May 27th - 29th, 2021

08:00 - 20:00 EDT (GMT-4)

Relive the 2021 IWBNC experience

Access all the Conference Recordings that took place during the 4-day event.

Pre-Congress Course

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Two sessions by the Seattle Science Foundation and Center for Research and Training in Neurosurgery.

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30 world-renowned experts leading top-of-the-line conferences on the most relevant neurosurgical topics.

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Conferences Recordings

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What to Expect?

The global neurosurgery community connected in a one of a kind online experience.

World-Leading Speakers

The most remarkable neurosurgeons and spine surgeons will be part of the faculty.

Top of the Line Topics

This congress will portray high yield and top of the line neurosurgery topics.

100% Online Experience

All the webinars will be held on Zoom, allowing guests and speakers interactions.

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Speakers

World Leading Neurosurgery Experts

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Mitchel S. Berger, MD

United States

Professor and Chairman, Department of Neurological Surgery
Director of the Brain Tumor Center
Director of the Center for Neurological Injury and Repair and co-director of the Adult Brain Tumor Surgery Program
University of California San Francisco

Hugues Duffau, MD, PhD

France

Professor and Chairman, Department of Neurosurgery, Gui de Chauliac Hospital, Montpellier University Medical Center,
Director of the Team "Brain plasticity, Stem cells and Diffuse Low Grade Gliomas", Inserm,  University of Montpellier

Juan C. Fernandez-Miranda, MD

United States

Professor of Neurosurgery and Medicine
Surgical Director of Brain Tumor, Skull Base, and Pituitary Centers
Director, Neurosurgical Training and Innovation Center - NeuroTraIn Center
Stanford University Medical Center

Paul Gardner, MD

United States

Peter J. Janetta Endowed Professor Neurosurgical Director, Center for Cranial Base Surgery
Surgical Director, Pituitary Center of Excellence
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Atul Goel, MD

India

Chair, Department of Neurosurgery, King Edward Memorial Hospital, Mumbai
Professor of Neurosurgery, King Edward Memorial Hospital, Mumbai
Member, Editorial board, Surgical neurology International
Member, Editorial board, Journal of Neurosurgery (Spine)

Dade Lunsford, MD, FACS

United States

Lars Leksell Professor of Neurological Surgery
Distinguished Professor of Neurological Surgery, University of Pittsburgh
Director, Center for Image Guided Neurosurgery
Associate Director, Neurosurgery Residency Program
Chair, Technology and Innovative Practice Committee  

Javier Saavedra, MD, MSc

Colombia

Professor of Neurosurgery, Universidad del Rosario
Fellowship in Endoscopic Skull Base Surgery
Scientific Director at CIEN
Co-Director Laboratory Anatomy and Digital Technologies, CIEN.
Méderi-HUS

Nader Sanai, MD

United States

J.N. Harber Professor of Neurological Surgery
Francis & Dionne Najafi Chair in Neurosurgical Oncology
Director, Division of Neurosurgical Oncology
Director, Ivy Brain Tumor Center
Barrow Neurological Institute

Theodore H. Schwartz MD, FACS

United States

David and Ursel Barnes Professor of Minimally Invasive Neurosurgery
Vice-Chair, Clinical Research
Director, Anterior Skull Base and Pituitary Surgery
Director, Epilepsy Research Laboratory
Department of Neurosurgery, Otolaryngology and Neuroscience, Weill Cornell Medical College

Uwe Spetzger, MD

Germany

Professor and Chairman, Department of Neurosurgery, Klinikum Karlsruhe - SKK
Institute for Anthropomatics and Robotics, Karlsruhe Institute for Technology - KIT
President, German Academy of Neurosurgery - GANS/DANC

Mark Bilsky, MD

United States

William E. Snee Endowed Chair
Vice-Chairman of Clinical Affairs, Neurosurgery
Chief, Multi-Disciplinary Spine Tumor Service
Memorial Sloan Kettering’s Cancer Center, New York City

Roger Härtl, MD

United States

Hansen-MacDonald Professor of Neurological Surgery
Director, Spinal Surgery and Neurotrauma, Weill Cornell Brain and Spine Center
Director, Weill Cornell Medicine Center for Comprehensive Spine Care

Leonardo Laverde Frade, MD

Colombia

Neurosurgeon, Minimally invasive spinal surgery.
Professor of Neurosurgery - Universidad del Rosario,
Co-Director Spine surgery Lab at CIEN

Ravi Nunna, MD

United States

Complex and MIS Spine Fellow
Swedish Neuroscience Institute

Rod J. Oskouian, MD

United States

Chief of the Complex Spine Department at the Swedish Neuroscience Institute
President and CEO of the Seattle Science Foundation
Co-Director of the Minimally Invasive Complex Spine Fellowship

Paul Park, MD

United States

Professor of Neurological Surgery and Orthopaedic Surgery
Director, Neurosurgery Spine Program
Michigan Medicine, University of Michigan

Luiz Pimenta, MD

United States - Brazil

Associated Professor, University of California San Diego
Medical Director, Instituto de Patologia da Coluna (IPC), São Paulo
Former President and Member of the Board of Directors of The International Society for the Advancement of Spine Surgery (ISSAS)
Former President of World Spine column Society (WScS)

John H. Shin, MD

United States

Director, Spine Oncology & Spinal Deformity Surgery, Spine Innovations Research Laboratory
Director, Mass General Spine Neurosurgery Network
Massachusetts General Hospital
Associate Professor, Harvard Medical School

Zac Tataryn, MD

United States

Complex and MIS Spine Fellow
Swedish Neuroscience Institute

Khoi Than, MD

United States

Departments of Neurosurgery and Orthopaedic Surgery
Duke Raleigh Hospital, Duke Spine Center
Associate Professor of Neurosurgery, Duke University

Jorge Torres, MD, MSc

Colombia

Neurosurgeon, Minimally invasive spinal surgery,  Microvascular Neurosurgery. MSc., Neurologic Oncology, Graduate Teaching Degree
Professor of Neurosurgery - Universidad del Rosario

Juan S. Uribe, MD

United States

Chief, Spinal Disorders
Sonntag Chair, Spine Research
Vice Chair, Neurosurgery
Barrow Neurological Institute

Juha Hernesniemi, MD

Finland - China

Professor and Chairman
Juha Hernesniemi International Center for Neurosurgery
Henan Provincial People’s Hospital
Zhengzhou China

Michael T. Lawton, MD

United States

President & Chief Executive Officer, Barrow Neurological Institute
Professor & Chairman, Department of Neurological Surgery
Chief, Vascular & Skull Base Neurosurgery
Chairman & President, Barrow Brain and Spine
Robert F. Spetzler Endowed Neuroscience Chair

Vitor Mendes Pereira, MD, MSc

Canada

Director of Endovascular Research and Innovation Division of Neurosurgery
Department of Surgery St Michael’s Hospital, Unity Health Toronto
Lead Scientist – RADIS lab: Research in Cerebral Vascular Diseases

Jacques J. Morcos, MD, FRCS, FRCS, FAANS

United States

Professor and Co-Chairman, Department of Neurological Surgery
Professor of Clinical Neurosurgery and Otolaryngology
Director, Cerebrovascular Surgery, University of Miami
Director, Skull Base Surgery, University of Miami
Division Chief, Cranial Neurosurgery, Jackson Memorial Hospital

Christopher S. Ogilvy, MD

United States

Director, Endovascular and Operative Neurovascular Surgery
BIDMC Brain Aneurysm Institute
Professor of Neurosurgery
Harvard Medical School

Rokuya Tanikawa, MD, IFAANS

Japan

Professor of Neurosurgery, Tokyo Medical University
Executive Vice President, Director
Department of Neurosurgery, Stroke Center, Sapporo Teishinkai Hospital, Sapporo

Ajith J. Thomas, MD

United States

Director, Endovascular and Operative Neurovascular Surgery
BIDMC Brain Aneurysm Institute
Associate Professor of Neurosurgery
Harvard Medical School

Mark Richardson MD, PhD

United States

Director of Functional Neurosurgery, Massachusetts General Hospital
Charles A. Pappas Associate Professor of Neurosciences, Harvard Medical School
Visiting Associate Professor of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, MIT.

P. David Adelson, MD, FACS, FAAP, FAANS

United States

Director, Barrow Neurological Institute at Phoenix Children's Hospital
Diane and Bruce Halle Endowed Chair in Pediatric Neurosciences
Chief, Pediatric Neurosurgery

Michael Levy, MD, PhD

United States

Professor of Neurosurgery, UC San Diego School of Medicine
Chief, Pediatric Neurosurgery, Rady Children's Hospital, San Diego

Jeffrey H. Wisoff, MD

United States

Professor  of Neurosurgery and Pediatrics
Division of Pediatric Neurosurgery
Hassenfeld Children’s Hospital
NYU Langone Health

Mark Hamilton, MD

Canada

Professor of Neurosurgery, Department of Clinical Neurosciences, University of Calgary
Director adult Hydrocephalus Program.
Chair, Adult Hydrocephalus Clinical Research Network
Vice-Chair, Medical Advisory Board of the Hydrocephalus Association
President of the Hydrocephalus Society (ISHCSF)

Nasser M.F. El-Ghandour, MD

Egypt

Second Vice-President of the world Federation of Neurosurgical Societies (WFNS)
President of the Egyptian Society of Neurological Surgeons (ESNS)
Editor In-Chief, Pan Arab Journal of Medicine, Cairo University

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Topic

7:50

HUS CEO, Dr. Mauricio Rubio B - Mederi CEO, Dr. W Mauricio Riveros C - CIEN Chair

Dr. Edgar Silvio Sánchez V -

Welcome

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8:00

Jeffrey H. Wisoff, MD

Pediatric

Indications for Surgical Resection in Chiasmatic-Hypothalamic Gliomas

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9:00

Atul Goel, MD

Oncology

Designing Surgical Strategy for Complex Brain Tumors

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10:00

David Adelson, MD

Pediatric

Epilepsy Surgery in Children: Innovations in Diagnosis and Treatment.

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11:00

Nader Sanai, MD

Oncology

Building an Intraoperative Mapping Program for Gliomas

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12:00

Michael Lawton, MD

Vascular

Brainstem Cavernous Malformation Surgery

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13:00

Michael L. Levy, MD, PhD

Pediatric

Pediatric Cerebrovascular Disease

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14:00

Uwe Spetzger, MD

Oncology

Access Routes and Decision Algorithms for Removal of Colloid Cyst.

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15:00

Ajith Thomas, MD

Vascular

Middle Meningeal Artery Embolization for Chronic Subdural Hematomas

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16:00

Christopher Ogilvy, MD

Vascular

Unruptured Aneurysms - Who to Treat?

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17:00

Jacques Morcos, MD

Vascular

Bypass Surgery for Moyamoya and Cerebral Ischemia: Flow Dynamics, Technical Variations and Outcomes in a Large Series

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18:00

Nasser El-Ghandour, MD

Neurosurgery Education

Neurosurgical Education in Egypt and Africa

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19:00

Javier M. Saavedra, MD, MSc

Oncology

Transorbital Neuroendoscopic Surgery (TONES): In the Avant-Garde of Endoscopic Skull Base Surgery

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20:00

Juha Hernesniemi, MD

Vascular

Surgical Strategies on Previously Coiled Aneurysm

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8:00

Dade Lunsford, MD, FACS

Oncology

Optimizing Outcomes for Arteriovenous Malformation Radiosurgery

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9:00

Rod J. Oskouian, MD

Spine

Advanced Approaches to the Spine

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10:00

Juan S. Uribe, MD

Spine

Single Position Prone Lateral Interbody Fusion

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11:00

Mitchel S. Berger, MD

Oncology

The Role of Brain Mapping for Glioma Resection: Results with Nearly 2,000 Awake Mapping Cases

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12:00

Hugues Duffau, MD, PhD

Oncology

Contribution of the Meta-networking Theory of Brain Functions to Low-grade Glioma Surgery: About Over 1100 Awake Procedures

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13:00

Theodore H. Schwartz MD, FACS

Oncology

Endoscopic Resection of Anterior Skull Base Meningiomas

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15:00

Paul Gardner, MD

Oncology

Advances in Skull Base Surgery: From Endoscopes to Genetics

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15:00

Mark Richardson, MD, PhD

Epilepsy and Functional Neurosurgery

Epilepsy Network Surgery

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16:00

Mark Richardson, MD, PhD

Movement Disorders and Psychiatry

Evolution of Deep Brain Stimulation: Closed-loop and Connectomics

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17:00

Vitor Mendes Pereira, MD, MSc

Vascular

Robotic Endovascular Neurosurgery

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18:00

Juan Fernandez-Miranda, MD

Oncology

Modern Skull Base Surgery: 6+1 Skull Base Approaches

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19:00

Khoi Than, MD

Spine

Minimally Invasive Anterior Column Release in the Treatment of Spinal Deformity

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20:00

Rokuya Tanikawa, MD, IFAANS

Vascular

Microsurgery with Precise Anatomy for Cerebrovascular and Skull Base Lesions

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8:00

John H. Shin, MD

Spine

Reconstruction Strategies and Planning Considerations for Cervical Spine Deformity

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9:00

Mark Bilsky, MD

Spine

Minimal Access Surgery for Spine Tumors: Is less Actually More?

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10:00

Paul Park, MD

Spine

The Impact of Enabling Technologies on Minimally Invasive Spinal Surgery

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11:00

Roger Härtl, MD

Spine

Development of a Comprehensive Curriculum for Spinal Minimally Invasive Surgery

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12:00

Mark Hamilton, MD

Hydrocephalus and CSF

Improving Treatment Outcomes in Adult Hydrocephalus Patients

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13:00

Javier M. Saavedra, MD, MSc

Center for Research and Training in Neurosurgery

Closure

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Topic

8:30

Dr. Rod J. Oskouian, MD and Dr. Luiz Pimenta, MD

Pre-Congress Course: Advanced Lateral Approaches to the Spine (Seattle Science Foundation)

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10:30

Jorge Torres, MD, MSc

Pre-Congress Course: What is Sagittal Balance of the Spine, and Why is it important?

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11:15

Leonardo Laverde Frade, MD

Pre-Congress Course: Measurement and Assesment of Sagittal Balance of the Spine

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12:15

Jorge Torres, MD, MSc

Pre-Congress Course: Compensatory Mechanisms for Sagittal Imbalance

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13:00

Leonardo Laverde Frade, MD

Pre-Congress Course: Clinical Application of Sagittal Balance Analysis

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13:45

Dr. Jorge Torres, MD, MSc and Dr. Leonardo Laverde Frade, MD

Pre-Congress Course: Clinical Case

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