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Daniele Rigamonti, M.D.

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  • Chief of Staff, Johns Hopkins Aramco Healthcare
  • Professor of Neurosurgery

Languages: English, Italian




Dr. Daniele Rigamonti is currently the medical chief of staff for Johns Hopkins Aramco Healthcare, a joint venture between Johns Hopkins Medicine and Saudi Aramco, a world leader in energy. Its goal is to strengthen the company’s health system and establish population health strategies for Saudi Aramco’s 355,000 employees, beneficiaries and retirees. more


  • Chief of Staff, Johns Hopkins Aramco Healthcare
  • Professor of Neurosurgery
  • Joint Appointment in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Departments / Divisions



  • MD; Medicine; Universita Cattolica de Sacro Cuore (1976)


  • Neurosurgery; Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai (1984)


  • Neurovascular Surgery; Barrow Neurological Institute of St Joseph's Hospital & Medical Center (1987)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Neurological Surgery (Neurological Surgery) (1988)

Research & Publications

Selected Publications

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Pujari S, Khakrar S, Rigamonti D, Williams MA: Long term clinical course in patients with Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus managed by Cerebrospinal Fluid shunting. J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 2008;79:1282-1286

Feick, D, Sickmond, J, Liu, L, Metellus, P, Williams, MA, Rigamonti, D, Hill-Briggs, F Sensitivity and Predictive Value of Occupational and Physical Therapy Assessments in the Functional Evaluation of Patients with Suspected Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine 2008; 40 (9):715-20

Zhang,J, Basu, S, Rigamonti,D, Dietz,HC, Clatterbuck, RE: Krit1 modulates beta1 integrin-mediated endothelial cell proliferation. Neurosurgery 2008; 40(9):715-20

Ain MC, Chang TL, Schkrohowsky JG, Carlisle ES, Hodor M, Rigamonti D: Rates of perioperative Complications associated with laminectomies in Patients with Achondroplasia. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery 2008,90:295-298

Ford E, Purger D,Tryggerstad E, McNutt T, Chistodouleas J,Rigamonti D, Shokek O, Won S, Zhou J, Lim M, Wong J, Kleinberg L A virtual frame system for stereotactic Radiosurgery planning Int J Radiation Oncology Biol Phys 2008; 72 (4):1244-49

Anderson WS Rigamonti. Fatal case of intracerebral hemorrhage during Gamma Knife treatment for metastases. Clinical Neurology and Neurosurgery 2008; 110 (8):838-42

Pradilla G, Ardila GP, Hsu W, Rigamonti D: Epidural abscesses of the CNS .Lancet Neurology 2009, 8:292-300

Activities & Honors


  • The first Salisbury family Professor of Neurosurgery, 2008


  • American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS)
  • American College of Surgeons
  • International Society for Hydrocephalus and Cerebrospinal Fluid Disorders.
  • International Stereotactic Radiosurgery Society
  • The Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS)
  • The Society of Neurological Surgery

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