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Prof Youssoufa Sakho

Member type: Clinical department with teaching programme

Specialty: Paediatric Neurosurgeon

Hopital General Grand Yoff

Dakar, Senegal

    • Paediatric Neurosurgery
    Will be very please to get ane operative microscope And a craniotome And high speed drill
    • Didactic lectures
    • Diagnostic
    • Disposables
    • Operating room equipment
    • Surgical instruments
    • Assistance with creating a full research partnership with joint research projects and academic exchange
    • Assistance with Data collection, audit and outcome measurement
    • Assistance with specific local research projects
    • Exchange programmes
    • Observerships for trainees
    • Supervision of trainees
    • Teaching a new skillset to a trained surgeon


Conditions Treated

  • Hydrocephalus
  • Spinal dysraphism
  • Trauma
  • Tumor
  • Craniofacial
  • Spine
  • Peripheral Nerve

Equipment used

  • Microscope
  • Neuroendoscope Rigid
  • MRI
  • CT


I am a Professor of neurosurgery at the School of Medecine Universite Cheikh Anta Diop DakarUCAD.I am the head of the département of Neurosurgery at HOGGY.Since 1996 we implemented a residency program and right now more or less 50 neurosurgeons coming mostly from subsaharan countried have been trained and were full board cerificated and went back to their home land to practice neurosurgery. Pediatric neurosurgery occupied almost third part of our sugical activities; we have to tackle lot of hydrocephalus, spina bifida and brain abscess. Our surgical environnment is fair with big need in instrumentation and equipment..





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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Fulah
  • French
  • Wolof
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