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Amin Kassam, MD, Neurosurgery, Milwaukee, WI, Western Wisconsin Health

AminBKassamMD

Neurosurgery Milwaukee, WI

Brain & Spinal Tumor, Cerebrovascular Neurosurgery, Skull Base

Chief Scientific Strategists, AdvocateAurora, Vice President, Neurosciences Chairman Department of Neurological Surgery

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Education & Training

  • University of Ottawa
    University of OttawaMD, Neurological Surgery, 1992 - 1997
  • University of Toronto
    University of TorontoMD, MD, 1987 - 1991
  • University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine
    University of Toronto Faculty of MedicineClass of 1991
  • University of Toronto
    University of TorontoNo Degree, Microbiology/Biochemistry, 1985 - 1987

Certifications & Licensure

  • IL State Medical License
    IL State Medical License 2021 - 2023
  • MI State Medical License
    MI State Medical License 2021 - 2024
  • TX State Medical License
    TX State Medical License 2019 - 2024
  • WI State Medical License
    WI State Medical License 2013 - 2023
  • CA State Medical License
    CA State Medical License 2009 - 2023
  • PA State Medical License
    PA State Medical License 1997 - 2022
  • Cyberknife Product Training CourseCME

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Endoscopic Award Beijing Neurosurgical Institute, 2006
  • Top Doctor Pittsburgh Magazine, 2006
  • Award for the Best Paper in eHealth 2005
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Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Journal Articles

  • Flow diversion in the treatment of carotid injury and carotid-cavernous fistula after transsphenoidal surgery  
    Iancu, D, Lum C, Ahmed ME, Glikstein, R, Dos Santos, MP, Lesiuk H, Labib, M, Kassam AB, 1/26/2015
  • Part II: an evaluation of an integrated systems approach using diffusion-weighted, image-guided, exoscopic-assisted, transculcal radial corridors  
    Amin B. Kassam, Mohamed A. Labib, Mohammed Bafaquh, Diana Ghinda, Melanie B. Fukui, Thanh Nguyen and Martin Corsten, 1/2/2015
  • Part I: The challenge of functional preservation: an integrated systems approach using diffusion-weighted, image-guided, exoscopic-assisted, transulcal radial cooridors  
    Amin B. Kassam, Mohamed A. Labib, Mohammed Bafaquh, Diana Ghinda, Melanie B. Fukui, Thanh Nguyen and Martin Corsten, Innovative Neurosurgery, 1/1/2015
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Books/Book Chapters

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Abstracts/Posters

  • Effects of brief cortical compression on functional outcome in rats
    Crumbly AR, Dixon CE, Jenkins LW, Kassam A, Kochanek P, Summer Student Research Poster Day, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, 1/18/2006
  • Lessons learned in endoscopic, endonasal resection of anterior skull base meningiomas
    Gardner P, Kassam AB, Snyderman C, Carrau R, Congress of Neurological Surgeons Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, 1/1/2005
  • Endoscopic, endonasal resection of anterior skull base craniopharyngiomas
    Gardner P, Kassam AB, Snyderman C, Carrau R, Congress of Neurological Surgeons Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, 1/1/2005
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Lectures

  • 6 Pillar Approach: Parafascicular Surgery of the White Matter; with emphasis on: Economic Resource Optimization through Surgical Biometrics 
    Multiple Locations - 1/8/2015
  • How to Constitute a Multidisciplinary Skull Base Team: Challenges, Difficulties and Solutions 
    Barcelona, Spain - 1/27/2013
  • Endoscopic Anatomy of the Skull Base: the Sagittal Plane 
    Barcelona, Spain - 1/27/2013
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Other

  • A Functional Polymorphism in the Endothelial Nitric Oxide Synthase Gene is a Risk Factor for Subarachnoid Hemorrhage in Normotensive Patients with Intracranial Aneurysms 
    Amin Kassam, M.D., Yue-Fang Chang, Ph.D., Robert E. Ferrell, Ph.D. and David G Peters, Ph.D, University of Pittsburgh
    1/15/2015
  • Skull base infratemporal fossa approach (Otolaryngology and Facial Plastic Surgery) 
    Carrau R, Kassam A, Snyderman C., Bhatki AM
    www.emedicine.com
    1/1/2009
  • Anterior subfrontal approach – Tumor removal (Otolaryngology and Facial Plastic Surgery) 
    Carrau R, Kassam A, Snyderman C.
    www.emedicine.com
    1/1/2009
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Press Mentions

  • Acknowledgment of Contribution Towards Two Published Articles
    Acknowledgment of Contribution Towards Two Published ArticlesJuly 18th, 2019
  • Chordoma Surgery Through the Nose
    Chordoma Surgery Through the NoseDecember 22nd, 2009
  • “It Was Surreal:” Texas Woman Travels to Milwaukee to Undergo Brain Surgery While Wide Awake
    “It Was Surreal:” Texas Woman Travels to Milwaukee to Undergo Brain Surgery While Wide AwakeMarch 26th, 2017
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Grant Support

  • Myocardial Ischemia And Vasospasm In Aneurysmal SAHNational Heart, Lung, And Blood Institute2006–2007

Professional Memberships

Hospital Affiliations