16–18 October, Helsinki, Finland

Scientific Programme

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Suchomel, Petr

Dr. Petr Suchomel is the Head of the Department of Neurosurgery at the Liberec Regional Hospital and Chairman of the Neurocentre there. He graduated from Prague’s Charles University and completed his neurosurgical training at Masaryk´s Hospital in the city of Ustí nad Labem, in the Czech Republic. He later founded the Department of Neurosurgery and the Neurocenter at the Liberec Regional Hospital. Dr. Suchomel is a general neurosurgeon performing the entire range of neurosurgical procedures with a particular area of interest focusing on the upper cervical spine and cranio-vertebral junction.

Dr. Suchomel is an internationally recognised spine surgeon who served as the President of EUROSPINE, the Spine Society of Europe from 2003 to 2004. He has presented his work at many international congresses and has organized numerous scientific meetings and courses including co-hosting the 2003 EUROSPINE Annual Meeting. He has been a member of the executive committees of several prestigious societies including EUROSPINE, Cervical Spine Research Society (European Section) and the Czech Neurosurgical Society. He is also a past President of the Czech Neurosurgical Society and Czech Spine Surgery Society. He is on the board of the European Spine Journal and Czech Neurological & Neurosurgical Journal. In 2011 he was appointed as a Professor of Neurosurgery at Charles University Prague. He has published over 50 peer-reviewed scientific papers and authored several book chapters and two monographs.


12:00 - 13:50
Learning from the Experts. Cervical Surgical Video Session in Cooperation with OOT
Location: Meeting Room 101
12:35 - 12:55  
Total spondylectomy of C2 and circumferential reconstruction for axis tumor surgery: Indications & Surgical Technique
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