Konstantin Slavin, MD


  Head of Section of Stereotactic
  and Functional Neurosurgery

President, American Society for Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery, www.assfn.org

Secretary, North American Neuromodulation Society, www.neuromodulation.org

Director-at-Large, International Neuromodulation Society, www.neuromodulation.com

Vice-Secretary, World Society for Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery, www.wssfn.org

Past President, Russian American Medical Association, www.russiandoctors.org

Email: kslavin@uic.edu

Interview of Dr. Slavin on PAIN Clinician.com: "Peripheral Nerve Stimulation: What are the Current Indications and Which Patients are Candidates?" (link)

Dr. Slavin is featured on Insights in Medicine via InTimeTV, a web-based TV program. Dr. Gurel interviews Dr. Slavin on the topic of Neurosurgical Pain Management. (1 hour program)  wmv format




Fellowship in Functional and Stereotactic Neurosurgery, Department of Neurological Surgery, OHSU, Portland, Oregon

Residency in Neurosurgery, Department of Neurosurgery, UIC, Chicago, IL
Residency in Neurosurgery in Department of Neurosurgery of the Central Institute of Post-Graduate Training of Physicians, Moscow, USSR


Medical School:
Azerbaijan State Medical Institute, Baku, Azerbaijan,
Graduated with Diploma with Excellence


Board Certified:
American Board of Neurological Surgery

Medical Licensure:



  • Chief of Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery Section,
    Department of Neurosurgery, University of Illinois at Chicago
  • Director, Illinois Gamma Knife Center, Elk Grove Village, IL
  • National Parkinson’s Foundation Center of Excellence, Chicago, IL


  • University of Illinois Hospital and Health Sciences System
  • Alexian Brothers Medical Center, Elk Grove Village, IL

Clinical Interests

  • Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery
  • Facial Pain, Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Gamma Knife Stereotactic Radiosurgery

Research Interests

  • Parkinson’s Disease
  • Facial Pain
  • Dystonia and other movement disorders
  • Surgical management of pain
  • Deep brain stimulation therapy
  • Chiari malformation



  • Patient’s Choice Award (2010)
  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2010) www.vitals.com/doctors/Dr_Konstantin_Slavin.html
  • Vice-President, American Society of Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery
  • Director, North American Neuromodulation Society
  • Executive Council Member, Joint Section of Pain of AANS and CNS
  • Past President, Russian-American Medical Association
  • Best Doctors in America (since 2007)
  • America Top Surgeons (since 2006)




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