Prof. Pedro Lylyk MD, Neurosurgeon, Director and CEO of ENERI (Equipo de Neurocirugía Endovascular y Radiología Intervencionista) and Clínica La Sagrada Familia in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Among his extensive academic background, he is Chair of Neurosurgery and Hemodynamics at the University of Buenos Aires (UBA), Professor of the Department of Vascular Medicine at the University of El Salvador (USAL) and Professor of Endovascular Surgery at the University of Ciencias Empresariales (UCES). After graduating from the faculty of Medicine of the University of Buenos Aires (UBA), he completed his residency program in Pediatric Neurosurgery with Prof. Dr. Raúl Carrea at the Ricardo Gutiérrez Children's Hospital of Buenos Aires and a fellowship in Diagnostic Neuroradiology, Therapeutic and Endovascular Neurosurgery at the University Hospital of London of the University of Western Ontario, Canada, and at the University of California, Los Angeles, USA. Former Director in FLENI (Fundación de Lucha contra las Enfermedades Neurológicas de la Infancia) and Clínica Adventista Belgrano in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Co- founder of the Intracranial Stent Meeting and Society (ICS); Member of the SwissNeuroFoundation, Founding member and Ex President of SILAN, (Sociedad Ibero Latino Americana de Neurorradiología Diagnóstica Y Terapéutic), AANDIT (Asociación Argentina de Neurorradiología Diagnóstica y Terapéutica), CANI (Colegio Argentino de Neurorradiología Intervencionista), current President of the Argentine Stroke Association - AAAC (Asociación Argentina de Ataque Cerebral), and recent former President of the World Congress of the World Federation of Interventional and Therapeutic Neuroradiology - WFITN. His Endovascular Lab is one of the Training Centers for SILAN fellows, which has allowed the training of more than 70 professionals since 1995.
Since 1986 he is dedicated to the development and improvement of devices and therapeutic options to enhance the Endovascular Neurosurgical field and represents a worldwide reference for the medical device industry. Recognized as the first to place an intracranial stent in 1996, as of then, he has performed more than 8.000 Brain Aneurysms and 9.000 AVM´s at his Endovascular Center in Buenos Aires, and has developed the Endovascular Neurosurgery and Interventional Radiology training program at ENERI and Clínica La Sagrada Familia for benefit of young physicians from all over the world.
As an active community member, Prof. Lylyk, leads the National Stroke Prevention Campaign in line with the World Stroke Organization at the Comprehension Stroke Center of Buenos Aires. For further information: www.lylyk.com.ar and www.sagradafamilia.com.ar