Prof. Lehtimäki

Prof. Lehtimäki

Contact details

Kai A. Lehtimäki MD, PhD
Associate Professor in Neurosurgery
Tampere University Hospital



  • Tampere University Medical School, Finland (1997-2003)
  • Resident in neurosurgery, Department of Neurosurgery, Tampere University Hospital (2003-2009)
  • PhD degree, University of Tampere Medical School, Finland (2008)
  • Board certified neurosurgeon (2009-present)
  • Docent in neurosurgery, Tampere University Medical School, Finland (2016)

Working experience

  • Consultant neurosurgeon, Tampere University Hospital (2009 – present)
  • Consultant neurosurgeon, Uppsala University Hospital, Sweden (2013-2014)
  • Consultant neurosurgeon, Helsinki University Töölö Hospital (2015)

Positions of responsibility

  • European continuing medical training (ECMT) course director, ANT-DBS for epilepsy (2012-present)
  • Executive committee of Finnish neurosurgical association (2012-2014)
  • Executive committee of European Society for Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery (2012-present)
  • Steering committee of Medtronic Registry for Epilepsy (MORE) (2014-present)


  • Max Finck ECT investigator award, San Fransisco, USA (2009)
  • Student’s best lecturer award, Scandinavian society for neurosurgery, Beitostolen, Norway (2014)