Degrees and Certificates

BA (“Bachiller”) (Colegio Nacional de Mendoza, Argentina.) 
High School studies at Liceo Agrícola y Enológico Domingo Faustino Sarmiento and Primary Education at Escuela Arístides Villanueva, No 1 , Mendoza, Argentina (Ranked First in his Class every year of his education.) 
MD (“Médico”) (Facultad de Ciencias Médicas, Universidad Nacional de Cuyo,
Mendoza, Argentina). 1970. Gold Medal and Honor Diploma to the 
Number One of the Medical School Class, Highest GPA.
MSc (Master of Science in Neurosurgery), University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, 1976.
PhD (“Doctor en Medicina”), in Neuroanatomy, Universidad Nacional de Cuyo, Mendoza, Argentina, 1976.
Diplomate, American Board of Neurological Surgery, 1979.
FACS (Fellow, American College of Surgeons), 1981.
FAANS (L) (Fellow, American Association of Neurological Surgeons), 2010, Lifetime Member.
Honorary Professor, Department of Neurosurgery, Yale University School of Medicine, 2014.


ECFMG (Educational Council for Foreign Medical Graduates), 1970.
FLEX (Federal Licensing Examination), 1973.
Gamma Knife training, Karolinska Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden, 1998.
Emergency and Medical Disaster Preparedness, Israel, 2004.
Lumbar Artificial Disc training , Cincinnati, Ohio, 2005.
Cervical Arthroplasty, Core Education Course. Morristown, New Jersey, August 24, 2007.
CyberKnife stereotactic radiosurgical system training, St. Raphael’s Hospital, New Haven, CT, 2008.