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Dr. Michal A. Rynkowski earned his medical degree at the Medical University of Gdańsk, where he graduated with honors. He completed neurological surgery internship, residency and chief residency at the Medical University of Gdańsk and as well at the Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB), Hȏpital Erasme, Belgium with high distinction. In addition, he obtained a Ph.D. degree in the field of cerebrovascular neurosurgery and a second master thesis in neuro- oncology. Furthermore, he was awarded a prestigious post-doctoral fellowship at the Columbia University in New York, Department of Neurosurgery, USA. Dr. Rynkowski completed neuroendoscopy fellowship at the University of Naples Federico II in Naples, Italy and a complex spine fellowship at the Centre for Spinal Studies and Surgery (CSSS) in Nottingham, UK, specializing in complex approaches to spinal disorders.
Dr. Rynkowski's long standing neurosurgical practice is devoted to degenerative spine diseases, intervertebral disc disease, spinal tumors, tumors of the brain, skull base tumors, gliomas, meningiomas, acoustic neuromas, pituitary tumors, craniopharyngiomas, cerebrovascular diseases and Chiari malformation. He also treats adult/pediatric hydrocephalus and neuro-trauma.
Dr. Rynkowski uses in his daily practice intraoperative neuronavigation and ultrasound, endoscopy, microscope, ultrasound knife (CUSA) and other specialized techniques to substantially minimize the risk to patients with disorders of the brain and spine. He has published in leading, peer-reviewed journals about his work. Dr. Rynkowski is actively engaged as a senior neurosurgeon in neurosurgical training of residents sharing with them his experience and additionally he gives lectures during neurosurgical courses.

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  • Pituitary adenoma
  • Aneurysm
  • Vertebroplasty
  • Cervico brachial neuralgia
  • Spine and spinal cord surgery
  • Spine surgery
  • Brain tumors

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  • Doctor of Medicine (MD), Medical University of Gdansk. Medical Faculty, Poland, Medicine (1994 - 2001)
  • Specialist training in Neurosurgery, Medical University of Gdansk, Poland, Neurosurgery (2001 - 2007)
  • Specialist training in Neurosurgery, Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB), Belgium., Neurosurgery (2007 - 2013)
  • Clinical training in percutaneous lumbar discectomy-Nucleoplasty, Universitätsklinikum Aachen, Germany, Neurosurgery (2003)
  • Post-doctoral Fellowship: New York-Presbyterian Hospital, Columbia University, New York , USA, Neurosurgery (2006 - 2007)
  • Fellowship in Neuroendoscopy, University of Naples Federico II, Department of Neurosurgery, Naples, Italy., Neurosurgery (2012)
  • Fellowship in Complex Spine, The Centre for Spinal Studies and Surgery (CSSS), Queen’s Medical Centre of the Nottingham University Hospitals, Nottingham, UK., Neurosurgery/Orthopeadics (2016 - 2017)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Doctoral Thesis in vascular neurosurgery, Medical University of Gdansk, Poland-Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB), Belgium, Medicine, Neurosurgery (2004)
  • Master thesis in neuro-oncology, Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB), Belgium, Neurosurgery (2013)

Professional experience

  • Neurosurgeon, Full time, UZ Brussel (VUB), UZ Brussel, Department of Neurosurgery, Belgium (2020 - Present)
  • Neurosurgeon, Civil Hospital of Marie-Curie, Department of Neurosurgery, Charleroi, Belgium (2017 - 2020)
  • Neurosurgeon, Spine Fellow, Queen’s Medical Centre, CSSS, Nottingham University Hospitals, Nottingham, United Kingdom (2016 - 2017)
  • Trainee in Neurosurgery, Erasme Hospital (ULB), Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB), Bruxelles, Belgium (2007 - 2016)
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Columbia University Medical Center, New York-Presbyterian Hospital,Department of Neurosurgery, New York, USA, USA (2006 - 2007)
  • Trainee in Neurosurgery, Medical University of Gdansk, Department of Neurosurgery, Gdansk, Poland (2001 - 2007)

Organisations member

  • 1. Belgian Society of Neurosurgery (BSN) (2007 - Present)
  • 2. Belgian Association for Neuro-Oncology (BANO) (2009 - Present)
  • 3. Belgian Order of Physicians (Ordre Des Médecins/ Order Der Artsen) (2006 - Present)
  • 4. European Association of Neurosurgical Societies (EANS) (2007 - Present)
  • 5. American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS): International Member. (2007 - Present)
  • 6. General Medical Council (GMC), United Kingdom. Fully registered medical Practitioner with a license to practice and on the Specialist Register of Neurosurgery. (2005 - Present)
  • 7. Polish Association of Spine Surgery (2018 - Present)

Spoken languages

  • English
  • French
  • Polish

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