Dr.Francesco DiMeco's second opinion

Francesco DiMeco

Italy, 36 years of experience

Neurosurgery

Area of expertise

Specialty

Neurosurgery

Subspecialty

Neurosurgical Oncology

Diseases

Meningioma, Glioma, Glioblastoma, Acoustic Neuroma, Ependymoma, Schwannoma, Neurologic Cancers

Procedures Performed

Craniotomy

Experience

Professor of Neurosurgery, Department of Pathophysiology and Transplantation, University of Milan

Milan, Italy. From 2018

Director, Besta NeuroSim Center, IRCCS Foundation Neurological Institute "C.Besta"

Milan, Italy. From 2014

Director, Department of Neurosurgery, IRCCS Foundation Neurological Institute "C.Besta"

Milan, Italy. From 2012

Director of 1st Division of Neurosurgery, Department of Neurosurgery, IRCCS Foundation Neurological Institute "C.Besta"

Milan, Italy. From 2011

Assistant Professor (Adjunct), Department of Neurosurgery, the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

Baltimore, MD, United States. From 2005

Education

Managerial Training in Health Care, SDA Bocconi School of Management

2006

MD, University of Milan

1988

Biography

Dr. Francesco DiMeco is a specialist in Neurosurgery. After finishing his medical studies at the University of Milan, he completed a fellowship in Oncological Neurosurgery at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore (USA). Dr. DiMeco is Full Professor of Neurosurgery at the University of Milan, Director of the School of Specialization in Neurosurgery, and Director of the Department of Neurosurgery at the Fondazione Neurological Institute C. Besta of Milan, Italy. He is also Assistant Professor (adj

Affiliations

Member, German Academy of Neurological Surgeons (GANS)

Member, European Association of Neurosurgical Societies (EANS) Training Committee

Member, American Academy of Neurological Surgeons (AAcNS)

Board of Neuro-oncology Section, European Association of Neurosurgical Societies

Member, Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS)

Awards

Honorary member of the Rotary Club

2017

Brain Tumours UK foundation: 2005 Award for Translational Research Excellence, for the paper “Human, tumor-founding neurak stem cells and tumor stem cell lines for the diagnosis and therapy of glioblastomas” presented at the 2nd Quadrennial Meeting of the World Federation of Neuro-Oncology

2005

Carlo Besta Neurological Institute Award “Excellence in Neuro-oncology”

2001

Harvey Cushing Award (Johns Hopkins School of Medicine) for the contribution to the advancement of neurological sciences

2000

European Award: “1996 Beniamino Guidetti Prize” for the best scientific paper published in the Journal of Neurosurgical Sciences, 1997. Title: “Perspectives for the gene therapy of malignant gliomas by suicide gene transfer.”

1996

Publications

Dr. Francesco DiMeco has more than 220 publications

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