TREATMENT OF BRAIN AND SPINAL DISORDERS IN BARCELONA, SPAIN
Dr Enrique Ferrer (Hospital Quirón Barcelona) is one of the most brilliant neurosurgeons in the world. He pioneered robotic neurosurgery, neuronavigation, robotic telesurgery, Parkinson’s surgery and the development of neuroendoscopy. He also performed the world's first remote-control-guided neurosurgery operation.
Dr Gerardo Conesa (Hospital Quirón Barcelona) is a recognised expert in the surgical treatment of brain tumours and vascular neurosurgery, and has received numerous awards and honours. He was responsible for setting up the world's first programme for localising brain function and intraoperative mapping of cortical functions, and his work is referenced in the training of many neurosurgeons all over the world. He was a pioneer in the introduction of the transcranial magnetic stimulation system.
SURGICAL TREATMENT OF EPILEPSY IN BARCELONA, SPAIN
Surgery for epilepsy is suggested in patients with drug-resistant epilepsy, i.e. people whose epilepsy cannot be controlled with medication. Distinguished worldwide in this type of surgery are neurosurgeon Dr Bartolomé Oliver and epilepsy neurology specialist Dr Antonio Russi (both from Hospital Quirón Teknon).