Craniovertebral Junction & Spine Society

Massimiliano VISOCCHI was born in Rome on February the 18th, 1958, he is Professor in Neurosurgery at the Catholic University of Rome Italy and Visiting Professor at the Shanghai University (China), the George’s University of London (UK) and at the Mumbai University (India) since 2012. Winner of the National Competition for Associate Professorship in Neurosurgery in 2012 and Full Professorship in 2018. Director of the Special Course and the Second degree level Master in Surgery of CranioVertebral Junction at the Catholic University of Rome Italy since 2013. Founder of the Research Center in Surgery of CranioVertebral Junction Catholic University of Rome Italy. Chairman of the Operative Unit of Craniovertebral Junction Surgery, President Elect of the International Societies of Reconstructive Neurosurgery (ISRN), Vice Chairman AN Chairman Elect Neuroehabilitation and Reconstructive Committe of the World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies (WFNS), Member of the Board of Craniovertebral Juntion and Spine Society, Momber of the Board the Executive Board of the World Neurosurgeon Federation of Cranial Nerve disorders (WNFCND), Member of the Board of the Italian Society of Neurosurgery (SINCh), former President of 2 National Scientific Societies (SINSEC: Società Italiana di Neurosonologia ed Emodinamica Cerebrale and Gruppo di Studio di Emodinamica Cerebrale della Società Italiana di Neurochirurgia). Past Secretary of the Spine Section of SINCh, Member of 13 International and 9 National Scientific Societies. Chairman, Board Organizing Scientific Committee Member and Invited Speaker in more than 350 International and National Courses and Congresses. Author of more than 400 papers, Author of 6 monographic books and Editor of 4 Monographic Issues of Indexed Peer Reviewed Journals. Member of Continuing Educational Committee (ECM) of the Italian Health Ministery. Member of the Editorial Board of 7 International Peer reviewed Indexed Journals and 2 national; Referee of 30 International Indexed Peer Reviewed Journals and 4 nationals. Winner of INS Award 1996 (Orlando Fl USA) on Neuromodulation of Cerebral Blood Flow and of the Shanghai University Award in 2012 on CranioVertebral Junction Surgery.

Research Interest

General Neurosurgery, CRANIOVERTEBRAL JUNCTION, complex spine neurosurgery, Neurotraumatology, Functional Neurosurgery