Luigi Rigante, MD, is an Associate Staff Physician in the Neurological Institute at Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi and a Clinical Assistant Professor of Neurological Surgery at the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, US.
Prior to joining Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, Dr. Rigante served as a Neurosurgery Cerebrovascular and Endovascular Fellow at Radboud University Medical Center Nijmegen,Netherlands.
Dr. Rigante is a graduate of the Catholic University School of Medicine in Rome, Italy. He also completed a Skull Base Research Fellowship at Weill Cornell Medical College in New York, New York, US, as well as a Clinical Fellowship at the Department of Neurosurgery, Eberhard-Karls University Tuebingen, Germany.
Dr. Rigante is reviewer of the journal Clinical Neurology and Neurosurgery. He has authored 26 peer reviewed articles and served as a distinguished lecturer at several national and international society meetings were he presented topics in the fields of skull base neurosurgery and surgical anatomy.
Dr. Rigante has also received research grants from prestigious research institutions for laboratory anatomical studies on skull base surgery.