Dr. Michel F. Levesque, M.D.

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Attending Physician, Neurological Surgery

Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA

Areas of expertise

Neurosurgery, Invasive surgical procedures, Complex spinal reconstruction and Artificial disc replacement


Dr. Lévesque obtained his undergraduate education in Biology at the College Stanislas, Outremont, Canada and his medical degree from the Ecole de Medicine, University of Montreal, Canada. After spending two years of training in General Surgery, he completed his training in Neurosurgery at the McGill University and several other Medical Centers in Montreal, Canada.

Subsequently, Dr. Lévesque moved to Los Angeles and was part of the UCLA Medical Center section of Neurosurgery and the Brain Research Institute. Since 1993, he has been affiliated with Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and is currently Medical Director of the Foundation for Neural repair and is an Associate Clinical Professor of Neurosurgery of the UCLA Medical School.


Ecole de Medicine, Universite de Montreal, Canada
Pediatric Neurosurgery: Montreal Children’s Hospital, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
Functional and Stereotactic Neurosurgery: Montreal Neurological Institute, McGill University, Canada
General Surgery: Universite de Montreal affiliated Hospitals, Montreal, Canada | Neurosurgery: McGill University and Montreal Neurological University, Canada
General Surgery: Universite de Montreal affiliated Hospitals, Montreal, Canada
Medical Degree
M.D., F.R.C.S., F.A.C.S.


College Stanislas Executive Committee Member (1973- 1974)
McDonald Traveling Award in Medicine (1977)
Parkinson’s Resource Organization Quality of Life Award (2002)
Member, NIH Neurology B Study Section ad hoc Committee (1990)
Member, UCLA Neurosurgery Selection Committee, Los Angeles, CA (1988-1992)
Member, UCLA Medical Center Peer Review Committee (1991-1992)
Member, State of California Steering Committee “The Needs for Epilepsy” (1992)
Positions at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center (1993- )
Member, Trauma Executive Committee
Member, Hospital Surgical ICU Committee
Member, Parkinson’s Disease Center
Director, Neural repair and Functional Neurosurgery (1996-2004)
Member, Institute for Spinal Disorders (2004- )
Memberships in Professional Societies:
American Association for the Advancement of Science
American Association of Neurological Surgeons
American College of Surgeons
American Epilepsy Society
American Society of Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery
American Society for Neural transplantation and Repair
Association des Medecins de Langue Francaise du Cananda
Brain Research Institute UCLA
Canadian Neurological Society
Congress of Neurological Surgeons
Federation of Medical Specialists of Quebec
Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons (Canada)
Joint Section of Critical Care Neurosurgery (AANS and CNS)
Joint Section of Functional and Stereotactic Neurosurgery (AANS and CNS)
Joint Section of Trauma Neurosurgery (AANS and CNS)
New York Academy of Sciences
Society of Neuroscience
The Facial Pain Association
World Society of Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery
Positions held in Neurosurgery, UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA
Associate clinical Professor (1993- )
Director, Section of Epilepsy Surgery (190-1993)


Available on request