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Department of Neurosurgery, Military Hospital Cotonou

Member type: Clinical department with teaching programme

Specialty: Paediatric Neurosurgeon

HIA Hopital d'Instruction des Armees

Cotonou, Benin

    • Paediatric Neurosurgery
    Mentoring and partnership to upgrade local activity: - Continuous mastering of technics in pediatric neurosurgery: endoscopic, development abnormities, skull base - Senior experience for management of Neurosurgical center in austere environment… - Support of medical consumable and logistic for charity work and resources less populations…
    • Operative surgery
    • Intraoperative teaching
    • Disposables
    • Operating room equipment
    • Surgical instruments
    • Assistance with creating a full research partnership with joint research projects and academic exchange
    • Assistance in planning or establishing a training/residency program
    • Exchange programmes
    • Observerships for trainees
    • Teaching a new skillset to a trained neurosurgeon
    • Paediatric Neurosurgery
    Military Neurosurgeon, Major interest in public health initiatives of neurosurgery in developing countries; Strong Experience in practice of neurosurgery in austere environement (developing countries): - more than 15 years as chief department in military hospital - innovative project of Use of Mobile Neurosurgical Unit rural communities
    • Operative surgery
    • Bedside clinical teaching
    • Didactic lectures
    • Intraoperative teaching
    • 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


Conditions Treated

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

Equipment used

  • Drill
  • Microinstruments
  • Microscope
  • Neuroendoscope Rigid
  • Spinal instrumentation
  • CT


Master Assistant. Universite d'Abomey Calavi

Further Information

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French

Current and Past Partnerships

This member has current or past partnerships in these countries

  • France
  • Germany

Partnership / Mentorship details

1/ Hopital Pierre Wertheimer:

- Dr Guyotat Jacques/ Dr Pellissou-Guyotat Isabelle

- Dr Motolesse Carmine

2/ Military Hospital Ulm

Dr Uwe Max MAUER

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