Lead Faculty

  • Nabeel S. Alshafai
    Nabeel S. Alshafai
    Antwerp, Belgium
Nabeel S. Alshafai
Antwerp, Belgium

MD(Hon.) FRCSC, EBNS, ABNS(Eligible)
CCN Review Course Director
Craniocervical Junction Workshop Director
Assistant Professor (Antwerp University)
Neurosurgeon and spine surgeon
Residency Training Program Director
Antwerp University Hospital
Examiner & Committee Member of the European Board of Neurological Surgery

  • Richard Ashpole
    Richard Ashpole
    Nottingham, United Kingdom
Richard Ashpole
Nottingham, United Kingdom
  • András Büki
    András Büki
    Pecs, Hungary
András Büki
Pecs, Hungary
  • E. Antonio Chiocca
    E. Antonio Chiocca
    Boston, USA
E. Antonio Chiocca
Boston, USA

MD, PhD
Harvey W. Cushing Professor of Neurosurgery
Neurosurgeon-in-Chief and Chairman
Co-Director, Institute for the Neurosciences
President of the Society for Neuro-Oncology
Surgical Director, Center for Neuro-Oncology, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Brigham and Women’s / Faulkner Hospital
Department of Neurosurgery
Harvard Medical School
Examiner of the American Board of Neurological Surgery

  • William Couldwell
    William Couldwell
    Salt Lake City, United States
William Couldwell
Salt Lake City, United States

MD, PhD
Chairman of the Department of Neurosurgery at the University of Utah
Past Director of the American Board of Neurological Surgery
Past President of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons
Wallace-Cusimano Honorary Lectureship Recipient of 2016
Utah University Hospital

  • Michael D. Cusimano
    Michael D. Cusimano
    Toronto, Canada
Michael D. Cusimano
Toronto, Canada

MD, MHPE, FRCSC, PhD, FACS
Professor of Neurosurgery
Professor of Education and Public Health
Division of Neurosurgery
St. Michael’s Hospital
University of Toronto
Past Examiner of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada

  • Ryszard Czepko
    Ryszard Czepko
    Krakow, Poland
Ryszard Czepko
Krakow, Poland

MD, PhD
Senior Consultant and Associate Professor
Head of the Department of Neurosurgery
St. Raphael’s Hospital
Past Polish Delegate for the EANS

  • Andre Grotenhuis
    Andre Grotenhuis
    Nijmegen, Netherlands
Andre Grotenhuis
Nijmegen, Netherlands

Professor of Neurosurgery
Past Chairman of Neurosurgery
President Elect and Past Secretary of the EANS
Radboud University Nijmegen
Wallace-Cusimano Honorary Lectureship Recipient of 2015

 

  • John Hurlbert
    John Hurlbert
    Tucson, USA
John Hurlbert
Tucson, USA

MD, PhD, FRCSC, FACS
Associate professor
Past Director of the Neurosurgical Residency Program
Founding President of the Canadian Spine Society
Past Chief examiner in neurosurgery for FRCSC
Past President elect for the AANS/CNS, disorders of the spine & peripheral nerves
University of Calgary

  • Omar Islam
    Omar Islam
    Kingston, Canada
Omar Islam
Kingston, Canada
  • Ramez Kirollos
    Ramez Kirollos
    Cambridge, UK
Ramez Kirollos
Cambridge, UK

MBChB, MD, FRCS, EANS
Member of the Court of Examiners of the Royal College of Surgeons of England
Examiner (MRCS) of the Royal College of Surgeons of England
Chairman Elect of the British Neurovascular Group
Addenbrookes Hospital, Cambridge

  • Joachim K. Krauss
    Joachim K. Krauss
    Hanover, Germany
Joachim K. Krauss
Hanover, Germany
  • Timo Krings
    Timo Krings
    Toronto, Canada
Timo Krings
Toronto, Canada

MD, PhD, FRCP(C)
Professor of Radiology
Chairman of Neuroradiology
Diagnostic and Interventional Neuroadiologist
University Health Network
University of Toronto

  • Jason Lazarou
    Jason Lazarou
    Toronto, Canada
Jason Lazarou
Toronto, Canada

MD, MSc, FRCPC
Assistant Professor of Neurology
Mount Siani Hospital
University Health Network
University of Toronto

  • Allan Levi
    Allan Levi
    Miami, USA
Allan Levi
Miami, USA

MD, PhD, FACS
Professor and Chief of Neurosurgery
Director of the Goodman Oral Board Review Course (AANS)
Robert M. Buck Distinguished Chair
University of Miami Hospital
University of Miami MILLER School of Medicine

  • Bodo Lippitz
    Bodo Lippitz
    Hamburg, Germany
Bodo Lippitz
Hamburg, Germany
  • Andres M Lozano
    Andres M Lozano
    Toronto, Canada
Andres M Lozano
Toronto, Canada

MD, PhD, FRCSC, FRSC
Dan Family Professor
Chairman of Neurosurgery
RR Tasker Chair in Functional Neurosurgery
Canada Research Chair in Neuroscience
University Health Network
University of Toronto

  • Luca Regli
    Luca Regli
    Zurich, Switzerland
Luca Regli
Zurich, Switzerland

MD, PhD
Professor & Chairman of Neurosurgery
Department of Neurosurgery
Zurich University

  • John P. Rossiter
    John P. Rossiter
    Kingston, Canada
John P. Rossiter
Kingston, Canada

Professor Neuropathology
Department of Pathology and Molecular Medicine
Queen’s University and Kingston Health Sciences Centre
Past Chair of RCPSC Neuropathology examination board

  • Michal Sabel
    Michal Sabel
    Dusseldorf, Germany
Michal Sabel
Dusseldorf, Germany

MD, PhD
Associate Professor at the Department of Neurosurgery
Head of Center of Neuro-Oncology
University Hospital Düsseldorf

  • Francesco Sala
    Francesco Sala
    Verona, Italy
Francesco Sala
Verona, Italy

MD, PhD
Associate Professor
Pediatric Neurosurgeon
University Hospital of Verona
University of Verona

  • Johannes Schramm
    Johannes Schramm
    Bonn, Germany
Johannes Schramm
Bonn, Germany

MD, PhD
Professor and Retired Chairman
Department of Neurosurgery
Second Vice-President WFNS
Past President of the EANS
Bonn University Hospital

  • David Schul
    David Schul
    Munich, Germany
David Schul
Munich, Germany

MD, Senior Consultant
Klinikum München Bogenhausen

  • Robert J. Spinner
    Robert J. Spinner
    Rochester, USA
Robert J. Spinner
Rochester, USA

Chairman of Neurosurgery
Professor of Anatomy Orthopedic and Neurosurgery
The Burton M. Onofrio
Mayo Medical School
Mayo Clinic

  • Paul Steinbok
    Paul Steinbok
    Vancouver, Canada
Paul Steinbok
Vancouver, Canada

BSc, MB, BS, FRCSC
Professor of Neurosurgery
Head Emeritus of Pediatric Neurosurgery
British Columbia Children Hospital
Past President of the International Society of Pediatric Neurosurgery
Division of Neurosurgery
University of British Columbia

  • Atul Tyagi
    Atul Tyagi
    Leeds, UK
Atul Tyagi
Leeds, UK

MS, FRCS(SN)
Neurosurgeon,the General Infirmary at Leeds, UK (2000-)
Covers both adults and paediatrics. Main interests are neurovascular, paediatric dysraphism and endonasal surgery
Involved in organising the Leeds Neuroanatomy courses

  • M Christopher Wallace
    M Christopher Wallace
    Kingston, Canada
M Christopher Wallace
Kingston, Canada

MD, MSc, FRCSC, FACS
Past President of the Canadian Society of Neurosurgery
Examiner of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
Professor and Chair of Neurosurgery
Kingston General Hospital
Former Program Director of the University of Toronto
Queen’s University

  • Michel Zerah
    Michel Zerah
    Paris, France
Michel Zerah
Paris, France

MD, PhD
Professor of Neurosurgery
President Elect of the European Society of Pediatric Neurosurgery
Chairman of Pediatric Neurosurgery
French representative of SNCLF
Hôpital-Necker Enfants Malades