Amit Ayer, MD, Neurosurgery, Chicago, IL, Northwestern Memorial Hospital


Neurosurgery Chicago, IL

Stereotactic & Functional Neurosurgery


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Education & Training

  • McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern UniversityMcGaw Medical Center of Northwestern UniversityResidency
  • Kellogg School of ManagementOtherTraining
  • Wake Forest School of MedicineWake Forest School of MedicineMedicalSchool
  • Queen�s UniversityOtherTraining

Certifications & Licensure

  • CA State Medical LicenseCA State Medical License 2019 - 2021
  • IL State Medical LicenseIL State Medical License 2018 - 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
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  • Atlas of Neurosurgical Techniques; Spine and Peripheral Nerves. Chapter: Chapter 146; Peripheral Nerve Grafting and Harvesting Techniques. Page 928 - 931
    Ayer A, Arnaout O, Reddy CD, Ganju A
    Editors: Fessler RG, Sekhar LN.Thieme
  • Abstracts/Posters
  • 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 YearNovember 01, 2018

Professional Memberships

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Industry Relationships

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