2nd International Symposium on Hypothalamic Hamartomas

History & Missions

About the Society

The European Gamma Knife® Society was founded in 1989 as a forum for Gamma Knife clinicians, physicists and researchers to exchange information, experiences and clinical techniques, as well as clinical data on the use of Leksell Gamma Knife.

Board Members


David Foster

Hans Jurg Kreiner

Andras Kemeny

Bodo Lippitz

Enrico Motti

Jean Régis



Mission Statement

The mission of the European Gamma Knife Society is to further define and expand the role of Gamma Knife Surgery in the treatment of intracranial disorders. The development of best practices in order to improve patient outcomes is an important objective of the Society. Membership is open to practitioners at all Gamma Knife sites.




✓   Improve results achieved in the field of radiosurgery by promoting support of basic and clinical research, with a focus on expanding the role of Leksell Gamma Knife

✓   Increase the visibility and acceptance of Leksell Gamma Knife technique in the worldwide medical community and among healthcare providers and patients

   Maintain leadership in the field of radiosurgery by continued commitment to the highest standards of research and technical achievement

✓   Stimulate multi-center trials and cross-site collaboration