Konstantin V. Slavin, MD Professor

Dr. Konstantin Slavin is a head of section of stereotactic and functional neurosurgery in the University of Illinois at Chicago and director of a fellowship program in stereotactic and functional neurosurgery. Dr. Slavin was born and raised in Baku, Azerbaijan. After graduation from medical school he completed residency in neurosurgery in Moscow, and then moved to Chicago where he completed research fellowship and residency in neurosurgery, and fellowship in stereotactic and functional neurosurgery in Portland, Oregon. Dr. Slavin has been working on staff in UIC since 2001 and went up through the academic ranks to become professor of neurosurgery in 2010.Dr. Slavin has authored and co-authored more than 200 book chapters and peer-reviewed articles. His books on “Peripheral Nerve Stimulation”, “Principles of Neuromodulation” (co-edited with Prof. Eljamel), 'Stimulation of Peripheral Nervous System' and 'Neuromodulation for Facial Pain' were published during the last 10 years. Currently, he is an editor-in-chief of 'Progress in Neurological Surgery', associate editor of “Neurosurgery,” 'Surgical Neurology International' and “Brain Sciences” and editorial board member of several other journals including “Neuromodulation” and “Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery.” Dr. Slavin is the Past President of the American Society for Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery and past Secretary of NANS. He is also a current President-Elect of the International Neuromodulation Society and Vice-President of the World Society for Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery. For many years, he served on the Executive Council of AANS/CNS Joint Section on Pain. Dr. Slavin has taught extensively on more than a hundred professional educational courses sponsored by national and international societies and device manufacturers. As a sign of peer recognition, he is for many years included in the lists of “Best Doctors in America” and “US Top Surgeons” and has received prestigious “Patients’ Choice” and “Most Compassionate Doctor” awards.

University of Illinois at Chicago
Chicago, IL

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