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Ridvan H. ALIMEHMETI graduated from the University of Tirana, Faculty of Medicine in 1993. From the University of Milan in Italy he got the title of Specialist in Neurosurgery in 2001 after complete residency Course at the Institute of Neurosurgery. From University of Milan, Ridvan conceived the title Doctor in Medicine and Surgery in 2002 and PhD Degree in Neurological Sciences and Pain, in 2007. He successfully passed the written Exam of European Association of Neurosurgical Societies (EANS) Board in 2006 after completing four years of Training Courses. In 2015 he was conceived the title Associate Professor in Neurosurgery at the University of Medicine, Tirana. Ridvan is lecturer of neurosurgery and tutor of microsurgery at University of Medicine, Tirana and Italian Catholic University of Medicine, in Tirana. He has been visiting doctor in Royal National Orthopedic Hospital in London; Hand Institute of Paris and Department of Peripheral Nerve and Hand Surgery, Fudan University, Shanghai. During six months in 2017 Ridvan has completed observership programmes beside Department of Neurosurgery of Johns Hopkins University; Inova Fairfax Hospital and Dellon Institute for Peripheral Nerve Surgery, in the United States. Ridvan is faculty of Training Courses of EANS and World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies (WFNS), Peripheral Nerve Surgery Section. He is member of EANS, WFNS, and Albanian Neuroscience Societies. He’s in charge of peripheral nerve and pain surgery, stereotactic & functional neurosurgery at the University Hospital Center “Mother Theresa” in Tirana. He introduced complex peripheral nerve and brachial plexus surgery at San Carlo Borromeo Hospital in Milan 2010-2011. Ridvan is invited peer-reviewer in fifteen international medical scientific journals and editorial board member in two. He held more than 100 presentations in professional congresses and conferences and authored 37 scientific articles. He conceived the Certificate in Advanced English from the University of Cambridge (British Council Milan, 1998) and the Certificate of Italian Language, CILS (Università per stranieri di Siena, Milan, 2001). Ridvan is married with two children.