Czech Republic

Martin Sames, MD, PhD
Professor and Chairman of Department of Neurosurgery

Current Affiliation:
■ Professor and Chairman of the Department of Neurosurgery Masaryk Hospital, University J.E.Purkinje,
Usti nad Labem, Czech Republic
■ 2nd Medical Faculty of the Charles University, Prague
Tel. +420-477112871, email:
Date of Birth / Loc.: November 1, 1963 / Czech Republic
Education: 1982-1988 Medical School Charles University Prague, 1988 M.D. degree with honors
Professional Position : 1991-1996 neurosurgical residency at the Department of Neurosurgery Masaryk Hospital Usti nad Labem ( Head Prof. V. Benes ), 1996 Board of Neurosurgery, since 1997 Chairman of the Department of Neurosurgery Masaryk Hospital Usti nad Labem, Czech Republic, 2000 Ph.D. degree, 2006 degree Assoc Prof, 2012 degree professor
Special Training:
Courses of European Association of Neurosurgical Societies 1992-1996
16 Neurosurgical, Vascular and Skull Base Courses ( USA, Europe, Japan) 1996-2005
Professional Stay in Neurosurgical Departments:
University Hospitals (Vienna, Graz, Utrecht, London) 1991-1995
Medical Centers USA ( Phoenix, USC Los Angeles, UCSF,
Columbia Presbyterian NYC, Mount Sinai NYC) 1994-2000
Neurosurgical Departments in Japan (Tokyo, Nagasaki, Kushiro) 1999-2001
Academic Position:
Neurosurgery lecturer on the Medical Faculty of the Charles University Prague 2000- present
Examination Committee in Neurosurgery
Clinical work:
■ Neurovascular program
Vice-chairman of the Neurovascular Center focused on surgery and endovascular treatment of the cerebral aneurysms, AVM, cerebral ischemia
■ Skull base program
2004 establishment of the clinical and educational Skull Base Center and the Center for Facial Nerve Surgery (WFNS Education Center class “A”)
Experimental work:
■ Cranial and peripheral nerve regeneration
■ Anatomical skull base dissections, since 1999 institution of Anatomical Skull Base Laboratory (the 1st in the Czech Republic)

Organization of International Dissection Courses and Workshops:
1. International Skull Base Microanatomy Hans-On Dissecton Courses: 2003, 2007, 2010, 2011
2. Live Surgery: Fukushima 2011, Bertalanffy 2013, Tanikawa 2015
3. White matter dissection technique and DTI fiber tracking. Microanatomy Hands-On Dissection Course, Prague 2012
4. Transtemporal approaches and ECIC bypass. Vascular and Skull Base Microanatomy Hands-On Dissection Courses: Prague 2012, 2015
5. 7th Central European Neurosurgical Society Meeting joint Meeting with the Congress of Neurological Surgeons (USA), Prague, June 13-15, 2012 – Scientific Secretary
6. Congress Neurological Surgeons 2012 Annual Meeting, Chicago, USA October 6-10, 2012 – International Partner and Guest CENS Society
7. 7th International Neurosurgical Winter Congress. Innsbruck - Seefeld, Austria, 11. - 14.1.2017 - congress president

Grants: 11 national IGA grants
International trials:
STICH (Surgical Trial on Intracerebral Hemorrhage), Alkermes (Gliomas), CRASH (Brain trauma injury), Consciousness 3 (vasospasm after SAH and coil), ACT IV (EGFRvIII positive gliomas)
Editorial positions:
Editorial Board of Czech and Slovak Neurology and Neurosurgery
Advisory Board Journal of Neurological Surgery
Editorial Board Acta Neurochirurgica

Publications with IF 100 papers, publications 40 articles, monographs and books 9, invited speaker 102 lectures
450 abstracts and posters
President of the Czech Neurosurgical Society (2014 - 2018)
President of the Czech Skull Base Study Group (2016 - 2018)
European Association of Neurosurgical Societies (EANS)–member of Vascular Section, Ethical Committee, SBS Section
WFNS Skull Base Surgery Committee (Education Center Class"A")
Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS) – International Vista membership
Academia Eurasiana Neurochirurgica
Secretary of the Central European Neurosurgical Society (CENS)