Torstein Meling 2019-11-13T18:01:40+00:00

Prof. Torstein Meling MD, PhD


Prof., MD, PhD

Professor of Neurosurgery at University of Geneva and Associate Professor at the Dept of Psychology at University of Oslo and former Professor of Neurosurgery and head of brain tumor section at Oslo University Hospital.

Some of the Titles and Memberships:

  • Chairman of the EANS Hands-On Courses
  • EANS board member
  • member of the German Academy of Neurosurgery (GANS)
  • member of World Academy of Neurosurgery (WANS).
  • Former EANS training committee chair
  • 2012 – 2015 Visiting professor Département Universitaire d’Anatomie, Lyon, France.
  • 2012- Visiting professor LSU Health Sciences Center, Shreveport.
  • 2004 – 2010 President of the Norwegian Society for Craniofacial Surgery.
  • 2004 – 2005 Deputy Head of Department of Neurosurgery, Rikshospitalet.
  • 2004 European Certificate of Neurosurgery EANS.

Prof. Meling is Chairman of the EANS Hands-On Courses and EANS board member. He is a member of the German Academy of Neurosurgery (GANS) and World Academy of Neurosurgery (WANS).

His research focuses on outcomes after neurosurgery, neurooncology and neurocognition. He has published 130 peer reviewed scientific articles and 40 book chapters, and given more than 230 lectures at international meetings and courses.

Prof. Meling is currently editor of Neurosurgical Review and editorial member of Acta Neurochirurgica and Neurochirurgie.

His clinical interests include skull base surgery, cerebrovascular surgery, complex craniofacial reconstructions, craniopharyngiomas, low-grade gliomas & awake craniotomies, and orbital tumors.

As a former EANS training committee chair, he was the Organizer of 12 neurosurgical hands-on courses and 8 scientific meetings. He was also member of organizing committes for 10 neurosurgical hands-on courses and 9 scientific meetings. More than 120 lectures at international scientific meetings and hands-on courses.

He has more than 100 scientific peer-reviewed articles (h-index 32) and 32 total book sections, 72 Scientific abstracts and 4 national treatment guidelines.