Konstantin Slavin, MD, FAANS
Konstantin Slavin, MD, FAANS is Professor, Chief of Section and Fellowship Director for Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery in the Department of Neurosurgery at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC).
Dr. Slavin graduated from medical school in Baku, Azerbaijan, in the Soviet Union and completed his neurosurgery residency in Moscow. He then completed his second neurosurgery residency at UIC and a fellowship in functional and stereotactic neurosurgery at Oregon Health Sciences University in Portland, OR.
Dr. Slavin is the Past President of the American Society for Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery and current Vice-President of the World Society for Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery. He is also the Secretary of the International Neuromodulation Society (INS) and past Secretary of the North American Neuromodulation Society (NANS). For many years, he was an Executive Committee member of the Joint Section on Pain of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons and Congress of Neurological Surgeons. Among many honors and awards he is particularly proud to be an Honorary Professor of the Burdenko Neurosurgical Institute in Moscow.
Dr. Slavin is published in many books and peer-reviewed journals and is an associate editor or editorial board member for a number of publications, including Neuromodulation, Neurosurgery, Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery, Surgical Neurology International and others. His first book on Peripheral Nerve Stimulation was published in 2011; another book, co-edited with Sam Eljamel on Neurostimulation: Practice and Principles, came out in 2013. His latest book Stimulation of Peripheral Nervous System: The Neuromodulation Frontier was released in 2015. A new book on Neuromodulation for Facial Pain is expected to be published in 2020.