Antonio Santacroce, MD

Neurosurgeon & Radiation Oncologist

Antonio Santacroce, MD

Neurosurgeon & Radiation Oncologist


1999 – 2005
Studied medicine at the Università degli Studi di Bari, Italy

February 2006 
License to practice medicine “Ordine dei medici e chirurghi della Provincia di Bari”, Italy

Resident in the Department of Pediatric Neurosurgery at the Catholic University of Rome, Italy (Prof. Concezio Di Rocco)

Intensive German language training

2007 – 2009
Research fellowship (grant) under supervision of the European Leksell Gamma-Knife Society (ELGKS) in cooperation with the Department of Neurosurgery at the Heinrich Heine University in Düsseldorf: “Gamma-Knife radiosurgery in intracranial meningiomas”

July 2009
Approval as a doctor – Medical Association North Rhine – Dusseldorf

Assistant doctor in further training and research assistant

Clinic for Radiation Therapy and Radiation Oncology (Prof. Dr. med. W. Budach)
Clinic for Neurosurgery, University Hospital Düsseldorf (Prof. Dr. med. H. J. Steiger)
Clinic for Neurosurgery, University Hospital Tübingen (Prof. Dr. med. M. Tatagiba)
Clinic for Neurosurgery, St. Barbara Clinic Hamm (PD Dr. med. C. Ewelt)

March 2015
Specialist in radiotherapy
Acquisition of expertise in radiation protection, the entire field of radiation treatment (teletherapy and brachytherapy)

July 2021
Specialist in neurosurgery

Doctorate with obtaining a doctorate from the medical faculty of the Heinrich Heine University in Düsseldorf

Since 2022
Dr medical Antonio Santacroce strengthens the medical team at the ERCM in Munich-Großhadern

Professional Societies

DEGRO – German Society for Radiation Oncology

DGNC – German Society for Neurosurgery

SINCH – Italian Society of Neurosurgery

EANS – European Society of Neurosurgery

ILGKS – International Leksell Gamma Knife Society

ISRS – International Stereotactic Radiosurgery Society

ELGKS – European Leksell Gamma Knife Society

Scientific commitment

More than 100 specialist lectures at national and international level on a wide variety of topics related to Gamma-Knife Linac and Cyberknife and radiosurgery. Over 10 publications and 2 book contributions