Name: Juan Enrique Bender del Busto

Country: Cuba


International Center of Neurological Restoration (CIREN). Havana, Cuba.

Phone no: +53 72710829, +53 52524480

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Calle 180 Edificio A3 Apartamento 7 e/ 1ra y 5ta Ave. 
Reparto Flores, Playa. La Habana, Cuba.

Research Interests:

  • Epilepsy 
  • Epilepsy surgery and psychiatric disorders in epilepsy 
  • Cerebrovascular diseases



  • Second degree specialist in Neurology (1995).
  • Philosopher doctor (2010). 
  • Full Professor (2011) and Researcher (2012). 

University studies.

  • 1968-1974 School of Medicine. Havana University. Medical Doctor. 
  • 1982-1985 Neurology and Neurosurgery Institute. Havana City. First degree specialist in Neurology. 
  • 1995 Neurology and Neurosurgery Institute. Havana City. Second degree specialist in Neurology. 

Postgraduate studies:

  • 1991 Sancti Spiritus Provincial General Hospital. Intensive care to patients in severe conditions.
  • 2003 Training in Epilepsy Surgery at Montreal Neurological Institute at Mc Gill University. Canada. 
  • 2005 Qualified in Epilepsy. Medical Sciences “General Calixto García Iñiguez” Faculty.
  • 2011 Infanto-juvenile Epilepsy. Cuba-Canada Course. Neurological and Neurosurgical Institute. 

Profesional experience:

  • 1975-1978 Head of the Sanitary Medical Staff the Isle of Youth. 
  • 1978 Head of International Sanitary Control of the Isle of Youth. 
  • 1978-1981 Mission in Lybia (Physician)
  • 1981-1982 Mission in Angola (Physician)
  • 1982-1985 Neurology and Neurosurgery Institute (Resident of Neurology)
  • 1985-1998 Head of the Neurology Service at “Camilo Cienfuegos” Provincial General Hospital and Head of Provincial Neurology Group at Sancti Spiritus.
  • 1998-1999 Mission in Belize (Neurologist)
  • 1999-2014: International Center of Neurological Restoration (CIREN). Havana, Cuba.
  • 2014 Mission in Saudi Arabia. Consultant Neurologist.
  • 2014-2015 Mission in Nicaragua. Neurologist. 
  • 2015-2016 Head of Cuban section at CIREN.
  • 2016 at present Consultant Neurologist at CIREN