Mr Pasquale Gallo – about me:
I am a Consultant Paediatric Neurosurgeon at Royal Hospital for Sick Children of Edinburgh. After qualifying as a doctor at The Catholic University of the Sacred Heart of Rome, I continued on to study neurosurgery in Italy and France, before undertaking two fellowships in Birmingham, UK. I have since been working as a Consultant Neurosurgeon at Edinburgh Royal Hospital for Sick Children and Western General Hospital and since September 2013.
I am also an Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer in Neurosurgery at the Edinburgh University.
Catholic University of Sacred Hearth, Rome - Degree in Medicine and Surgery, (1999 – 2005)Residency in Neurosurgery, University Hospital of Verona, Italy (Nov 2005 – November 2010)Interne in Neurosurgery, Hôpital Neurologique Neurochirugicale Lyon, France (October 2009 – June 2010)Locum Consultant in Neurosurgery, Department of Surgical Neurology, University Hospital of Verona, Italy (Dec 2010 - June 2012)Fellowship in Paediatric Neurosurgery, Birmingham Children's Hospital, UK (July 2012 - July 2013)Honorary Research Fellowship in Neurosurgery, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham, UK ( June 2013- September 2013)Pediatric and Adult Neurosurgery Consultant, Royal Hospital for Sick Children & Western General Hospital, Edinburgh (September 2013 – Present)
Year of first medical qualification: 2005 Consultation Languages: Spanish (Full professional proficiency) French (Professional working proficiency) Italian (Native or bilingual proficiency) English (Full professional proficiency)Birmingham Children's Hospital NHS Foundation Trust July 2012 – August 2013 (1 year 2 months)Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham Charity, July 2013 – August 2013 (2 months)European Society Pediatric Neurosurgery (2012-2014) Functional MRI
/ul>Emelifeonwu JA, Sokol D, Gallo P, Kandasamy J, Kaliaperumal C. Long-tunnelled external ventricular drain as a long-term treatment option for hydrocephalus in a child with an unresectable low-grade supratentorial tumor: case report. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2016 Jun 3:1-4 Hall A, White MA, Gallo P. An intra-cerebral abscess in a patient with Eisenmenger syndrome: An unusual case. Int J Surg Case Rep.doi: 10.3109/02688697.2015.1054346. Epub 2015 Jun 3 Gallo P, Sala F. Transitory spinal accessory nerve injury following post-fossa surgery for Chiari malformation. Br J Neurosurg. 2015;29(6):894-6 Sala F, Barone G, Tramontano V, Gallo P, Ghimenton C. Retained medullary cord confirmed by intraoperative neurophysiological mapping. Childs Nerv Syst. 2014 Jul;30(7):1287-91. Mottolese C, Szathmari A, Ricci-Franchi AC, Gallo P, Beuriat PA, Capone G. Supracerebellar infratentorial approach for pineal region tumors: Our surgical and technical considerations. Neurochirurgie. 2014 May 23. pii: S0028-3770(14)00039-3 P. Gallo, PC Cecchi, P. Rizzo, F. Locatelli ,C. Ghimenton, M. Gerosa, G. Pinna. Pleomorphic Xanthoastrocytoma: Long term results of surgical treatment and analysis of prognostic factors. Br J Neurosurg. 2013 Dec; 27(6):759-764 M. Volpon, P Gallo, F. Roked, Ina Nicklaus-Wollenteit, D Rodrigues. Unusual presentation of Kikuchi-Fujimoto disease: case report and review of the literature, Journal Neurosurg Pediatrics 2013 Sep;12(3):266-9 P. Gallo , A. Szthmari, E. Simon, A.C. Ricci-Franchi, C. Rousselle, M. Hermier, C. Mottolese. The endoscopic trans-fourth ventricle aqueductoplasty and stent placement for the treatment of trapped fourth ventricle: Long-term results in a series of 18 consecutive patients. Neurol India 2012;60: 271-277 P. Gallo, F. Sala. Th role of repeat endoscopic third ventriculostomy after failure of the initial procedure. Neurol India 2011; 59:844-5 P. Gallo, A. Szathmari, S. De biasi, C. Mottolese. Endoscopic third ventriculostomy in obstructive infantile hydrocephalus: remarks about the so-called “unsuccessful cases” Pediatric Neurosurg 2011, May 3;46(6):435-441 P. Gallo. Comment on Yong RL, Habrock-Bach T, Vaughan M, Kestle JR, Steinbok P. “Symptomatic Retethering of the spinal cord after section of a tight filum terminale”. Neurosurgery 2011;68(6):1594-1602 P. Gallo, C. Mazza, F. Sala. Intrauterine head stab wound injury resulting in a growing skull fracture: a case report and literature review. Childs Nerv Syst. 2010 Mar;26(3):377-84. P. Gallo, S. Caffi, C. Mazza. The dramatic history of the plot against the Dominican friar, Peter from Verona: “a holy craniotomy”. Childs Nerv Syst. 2010 Mar;26(3):275-6 F. Chioffi, P. Gallo, S. Turazzi. Anterior cervical discectomy and fusion. Which substrate can we use?, Rivista Medica, vol 12, N. 3-4, September- December 2006 P. Gallo, C. Gragnaniello, C. Mottolese. Supracerebellar infratentorial approach to the pineal region. In Neurosurgery Tricks of the Trade: cranial, (Remi Nader, Scott Berta and Michael Levy Eds) pp 223-227, New York Thieme Medical Publishers, 2014 F. Sala, P. Gallo, V. Tramontano, M. Gerosa. Intraoperative Neurophisyological monitoring in posterior fossa surgery. Chapter 13, pp. 239-262 In Posterior Fossa Tumours in Children: Ozek, Cinalli, Maixner, Sainte-Rose 2015(Eds), Springer New York, 2015