Dr. Jacob Alant
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BIOGRAPHY | PROCEDURES PERFORMED | MEMBERSHIPS & AFFILIATIONS | EDUCATION | ACHIEVEMENTS & AWARDS | HOSPITAL AFFILIATIONS | MEDIA | HOBBIES & INTERESTS | REVIEWS
Dr. Jacob Alant is a neurologist at our False Creek Healthcare Centre. He also has a private practice in Alberta, performing spinal surgery. With years of nerve and spine expertise, he hopes to refine surgical effective spinal surgical procedures to limit procedural morbidity for early recovery and return to normal activity.
Dr. Alant begun is medical journey in South Africa when he obtained his Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of surgery from Pretoria University Medical School, and a one-year internship at Goldfields Regional Hospital in Welkom. He successfully passed his Principles of Surgery examination in 2007 and LMCC examination in 2008. He went on to receive his Peripheral Nerve Fellowship with Dr. R. Midha in Calgary, Alberta. In 2009, he passed the Royal College Neurosurgery examination. In 2010, he received his Combined Spinal Surgery Fellowship from the University of Calgary. Between 2010 and 2013, he held the position of a locum tenens, division of Neurosurgery in Calgary while actively perusing his Master of Science (Neuroscience) from the University of Calgary.
Dr. Alant has 19 published pieces, six in which are peer-reviewed. His most recent awards include Best Oral Poster, Basic Science from the 8th Annual AOSNA Spine Fellows Forum, Norman Schachar Research Award from the 3rd Annual Fellows Research Symposium, and the John Smith and Laura Gardener Memorial Award for best research by a surgical fellow.
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MEMBERSHIPS & AFFILIATIONS
ACHIEVEMENTS & AWARDS
- His most recent awards include
- 2011 David Kline Research Award
- 2010 Best Oral Poster, Basic Science from the 8th Annual AOSNA Spine Fellows Forum
- 2010 Norman Schachar Research Award from the 3rd Annual Fellows Research Symposium
- 2010 John Smith and Laura Gardener Memorial Award for Best Research by a Surgical Fellow
- Ad hoc reviewer for NEUROSURGERY
- 19 Published Pieces
- Scientific Researcher/Publisher
- Guest Speaker/Presenter
HOBBIES & INTERESTS
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