Fraser Moore, MD

Fraser Moore, MD
Contact Information
Alternate phone: 
(514) 340-8222 #28060
Email address: 
fraser.moore [at]
Hospital title: 
Associate Professor in the Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery
Associate Member of the McGill Institute of Health Sciences Education
Program Director for the McGill Adult Neurology residency program

Dr. Fraser Moore is an Associate Professor in the Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery at McGill University and an Associate Member of the McGill Institute of Health Sciences Education. He is the Leader of Block J ("Human Behaviour") in the McGill Medical School curriculum and the Program Director for the McGill Adult Neurology residency program. Dr. Moore is the President of the Canadian Society of Clinical Neurophysiology.

Dr. Moore obtained his M.D. from the University of Alberta in 1997 and then completed his Neurology Residency as well as a Clinical Fellowship in Electrophysiology at McGill University. He joined the McGill Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery in 2003 and is based at the Jewish General Hospital.

Dr. Moore’s current education and research interests include the teaching of medical students and residents, particularly as it relates to the neurological exam and electrophysiology, and curriculum design for neurology education in medical school. Dr. Moore has published in a variety of peer-reviewed journals, including Perspectives on Medical Education, Neurology, and the Canadian Journal of Neurological Sciences. He is an ad hoc reviewer for the following peer-reviewed journals: Journal of the American Medical Association, Canadian Journal of Neurological Sciences, Muscle and Nerve, Multiple Sclerosis, Clinical and Autonomic Research, and American Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. He has been named the McGill Neurology teacher of the year on three occasions and in 2017 was the recipient of the Osler teaching award from the graduating medical school class.

Selected publications: 

Moore F. Peer-led small groups: Are we on the right track? Perspectives on Medical Education 2017; 6(5):325-30.

McDowell T and Moore F. The under-utilization of the head impulse test in the emergency department. Can J Neurol Sci 2016; 43(3): 398-401.

Moore FGA, Levental M. The usefulness of gadolinium-enhanced images on a follow-up MRI in suspected multiple sclerosis. Can Assoc Rad J 2013; 64(4): 358-62.

Moore FGA, Chalk C. Improving the neurological exam skills of medical students. Can J Neurol Sci 2012; 39(1): 83-6.

Poliquin-Lasnier L, Moore F. EEG in suspected syncope: Do EEG's ordered by neurologists give a higher yield? Can J Neurol Sci 2009; 36: 769-773.

Moore F, Chalk C. The Essential Neurological Examination: What should medical students be taught? Neurology 2009; 72: 2020-2023.

Moore FGA, Chalk C. How well does neurology residency mirror practice? Can J Neurol Sci 2005; 32: 472-6.

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