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Neurosurgeon

Mika Risto Niemelä, Finnish neurosurgeon. Achievements include research in in hemangioblastomas of Central Nervous System and Retina; research in impact of von Hippel-Landau disease, gliomas, subarachnoid hemorrhage. Member of Scandinavian Neurosurg. Society (board directors since 2001), Finnish Neurosurg. Society, Finnish Medical Association, American Association Neurological Surgeons (associate).

Background

Niemelä, Mika Risto was born on January 23, 1964 in Oulu, Finland. Son of Eino and Toini (Taskinen) Niemelä.

Education

Doctor of Medicine, Helsinki University, 1989. Doctor of Philosophy, Helsinki University, 2000.

Career

Resident department of neurosurgery Helsinki University Hospital, 1997, consultant in neurosurgery, since 1997. Assistant professor neurosurgery Helsinki University, since 2000. Visiting professor department neurosurgery Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, since 2001.

Visiting professor Harvard Medical School, Boston, 2001—2002. Second lieutenant Finnish Army, 1992-1993.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in in hemangioblastomas of Central Nervous System and Retina. Research in impact of von Hippel-Landau disease, gliomas, subarachnoid hemorrhage.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member of Scandinavian Neurosurg. Society (board directors since 2001), Finnish Neurosurg. Society, Finnish Medical Association, American Association Neurological Surgeons (associate).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Golf, skiing, fly fishing, windsurfing.

Connections

father:
Eino Niemelä

mother:
Toini (Taskinen) Niemelä