The Montpellier Stroke Centre and the department of Clinical & Interventional Neuroradiology services the 2.5 million inhabitants of the city.

In 2018 Prof Vincent Costalat, Dr Grégory Gascou and the department performed a total of about 2,000 intracranial procedures including 400 intracranial embolisation of aneurysms and 450 Acute Ischemic Stroke events. 

Montpellier is in the South of France close to the Mediterranean Sea. It is the 8th largest city in France and is the fastest growing city in the country over the past 25 years. 

The Faculty of Medicine of Montpellier, created in the 12th century, is the oldest practicing medical faculty in the world. It has welcomed scholars and scientists from all eras and origins. Rabelais, Lapeyronie, Chaptal, Arnaud de Villeneuve, Gui de Chauliac have marked its history.


For the Stroke Academy Module 6, three participants will be completing their clinical immersion at this centre for a duration of 4 days.

Arrival is on the evening prior to the first day.

Departure on day four of the programme after 16:00.


Learners must have completed all modules leading up to this session in order to participate in the clinical immersion.


For available dates, please refer to the course agenda or contact your Medtronic representative.