SCUOLA NEUROCHIRURGICA   DI PADOVA

 

 

 

SCUOLA DI SPECIALIZZAZIONE IN NEUROCHIRURGIA 

UniversitÓ di Padova

 

 

Commemorazione del Prof. Piero Frugoni 

 

foto gentilmente concessa dal Prof. Carteri

 

PIERO FRUGONI was born on August 2, 1909 in Florence, Italy. He attended the Medical School of the University of Padua from 1927 to 1931, and received his M.D. degree from the University of Rome in 1932.

He was voluntary assistant at the Medical Clinic of the University of Rome (1932-1933) and at the Surgical Clinic of the University of Milan (1933-1935). From January 1936 to March 1940, he was a Fellow in Neurosurgery at the Mayo Foundation, Rochester, Minnesota, and obtained his M.S. degree in 1939. In April of 1940, he returned to Italy and served in the Medical Corps of the Italian Royal Navy from 1940-1944.

From 1945 to 1953, he was staff assistant in General Surgery at the University of Rome and was made responsible for the treatment of the neurosurgical patients of the Institute. In March of 1954, he was appointed Chief of the Neurosurgical Service of the City Hospital of Padua. In 1960, Dr. Frugoni became the first Professor of Neurosurgery at the University of Padua and Director of the Institute of Neurosurgery of the same University. In 1965, he was appointed Director of the Post-graduate School of Neurosurgery.

In 1979, he retired as Professor of Neurosurgery and from every professional activity. In 1983, he returned to Rome to live.
Dr. Frugoni was President of the Second European Congress of Neurological Surgery in Rome in 1963. He received the Outstanding Achievement Award from the University of Minnesota in 1964, and the Medaglia d'Oro dei Benemeriti della Scuola, della Scienza e dell'Arte from the University of Padua in 1978.
He is a member of the Italian Society of Neurosurgery (President, 1961-1963) and other Italian Societies and Academics; honorary member of the SociÚtÚ de Neuro Chirurgie de Langue Francaise and of the Society of Neurological Surgeons; corresponding member of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, the British Society of Neurological Surgeons, the Deutsche Gesellschaft fŘr Neurochirurgie, and the Sociedad Luso-Espa˝ola de Neurochirurgia.

He is a member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Neurosurgical Sciences and of the Advisory Board of the Journal of Neurosurgery and of the Seara Medica Neurocirurgia.

He is author or co-author of over 150 articles and chapters in textbooks. Several of his papers reflect his interest in cerebrovascular anomalies, intracranial and spinal cord tumors, benign intracranial hypertension, hemispherectomy for epilepsy, and surgery of the sympathetic nervous system.

Dr. Frugoni and Ornella Cagli were married December 21, 1944. They have two sons and a daughter: Cesare, Paolo, and Livia.

La scuola  Neurochirurgica di Padova  si identifica con il suo fondatore, il compianto  prof. Piero Frugoni il quale dopo la tragica e prematura morte del Prof Quarti  diresse l'Istituto per quasi 30 anni .  Membro della   Society of Neurological Surgeons ( clicca per memorial). Membro della Accademia patavina di Scienze ,Lettere ed Arti.

Direzione della Scuola di Specializzazione in Neurochirurgia dell'UniversitÓ di Padova

Prof Piero Frugoni 1965-1980

Prof Luigi Peserico 1980-2005

Prof Alessandro Carteri 2005

Prof Pierluigi Longatti 2006

 

Il Prof Frugoni Ŕ scomparso nel 1994 . Prima di lasciare Padova ha destinato  l'intera  raccolta di reprints dei lavori scientifici  collezionati  in decenni e ora  conservata presso la Biblioteca  della neurochirurgia di Treviso. Migliaia di diapositive di riprese intraoperatorie testimoniano l'intelligente e meticolosa accuratezza  del Maestro. La nostra e la precedente sono generazioni troppo mediocri per comprendere fino in fondo una figura di tale rilievo, fra le poche che a livello internazionale abbiano illustrato la Neurochirurgia italiana nel secolo passato. 

Molti dei suoi discepoli hanno ben meritato nell'illustrare la Neurochirurgia Italiana 

Prof. R. Conforti  Direttore dell'Istituto di Neurochirurgia dell'UniversitÓ di Messina e Napoli.  Professore emerito di Neurochirurgia  Presidente della SocietÓ italiana di Neurochirurgia ha avuto come discepoli :

Prof. Luigi  Peserico   GiÓ ordinario di Neurochirurgia  all'UniversitÓ di Modena dove ha fondato  la Clinica Neurochirurgica.  E' succeduto al Prof. Frugoni  come Direttore dell'Istituto di Neurochirugia  dell'UniversitÓ di Padova e della Scuola di Specializzazione della stessa UniversitÓ.  .

Prof Alessandro Carteri   Ordinario di Neurochirurgia dell'UniversitÓ di Padova, ha creato nel 1984  la Divisione Clinicizzatad i Neurochirurgia dell'Ospedale di Treviso. Direttore della Scuola di Specializzazione di Neurochirurgia.

Prof.  M. Gerosa  Ordinario e Direttore dell'Istituto di Neurochirurgia dell'UniversitÓ di Verona. Ha  creato  il centro Gamma knife. 

Prof. Renato Ruberti   Ha fondato la Neurochirurgia di Nairobi .Delegato per Neurosurgical Society of East & Central Africa (Affiliate)
 

Prof.  Vittorio Giammusso ha fondato la neurochirurgia triestina

Prof. G.Andrioli  ha fondato  il Centro Neurochirurgico  dell'Ospedale Galliera in Genova. Tesoriere della SINCh fino al 2006

Prof. Giuseppe Salar  giÓ Prof. Associato dell'Istituto di Neurochirurgia dell'UniversitÓ.di Padova. ha diretto  la Div di Neurotraumatologia

Prof. G.A.Merli  giÓ Primario della Div di Neurochirugia dell'Ospedale di Modena nella cui direzione Ŕ succeduto al Prof Peserico 

Prof. S. Briani  ha fondato la Div. di Neurochirurgia dell'Ospedale Carreggi in Firenze, prematuramente scomparso

prof. B.Armenise    ha fondato e diretto la Neurochirurgia di Lecce

Dr Claudio Licata  Aiuto  presso la 2UO di Neurochirurgia  di Verona  scomparso improvvisamente nell'ottobre 2006,  amico generoso di cara memoria

Prof. Alessandro Olivi    Professor of Neurosurgery at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.

Dr Miran Skrap  Primario di Neurochirurgia presso l'Ospedale S Maria della Misericordia

Prof. M Zuccarello   Director of the  Mayfield Clinic and University of Cincinnati Department of Neurosurgery

Dr M. Scanarini   Div. di Neurochirurgia dell'ASL di Padova dirige l'UnitÓ di  neuroendocrinochirurgia

Dr P. Zampieri      Div. di Neurochirurgia dell'ASL di Padova  coordina l'unitÓ semplice di stereotassia                 

Prof. G. Iraci  ha svolto buona parte della sua formazione oltreoceano  Assistente di Neurochirurgia presso l'Istituto di Neurochirurgia  dellUniversitÓ di Padova  ha successivamente diretto la Neurochirurgia  in Perugia.                          

prof.  S.Mingrino giÓ Primario della  Div. di NCH  dell'Ospedale di Padova  

Prof. Costantini  collega simpaticissimo,  ha avuto coraggio per le proprie idee e solo per questo ha pagato.

prof. A.Benedetti  di cara memoria ,ha fondato il centro neurochirurgico di Vicenza.

prof. M. Pellone , napoletano, ha diretto la sezione di  neurochirurgia pediatrica di Padova.

prof. C.Cecotto  ha fondato il centro di Udine.   Suoi collaboratori sono stati il   Dr A Janes  e G Vindigni

 

 

 

 

Visita del Prof. Frugoni al nostro reparto nell'Aprile 1985.   Da sinistra Dr Baratto,Dr Longatti,Prof. Carteri,Dr Trincia 

 

Piero Frugoni, M.D.

 

PIERO FRUGONI was born on August 2, 1909 in Florence, Italy. He attended the Medical School of the University of Padua from 1927 to 1931, and received his M.D. degree from the University of Rome in 1932.

He was voluntary assistant at the Medical Clinic of the University of Rome (1932-1933) and at the Surgical Clinic of the University of Milan (1933-1935). From January 1936 to March 1940, he was a Fellow in Neurosurgery at the Mayo Foundation, Rochester, Minnesota, and obtained his M.S. degree in 1939. In April of 1940, he returned to Italy and served in the Medical Corps of the Italian Royal Navy from 1940-1944.

From 1945 to 1953, he was staff assistant in General Surgery at the University of Rome and was made responsible for the treatment of the neurosurgical patients of the Institute. In March of 1954, he was appointed Chief of the Neurosurgical Service of the City Hospital of Padua. In 1960, Dr. Frugoni became the first Professor of Neurosurgery at the University of Padua and Director of the Institute of Neurosurgery of the same University. In 1965, he was appointed Director of the Post-graduate School of Neurosurgery.

In 1979, he retired as Professor of Neurosurgery and from every professional activity. In 1983, he returned to Rome to live.

Dr. Frugoni was President of the Second European Congress of Neurological Surgery in Rome in 1963. He received the Outstanding Achievement Award from the University of Minnesota in 1964, and the Medaglia d'Oro dei Benemeriti della Scuola, della Scienza e dell'Arte from the University of Padua in 1978.

He is a member of the Italian Society of Neurosurgery (President, 1961-1963) and other Italian Societies and Academics; honorary member of the SociÚtÚ de Neuro Chirurgie de Langue Francaise and of the Society of Neurological Surgeons; corresponding member of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, the British Society of Neurological Surgeons, the Deutsche Gesellschaft fŘr Neurochirurgie, and the Sociedad Luso-Espa˝ola de Neurochirurgia.

He is a member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Neurosurgical Sciences and of the Advisory Board of the Journal of Neurosurgery and of the Seara Medica Neurocirurgia.

He is author or co-author of over 150 articles and chapters in textbooks. Several of his papers reflect his interest in cerebrovascular anomalies, intracranial and spinal cord tumors, benign intracranial hypertension, hemispherectomy for epilepsy, and surgery of the sympathetic nervous system.

Dr. Frugoni and Ornella Cagli were married December 21, 1944. They have two sons and a daughter: Cesare, Paolo, and Livia.