Miguel A. Arraez, MD, PhD


Birthplace: Almería, Spain (1958). Residency in Neurological Surgery finished in 1988 (Virgen de las Nieves University Hospital, Granada (Spain). Since 1998 is Chairman of the Department of Neurosurgery at Carlos Haya University Hospital and Associate Professor of Neurosurgery at Malaga University since 2006. Academic activity in the board of several international neurosurgical journals (Neurosurgery, Neurosurgical Review, World Neurosurgery, Neurocirugia, Journal of International Neurosciences, Gliomat Journal, Journal of International Neurosciences). He has served in several neurosurgical organizations (World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies, World Academy of Neurological Surgeons, Spanish Society of Neurosurgery, Spanish Skull Base Society). Currently is President of the Spanish Society of Neurosurgery, Chairman of the WFNS Foundation and Secretary of the World Academy of Neurosurgery. Contributions to national and international congresses, peer-reviewed articles and also chapter and edition of books. Visiting Professorship at several international institutions in Europe and USA. Fields of interest: Skull base, pituitary surgery, brainstem tumors, neuro-oncology.


Chairman, Dept. of Neurosurgery. Carlos Haya University Hospital. Malaga. Spain

Associate Professor of Neurosurgery. Malaga Univeristy

Member. Editorial Committee of the journal Neurocirugía (Spanish Society of Neurosurgery).

Vice-President of the Spanish Society of Neurosurgery (2014-2016)

President of the Spanish Skull Base Society (2002-2004)

Secretary of the Spanish Society of Neurosurgery (2006-2010)

Member of the Advisory Panel and International Liason of the Journal Neurosurgery (2003 to present)

Regional Editor for Spain. Journal of International Neuroscience Journal

Editor. Journal Gliomat

Member. Editorial Board of Neurosurgical Review

Member. Editorial Board of Neurosurgery. Podcasts section.

Member. Senior Advisory Panel. World Neurosurgery

Coordinator of Committee Activities. World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies (period 2013-2017)

Member. Board of Trustees. World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies Foundation. (period 2013-2017)

Member. American Academy of Neurological Surgeons

Member. World Academy of Neurosurgery

Member. Royal Academy of Medicine and Surgery of Andalusia

Corresponding Member. Royal Academy of Medicine and Surgery of Spain

Visiting Professor. University Miller. Miami. USA

Visiting Professor. Lousiana University. USA

Honorary Professor. Burdenko Institute. Moscow. Russia