Amit Ayer, MD, Neurosurgery, Palo Alto, CA, Santa Clara Valley Medical Center


Neurosurgery Palo Alto, CA

Epilepsy Surgery, Stereotactic & Functional Neurosurgery


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Education & Training

  • Stanford UniversityFellowship, Epilepsy, Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery, 2020 - 2021
  • McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern UniversityResidency, Neurosurgery, 2012 - 2020
  • Kellogg School of ManagementMBA, Health Enterprise Management, Entrepreneurship, 2017 - 2019
  • Wake Forest School of MedicineClass of 2013, MD
  • Queen's UniversityBSc, Life Sciences, Immunology, 2005 - 2009

Certifications & Licensure

  • CA State Medical License
    CA State Medical License 2019 - 2021
  • IL State Medical License
    IL State Medical License 2013 - 2020
  • American Board of Neurological Surgery Neurological Surgery

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Finalist, Innovator of the Year Congress of Neurological Surgeons, 2018
  • Dean's List Queen's University, 2005-2009

Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Cavernous Sinus Metastases Treated with Gamma Knife Stereotactic Radiosurgery  
    Ayer A, Page BR, Lucas JT, Bourland D, Oliver ER, Tatter SB, Ellis TL, Chan MD, J Radiosurg SBRT, 1/1/2014
  • Necrobiotic Cavitary Pulmonary Nodules: A Case Report  
    Ayer A, Velez R, Sliesoraitis S, J Pulmon Resp Med, 1/1/2012

Books/Book Chapters


  • Thermal biosensors in the assessment of ventricular shunt failure.
    Ayer A, Krishnan S, Ray T, Abecassis ZA, Murthy N, Potts MB, Rogers JA, American Association of Neurological Surgeons, New Orleans, LA, 1/1/2018
  • Soft, Bio-Integrated Thermal Electronics for Neuroscience and Neurosurgery.
    Krishnan S, Ray T, Mickle M, Ayer A, Gutruf P, Gereau R, Rogers JA, Materials Research Society, Phoenix, AZ, 1/1/2018
  • Risk factors and consequences of intraoperative seizures associated with direct cortical stimulation during awake craniotomy.
    Abecassis ZA, Ayer A, Templer JW, Tate MC, Congress of Neurological Surgeons, Houston, TX, 1/1/2018
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Press Mentions

  • Treatment Costs Per Patient Per Year
    Treatment Costs Per Patient Per YearNovember 1st, 2018

Professional Memberships

Hospital Affiliations

Industry Relationships

  • Cofounder, Hubly Surgical2018 - Present
  • Cofounder, RhaeosRhaeos is the world's first wearable shunt monitor for the care of patients with hydrocephalus.2018 - Present