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University of Messina, School of Medicine
Department of Neurosciences, Psychiatric and Anesthesiological Sciences
Neurosurgery Clinic

Francesco M. Salpietro, M.D.
Professor of Neurosurgery
Head and Chairman Surgical Neuro-Oncology
"G. Martino" University Hospital
University of Messina

" No one should say that we have reached the end of the road. No one should say, owing to complacency, we have failed to continue on the road. There is more to be done.
We must.... continue to learn"

Paul C. Bucy
Sano Lecture " Ancora imparo " I continue to learn ( Surg. Neurol. 1989; 32: 195-9 )


CURRICULUM VITAE

Medical School:

University of Messina School of Medicine and Surgery Nov.1972 -Jul.1978.

Degree:

M.D., Summa cum Laude.

Internship:

University of Messina Human Physiology Department Nov.1974 - Oct.1976;
University of Messina Neurosurgery Clinic Nov.1976 - Jul.1978.

Certification and Medical License:

National board of Medical Examiners, Issued 1979;
Neurosurgery Certification July 1983;
Italian Ministry of Health Neurosurgery headship Diploma, 1987

Honors and Awards:

University of Messina Summa Cum Laude M.D., July 1978;
" Bonino-Pulejo" Foundation Bursary, 1978;
" Bonino-Pulejo" Foundation Award, 1979;
Neurosurgery Certification Summa cum Laude, July 1983;
Marquis Who's Who in the world, 15th edition, 1998;
Marquis Who's Who in Healtcare and Medicine, 1999-2000.

Fellowship:

Microsurgical and Research Fellow, Experimental Microneurovascular Lab., Notre Dame Hospital and University
of Montreal, Quebec, Canada, 1978 - 1980;
Clinical Fellow, Clinique Neurochirurgical, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Timone, Marseille, France, 1987;
Microsurgery Skull Base Fellow, College of Medicine University of Cincinnati Dept. of Neurosurgery,
Goodyear Microsurgery Laboratory, Cincinnati, Usa, 2001.

Post-Graduate Medical Training & Professional Appointments:

Resident in Neurological Surgery, Neurosurgery Clinic, University of Messina, Italy, 1978 - 1983;
Certified Neurosurgeon July 1983, Summa cum Laude;
Staff Neurosurgeon and Assistant Professor, Neurosurgery Clinic, University of Messina, Italy, 1983 - 1999;
Clinical and Research Fellow Dept. of Neurosurgery, Notre Dame Hospital, University of Montreal, Quebec,
Canada, 1978 - 1980;
Medical Officier at the Dept. of Emergency, Navy Military Hospital, Taranto, Italy, 1980 - 1981;
Clinical Fellow Division of Neurosurgery, Taranto State Hospital, Italy, 1981-1982;
Clinical Fellow Clinique Neurochirurgical, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Timone, Marseille, France, 1987;
Italian Ministry of Health Neurosurgery headship Diploma, 1987;
Professor of Neurotraumatology and Neurosurgical Techniques for the Residency Training Programme, Neurosurgery Clinic, University of
Messina, Italy, 1990 - Present.
Associate Professor of Neurosurgery, Neurosurgery Clinic, University of Messina, 1999
Full Professor of Neurosurgery, University of Messina School of Medicine a.a 2001-2202
Director of the Neurosurgery Residency Training Programme University of Messina School of Medicine 2001-2004
Head and Chairman Neurosurgery Clinic - Papardo General Hospital - University of Messina 2004

Neurosurgical Certification:

Diplomate July 1983, Summa cum Laude;
Italian Ministry of Health Neurosurgery headship Diploma, 1987

State Project participation:

National Research Counseil (CNR) Project: Cerebral Ischemia in the young 1984 - 1986;
Regional District Project: Diagnosis and treatment of pituitary tumors 1986 - 1988 ;
Regional District Project: Diagnostic evaluation and therapeutic possibilities of stroke 1991 - 1993;
Guidelines for moderate head injury management in the adult, Ministry of University and Scientific Research 1999-2000;
Functional imaging monitoring of malignant brain tumors, European Community 1999-2000.

Active Membership:

Italian Society of Neurosurgery;
European Skull Base Society;
North American Skull Base Society;
International Headache Society;
International Stroke Society;
Fellow International College of Surgeons (F.I.C.S.);
Congress of Neurological Surgeon.

Special interests in Neurological Surgery:

Pituitary tumors ( Transsphenoidal approach);
Meningiomas;
Acoustic Neuromas;
Minimally Invasive Neurosurgery;
Trigeminal Neuralgia and Hemifacial spasm (Microvascular decompression);
Microcerebrovascular surgery;
Spinal tumors;
Microdiscectomy;
Computers in Neurosurgery.

BIBLIOGRAPHY:

Journal Publications
International Presentations
National Presentations
In Vivo Atlas of Deep Brain Structures With 3D Reconstructions - Springer-Verlag Heidelberg

Office address:

Clinica Neurochirurgica, Policlinico Universitario "G.Martino"
Via Consolare Valeria, 1
98122 Messina, Italy
Phone: +39 (90) 221-2871, 293-7963
Fax: +39 (90) 693714
E-Mail: fsalp@unime.it


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