Associate Professor, Dept of Anesthesiology, Pharmacology & Therapeutics


Research Theme:

Research Interests:

patient monitoring alarms, medical displays, decision support systems, mobile health applications, data integration/communication platforms


Matthias Görges co-leads the Pediatric Anesthesia Research Team and the Digital Health Innovation Lab at BC Children's Hospital Research Institute. He received his MSc in Biomedical Engineering from the Hochschule für Angewandte Wissenschaften Hamburg, Germany, and his Ph.D. in Bioengineering from the University of Utah, Salt Lake City, USA. Subsequently, he completed a post-doctoral fellowship in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of British Columbia, where he is currently an Associate Professor (Partner) in the Department of Anesthesiology, Pharmacology, & Therapeutics. Matthias undertakes trans-disciplinary research with a team of engineers, computer scientists, and health care providers, focusing on developing and applying new technologies, primarily in pediatric anesthesia and intensive care.