Christopher Wallace


Christopher Wallace

Kingston, Ontario

Area 5, Division B — Specialists

Key skills and experience


Physician wellness

Patient safety

World medicine

Dr. Christopher Wallace is a neurosurgeon with over 30 years’ experience in healthcare. He brings to the CMPA a wealth of knowledge through his diverse experience in national and international academic, educational, administrative and leadership positions. The Nominating Committee values Dr. Wallace’s commitment to the protection of physicians providing care to Canadians.

Relevant skills and experience highlights

Practice Appointments

  • Full time staff, Kingston General Hospital (2011-2018)
  • Full time staff, University Health Network (1988-2011)
  • Clinician scientist, Toronto Western Research Institute (1988-2006)
  • Director, Toronto Western Research Institute (1999-2004)
  • Professor, Queen's University (2011-2018)
  • Professor, Department of Surgery, University of Toronto (1999-2011)
    • Chair in Cerebrovascular Neurosurgery, University of Toronto

The Canadian Medical Protective Association (2013-2019)

  • Human Resources and Compensation Committee (2017-2019, Chair 2018-2019)
  • Nominating Committee (2017-2018)
  • Pension Committee (2017-2019, Chair 2018-2019)
  • Audit Committee (2013-2015, 2017-2018)
  • Case Review Committee (2014-2019)
  • Executive Committee (2015-2017)
  • Research, Education and Risk Management Committee (2013-2015)

Neurosurgical Society of America (1998-2018)

  • Member, Membership Chair, Vice-President, President

Canadian Neurosurgical Society (1990-2018)

  • Member, Treasurer, Vice-President, President

Canadian Neurosciences Federation (2012-2013)

  • Vice-President