unit: Spine Surgery
gsd facility:Istituto Ortopedico Galeazzi
LANGUAGESItalian, English, Spanish
Dr Pedro Berjano, MD, PhD, graduated in Medicine in Spain in 1988.
He followed postgraduate studies in Epidemiology and Public Health, and completed the speciality programmes in Family Medicine and then in Orthopaedics.
His activity has been devoted to spine surgery, and he has completed a PhD degree with a thesis on biomechanical evaluation of a novel anterior spine fusion method.
In 2003 he moved to Italy where he joined the Istituto Ortopedico Galeazzi Research Hospital (the most relevant orthopaedic and spine institution in Italy) and became a Director of the division in 2013.
Currently he co-Chairs with Claudio Lamartina, MD, the GSpine Spine Surgery Department at the Istituto Ortopedico Galeazzi Research Hospital.
Research, education, and improving standards of clinical care have been the drivers of his activity in the last five years.
His main focus in research includes adult deformity and advanced techniques in minimally invasive spine surgery.
In collaboration with Claudio Lamartina, MD, he has published new classification systems for sagittal imbalance and adult scoliosis and new techniques for spinal deformity surgery.
He has participated as a chairman and faculty in relevant educational activities of the Spine Society of Europe, AOSpine, Society for Lateral Access Surgery, Italian Spine Society and University of Turin (I), among others.back to the search