Arturo J. Sáenz Quintanilla, MD, an attending and associate neurosurgeon of Centro de Neuro-radiocirugía at San Javier Hospital, spoke at the April 21 CSRC weekly meeting in Chapala. The topic was advanced treatment options – including minimally-invasive gamma knife therapy – for patients with neurologically-based tremors, including those caused by Parkinson’s Disease.


He’s also a Director of Interneuro, a private company that offers procedures for the treatment of complex neurosurgical problems in Guadalajara.

He received his medical degree in 1991 from the Universidad Autonoma de México and completed his internship in surgery at the Centro Médico Nacional 20 de Noviembre in México City.

Following a one-year fellowship in stereotactic and functional neurosurgery, computer-assisted surgery and radiosurgery at the Detroit medical Center, Wayne State University USA, he joined the Department of Neurological Surgery faculty at Hospital Central Sur de Alta Especialidad and Hospital Angeles del Pedregal in Mexico City, where he actively participates in the residency program.

Dr. Sáenz has been board-certified by the Mexican Society of Neurological Surgery since 1996. He is the author of 10 published articles and 3 textbook chapters.

His areas of specialization include brain tumor management; Gamma Knife stereotactic radiosurgery; movement disorders and trigeminal neuralgia; vascular malformations; Head injury; complex spinal problems, as well as Neuromodulation surgery.


CSRC President Sheila Paull with Dr. Saénz and public relations representative Brenda Gamboa.