Amin Kassam, M.D.
Founder & CEO
Over the past two decades, Dr. Kassam has been the Chairman or led four separate Neurosurgery programs; created and globally scaled three novel surgical procedures; founded or held leadership roles in six technology start-up companies constructed for the purpose of creating the underlying platforms for these procedural innovations; and, has held executive health care administration leadership roles needed to translate these innovations through his Technology-Enabled Services model (T-E S). He currently serves as the Chief Scientific Strategist for AdvocateAurora Health Care, Founder and CEO of Neeka Enterprises.
Grounded on a singularly unique active clinical practice, Dr. Kassam has amassed an exceptional experience in minimally invasive Neurosurgery. Having performed many of the first-in-man procedures, he remains a destination surgeon for some of the most challenging procedures from across the globe.
Dr. Kassam has published over 300 peer-reviewed articles, 2 textbooks, 80 book chapters, given over 250 lectures globally and served as a distinguished guest for multiple international meetings and societies. He has an H-index of 66, RG-impact score of 47 (98th percentile), and his work has been cited over 16,000 times. He authored the 1st and 3rd most cited article in his field over the past decade and recently published a sentinel atlas of the human subcortical network; “The White Matter Chassis” which was placed on the 2017 Pantheon list.
Remaining concurrently engaged across the continuum of stakeholders provides Dr. Kassam with a unique range across a broad network, including being appointed as the National Hockey League Alumni Association CMO, as well as, econometrics and optics consultant for Stryker Corporation, and recently partnered with JLL Property Investments to create the next generation life sciences ecosystem. This broad and deep range combined with a track record of implementing his econometric paradigm across diverse ecosystems, positions him to be uniquely capable of providing data-driven, predictive economic insights as a strategic health care transformation agent in the pursuit of scalable patient services and academia.
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