Dr. Michele Federico Pecoraro is a vertebral neurosurgeon at the Casa di Cura La Madonnina.
After graduating from the Faculty of Medicine and Surgery in 2011 at the University of Pavia, in 2017 he specialized in neurosurgery at the University of Turin.
During his studies and career, Dr. Pecoraro has held two important research fellowships:
- In the USA (Columbia University - New York, New York- Dr. K.D.Riew), where he was able to investigate various aspects of degenerative pathologies of the cervical spine and deformities of the cervical spine.
- In the Czech Republic (Liberec Regional Hospital-Liberec-Prof. P. Suchomel), where he learned about the use of intraoperative imaging (CT) and navigation systems in the treatment of occipital-cervical and cervical-thoracic transitions.
In addition to collaborating with Casa di Cura la Madonnina, Dr. Pecoraro is a vertebral neurosurgeon at Casa di Cura Anna e Sileno Rizzola in San Dona di Piave (Venice), the European reference center for robotic spine surgery.
With more than 1,000 major spinal surgeries performed to date and extensive experience in robotic spine surgery using the Excelsius GPS - Globus platform, Dr. Pecoraro's surgical activities are mainly focused on:
- treatment of degenerative, tumor and traumatic pathologies of the spine with special application of the latest minimally invasive methods (anterior approaches to the cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine).
- interest in the conservative treatment of lower back/neck pain and herniated disc during anesthesia through a multidisciplinary approach involving various specialists.
The author of various scientific publications, he participated in various courses and national and international congresses, as well as a teacher/lecturer.