse location.. PLoS ONE. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0195880.
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