Amin B. KassamMD
Dr. Kassam has led or been the Chairman of Neurosurgery four separate times; created and globally scaled three disruptive novel surgical procedures; founded or held leadership roles in four separate technology start-up companies constructed for the purpose of creating the underlying platforms for these procedural innovations and held executive health care administration leadership roles to translate these innovations through tech-enabled services.
He has iterated Tech-enabled Services (T-E S) paradigm three times over two decades, pioneering the access to the brain and skull base through the nostril (1998-2005), accessing deep subcortical regions of the brain through minimally invasive corridors (2005-2012), and the development of Robotic Optical micro-neurosurgery (ROVOT-m) (2012-current). Implementing this “T-E S” paradigm, across diverse corporate health care systems in both Canada and the United States growing them at unprecedented rates.
Dr. Kassam has published over 300 peer-reviewed articles, textbooks, 80 book chapters, given over 250 lectures globally. He has an H-index of 57, RG-impact score in the 97th percentile, and his work has been cited over 14,000 times. He authored the 1st and 3rd most cited article in his field over the past decade and recently published a sentinel atlas on the architecture of the human subcortical network; “The White Matter Chassis” that was placed on the Pantheon list as one of the 10 most cited articles in Neurosurgery in 2017.