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    Coordinator of Committee Activities:
    P. David Adelson
    Director, Barrow Neurological Institute at Phoenix Children's Hospital
    Diane and Bruce Halle Endowed Chair in Pediatric Neurosciences
    Chief, Pediatric Neurosurgery
    1919 East Thomas Road, Phoenix,
    Arizona 85016. United States

    Email: dadelson@phoenixchildrens.com
    Tel: +1 602 933 0923
    Fax: +1 602 933 4258

    Standing Committees

    The President, First Vice-President, Secretary, President Elect (only when in office) and the Coordinator of Committee Activities of the Federation are ex-officio members of all committees except the Audit, Constitution and Bylaws, and Nominating Committees.
    Chairpersons of Standing Committees may serve a maximum of two (2) full terms (eight (8) years). No member may chair more than one (1) committee (Bylaws of WFNS, ARTICLE VI). Members of all Standing Committees of the Federation shall be elected for four (4) years.

    • » Audit Committee
      Committee Chairman Ibrahim SBEIH
      Address P.O.Box: 223, Al Fuhais 19152, Jordan
      Tel. Clinic: 00962-6-5626678
      Fax: 00990-6-5516832
      Email: ibrahimsbeihaz@gmail.com
      Members: Giovanni Broggi (Italy), Antoine Nachanakian (Lebanon)

       

    • » Constitution & Bylaws Committee
      Committee Chairman Anil NANDA
      Address

      Louisiana State University - Shreveport LSUHSC/Department of Neurosurgery

      1501 Kings Hwy, Shreveport, Los Angeles

      LA 71103-0000, USA

      Tel. Clinic: 1 (318) 675 6404
      Fax: 1 (318) 675 6867
      Email: ANanda@lsuhsc.edu
      Members: Cid Celio Carvalhaes (Brazil);Mohamed El Fiki (Egypt);Alex Potapov (Russia);İhsan Solaroglu (Turkey)

       

    • » Publication and Web Committee
      Committee Chairman Alexander POTAPOV
      Address

      Burdenko Institute of Neurosurgery

      4th Tverskaya-Yamskaya str. 16,

      125047 Moscow, Russia

      Tel. Clinic: 7 (495) 250 01 00
      Fax: 7 (495) 250 01 00
      Email: apotapov@nsi.ru
      Members: Hiroyuki Kinouchi (Japan);Muhammad Raji Mahmud (Nigeria)
      Ex-officio members: President, First Vice-President, Secretary, Coordinator of Committee Activities

       

    • » Finance Committee
      Committee Chairman Chris LOFTUS
      Address
      Chief Medical Officer
      Division of Neurological and Physical Medicine Devices Office of Device Evaluation
      Center for Devices and Radiological Health
      U.S. Food and Drug Administration
      10903 New Hampshire Avenue
      Silver Spring, MD 20993
      Clinical Professor of Neurosurgery
      Temple University Lewis Katz School of Medicine
      3401 North Broad Street
      Philadelphia, PA 19140
      Tel. Clinic: +1 215 901-8603
      Fax: 708-216-4948
      Email: cmloftus@icloud.com
      Ex-officio members: President;President-Elect;1st Vice-President;Secretary;Asstant-Secretary;Treasurer;Asstant-Treasurer;Secretary and Treasurer of the Congress;Coordinator of Committee Activities.

       

    • » Local Arrangements Committee for the Congress
      Committee Chairman Mehmet ZILELI
      Address

      Ege University, School of Medicine

      Department of Neurosurgery

      Bornova, Izmir, Turkey

      Tel. Clinic: 90 (232) 421 93 23
      Fax: 90 (312) 2154626
      Email: mehmet.zileli@ege.edu.tr
      Members: Local members appointed by the Congress/Executive Committee
      Ex-officio Members: President of the Congress;President;Secretary & 1st Vice-President of the Federation; Coordinator of Committee Activities.

       

    • » Membership Committee for the Federation and the Congress
      Committee Chairman Yong-Kwang TU
      Address

      Department of Neurosurgery

      National Taiwan University Hospital

      7 Chung-Shan South Road

      Taipei 100, Taiwan

      Tel:

      886 (2) 2312 3456 ext. 65078

      Fax:

      886 (2) 2341 7454

      Email:

      yktu@ntu.edu.tw
      Members: All members of the Administrative Council

       

    • » Nominating Committee
      Committee Chairman Andrew KAYE
      Address

      Head, Department of Surgery The Royal

      Melbourne Hospital

      University of Melbourne

      6th floor, Parkville Victoria ,Australia

      Tel. Clinic: 61 (3) 9342 8218
      Fax: 61 (3) 9342 7273
      Email: a.kaye@unimelb.edu.au
      Members: Nelson Oyesiku (AANS);James Rutka (AANS);Kazuhiro Hongo (AASNS);Mahmood Qureshi (CAANS);Abderrahmane Sidi Said (CAANS);Vladimir Benes (EANS);Alexandre Ciurea (EANS);José Alberto Landeiro (FLANC);Claudio Yampolsky (FLANC)

       

    • » Scientific Programme Committee
      Committee Chairman İhsan SOLAROGLU
      Address

      Professor of Neurosurgery

      Associate in Management of Health Institutions

      Koç University, School of Medicine

      Department of Neurosurgery

      Rumelifeneri Yolu, 34450 Sarıyer, Istanbul, Turkey

       

      Adjunct Professor, School of Medicine

      Loma Linda University, CA, USA 

      Tel. Clinic: 90 212 338 1070
      GSM: 90 505 565 72 38
      Email: isolaroglu@ku.edu.tr

       


    Ad Hoc Committees

    The President of the Federation is empowered to appoint Ad Hoc committees and their chairpersons as the President deems warranted. The term of such committees shall be coincident with the term of the President or shorter; a succeeding President may choose to re-appoint them. The ad hoc Committees shall not have ex-officio members. Members of Special (Ad Hoc) Committees shall be appointed for a period of time at the pleasure of the President.

    • » Accreditation Committee
      Committee Chairman Maurice CHOUX
      Address 14 Av. Solvert, F-13009 Marseille, France
      Tel. Clinic: 33 (4) 91 493174
      GSM: 33 (4) 91 850195;91 75 90 10
      Email: mchoux4842@numericable.fr
      Vice-Chairperson: Rudolf Fahlbusch (Germany)
      Members: Armando Basso (Argentina);Peter M. Black (USA);Albino Bricolo (Italy);Kil Soo Choi (South Korea);Abdeslam El Khamlichi (Morocco);Kazadi N. Kalangu (Zimbabwe);Andrew H. Kaye (Australia);Shigeaki Kobayashi (Japan);Edward R. Laws (USA);Keki E. Turel (India)
      Ex-officio members: President;Secretary & 1st Vice-President of the Federation;Coordinator of Committee Activities.

       

    • » Cerebrovascular Diseases & Therapy Committee
      Committee Chairman Jacques MORCOS
      Address

      Lois Pope Life Centre

      1095 N.W. 14th Ter. D4-6

      Miami, Florida FL 33136

      United States of America

      Tel. Clinic: 1 (305) 243 4675
      Fax: 1 (305) 243 3337
      Email: jmorcos@med.miami.edu
      Vice-Chairperson: Christian Raftopoulos (Belgium);Ling Feng (China)
      Expert Advisory Panel: Juha Hernesniemi (Finland);Yuichi Murayama (Japan);Robert F. Spetzler (USA)
      Members: Nabil Abdelrahman (Egypt);Issam Awad (USA);Yuhai Bao (China);Stanley Barnwell (USA);Daniel Barrow (USA);Joshua B. Bederson (USA);Helmut Bertalanffy (Switzerland);Massimo Collice (Italy);Shunro Endo (Japan);Roberto Heros (USA);Kazuhiro Hongo (Japan);Nick Hopkins (USA);Kiyohiro Houkin (Japan);Seung-Kon Huh (Korea);Izumi Inaba (Japan);Yoko Kato (Japan);Hankyu Kim (Korea);Hiroyuki Kinouchi (Japan);Mo To Ko (UK);Shigeaki Kobayashi (Japan);Ali F. Krisht (USA);Qing Lan Lan (Korea);Michael Lawton (USA);Christopher M. Loftus (USA);Pedro Lylyk (Argentina);Suresh Mathuriya (India);Basant Misra (India);Shigeru Miyachi (Japan);Susumu Miyamoto (Japan);Izumi Nagata (Japan);Suresh Nair (India);Mika Niemela (Finland);Ivan Ng (Singapore);Evandro de Oliveira (Brazil);Bernd Richiling (Austria);Robert Rosenwasser (USA);Tariq Salahuddin (Pakistan);Akira Satoh (Japan);Laligam N. Sekhar (USA);Ihsan Solaroglu (Turkey);Waro Taki (Japan);Yong-Kwang Tu (Taiwan);Fernando Vinuela (USA);Man-Bin Yim (Korea);Jizong Zhao (China)
      Ex-officio Members: President;Secretary & 1st Vice-President of the Federation;Coordinator of Committee Activities.

       

    • » Education & Training Committee
      Committee Chairman Helmut BERTALANFFY
      Address

      Professor of Neurosurgery

      Director - Center for Vascular Neurosurgery

      International Neuroscience Institute

      Hannover Rudolf Pichlmayrstr. 4

      D-30625 Hannover, Germany

      Tel. Clinic: 0049-511-270 92-570
      Fax: 0049-511-270 92-990
      Email: bertalanffy@ini-hannover.de
         
         
      Committee Chairman Concezio di ROCCO
      Address

      Professor, Pediatric Neurosurgery Unit

      Policlinico Gemelli

      Largo Gemelli # 8

      Rome 00168, Italy

      Tel. Clinic: 39 (06) 3015 4495
      Fax: 39 (06) 3383 211
      Email: cdirocco@rm.unicatt.it
      Members: Armando Basso (Argentina);Jacques Brotchi (Belgium); Maurice Choux (France);Yoko Kato (Japan);Yong-Kwang Tu (Taiwan)

       

    • » Ethics & Medico-Legal Affairs Committee
      Committee Chairman Tiit Mathiesen
      Address

      Departmentt of Neurosurgery

      Karolinska Hospital

      171 76 Stockholm, Sweden

      Tel. Clinic: 46 8 51770000 (hospital switchboard)
      Fax: 46 8 307091
      Cellular: 46 73 9661858
      Email: tiit.mathiesen@kaorlinska.se
      Vice-Chairperson: Gene Bolles (USA); Fernando Diaz (USA)
      Members: Enrique Ferrer (Spain);Atul Goel (India);J Shigeaki Kobayashi (Japan);Ghaus M. Malik (USA);Ivar Mendez (Canada);James D. Palmer (UK);Concezio Di Rocco (Italy);Jorge Juanotena Rodriguez (Uruguay);Jeffrey V. Rosenfeld (Australia);Vassilis G. Varsos (Greece)
      Ex-officio members: President;Secretary & 1st Vice-President of the Federation;Coordinator of Committee Activities.

       

    • » Fund-Raising Committee
      Committee Chairman Yoko Kato
      Address

      Fujita Health University

      1-98 Dengakugakubo Kutsukake-cho

      Toyoake, Aichi 470-1192 JAPAN

      Tel. Clinic: 81-562939253
      Fax: 81-562933118
      Email: kyoko@fujita-hu.ac.jp
      Vice-Chairperson: Kee Park (Cambodia);Scott Robertson (USA);Eka Wahjoepramono (Indonesia)
      Members: Azmi Alias (Malaysia);Hildo Azevedoh (Brazil);Merwyn Bagan (USA);Vladimir Benes (Czech Republic);Iype Cherian (Nepal);Abdessamad El Ouahabi (Morocco);Sherif Ezzat (Egypt);Joao Paulo Farias (Portugal);Ling Feng (China);Igor Iakovenko (Russia);Julius July (Indonesia);Takeshi Kawase (Japan);Kyu-Sung Lee (South Korea);Marco Molina (Honduras);Jacques Morcos (USA);Eugeny Pedachenko (Ukraine);Mahmood Qureshi (Tanzania);Ibrahim Sbeih (Jordan);Salman Sharif (Pakistan);Akira Teramoto (Japan);Francesco Tomasello (Italy);Felix Umansky (Israel);Claudio G. Yampolsky (Argentina);Ahmed Zohdi (Egypt)
      Ex-officio members: President;Secretary & First Vice-President of the Federation;Coordinator of Committee Activities.

       

    • » Honorary Presidents Committee
      Committee Chairman Roberto C. HEROS
      Address

      Co-Chairman of the Department of Neurological Surgery

      University of Miami

      1095 NW 14th terrace

      Miami, FL USA 33136

      Tel. Clinic: 305 243 4572
      Fax: 305 243 6946
      Email: rheros@med.miami.edu
      Members: Adelola Adeloye (UK);Armando Basso (Argentina);J. Brotchi (Belgium);Maurice Choux (France);Noel Dan (Australia);Sayed El Gindi (Egypt);Alan Hudson (Canada);Hee-Won Jung(Korea);Tetsuo Kanno (Japan);Abdeslam El Khamlichi (Morocco);Shigeaki Kobayashi (Japan);A. Konovalov (Russia);Takeshi Kawase (Japan);Edward Laws (USA);Friedrich Loew (Germany);Mauro Loyo-Varela (Mexico);J. G. Martin-Rodriguez (Spain); Jorge Mendez (Chile);Russel Patterson (USA);Fernando Rueda-Franco (Mexico);Leonidas M. Quintana (Chile);Mahadeeva Sambasivan (India);Robert F. Spetzler (USA);Madjid Samii (Germany);Lindsay Symon (UK);Kintomo Takakura (Japan);Jacques C. de Villiers (South Africa)

       

    • » Intraoperative Neuromonitoring Committee
      Committee Chairman Francesco Sala
      Address

      University Hospital

      Piazzale Stefani 1

      37124 Verona, Italy

      Tel. Clinic: +39-045-8122695
      Fax: +39-045-8122066
      Email: francesco.sala@univr.it
      Members: Djamila Benderbous (Egypt);Tony Figaji (South Africa);Emmanuel Wegoye (Uganda);Sandip Chatterjee (India);Hong Seok Ho (Korea);Kunihiko Kodama (Japan);Nobuhito Morota (Japan);Vedantan Rajsekhar (India);Miguel Arraez (Spain);Helco Hoving (Holland);Karl Kothbauer (Switzerland);aVincenzo Esposito (Italy)

       

    • » Liaison Committee WFNS/WHO
      Committee Chairman Yong-Kwang TU
      Address

      Department of Neurosurgery

      National Taiwan University Hospital

      7 Chung-Shan North Road

      Taipei 100, Taiwan

      Tel. Clinic: +886 (2) 2312 3456 ext. 65078
      Fax: +886 (2) 2341 7454
      Email: yktu@ntu.edu.tw
      Vice-Chairperson: Marc Levivier (Switzerland)
      Members: Ling Feng (China);Ignacio Previgliano (Argentina);Franco Servadei (Italy);Yong-Kwang Tu (Taiwan)
      Ex-officio members: President;Secretary & 1st Vice-President of the Federation;Coordinator of Committee Activities.

       

    • » Medal of Honour Committee
      Committee Chairman Takeshi KAWASE
      Address

      Keio Univ. School of Medicine

      Department of Neurosurgery

      35 Shinanomachi, Shinjuku-ku

      Tokyo 160-8582, Japan

      Tel. Clinic: 81 (3) 53633807
      Fax: 81 (3) 33580479
      Email: kawase@sc.itc.keio.ac.jp
      Members: Edward Laws (AANS);Shigeaki Kobayashi (AASNS);Abdeslam El Khamlichi (CAANS);Jacques Brotchi (EANS);Armando Basso (FLANC)
      Ex-officio members: President;Secretary & 1st Vice-President of the Federation;Coordinator of Committee Activities.

       

    • » Military Neurosurgeons Committee
      Committee Chairman Uwe Max Mauer
      Address

      Armed Forces Hospital Ulm

      Dept. Neurosurgery

      Oberer Eselsberg 40

      D- 89070 Ulm, Germany

      Tel. Clinic: + 49 731 1710 2201/2202
      Fax: + 49 731 1710 2205
      Email: uwe-max.mauer@dgn.de
      Vice-Chairperson: Richard Ellenbogen (USA)
      Members: Ali Akhaddar (Morocco);Khalef Al Moutary (Saudi Arabia);Mohamed Boucetta (Morocco);Jean-Marc Delmas (France);Renaud Dulou (France);James M. Ecklund (USA);Jim Ecklund (USA);Brahim El Mostarchid (Morocco);Hugues Jean-Thierry Gandaho (Benin);Charles Kingori (Kenya);Ulrich Herbert Kunz (Germany);Luigi Marrocco (Italy);Leon Moores (USA);Paulo Porto de Melo (Brazil);Caruso Riccardo (Italy);Michael Rosner (USA);Teodoro Tigno (USA);Heinrich Wessling (Germany);Venceslao Wierzbicki (Italy)

       

    • » Neuroendocrine Committee
      Committee Chairman Engelbert KNOSP
      Address

      Department of Neurosurgery

      Medical University of Vienna

      Waehringer Guertel 18-20

      A-1090 Wien, Austria

      Tel. Clinic: 43 (1) 40400 2565
      Fax: 43 (1) 40400 4566
      Email: engelbert.knosp@meduniwien.ac.at;engelbert@knospsmz.magwien.gv.at
      Members: Kazunori Arita (Japan);Michael Buchfelder (Germany);Paolo Cappabianca (Italy);Chandrashekhar E Deopujari (India);Jong Hyun Kim (Korea);Sun Ho Kim (Korea);Akira Matsuno (Japan);Nelson M. Oyesiku (USA);Warren Selman (USA);Brooke Swearingen (USA);Shigeyuki Tahara (Japan);Syro Moreno Luís Vicente (Colombia);Shinuang Zhao (China)
      Ex-officio members: President;Secretary & 1st Vice-President of the Federation;Coordinator of Committee Activities

       

    • » Neuroendoscopy Committee
      Committee Chairman Henry SCHROEDER
      Tel. Clinic: 03834 86-6162
      Fax: 03834 86-6164
      Email: henry.schroeder@uni-greifswald.de
      Vice-Chairperson: Luiz Carlos de Alencastro (Brazil);Charlie Teo (Australia)
      Members: Luiz Carlos de Alencastro(Brzail);Martin Bettag (Germany);Paolo Cappabianca (Italy);Giuseppe Cinalli (Italy);Alan Cohen (USA);Shlomi Constantini (Israel);Alvaro Cordoba (Uruguay);Philippe Decq (France);Chandrashekhar Deopujari (India);Federico Di Rocco (France);James Drake (Canada);Guillermo Molina Fernandes (Argentina);Carlos Gagliardi (Argentina);André Groitenhuis (Netherlands);Tenoch Herrada-Pineda (Mexico);Nikolai Hopf (Germany);Amin Kassam (USA);Kenichi Nishiyama (Japan);Memet Özek (Turkey);Daniel Prevedello (USA);Mahmood Qureshi (Kenya);Robert Reisch (Switzerland);Veit Rohde (Germany);Spyros Sgouros (Greece);Albert Suphianov (Russia);Charlie Teo (Australia);Ahmed Zohdi (Egypt)
    • » Neuro-Oncology Committee
      Committee Chairman Gelareh ZADEH
      Address

      4-439 West Wing, Toronto Western Hospital

      399 Bathurst St., Toronto, ON, Canada

      Tel. Clinic: 41 66035679
      Fax: 41 66035298
      Email: Gelareh.Zadeh@uhn.ca
      Members: Ken Aldape (USA);Keyoumars Ashkan (UK);Igor Barani (USA);Mark Bernstein (Canada);Felipe Carvalho (Brazil);Susan Chang (USA);Francesco Dimeco (Italy);Atul Goel (India);Yuichi Hirose (Japan);Mark Johnson (USA);Takeshi Kawase (Japan);Andrew Kaye (Australia);Osaama Khan (Canada);Kathleen Khu (Philippines);Boris Krischek (Germany);Fred Lang (USA);Dohyun Nam (Korea);Wai-Hoe Ng (Singapore);Alfredo Quinones-Hinojosa (USA);Zvi Ram (Israel);Marcus Rotta (Brazil);Nils Schmidt (Germany);Ihsan Solaroglu (Turkey);Ure Ture (Turkey);Cristian Valdes (Chile);Jose Valerio (USA);Michael Vogelbaum (USA);Collin Watts (UK);Michael Weller (Germany);Mafred Westphal (Germany);Sarah Woodrow (USA)
      Ex-officio Members: President;Secretary & 1st Vice-President of the Federation;Coordinator of Committee Activities.

       

    • » Neuromodulation Committee
      Committee Chairman Ali REZAI
      Address

      Department of Neurosurgery

      The Emory Clinic, Building B, 6th floor

      1365-B Clifton Rd., NE, Ste. 6200

      Atlanta, GA 30322, USA

      Tel. Clinic: 1 404 778-4737
      Fax: 1 404 778-4472
      Email: ali.rezai@osumc.edu
      Members: Gordon Baltuch (USA);Eduardo Baretto (Brazil);Fiacro Jimenez (Mexico);Athanassios Koulousakis (Germany);Jung-Kyo Lee (Korea);Guamin Luan (China);Roger Melvil (Zambia);Ioannis G. Panourias (Greece);Francisco Robaina (Spain);Takaomi Taira (Japan);Peter Teddy (Australia);Brian Simpson (UK)
      Ex-officio members: President;Secretary & 1st Vice-President of WFNS;Coordinator of Comm. Activities

       

    • » Neurorehabilitation & Reconstructive Neurosurgery Committee
      Committee Chairman Wai POON
      Address

      Department of Neurosurgery

      Prince of Wales Hospital

      Shatin, N.T., Hong Kong

      Tel. Clinic: 852 2632 2638
      Fax: 852 2637-7974
      Email: President;Secretary & 1st Vice-President of the Federation;Coordinator of Committee Activities.
      Members: Han-Jung Chen (Taiwan);Wen-Ta Chiu (Taiwan);Yung-Hsiao Chiang (Taiwan);Terry Coyne (Australia);Paresh K Doshi (India);Joachim K. Krauss (Germany);Chikashi Fukaya (Japan);Zhang-Jian Guo (China);Sang Ryung Jeon (Korea);Yoichi Katayama (Japan);Maximilian Mehdorn (Germany); Michael Murphy (Australia);Ali R Rezai (USA);Byung CHul Sohn (Korea);Bomin Sun (China);Massimiliano Visocchi (Italy);Takamitsu Yamamoto (Japan);Jianguo Zhang (China)
      Ex-officio members: President;Secretary & 1st Vice-President of the Federation;Coordinator of Committee Activities.

       

    • » Neurosurgical Anatomy Committee
      Committee Chairman Vladimir BENES
      Address

      Dept Neurosurgery, Charles Univ

      ÚVN-VFN Střešovice

      U nemocnice 1200

      16902 Prague, Czech Republic

      Fax: (314) 577-8849
      Email: vladimir.benes@uvn.cz
      Vice-Chairperson: Igor Lima Maldonado (Brazil)
      Members: Luis A.B. Borba (Brazil);Alvaro Campero (Argentina);Iype Cheryan (Nepal);Christophe Destrieux (France);Juan Fernandez-Miranda (USA);Pablo González-Lopez (Spain);Médard Kakou (Cote d´Ivoire);Igor Lima Maldonado (Brazil);Thomas Santarius (UK);Xiao Guang Tong (China);Eka Julianta Wahjoepramono (Indonesia)
      Ex-officio members: President;Secretary & 1st Vice-President of the Federation.Coordinator of Committee Activities

       

    • » Neurosurgical Technology Committee
      Committee Chairman Kaoru KURISU
      Address

      Professor and Chairman of the Department of Neurosurgery

      Graduate School of Biomedical and Health Sciences

      Hiroshima University Head, Department of Neurosurgery

      Hiroshima University Hospital

      1-2-3 Kasumi, Minami-ku, Hiroshima, 734-8551, Japan

      Tel. Clinic: 81-82-257-5225
      Fax: 81-82-257-5229
      Email: kuka422@hiroshima-u.ac.jp
      Vice-Chairperson: Neil Martin (USA), Pierre Rabischong (France)
      Members: Armando Basso (Argentina);Rudolf Fahlbusch (Germany);Kazuhiro Hongo (Japan);Kazadi Kalangu (Zimbabwe);Shizuo Oi (Japan);Elyseu Paglioli (Brazil);Necmetin Pamir (Turkey);Amir Samii (Germany)

       

    • » Neurotraumatology Committee
      Committee Chairman Andrew MAAS
      Address

      Professor and Chairman Department of Neurosurgery,

      University Hospital Antwerp

      Wilrijkstraat 10, 2650 Edegem, Belgium

      Tel. Clinic: 32 3 821 4537
      Fax: 32 3 825 2428
      Email: andrew.maas@uza.be
      Vice-Chairperson: Alexander Potapov (Russia)
      Members: Serik Akshulakov (Kazakhstan);Andras Buki (Hungary);M. Ross Bullock (USA);Evaldas Cesnulis (Switzerland);Kyoung-Suok Cho (Korea);George Dohrmann (USA);Raimund Firsching (Germany);Thomas Gennarelli (USA);Jean-Pierre Kalala (Belgium);Kazadi K.N. Kalangu (Zimbabwe);Mohammad Khan TARIQ (Pakistan);Alexey Krivoshapkin (Russia);Andrew I R Maas (Belgium);Maximilian Mehdorn (Germany);Alexander David Mendelow (UK);Eugene Pedachenko (Ukraine);Wai Sang Poon (Hong Kong);Alexander Potapov (Russia);Prem Ramani (India);Jeffrey V. Rosenfeld (Australia);Franco servadei (Italy);Virendra Sinha (India);Wolf-Ingo Steudel (Germany);Michiyasu Suzuki (Japan);Charles H. Tator (Canada);Mohamed Tawfik (Egypt);Beny Atmadja Wirjomartani (Indonesia);Shu-YuanYang (China);Toshiki Yoshimini (Japan);Yung-Hsiao Chiang (Taiwan)
      Ex-officio Members: President;Secretary & 1st Vice-President of the Federation;Coordinator of Committee Activities

       

    • » Pediatric Neurosurgery Committee
      Committee Chairman Graham FIEGGEN
      Email: graham.fieggen@uct.ac.za
      Vice-Chairperson: Chandrashekhar Deopujari (India), Gianpiero Tamburrini (Italy)
      Members: Femi Bankole (Nigeria);Adrian Caceres (Costa Rica);Sandip Chatterjee (India);Mohamed El-Beltagy (Egypt);Anthony Figaji (South Africa);Serge Gorelyshev (Russia);George Jallo (USA);John Kestle (USA);Seung-Ki Kim (Korea);Abhaya Kulkarni (Canada);Meng-Fai Kuo (Taiwan);Jie Ma (China);Wirginia Maixner (Australia);Martina Messing-Junger (Germany);John Mugamba (Uganda);Memet Ozek (Turkey);Federico di Rocco (France);José Francisco Salomão (Brazil);Wan Tew Seow (Singapore);Guirish Solanki (UK);Mami Yamasaki (Japan);Nelci Zanon (Brazil);Michel Zerah (France);Xianlun Zhu (China);Graciela Zuccaro (Argentina)
      Ex-officio Members: President;Secretary & 1st Vice-President of the Federation;Coordinator of Committee Activities
    • » Peripheral Nerve Surgery Committee
      Committee Chairman Mariano SOCOLOVSKY
      Address

      University of Buenos Aires School of Medicine

      La Pampa 1175 torre 2 5ª, Buenos Aires, 1428, Argentina

      Tel. Clinic: 549 11 6588 1565
      Email: marianosocolovsky@gmail.com
      Vice-Chairperson: B. Indira Devi (India);Debora Garozzo (Italy);Fernando Guedes (Brazil);Roberto S Martins (Brazil);Rajiv Midha (Canada);Lukas Rasulic (Serbia);Shimon Rochkind (Israel)
      Members: P. David Adelson (USA);Alberto Alexandre (Italy);Gregor Antoniadis (Germany);Fernando Martínez Benia (Uruguay);Dhananjaya I. Bhat (India);Gonzalo Bonilla (Argentina);Kåre Fugleholm Buch (Denmark);José Garcia Cosamalon (Spain);Hesham El-Sobkey (Egypt);Mohammadreza Emamhadi (Iran);Eduardo Fernandez (Italy);Stefano Ferraresi (Italy);Flavio Leitão Filho (Brazil);Leandro Pretto Flores (Brazil);Luciano Foroni (Brazil);Ricardo Gepp (Brazil);Christian Heinen (Germany);Marjeane Hockmuller (Brazil);Alberto Isla (Spain);Wilson Faglioni Junior (Brazil);Daniel H. Kim (USA);Thomas Kretschmer (Germany);Kartik G Krishnan (Germany);Lila Mahfouf (Algeria);Martijn Malessy (Netherlands);José Augusto Malheiros (Brazil);Gilda Di Masi (Argentina);Romulo Melo (Chile);Miguel Dominguez Paez (Spain);Maria Teresa Pedro (Germany);Willem Pondaag (Netherlands);Wilson Zachary Ray (USA);Carlos Alberto Rodriguez Aceves (Mexico);Zoran Roganovic (Serbia);Javier Robla (Spain);Stephen Russell (USA);Miroslav Samardzic (Serbia);Dhaval Shukla (India);Sumit Sinha (India),Mario G Siqueira (Brazil);Robert Spinner (USA);Fernando Henrique M. de Sousa (Brazil);Paulo Leonardo Tavares (Brazil);Christopher Winfree (USA);Lynda Yang (USA);Eric Zager (USA)
      Ex-officio Members: President;Secretary & 1st Vice-President of the Federation;Coordinator of Committee Activities.

       

    • » Radiosurgery Committee
      Committee Chairman Vedantam RAJSHEKHAR
      Address

      Department of Neurological Sciences

      Christian Medical College

      Vellore 632 004, India

      Tel. Clinic: 41 (6) 228 2767
      Fax: 91 (416) 223 2103
      Email: rajshekhar@cmcvellore.ac.in
      Vice-Chairperson: Mojgan Hodaie (Canada)
      Members: Paul Eldridge (United Kingdom);Krishan Ganapathy (India);Motohiro Hayashi (Japan);Mojgan Hodaie (Canada);Roman Liscak (Czech Republic);K R al Moutaery (Saudi Arabia);Sun Ha Paek (South Korea);Dheerendra Prasad (USA);Jean Régis (France);Antonio A.F. De Salles (Brazil/USA);Michael Schulder (USA);V P Singh (India)
      Ex-officio Members: President;Secretary & 1st Vice-President of the Federation;Coordinator of Committee Activities

       

    • » Skull-Base Surgery Committee
      Committee Chairman Kyu-Sung LEE
      Address

      Director of Neuro-oncology and Skull Base

      Professor, Department of Neurosurgery Gangnam Severance Hospital

      Yonsei University Health System

      211 Eonju-ro, Gangnam-gu

      Seoul, Korea (Zip code 135-720)

      Tel. Clinic: 82-2-2019-3392
      Fax: 82-2-3461-9229
      Email: kyusung@yuhs.ac
         
       
      Committee Chairman Sebastien FROELICH
      Address Hôpital Lariboisière 2 Rue Ambroise Paré 75010 Paris, France
      Tel. Clinic: 331 49958144
      Email: sebastien.froelich@lrb.aphp.fr
      Vice-Chairperson: Ossama Al-Mefty (USA)
      Members: Saleem Abdulrauf (USA);Ryojo Akagami (Canada);Mario Ammirati (USA);Miguel A. Arraez (Spain);Shengde Bao (China);Mustafa Başkaya (USA);Helmut Bertalanffy (Germany);Luis Borba (Brazil);Albino Bricolo (Italy);Antonio A Carrizo (Argentina);Savas Ceylan (Turkey);Chun Siang Chen (USA);Alan Crockard (UK);Franco DeMonte (USA);Vinko Dolenc (Slovenia);Mohammed E. El-Fiki (Egypt);Rudolf Fahlbusch (Germany);Nurperi Gaziogluy (Turkey);Fred Gentili (Canada);Atul Goel (India);Gerardo Guinto (Mexico);Mitsuhiro Hasegawa (Japan);Kazuhiro Hongou (Japan);Hee-Won Jung (Korea);Amin Kassam (USA);A. El Khamlichi (Morocco);Neil David Kitchen (UK);Imaduddin Kanaan (Saudi);Nobutaka Kawahara (Japan);Takeshi Kawase (Japan);Andrew Kaye (Australia);Türker Kilic (Turkey);Han Kyu Kim (Korea);Engelbert Knosp (Austrian);Eiji Kohmura (Japan);Ali Krisht (USA);Kaoru Kurisu (Japan);Jose Alberto Landeiro (Brazil);Kyu Sung Lee (Korea);Gilberto KK Leung (Hong Kong);Harry van Loveren (USA);Christianto Lumenta (Germany);Tiit Mathiesen (Sweden);BasantK. Misra (India);Jacques Morcos (USA);Zinal Muttaquin (Indonesia);Abdel Rahman Nabil (Egypt);Suresh Nair (India);Kenji Ohata (Japan);Necmetin Pamir (Turkey);Wai Poon (Hong Kong);Ricardo Ramina (Brazil);Kiyoshi Saito (Japan);Martin Sames (Czech);Tomio Sasaki (Japan);Ibrahim Sbeih (Jordan);Volker Seifert (Germany);Laligham N Sekhar (USA);Chandranath Sen (USA);Yoshinobu Seo (Japan);Marcos Tatagiba (Germany);Yong-Kwang Tu (Taiwan);Ugur Türe (Turkey);Keki Turel (India);Felix Umansky (Israel);Eka J. Wahjoepramono (Indonesia);Kahdar Wiriadisastra (Indonesia);Bao Yuhai (China);Jun-Ting Zhang ( Beijing-China);Liwei Zhang (China);Ibrahim M. Ziyal (Turkey);Eduard Zverina (Czech)
      Ex-officio Members: President;Secretary & 1st Vice-President of the Federation;Coordinator of WFNS Committee Activities.

       

    • » Spine Committee
      Committee Chairman Enrique OSORIO-FONSECA
      Address

      Associated Professor Universidad El Bosque

      Elected President of Colombian Neurosurgical Association ACNCx (2013-2015)

      Bogotá - Colombia

      Tel. Clinic: 571 600 2555
      Email: eosoriof@yahoo.es
      Vice-Chairperson: Marcos Masini (Brazil);Chun Kun Park (South Korea)
      Members: Marcos Gustavo Baabor Aqueveque (Chile);Abbas Amirjamshidi (Iran);Abdul Hafid Bajamal (Indonesia);Miguel Berbeo (Colombia);Carl A.R. Bruce (Jamaica WI);Gun Choi (Korea);Roberto Diaz (Colombia);George Dohrmann (USA);Richard G. Fessler (USA);Miguel Giudicissi II (Brazil);Ziya L. Gokaslan (USA);Adel El Hakim (Egypt);Bong-Soo Kim (USA);Se – Hoon Kim (Korea);Enrique Kleriga (Mexico);Jesus Lafuente (Spain);Arnold Menezes (USA);Junichi Mizuno (Japan);Sushil Patkar (India);Luiz Pimenta (Brzail);João Luiz Pinheiro-Franco (Brazil);Francois Porchet (Switzerland);Prem S. Ramani (India);Scott C. Robertson (USA);Ben Roitberg (USA);Daniel Rosenthal (Germany);Motoi Shoda (Japan);Ibet Marie Y. Sih (Philippines);José Antonio Soriano-Sánchez (Mexico);Jung Keun Suh (Korea);David T. F. Sun (Hong Kong);Mehmet Zileli (Turkey)
      Ex-officio Members: President;Secretary & 1st Vice-President of the Federation;Coordinator of Committee Activities.

       

    • » Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery Committee
      Committee Chairman Joachim K. KRAUSS
      Address

      Professor of Neurosurgery

      Chairmain and Director

      Medizinische Hochschule Hannover

      Klinik fuer Neurochirurgie

      Carl-Neuberg-Str. 1,

      D-30625 Hannover, Germany

      Tel. Clinic: 49 511 532 6651/6652
      Fax: 49 511 532 5864
      Email: krauss.joachim@mh-hannover.de
      Members: Giovanni Broggi (Italy);J.W. Chang (Korea);Youssef Comair (Lebanon);Rees Cosgrove (USA);Terry Coyne (Australia);Jairo Espinoza (Colombia);Osvaldo Vilela Filho (Brazil);Marwan Hariz (UK);Mojgan Hodaie (Canada);Christopher R. Honey (Canada);Yoichi Katayama (Japan);Douglas Kondziolka (USA);J. Krauss (Germany);A. Lozano (Canada);Roger Melvill (South Africa);Bart Nuttin (Belgium);Fabian Piedimonte (Argentina);Jean Regis (France);M. Schulder (USA);Roberto Spiegelmann (Israel);Bomin Sun (China);Hiroki Toda (Japan);Francisco Velasco (Mexico);Jurgen Voges (Germany)
      Ex-officio Members: President;Secretary & 1st Vice-President of the Federation;Coordinator of Committee Activities.

       

    • » WFNS Coordinating Committee for International Initiatives
      Committee Chairman Robert DEMPSEY
      Address

      Department of Neurological Surgery

      600 Highland Ave., K4/866

      Madison, WI 53792

      Tel. Clinic: 608-265-5967
      Fax: 608-263-1728
      Email: Dempsey@neurosurgery.wisc.edu
      Vice-Chairperson: Yoko Kato (Japan)
      Members: David Adelson (USA);Merwyn Bagan (USA);Ling Feng (China);Mojgan Hodaie (Canada);Anil Nanda (USA);Kee Park (USA);Richard Perrin (Canada);Scott Robertson (USA);Gail Rosseau (USA)
      Ex-officio Members: President;Secretary & 1st Vice-President of the Federation;Coordinator of Committee Activities.

       

    • » The William Scoville Award Committee
      Committee Chairman Nelson OYESIKU
      Address

      Department of Neurosurgery

      The Emory Clinic, Building B, 6th floor

      1365-B Clifton Rd., NE, Ste. 6200

      Atlanta, GA 30322, USA

      Tel. Clinic: 1 404-778-4737
      Fax: 1 404-778-4472
      Email: noyesik@emory.edu
      Members: All Second Vice-Presidents of WFNS;Russel Patterson (USA);Mauro Loyo Varela (Mexico)
      Ex-officio Members: President;Secretary & 1st Vice-President of the Federation;Coordinator of Committee Activities

       

    • » Women in Neurosurgery Committee
      Committee Chairman Najia EL ABBADI
      Address

      Department of Neurosurgery, Ibn Sina Hospital

      Director of the Stereotactiv Brain Surgery University Diploma

      Mohammed V University- Rabat

      Medical school, Mohammed V University, Rabat Rabat, Morocco

      Tel. Clinic: 212 (537) 676 464
      Fax: 212 (537) 670 181
      Email: najiaelabbadi@hotmail.com
      Vice-Chairperson: Nelci Zanon (Brazil)
      Members: Olfa Azouz (Tunisia);Souad Bakhti (Algeria);Mouna Bougrine (Morocco);Mahjouba Boutarbouch (Morocco);Evelyne Emery (France);Ling Feng (China);Isabelle Germano (USA);Claire Karekezi (Rwanda);Yoko Kato (Japan);J Nozipo Maraire (Zimbabwe);Bironke Ogunbameru (Nigeria);Julie Pilistis (USA);Gail Rosseau (USA);Sylvia Shitsama (Kenya)
      Ex-officio Members: President;Secretary & 1st Vice-President of the Federation;Coordinator of Committee Activities.

       

    • » Young Neurosurgeons Award Committee
      Committee Chairman Joao Paulo FARIAS
      Address

      Av. 5 de Outubro, 151-5º-A

      1050-053, Lisboa, Portugal

      Tel. Clinic: 351 (21) 7977457
      Fax: 351 (21) 7977457
      Email: jpatlfarias@gmail.com
      Members: Hughes Duffau (France);Mohamed El-Fiki (Egypt);Graham Fieggen (South Africa);Yoko Kato (Japan);Wai Poon (Hong Kong);Rogelio Revuelta (Mexico);Marcos Tatagiba (Germany);Claudio Yampolski (Argentina)
      Ex-officio Members: President;Secretary & 1st Vice-President of the Federation;Coordinator of Committee Activities.

       

    • » Young Neurosurgeons Forum
      Committee Chairman Ganesalingam NARENTHIRAN
      Address

      Department of Neurological Surgery

      University of Washington

      4800 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle,

      WA 98105, USA

      Email: g_narenthiran@hotmail.com
      Vice-Chairperson: Cara Sedney (USA)
      Members: Amro Al-Habib (Saudi Arabia);Syed Al-Haddad (Malaysia);Cinta Arraez (Spain);Mahjouba Boutarbouch (Morocco);Dennis Buis (Netherlands);Divaldo Camara Junior (Brazil);Eduardo Vieira de Carvalho (Brazil);Giselle Coelho (Brazil);Hans Delye (Netherlands);Vivian Elwell (United Kingdom);Uche Ogbonnaya Enoch (Nigeria);Mariangela Gonçalves (Brazil);Allan Hall (United Kingdom);Diego Hernández (Argentina);Mohsin Iqbal (Pakistan);Edwin Mogere (Kenya);Llewellyn Padayachy (South Africa);Greete Pedai (Estonia);Komal Prasad (India);Franco Ravera (Chile);Jonathan Roth (Israel);Dagmara Szymkowicz-Kudelko (Poland);Hua Zhang (China)
      Ex-officio Members: President;Secretary & 1st Vice-President of the Federation;Coordinator of WFNS Committee Activities.
      Letter from the Chairman of YNE
      YNF Project in Oct. 2014
      YNF Project in Oct. 2015-2017
      Open Access Neurosurgery Text Books
      Young Neurosurgeons Societies Worldwide

       

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