Klinik für pädiatrische Neurochirurgie

Since May 2014, Prof Concezio Di Rocco has moved to Hannover, Germany to become the Director of Pediatric Neurosurgery at the International Neuroscience Institute, Prof. Di Rocco is an internationally recognized pediatric neurosurgeon who has performed more that 12,000 neurosurgical operations on brain and spinal cord tumors, hydrocephalus, arachnoid cysts, congenital malformations, craniosynostosis, cerebral and spine malformations ( hemimegalencephaly, cortical dysplasia, lipomyelomeningocele, myelomeningocele, spinal lipoma, Chiari type I malformation), neurophacomatoses, and epileptic disorders.


Current position:
Director of Pediatric Neurosurgery at INI-Hannover, at Otto von Guericke University
World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies Education Committee Co-chairman
Main Editor of the journal Child’s Nervous System


Prof Di Rocco has been President of The International Society for Pediatric Neurosurgery (ISPN), President of The European Society for Pediatric Neurosurgery (ESPN), Vice-President of the European Association of Neurosurgical Society (EANS), Chairman of the Pediatric Committee of the World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies (WFNS).
Director of the Department of Pediatrics and Pediatric Neurosciences and of the Department of Neurosciences of the Catholic University Medical School , Rome.
Director of the Institute of Neurosurgery and Speciality School in Neurosurgery, Catholic Unversity Medical School, Rome
Winner of the first and only Chair in Pediatric Neurosurgery in Italy

Prof Di Rocco is Specialist in Neurosurgery and Pediatrics
His scientific and clinical activities are testified by more than 390 articles in international peer reviewed journals, books and chapters in books
He is the main Editor of Childs’s Nervous System, the Official Journal of the International Society for Pediatric Neurosurgery, European Journal for Pediatric Neurosurgery, Japanese Society for Pediatric Neurosurgey, Korean Society for Pediatric Neurosurgery, Brasilian Society for Pediatric Neurosurgery