Neurosurgeons deaths dues to COVID-19 ( 1 January-2 June2020)



The international neurosurgical community was deeply affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. A considerable number of neurosurgeons passed away. This memorial is intended to commemorate our colleagues who succumbed during the first 4 mo. We have included those of whom we know (Table). We regret and apologize for any oversight.

Name Age(yr) Date od death Country
Liu Zhiming 51 February 18 China
Shebl Abdelsalam 44 March 14 Egypt
Robin Humphrey 82 March 18 Canada
Hugo Diez Perez 62 March 20 Paraguay
James T. Goodrich 73 March 30 USA
Jorge Chica Ramirez 68 March 30 Ecuador
Jeanne PMR Winaktu 65 April 2 Indonesia
Jesus Vaquero Crespo 70 April 17 Spain
Simon Hercules 55 April 19 India
Sameh Zakaria 42 April 19 Egypt
Ronald Brisman 80 April 20 USA
Alexey Filippov 51 April 20 Russia
Francisco Brito Barrera 58 April 26 Mexico
Ronald Brisman 80 May 4 USA
Mahmoud Mahmoud El Hendawy 59 May 4 Egypt
Lukas Budiono Atmaji 78 May 5 Indonesia
Edilson Toshio Shoji 44 May 14 Brazil
Marino Purizaca Amaya 67 May 31 Peru
Tahir Khalili 38 June 2 Afghanistan

 

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