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Prof. Dr. Concezio Di Rocco
Excellent
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9.60

Prof. Dr. Concezio Di Rocco

pediatric brain and spine tumors, nervous system malformations
pediatric brain and spine tumors, nervous system malformations
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94%55 years9.6/10$$$$4379No

Overview

Country, City
Germany, Hanover
Health facility
International Neuroscience Institute Hanover
Medical unit
Department of pediatric neurosurgery

About the doctor

Prof. Dr. Concezio Di Rocco is a highly experienced doctor with 55 years of practice specializing in brain and spine tumors and nervous system malformations. Throughout his career, he has accumulated an impressive 436 scientific publications, highlighting his dedication to research and innovations in pediatric neurosurgery. Dr. Di Rocco has held numerous prestigious positions, including Director of the Specialty School of Neurosurgery and Chairman of the World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies, showcasing his leadership qualities and expertise. His work focuses on the surgical treatment of craniopharyngioma, intracranial ependymoma, and cavernous angiomas in the brain stem, making him a respected figure in the medical community. Prof. Dr. Concezio Di Rocco's contributions to pediatric neurosurgery have not gone unnoticed, as evidenced by various awards and recognitions throughout his career. From serving as Vice-President of the European Association of Neurosurgical Societies to founding international postgraduate courses on pediatric neurosurgery, his impact on the field is undeniable. With a wealth of knowledge and a commitment to advancing treatments and techniques, Dr. Di Rocco continues to be a leading figure in pediatric neurosurgery, setting a high standard for future generations in the field.

Skills & Expertise

children
hydrocephalus
brain
neurosurgery
craniosynostosis
malformation
pediatric neurosurgery
cerebrospinal fluid
epilepsy
head
injury
cysts
hemispherectomy
craniopharyngioma
posterior cranial fossa
cranial fossa
third ventriculostomy
medulloblastoma
hemimegalencephaly
ventriculostomy
endoscopic third ventriculostomy
chiari malformation
growth factor
choroid plexus
head injury
brain injury
nervous system
tumor
nerve growth
neurotrophic factor
arteriovenous malformations
nerve growth factor
intracranial pressure
arachnoid cyst
brain tumors
synostotic plagiocephaly
nonsyndromic craniosynostosis
sylvian fissure
neural tube
nontumoral hydrocephalus
optic gliomas
pituitary microadenomas
normotensive hydrocephalus
sagittal craniosynostosis
intracranial tumors
skull base
spinal cord
traumatic brain
intracranial ependymoma
endoscopy

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CV (Curriculum Vitae)

Education
  • 1962-1969 Studied human medicine at the Catholic University in Rome
  • 1970 Obtaining a license for medical practice in Italy
  • 1973 Obtaining specialization in neurosurgery at the University of Genoa
  • 1973 Assistant Professor of neurosurgery at the Catholic University Medical School in Rome
  • 1973-1974 Temporary license at the State of Illinois 
  • Obtaining a license for medical practice from the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates
  • 1973-1974 Special Fellow in pediatric neurosurgery at the Northwestern University Medical School of the Children`s Memorial Hospital Chicago
  • 1977 Received additional qualifications in the field of pediatrics at the Catholic University in Rome
  • 1983 Associate Professor of pediatric neurosurgery at the Catholic University Medical School in Rome
  • 1998 Visiting professorship (E. Bruce Hendrick)
  • 2000 Temporary license at the State of Illinois
  • 2001 Visiting Professor at the Jikei University 
Experience
  • 1978-2002 Consultant at the Pediatric Hospital "Bambino Gesu" in Rome
  • 1989 Head of the section of pediatric neurosurgery at the Policlinic Gemelli of the Catholic University Medical School in Rome 
  • 2000-2013 Full Professor of pediatric neurosurgery at the Catholic University Medical School in Rome
  • 2002-2013 Director of the Specialty School of Neurosurgery at the Catholic University Medical School in Rome
  • 2003-2007 Director of Department of pediatrics, pediatric surgery, and pediatric neurosciences at the Catholic University Medical School in Rome
  • 2008-2011 Director of the Department of neurosciences at the Catholic University Medical School in Rome
  • 2009-2013 Director of the Institute of Neurosurgery at the Catholic University Medical School in Rome
  • 2013 Consultant at the Policlinic Gemelli of the Catholic University Medical School in Rome 
  • 2013 Director of pediatric neurosurgery at the International Neuroscience Institute in Hanover
  • Director of the Medical Center of the Italian Association for the Child with Hydrocephalus or Spina Bifida
Awards & Memberships
  • 1977-1984 Member of the editorial board of the journal "Child's Brain"
  • 1980-1981 Chairman of the scientific program of the International Society for Pediatric Neurosurgery
  • 1982-1984 Secretary of the International Society for Pediatric Neurosurgery
  • 1985-1987 Chairman of the education committee of the International Society for Pediatric Neurosurgery
  • 1985-1990 Editor of the "Journal of Pediatric Neurosciences" 
  • 1985-1999 Geographic Editor for Europe of the journal "Child's Nervous System"
  • 1988 Member of the editorial board of the journal "Il Pediatra"
  • 1988 Chairman of the annual scientific meeting of the International Society for Pediatric Neurosurgery in Rome
  • 1988-1989 Chairman of the liaison committee from the International Society for Pediatric Neurosurgery
  • 1989-1992 Chairman of the education committee of the International Society for Pediatric Neurosurgery
  • 1990 Member of the editorial board of the journal "Italian Journal of Neurosurgical Sciences"
  • 1990-1991 Member of the editorial board of the journal "Pediatric Neuroscience"
  • 1991 Member of the editorial board of the journal "Critical Reviews in Neurosurgery"
  • 1991 Member of the editorial board of the journal "Pediatric Neurosurgery"
  • 1991 Member of the advisory board of the journal "Current Treatment for Hydrocephalus"
  • 1991-1994 Treasurer of the International Society for Pediatric Skull Base
  • 1992-2000 Secretary of the European Society for Pediatric Neurosurgery
  • 1993-1994 President of the International Society for Pediatric Neurosurgery
  • 1994 Member of the editorial board of the journal "Surgical Neurology"
  • 1994 Member of the editorial board of the journal "Acta Neurochirurgica"
  • 1995 Past President and Chairman of the nominating committee from the International Society for Pediatric Neurosurgery
  • 1995-1997 Secretary of the International Society for Pediatric Skull Base
  • 1996-1997 Member of the nominating committee of the International Society for Pediatric Neurosurgery
  • 1996-1999 Head of the pediatric neurosurgery study group of the Italian Society of Neurosurgery
  • 1997 Honorary Member of the French Language Neurosurgery Society
  • 1997 Pudenz Award in Cerebrospinal Fluid Physiology
  • 1997 Honorary Member of the French Society of Neurosurgery
  • 1997 Member of the international advisory board of the "Pan Arab Journal of Neurosurgery"
  • 1997-2012 Member of the education committee of the World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies
  • 1997-2001 Member of the committee on pediatric neurosurgery of the World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies
  • 1999 Royal Society of Authors Medical Book Awards - first place (together with M.Choux, A.Hockley, M.Walker for the book "Pediatric Neurosurgery")
  • 1999-2001 Vice-President at the European Association of Neurosurgical Societies
  • 2000 Member of the editorial board of the journal "Child's Nervous System"
  • 2000 Member of the international advisory board of the "Pan Arab Journal of Neurosurgery"
  • 2000-2004 President of the European Society for Pediatric Neurosurgery
  • 2001 Member of the international advisory board of the journal "Romanian Neurosurgery"
  • 2001 Member of the Raimondi lecture at the Children’s Memorial Hospital in Chicago 
  • 2001-2009 Chairman of the World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies
  • 2002 Member of the Pudenz lecture at the American Society of Pediatric Neurosurgeons
  • 2003 Member of the Ley-Toulouse conference at the Academy of Medical Sciences of Catalonia
  • 2005 Member of honorary lecture for 50 years of Georgia Neurosurgical Institute
  • 2010 Gold Medallion "Life Commitment to Neurosurgery" from the Damman University in Saudi
  • 2011 Member of the international advisory board of the journal "World Neurosurgery"
  • 2012 Member of the Nurhan Avman conference at the Ankara University
  • 2013 Chairman of the World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies
  • Founding Member of the International Society for Pediatric Skull Base
  • Member of the section of pediatric neurological surgeons at the American Association of Neurological Surgeons
  • Member of the joint section on tumors at the American Association of Neurological Surgeons
  • Member of the American Society of Pediatric Neurosurgery
  • Member of the Italian Society of Neurosurgery
  • Member of the Italian Society of Pediatrics
  • Member of the Italian Association of Neuro-oncology
  • Member of the subcommittee for subspecialties in neurosurgery at the European Association of Neurosurgical Societies
  • Italian Representative at the training committee of the European Association of Neurosurgical Societies
  • Main Editor of the journal "Child's Nervous System"
  • Main Editor of the official journal of the International Society of Pediatric Neurosurgery
  • Main Editor of the official journal of the European Society of Pediatric Neurosurgery
  • Member of the editorial board of the journal "Advances and Technical Standard in Neurosurgery"
  • Director and Founder of the European postgraduate course on pediatric neurosurgery (together with M. Choux and K. Hovind)
  • Director and Founder of the international master course of Chinese pediatric neurosurgery at the Beijing United Family Hospital (together with M. Choux) 
  • Director and Founder of the postgraduate course on pediatric neurosurgery at the Family Hospital in Cairo
  • Consultant Ministry of Health at the Ibn Sina Hospital in Kuwait 
  • Member of the international faculty of the educational courses from the World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies
  • Member of the faculty of the training course from the European Association of Neurosurgical Societies
  • Member of the faculty of the postgraduate course from the European Society for Pediatric Neurosurgery

Languages

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English
German flag
German

Publications

Adamantinomatous craniopharyngioma: evolution in the management.

October, 2023

Clinical Predictors of Response to Anti-PD-1 First-Line Treatment in a Single-Centre Patient Cohort: A Real-World Study.

January, 2022

Efficacy of sonidegib for basal cell carcinoma in a patient affected by multiple infectious diseases.

July, 2021

Location

Rudolf-Pichlmayr-Straße, 4, 30625 Hanover, Germany

FAQ

What is the specialization of Prof. Dr. Concezio Di Rocco?

The primary specialization of the doctor is pediatric brain and spine tumors, nervous system malformations.

What is the experience of the specialist?

Prof. Dr. Concezio Di Rocco has been practicing for more than 55 years.

What is the rating of the doctor?

What topics does Prof. Dr. Concezio Di Rocco expert at?

The doctor has excellent knowledge in children, hydrocephalus, brain, neurosurgery, craniosynostosis.

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