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Neurochirurgia (Italy)

  • Generic name of profession

    Doctor of Medicine
    harmonised training required here:
    Specialist medical training (Article 25 of Directive 2005/36/EC)
  • Identification

    Name of regulated profession:
    Generic category in Annex V: Neurological surgery (EN)
    All regions
  • Legal information

    Legal basis for regulation

    EU Law :
    DIRECTIVE 2005/36/EC
    National legislation:

    DM 01/08/2005

    Useful link:


    Type of regulation :
    Reserves of activities


    Recognition under:
    DIRECTIVE 2005/36/EC
    Additional information :
    Recognition under Directive 2005/36/EC:
    Doctor in basic and specialised medicine both listed in Annex V
    Qualification level:
    Prior check of qualifications for a temporary and/or occasional provision of services:
    Prior check of qualifications only for individual professionals not benefiting from automatic recognition:
  • Activities

    Description of activities:

    "Lo specialista in Neurochirurgia possiede conoscenze teoriche e sviluppa capacità pratico-professionali nel campo della anatomia normale e patologica, della fisiologia e fisiopatologia del sistema nervoso centrale e periferico, della diagnostica clinica e strumentale e della terapia di competenza chirurgica nelle patologie congenite ed acquisite cranio-encefaliche, vertebro-midollari e dei nervi periferici, nell’età pediatrica ed adulta"


    A specialist in Neurosurgery possesses theoretical knowledge and develops practical and professional skills in the field of normal and pathological anatomy, physiology and pathophysiology of the central and peripheral nervous system, clinical and instrumental diagnostics and therapy requiring surgical expertise in congenital and acquired craniofacial-encephalic, vertebral-medullary and peripheral nerves-related pathologies, in pediatric and adult age.

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