Dr méd. Rodolfo Maduri

FMH Specialist in Neurosurgery and Spinal Surgery


French, English, Italian (mother language)

Work experience

2017–2019 Attending Neurosurgeon (Chef de Clinique)
Service of Neurosurgery & Spine Unit
Paediatric Neurosurgery
Department of Clinical Neuroscience
Service of Neurosurgery, University Hospital of Lausanne (CHUV)
2015–2016 Resident in Oncology and Rhinology Unit 
Department of Anaesthesiology and Surgery
Service of Ear/Nose/Throat (ENT), Head and Neck
University Hospital of Lausanne (CHUV)
2013–2016 Neurosurgical Residency
Department of Clinical Neurosciences
Service of Neurosurgery
University Hospital of Lausanne (CHUV)
2012–2013 Resident in Neurosurgery
Neurological and Neurosurgical Hospital “Pierre Wertheimer”
Hospices Civils de Lyon - France


  • Eurospine Advanced Diploma Course
  • Fellow of the European Board of Neurological Surgery (FEBNS)
  • Swiss Board of Neurosurgery (FMH)
  • Medical Doctor graduation diploma
    University of Lausanne “UniL”, Lausanne (Switzerland)
2017 Clinical research investigator (GCP-ICP) Certification.
University of Lausanne “UniL”, Lausanne (Switzerland)
2011 Medical Doctor graduation with mention
University “Magna Graecia” of Catanzaro (Italy)


  • Eurospine Society (Active Member)
  • European Association of Neurosurgical Societies (EANS)
  • International Society of Paediatric Neurosurgery (ISPN)
  • Swiss Medical Federation (FMH)
  • Medical, Surgical & Dentistry Board of Catanzaro (FNOMCeO), Italy

  • Spinal Surgery
  • Image guided minimally invasive spine surgery
  • Oncologic neurosurgery (brain and spine tumors)
  • Pediatric Neurosurgery (craniofacial malformations, brain-tumors)

Academic & scientific activity

Visiting Professor of Neurosurgery, Faculty of Biology & Medicine, University “Aldo Moro” of Bari, Bari (Italy)

Research studies as Principal Investigator:

  • The efficacy of image guided minimal access resection of spinal intradural tumors: surgical outcomes with and without image merged tailored access resection (IMTAR). Start date: January 1st, 2016 – End date, December 31th, 2018. Competent EC: CER-VD, protocol n. 172/15
  • Impact of delayed cerebral ischemia (DCI) on the neuropsychological outcome after aneurysmal subarachnoid haemorrhage – a Swiss SOS multicentre observational study. Clinicaltrial.gov identification number NCT03032471.
  • Swiss SOS study. Multicenter study on aneurysmal subarachnoid haemorrhage. Clinicaltrial.gov identification number: NCT03245866.

Relevant publications about Spine Surgery:

  • Book chapter: “Management of CSF Fistula” in Spine Surgery. A Case Based Approach, Bernhard Meyer, Michael Rauschmann, Springer 2019, ISBN ISBN 978-3-319-98874-0.
  • Book chapter: “Subaxial Cervical Trauma”, in Spine Surgery. A Case Based Approach, Bernhard Meyer, Michael Rauschmann, Springer 2019, ISBN ISBN 978-3-319-98874-0.
  • Bone cylinder plug and coil technique for accurate pedicle localization in thoracic spine surgery: A technical note. Surg Neurol Int. 2019 Jun 19;10:104. doi: 10.25259/SNI-258-2019. eCollection 2019. PMID:31528442.
  • Image Merge Tailored Access Resection (IMTAR) of Spinal Intradural Tumors. Technical Report of 13 Cases. World Neurosurg. 2017 Feb;98:594-602. doi: 10.1016/j.wneu.2016.05.092. Epub 2016 Jun 8.
  • Spinal angiolipomas in pregnancy: Natural history and surgical treatment. Clin Neurol Neurosurg. 2019 Mar;178:25-30. doi: 10.1016/j.clineuro.2019.01.015. Epub 2019 Jan 21. Review. PMID: 30684928.
  • Surgery for intramedullary astrocytomas: does tumour location matter? Acta Neurochir (Wien). 2017 Feb 28. doi: 10.1007/s00701-017-3116-1.
  • Cannabinoid-induced alteration of motor-evoked potentials (MEPs) prior to intradural spinal tumor removal: a nasty surprise. Childs Nerv Syst. 2018 Jul;34(7):1287-1289. doi: 10.1007/s00381-018-3830-x. Epub 2018 May 25.
  • Other publications available on Pubmed.gov: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=maduri+r ;

Presentations at congresses as Speaker

  • Spinal angiolipomas in pregnancy: natural history and surgical treatment. 68° Congress of the Italian Society of Neurosurgery, 2019 September 16-19, Roma (Italy).
  • C1-C2 posterior screw fixation and cage assisted facet arthrodesis (CAFA): description of the technique and results. 67° Congress of the Italian Society of Neurosurgery, 2018 September 19-21, Ancona (Italy).
  • Minimally invasive resection of ventral and ventrolateral intradural extramedullary spinal lesions. Clinical outcome and the addition of the image merge technique. Global spine Congress, 2017 May 3-6, Milan (Italy) & Swiss Congress of Neurosurgery, 2017 June 08-09, Basel (Switzerland) & 66° Congress of the Italian Society of Neurosurgery, 2017 June 21-22, Verona (Italy).
  • Image merge tailored access resection (IMTAR): technical improvement for spinal intradural tumors resection. 65° Congress of the Italian Society of Neurosurgery, 2016 October 19-21, Rome (Italy).
  • Posterior circulation aneurysms: epidemiology, patterns of care and outcomes from the Swiss SOS national registry. EANS Congress 2016, September 6, Athens (Greece) & 65° Congress of the Italian Society of Neurosurgery, 2016 October 19-21, Rome (Italy).
  • Treatment of ruptured PICA aneurysms in the endovascular era. Evidence from the Swiss SOS national database. EANS Congress 2016, September 6, Athens (Greece) & 65° Congress of the Italian Society of Neurosurgery, 2016  October 19-21, Rome (Italy).
  • Multidisciplinary evidence-based approach (MEBA) to thoraco-lumbar spine fractures: a single institution experience. 64° Congress of the Italian Society of Neurosurgery, 2015 June 24-26, Naples (Italy).
  • Image merged guided spine surgery for intradural tumors: retrospective series of 8 cases. Global Spine Congress, 2015 May 21-23, Buenos Aires (Argentina).
  • Surgical resection of low-grade gliomas infiltrating the operculo-insular region. 62° Congress of the Italian Society of Neurosurgery 2013 October 11 Palermo (Italy).
  • Endovascular treatment of two concomitant causes of pulsatile tinnitus: sigmoid sinus stenosis and ipsilateral jugular bulb diverticulum. Case report and literature review. 61° Congress of the Italian Society of Neurosurgery 2012 October 14 Rimini (Italy).
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