Mark Bernstein, MD, FRCSC, MHSc

Dr. Bernstein is Professor of Surgery at the University of Toronto and a neurosurgeon at Toronto Western Hospital, University Health Network.

His main areas of interest are neuro-oncology, bioethics, palliative care, and advancing surgery in the developing world, where he spends time operating and teaching. He is a committed educator and has won numerous teaching awards. In 2003 he completed a Masters of Health Science in Bioethics. In 2011 he was awarded the Greg Wilkins-Barrick Chair in International Surgery.

Besides over 350 biomedical papers and chapters published, a book on brain tumours, and a book on bioethics, he has published about 150 popular articles many of which attempt to bridge the gap between the medical profession and the public.

Current research interests include: qualitative research studies in bioethics, medical error, surgical innovation, novel resource utilization, and international surgical partnerships.

Rambam Maimonides Med J. 2018 Jan 29;9(1):
Gunaratnam C, Bernstein M
J Neurosurg Anesthesiol. 2018 Jan 05;:
Sheshadri V, Venkatraghavan L, Manninen P, Bernstein M
Curr Oncol. 2017 Dec;24(6):374-382
Vierhout M, Daniels M, Mazzotta P, Vlahos J, Mason WP, Bernstein M
Can J Neurol Sci. 2017 Dec 18;:1-7
Moraes FY, Lo A, Morgan ER, Millar BA, Shultz DB, Maurice C, Harlos C, Kongkham P, Bernstein M, Zadeh G, Laperriere N, Mason W, Berlin A
Nature. 2017 Aug 30;:
Lan X, Jörg DJ, Cavalli FMG, Richards LM, Nguyen LV, Vanner RJ, Guilhamon P, Lee L, Kushida MM, Pellacani D, Park NI, Coutinho FJ, Whetstone H, Selvadurai HJ, Che C, Luu B, Carles A, Moksa M, Rastegar N, Head R, Dolma S, Prinos P, Cusimano MD, Das S,...
J Neurosurg. 2017 Jul 21;:1-7
Tsermoulas G, Turel MK, Wilcox JT, Shultz D, Farb R, Zadeh G, Bernstein M
Cell Stem Cell. 2017 Jul 11;:
Park NI, Guilhamon P, Desai K, McAdam RF, Langille E, O'Connor M, Lan X, Whetstone H, Coutinho FJ, Vanner RJ, Ling E, Prinos P, Lee L, Selvadurai H, Atwal G, Kushida M, Clarke ID, Voisin V, Cusimano MD, Bernstein M, Das S, Bader G, Arrowsmith CH,...
J Radiat Oncol. 2017;6(1):21-30
Murray L, Menard C, Zadeh G, Au K, Bernstein M, Millar BA, Laperriere N, Chung C



Professor of Surgery, University of Toronto
Staff Neurosurgeon, Toronto Western Hospital, University Health Network