He served in the US Navy for 5 years before enrolling in undergraduate studies at the University of Texas to study neurobiology. Then went on to study medicine at Texas Tech before matching to neurosurgery residency at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh, PA. Recently accepted a job as the Regional Director of Neurosurgery and Neurosciences in Erie, PA, in addition to being the Director of Minimally invasive and complex spine, neurooncology, functional neurosurgery, and vascular neurosurgery.
Biofilm analysis on surgical implants, spinal biomechanics, fluid dynamics of the cranial vault, epilepsy, and brain aneurysms.
Professor Fawaz Assaad is a German Board Certified Neurosurgeon (Friedrich-Wilhelm University in Bonn, Germany), with over 30 years’ experience in Neurosurgery and Neuroanatomy. Former head of neurosurgical department at Damascus University, former dean of medical School at Damascus University, Syria. Former Adjunct Professor at Lebanese American University of Beirut, Lebanon. Founder of Syrian Centre for Conservative and Surgical Treatment of Epilepsy in collaboration with Friedrich-Wilhelm University in Bonn, Germany. Team Leader for national Plan of development program and curricula for the School of Medicine in Damascus University, Syria. Senior consultant at neurosurgical departments in Germany, and since recently working in research and running his own private clinic in Germany (private office).
Conservative and surgical spine therapy, Hypophysis disease, Stereotactic and functional neurosurgery, Conservative and surgical treatment of epilepsy
Ghassan George Haddad is an American Board Certified Neurologist –Clinical Neurophysiologist with 20 years of clinical experience, Director of the Neurosciences lab that provides Electroencephalography, Evoked potentials and Electromyography at Serhal Hospital-Lebanon. International speaker on Electromyography and have presented workshop on specialized electromyography in KSA, UAE and Algeria.
Dr. John F. Bebawy, MD is an Associate Professor of Anesthesiology & Neurological Surgery at Northwestern University. His clinical and research interests and expertise relate to Neuroanesthesia, with a focus on interventions that affect cerebral blood flow and cerebrovascular hemodynamics. Dr. Bebawy completed hisAnesthesiology residency and Neurosurgical Anesthesiology fellowship training at Northwestern in 2008, where he is currentlyfaculty and Associate Director of the Neurosurgical Anesthesiology Fellowship Program. He is a member of many national and international societies for the advancement of Neurosurgical Anesthesiology, has published widely on various topics in the field, and has spoken at many meetings throughout the world on areas within his expertise. He is devoted and committed to the betterment of patient safety through individualized and compassionate clinical care, as well as through his contribution to the scientific community.
Degree in Medicine from the University of Cuiaba (UNIC) from 2002 to 2008. RESIDENCY: Resident in Neurosurgery at General University Hospital (HGU) in Cuiabá MT from 2009 to 2014. FELLOWSHIP: Clinical Fellowship in NeuroOncology in the National Cancer Institute (INCA) in Rio de Janeiro 2012 - 2013; Research and Observer Fellowship in Neurosurgery in Wisconsin Hospital in Sept-Oct 2013 in the city of Madison - Wisconsin - USA; Research Fellowship in BaptistNeurological Institute, Department of Neuroendovascular since Oct 2015 - Present - Jacksonville - FL. CERTIFIED BOARDS: Board Certified - Neurosurgery Brazilian Society in Brazil - 2015; Member, Certified of Neurosurgery Brazilian Academic Society in Brazil - 2015. EDITORIAL BOARD MEMBER Editor Board Member of Journal of Surgery. Scifed Journal of Surgery. From Scientific Federation; Editor Board Member of Biomedical Journal of Science and Technical Research. MEMBER of SOCIETIES: American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS). Member ID 439987; American Heart Association / American Stroke Association (AHA/ASA). Member ID 226571937; Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS). Member ID 91226; Member of Neurosurgery Society of Mato Grosso (SNMT); Membership of Society of Vascular and Interventional Neurology (SVIN). PEER REVIEWER - EDITORIAL MEMBER OF JOURNALS: Peer Reviewer for World Neurosurgery Journal since 2017; Peer Reviewer, Editor Board Member, International Educational Scientific Research Journal since 2017; Peer Reviewer for Surgical Neurology International (SNI) since 2017; Peer Reviewer for CUREUS Journal since 2017; Peer Reviewer for Brazilian Neurosurgery Journal (Thieme E-Journal) since 2017; Editor Board Member (as a Reviewer) of Journal of Cancer Biology and Therapeutics since 2017
Dr. Ahmed Ibrahim moved to the U.S. from Egypt in December 2015, after nearly completing half of his residency in neurosurgery. During my residency, he attended more than 300 spine operations with their varieties at the Department of Neurosurgery and Spine Surgery at Shibin El -Kom Hospital. He also attended the outpatient clinic twice a week, managing cases and long-term follow up on post-operative cases. He was in charge of pre-operative preparation of cases and post-operative follow ups. Twice a week, he attended department meetings in order to discuss case selection and decision making for the best patient care. He is currently studying for his USMLE, and looking for opportunities to expand his knowledge in research and clinical experience.
His goal is to provide his patients not only with excellent healthcare, but to educate them in order to build healthy lifestyles as a preventative approach. Medicine is a field where learning is constant and necessary, and he aims to gain contemporary knowledge of new technologies, techniques and care within my specialty. He believes a successful team starts with strong communication, and over the years he has built a work ethic that would not be complete without my communication skills. He works effectively as a team member, and his experience has trained him to work well under pressure. Being fluent in both Arabic and English allows him to connect with more patients, and he hope to be part of a diverse medical team that can provide services for a wider range of patients.
Extensive experience of working in a wide range of prestigious Neurological and Neurosciences
Centers. Dedicated, driven and passionate about providing the highest standard of service for
patients. Excellent communication and writing skills, with a keen interest in New technologies,
teaching and research in Interventional Neuroradiology. Currently Independent Consultant
Radiologist/Neuroradiologist in Uk since 2014. Previously Visiting Professor at Beaujon
University Hospital in Paris.
Dr. Caroline was born in London with Irish parents and has UK and Irish Citizenship. Caroline is a Psychologist, Researcher and Trainer with over 15 years’ experience, trained in the UK and Ireland. During that time the field of psychology has emerged to be one of the most influential branches of health care and personal development. Recently the field has branched into developing potential rather in addition to fixing dysfunction heralding the scientific development of the self-help movement. Spearheaded by Martin Seligman former APA president, Caroline studied the flagship three year Master’s program in Applied Positive Psychology developed by Seligman and colleagues at the University of East London,publishing a paper in the Journal of Neurology and Stroke with the program leader Dr Tim Lomas in March 2016. The program is known for its application of cutting edge psychometric training including in the VIA strengths and Virtues System.As a Clinical Practitioner Caroline has vast experience of Child and Adult pathology and manifestation of neuro developmental/environmental/clinical conditions requiring assessment and therapy interventions including school plans, counselling and CBT. Caroline is a specialist in the field of Autism and ASD and is certified for Autism testing through Trinity College Dublin Ireland.Caroline trained in Drug & Addiction Counselling through CMIT Dublin Ireland. As aTrainer she has coached and mentored students and workers to reach their full potential. As a Researcher Caroline has published in peer review and other publications on a range of psychological topics including Suicide Prevention, Resilience Building, Positive Thinking Application, Autism, PTSD and post traumatic growth,Assessment Reform, Workplace Rehabilitation and Cross Cultural Psychology.Latest research thesis is the first publication in Ireland on Strengths and Virtues and Satisfaction with Life in Neurodiverse and Neurotypical populations, and has been chosen for presentation at the IPPA conference Montreal July 2017.
Dr. Marijana Lisak earned a medical degree from School of Medicine,
University of Zagreb, Croatia. She completed an internship in internal
medicine and her residency in neurology at University Department of
Neurology, Sisters of Mercy University Hospital Center in Zagreb. In addition,
she completed four-year postgraduate studies in Biomedicine and Clinical
Neurology at School of Medicine, University of Zagreb and earned her DSc in
Neurology, in 2008. Dr. Lisak is board certified in neurology by the Croatian
Board of Neurology. She was a recipient of the American Academy of
Neurology International Award in 2009. Dr. Lisak is engaged as attending
neurologist and Senior Assistant in Neurology at Neuroimmunological and
Neurogenetics Unit, University Department of Neurology, Sisters of Mercy
University Hospital Centre, and School of Dental Medicine University of
Zagreb. Research wise, she is engaged in assessment of brain atrophy in
multiple sclerosis and evaluation of brainstem-evoked potentials as predictors
of multiple sclerosis progression. Dr. Lisak has published several research
articles in neurology and has presented at international meetings. She is also
engaged as Senior Research Associate in Neurology at School of Medical
Sciences, University of Zagreb, Croatia. Dr. Lisak regularly teaches medical
students and students at School of Dental Medicine at University Department
of Neurology, Sisters of Mercy University Hospital Center. She is also an
investigator in several clinical trials related to multiple sclerosis and
Dr. Angelo Lucano M.D., born in Caulonia (Reggio Calabria), Italy, on 28-01-1961, graduated in Medicine and Surgery from the University of Turin on 28/10/1988, subject of thesis "Traumatic cerebral contusion", discussed at the Institute of Neurosurgery of the University of Turin. Specialized in Neurosurgery on 02/06/1993 at the Neurosurgical Clinic of the University of Genova presenting the thesis “Post-Traumatic Intracerebellar Haematomas”.
Winner of one of the 99 study grants awarded by M.U.R.S.T for every year of the specialization course. Obtained the "Diplome dUniversité de Recherches Microsurgicales" from the University of Marseille in 1997, presenting the thesis: "Microsurgical experience on 32 sutures on rabbits and rats". Full-time neurosurgeon at the “Santa Croce e Carle” Hospital in Cuneo since 1993, in which time he has performed approximately 2000 operations.
Traumatic head injury; Traumatic vertebral injury; Lumbar and cervical disc herniations; Complex tumoral lesions; Vascular malformations- aneurysms; Mav; Favd
I am a neurologist with subspecialty training and expertise in clinical neurophysiology, neuropsychiatry and behavioral neurology, medical education, academic teaching and research. I am skilled in evaluating and treating all neurological and psychiatric disorders, with unique expertise in epilepsy, electroencephalography, cognitive and behavioral assessment, dementia, and psychopharmacology. My career goals include maintaining and preaching the value of clinical excellence, participating in the advancement of neurological and psychiatric care in the Arab world, and continuing research and writing in neurology.