Neurosurgery Global Health: China Program
Stanford neurosurgeon, Dr. Juan C. Fernandez-Miranda, has played an essential role in the development and refinement of endoscopic endonasal skull base surgery in China by training some of its current leaders, and continuing to be heavily involved in the teaching of the next generation of skull base surgeons in China and worldwide. As an external advisor for the development of the new Complex Skull Base Surgery Center and Honorary Professor for the Neuroendoscopy Training Center in Tiantan Neurosurgery Hospital, Dr. Fernandez-Miranda is working closely with his Chinese colleagues to foster a relationship of collaboration and knowledge-sharing between neurosurgeons in China and Stanford.
- 2019 Beijing International Congress of Pituitary Adenoma
- 2019 Beijing International Congress of Neuroendoscopy
- Visiting Professorship in Tiantan Neurosurgery Hospital (largest neurosurgery department in the world with 14,000 operations performed annually)
- Named Honorary Professor for the Neuroendoscopy Training Center in Tiantan Neurosurgery Hospital
- 2019 Huanhu Skull Base Forum, including live anatomical dissections course in front of a large audience
- Visiting Professorship to Huanhu Neurosurgery Hospital in Tianjin
- Performed live streaming endoscopic endonsal surgery for complex pituitary tumor at Huanhu Neurosurgery Hospital, additionally broadcast to over 6,700 surgeons online
- Inaguration of the Complex Skull Base Surgery Center at Huanhu Hospital in Tianjin, which will serve as a referral center for over 10 major Chinese academic centers
Global Health Neurosurgery
The Stanford Global Health Neurosurgery program supports initatives allowing our medical students, nurses, residents, and surgeons to travel to different parts of the world several times each year, to provide clinical care, and to conduct research. Our current initiatives include work in Uganda, China, Jamiaca, and North Korea.