Professor Aldo Spallone received his degree in Medicine cum laude as well as his degree as specialist in Neurosurgery at the University of Rome “La Sapienza”, in 1976 and 1980 respectively. Later he spent almost 5 years abroad in different countries such as UK (1980), Soviet Union (1982-1983), USA (1983-1984) for specializing in neurovascular surgery. He was appointed Assistant Professor of neurosurgery at the University of Rome “Tor Vergata”, to become Aggregate Professor of neurosurgery in more recent years. He completed a six months clinical-research fellowship on Skull Base surgery at the Montefiore Hospital in New York, in 1991, and later on he was appointed Coordinator of the Skull Base program in Moscow (1994) and in La Havana, Cuba (1999-2002). Since 2002 he was appointed Director of the Department of Neurological Sciences of the Neurological Centre of Latium-NCL-Institute of Neurological Sciences, of Rome, Italy, and Scientific Director of the same Institution in 2005. He teaches neurosurgery part-time as Aggregate Professor at the University of Rome “Tor Vergata”, and from 2012 on as a Professor of Neurosurgery of the Catholic University of Tirana, Albania (affiliated to “Tor Vergata”). He authored more than 130 papers pubblished in relevant international journals, as well as few chapters in books and monographies. His personal surgical casistic overpasses 3.600 cases including tumors, vascular malformations, complex pathologies of the spinal canal. He is member of editorial board of several international journals, serves as reviewer for a few of them, and he is reviewer for quality evaluation (VQR) of the Italian Ministry of Education.
Aldo Spallone's research involves in Complex spine pathology. Spine neuroendoscopy. Skull Base surgery. Neurovascular surgery.