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International Sites for U.S. Trainees & Faculty

Austria | Czech Republic | Finland | France | Germany | Greece | Netherlands | Switzerland | UK

Listed below are International Centers for Cerebrovascular Neurosurgery accepting US trainees and faculty for variable length clinical exposure:

AUSTRIA

Name of centre:
Department of Neurosurgery, Linz University Hospital, Linz, Austria

Contact name with email address:
Professor Andreas Gruber, Head of Department
andreas.gruber_1@keppleruniklinikkum.at

Can offer:
Fellowship:  Yes
Observership:  Yes  
Surgery and EVT


CZECH REPUBLIC

Name of centre:
Department of Neurosurgery,University J.E.Purkyne, Masaryk Hospital, Usti nad Labem, Czech Republic

Contact name with email address:
Martin Sames, MD, PhD
martin.sames@kzcr.eu

Can offer:
Fellowship:  No
Observership:  Yes
Surgery and EVT


FINLAND

Name of centre:
Department of Neurosurgery, Helsinki University Hospital, Helsinki, Finland

Contact name with email address:
Professor Mika Niemelä, Head of Department
mika.niemela@hus.fi

Can offer:
Fellowship:  Yes
Observership:  Yes  
Surgery and EVT

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Name of centre:
Department of Neurosurgery, Turku University Hospital, Turku, Finland

Contact name with email address:
Professor Jaakko Rinne, Head of Department
jaakko.rinne@tyks.fi

Can offer:
Fellowship:  No
Observership:  Yes  
Surgery and EVT

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Name of centre:
Department of Neurosurgery, Oulu University Hospital, Oulu, Finland

Contact name with email address:
Professor Jaakko Rinne, Head of Department
timo.kumpulainen@ppshp.fi

Can offer:
Fellowship:  No
Observership:  Yes  
Surgery and EVT

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Name of centre:
Department of Neurosurgery, Tampere University Hospital, Tampere, Finland

Contact name with email address:
Professor Jaakko Rinne, Head of Department
juha.ohman@pshp.fi

Can offer:
Fellowship:  
Observership:  Yes  
Surgery and EVT

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Name of centre
Neurosurgery, KUH NeuroCenter, Kuopio University Hospital, Finland

Contact name with email address
Associate Professor Timo Koivisto, Head of Vascular Neurosurgery
timo.koivisto@kuh.fi

Prof Juha E Jääskeläinen, Head of Department
juha.e.jaaskelainen@kuh.fi

Can offer
Fellowship:  YES
Observership:  YES
Surgery and EVT


FRANCE

Name of centre
Besancon University Hospital, University of Burgundy and Franche-Comte

Contact name with email address
Laurent Thines
lthines@chu-besancon.fr
laurent.thines@wanadoo.fr

Can offer
Fellowship:  YES
Observership:  YES
Surgery and EVT

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Name of centre
Department of Neurosurgery, Strasbourg University, Strasbourg, France

Contact name with email address
Professor Francois Proust, Head of Department
f.proust@neurochirurgie.fr

Can offer
Fellowship:  
Observership:  YES
Surgery and EVT


GERMANY

Name of centre:
Department of Neurosurgery, University Hospital Münster, Münster, Germany

Contact name with email address:
Professor Dr. W. Stummer, Head of Department
stummerw@ukmuenster.de

Dr. M. Holling, Consultant Neurosurgeon
hollingm@ukmuenster.de

Can offer:
Fellowship:  Yes
Observership:  Yes  
Surgery and EVT

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Name of centre:
Department of Neurosurgery, Charite University Hospital, Berlin, Germany

Contact name with email address:
Professor Peter Vajkoczy, Head of Department
peter.vajkoczy@charite.de

Can offer:
Fellowship:  No
Observership:  Yes
Surgery and EVT


GREECE

Name of centre:
Hygeia Hospital Athens, Greece

Contact name with email address:
Alexander Andreou
a.andreou@hygeia.gr

Can offer:
Fellowship:  Yes
Observership:  Yes
Surgery and EVT: γ-knife treatment of vascular diseases is also included in our program but own funding is obligatory


NETHERLANDS

Name of centre:
University Medical Center Groningen (NL)

Contact name with email address:
J. Marc C. van Dijk
j.m.c.van.dijk@umcg.nl

Can offer:
Fellowship:  Yes
Observership:  Yes
Surgery and EVT: as well as research projects, but own funding is obligatory

J. Marc C. van Dijk, MD PhD | neurosurgeon |
Tenure Track Professor Ageing Brain
j.m.c.van.dijk@umcg.nl

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Name of centre:
Radboudumc Nijmegen

Contact name with email address:
H.D. Boogaarts, M.D., Ph.D.
Neurosurgeon, Clinical epidemiologist

Department of Neurosurgery
Jeroen.Boogaarts@radboudumc.nl
Radboud University Medical Center, Nijmegen
Geert Groteplein Zuid 10
6500 HB, Nijmegen
The Netherlands
T: 0031(0)243615085
F: 0031(0)243541587

Can offer:
Fellowship:  Yes
Observership:  Yes
Surgery and EVT

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Name of centre:
Department of Neurosurgery, Utrecht University Hospital, Utrecht, The Netherlands

Contact name with email address:
Professor Bart van der Zwan, Head of Vascular Neurosurgery
zwan@avdzwan.demon.nl

Can offer:
Fellowship:  
Observership:  Yes
Surgery and EVT


SWITZERLAND

Name of centre:
University Hospital Zurich

Contact name with email address:
Prof. Dr. med. Luca Regli
Chairman
Department of Neurosurgery
University Hospital Zurich
Frauenklinikstrasse 10
8091 Zurich
Switzerland
Tel:      +41 44 255 2660
Email:  direktion.nch@usz.ch

Can offer:
Fellowship:   Yes
Observership:  Yes
Surgery and EVT

For fellowships:

  • German language knowledge (B2) is mandatory
  • Recognition of the medical degree by the Swiss Government is mandatory

Funding from the host institution is very limited and competitive

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Name of centre:
Department of Neurosurgery, Bern University, Bern, Switzerland

Contact name with email address:
Professor Andreas Raabe, Head of Department
Andreas.raabe@insel.ch

Can offer:
Fellowship:   No
Observership:  Yes
Surgery and EVT
Application 6 months in advance (Swiss government regulations)


UK

Name of centre:
Kings College Hospital

Contact name with email address:
Christos Tolias
christos.tolias@nhs.net

Can offer:
Fellowship:   No
Observership:  Yes
Surgery and EVT

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Name of centre:
King's College Hospital, London

Contact name with email address:
Daniel Walsh, Consultant Neurovascular Surgeon/ Training Program Director/King's Health Partners TPMC Chair
South Thames Region
Fourth Floor Hambledon Wing
King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Denmark Hill, London SE5 9RS.
Tel.: + 44 (0) 203 299 3283     |     Fax: + 44 (0) 203 299 3280
danielwalsh@nhs.net
Follow us on Twitter: @KingsNeuro

Can offer:
Fellowship:   Yes
Observership:  Yes
Surgery and EVT

We host the only RCS accredited Neurovascular Surgery Fellowship in the UK for the past 8 years. Can offer Fellowship but we limit to one per year to ensure adequate experience and this is via open competition. Can offer both Microsurgical and endovascular observerships.

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