Scientific Education & Advisory Board
A native of Torino, Italy, Paolo A. Bolognese, M.D., graduated cum laude from the Medical School of the University of Turin. In 1990, he completed his neurosurgical training at the same university under the guidance of Professor Victor A. Fasano, an international leader in the field of high-tech applied to neurosurgery.
During this time, Dr. Bolognese became the leading worldwide expert in the field of laser Doppler flowmetry applied to neurosurgery and the top European figure in the field of neurosurgical intra-operative ultrasound. Upon the death of his former mentor, in 1992 he accepted the invitation of Dr. Thomas H. Milhorat to transfer his laser Doppler research to the United States and to be retrained under Dr. Milhorat at SUNY Health Science Center at Brooklyn.In addition to his U.S. neurosurgical training, Dr. Bolognese became the first trainee of the Fellowship in the Surgical Management of Chiari I Malformation and Related Disorders under Dr. Milhorat.
In 2001, Dr. Bolognese joined Dr. Milhorat at the Departments of Neurosurgery at North Shore University Hospital and Long Island Jewish Medical Center and as Associate Director of the Chiari Institute. Effective September 1, 2014, Dr. Bolognese will serve as director of the Chiari Neurosurgical Center.
Contact Dr. Bolognese.