Prof Belli graduated from Tor Vergata University in Rome with a degree in Medicine and Surgery. He completed a doctoral degree (MD) on neurobiochemistry of brain ischaemia and reperfusion at Tor Vergata University and then moved to the UK in 1994.
He trained as a neurosurgeon at King’s College Hospital, Atkinson Morley’s Hospital, The National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Great Ormond Street Hospital, The Royal Free Hospital and Charing Cross Hospital. Between 2001 and 2003 he carried out a research fellowship in neuromonitoring at the Institute of Neurology in London.
He is on the editorial board of several neurology journals and is an adviser on concussion to the Rugby Football Union, Premier League, Football Association and England Cricket Board.
Antonio Belli is Director of the Surgical Reconstruction and Microbiology Research Centre, founder of Trauma Sciences Masters programme at the University of Birmingham and NIHR Senior Investigator. He is a practising neurosurgeon at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmimgham.
NIHR Senior Investigator