Prof. Torstein Ragnar MelingDenmark
The National Hospital of Denmark, Rigshospitalet
Current Position
2023 to present Head of Department of Neurosurgery at the National Hospital of Denmark, Rigshospitalet
2022 to present Visiting professor, LASA Laboratory, School of Engineering, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne Lausanne, EPFL, Switzerland
2018 to present Senior Advisor, Besta Sim Center, Department of Neurological Surgery, Istituto Nazionale Neurologica "C. Besta", Milano, Italy
Academic Experiences
2015 - Professor of Neurosurgery
Professional Experiences
2018 - 2022Professor of Neurosurgery, University of Geneva, Switzerland
2015 - 2020Professor of Neurosurgery, University of Oslo, Norway
Specialty & Expertise
cerebrovascular surgery, skull base surgery, orbital tumors, craniopharyngioma
About Me
Torstein R. Meling is EANS President and Head of Department of Neurosurgery at the National Hospital of Denmark, Rigshospitalet, and Senior Advisor at the Besta NeuroSim Center at Istituto Nazionale Neurologico in Milano, Italy. He received his pre-graduate training at the University of Oslo, Norway and post-graduate training at the National Hospital in Norway, followed by fellowship training in vascular and skull base surgery in Bristol, UK.

He has published 310+ peer reviewed scientific articles and book chapters, presented 450+ lectures at international meetings and courses, and participated in the organization of more than 130 congresses, postgraduate training courses or hands-on courses.

Prof. Meling is editorial member of Brain & Spine, Acta Neurochirurgica, and Neurochirurgie. He is a member of the German Academy of Neurosurgery (GANS) and World Academy of Neurosurgery (WANS) and honorary member of several national neurosurgical societies.