Dr. Joe's Story

Dr. Joe's Story

After spending his days, and many nights, with brain tumour patients at London Health Sciences Centre, neurosurgeon Dr. Joseph Megyesi somehow finds the energy and passion to further contribute to the effort to overcome the disease.

Since 1986, Joe, as he prefers to be called, has provided invaluable knowledge and leadership to the brain tumour community in London, Canada and internationally.

Joe’s impact on the brain tumour community is both wide-ranging and essential as he offers his passion and insight to the London-based Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada. His efforts range from ensuring the most-accurate information and critical support is available for patients and families, to leadership in the area of research, advocacy and the fundraising efforts that ensure it all happens.

After 20 years of service to the organization with several committees, Dr. Megyesi found a way to give even more, he took on the role of Chair of the Board. Then incredibly, he found another, unique way to give back: Joe has a passion for photography and travel, and since 2007 he has created a beautiful annual calendar in honour of all patients. This stunning tribute is donated to the organization and copies are given to the many donors and volunteers to thank them for their dedication and generosity.

Joe is an outstanding advocate for the cause as his caring and compassion for the brain tumour community knows no bounds.

Thank you to Joe and all the volunteers who give time to brain tumour patients every day. It couldn’t be done without you. To learn more about volunteering contact Jennifer McIntosh or check out this area of the website.
Dr Joe Meygesi receives Leader of Distinction Award
Update: June 2017
. Joe was awarded the Leaders of Distinction award for his tireless efforts on behalf of the brain tumour community in Canada!

Congratulations Joe! 

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Story posted: April 2013


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