Dr. Italo Linfante provides Neurosurgery, Neurology, Neuro Endovascular and other services for Miami Vascular Specialists. He is the Associate Professor of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Radiology at Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine at Florida International University, as well as Director of Interventional Neuroradiology and Endovascular Neurosurgery at Miami Cardiac and Vascular Institute and Baptist Neuroscience Institute. Additionally, he has served as Associate Professor in Neurology and Radiology in the University of Massachusetts' Section of Neuroendovascular Surgery and Interventional Neuroradiology.
Born and raised in Italy, Dr. Linfante earned his medical degree at the University of Rome "La Sapienza," where he completed a residency in Neurology. He furthered his medical academia with a residency in internal medicine at George Washington University Medical Center and a Neurology residency at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. He completed a fellowship in Neuro-Imaging at the National Institute of Health in Bethesda, Maryland, and a fellowship in Cerebrovascular Diseases at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center at Harvard. He was on the Faculty of Neurology in Cerebrovascular Diseases at Harvard Medical School where he received advanced training in Interventional Neuroradiology and Neuro Endovascular Surgery.
Dr. Linfante has participated in numerous clinical trials of medications and advanced technology and equipment related to Stroke and other Cerebrovascular conditions. He has given national and international lectures and presentations to medical students and peers. He serves on the Editorial Board of Stroke, a scientific journal, as well as on the Editorial Board of the Journal of Neuro Interventional Surgery. He has been solicited as guest editor for numerous peer-reviewed medical journals.
He has authored over 70 articles published in peer reviewed, world-renowned journals, including: Stroke, Neurology and Neurosurgery. Additionally he has published several book chapters on the subjects of stroke and cardiovascular disease.
His prestigious professional associations include: the Society for Interventional Neurology, the Executive Committee of the Society for Neuro Interventional Surgery, the American Heart Association, and the American Stroke Association.
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Dr. Italo Linfante's Qualifications and Experience
University of Rome â€œLa Sapienzaâ€?, Italy
University of Rome, â€œLa Sapienzaâ€?, Italy
Italian Board of Neurology â€œSumma Cum Laude and Honors
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
American Board of Neurology: Board Certification in Vascular Neurology