Web Editorial Team

INS website content is managed with advice and contributions from the INS Public Education, Outreach, and Website Committee through co-chairs Drs. Nick Christelis, Corey Hunter, and Kaare Meier

The content is created and reviewed under the guidance of INS leadership:

Robert Levy, MD, PhD
Editor-in-Chief, Neuromodulation: Technology at the Neural Interface
Past President, International Neuromodulation Society, 2021 -
Founding Director, Marcus Neuroscience Institute, Boca Raton, Florida, USA

Marc Russo, MBBS DA(UK)FANZCA, FFPMFANZCA
President, International Neuromodulation Society, 2021 -
Hunter Pain Clinic
Broadmeadow, NSW Australia

The website's medical expert content reviewers and contributors are listed alphabetically:

Kenneth Alo', MD
Member, International Neuromodulation Society
Pain Management, The Methodist Hospital Research Institute
Houston, TX, USA

Marshall Bedder, MD, FRCPC, DABAPM, DABAM, FASAM
Member, International Neuromodulation Society
Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry & Health Behavior, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta University
Augusta, GA USA

Jiande Chen, PhD
Member, International Neuromodulation Society
Professor of Medicine, Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Johns Hopkins University
Baltimore, MD USA

Nick Christelis, MBBCH, FRCA
Co-Chair, International Neuromodulation Society Public Education Committee, 2016-
Victoria Pain Specialists
Melbourne, Australia

G. Colini Baldeschi, MD, FIPP
Past President, International Neuromodulation Society Italian Chapter 2016 - 2019
Pain Therapy Unit
Salvator Mundi International Hospital
Rome, Italy

Zeb Cope, DO
Female Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery Fellow
University of Louisville
Louisville, KY, USA

Ian Cook, MD
Associate Director of the Laboratory of Brain, Behavior, and Pharmacology, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA); Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA; Research Scientist at the UCLA Brain Research Institute and Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior; and Director of the UCLA Depression Research and Clinic Program
Los Angeles, CA, USA

Eric Cornidez, MD MBA (Spanish translation of videos)
Member, International Neuromodulation Society
Chief Medical Officer, Pain Institute of Southern Arizona
Tucson, AZ USA
with:
Ivette Castellanos
Administrative Services Manager, Pain Institute of Southern Arizona
Tucson, AZ USA

Prof. James FitzGerald, PhD FRCS(SN)
Member, International Neuromodulation Society
Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences, University of Oxford
Oxford, England, UK

Leonardo Almeida Frizon, MD
Member, International Neuromodulation Society
Neurosurgeon (Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery)
Cajuru University Hospital, Department of Neurosurgery 
Curitiba-PR, Brazil

Prof. Alexander Green, FRCS(SN) MD, MB BS, BSc
Member, International Neuromodulation Society
Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences, University of Oxford
Oxford, England UK

Jaimie Henderson, MD
Director-at-Large, International Neuromodulation Society, 2011-2014
Director, Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery; Associate Professor, Neurosurgery; Associate Professor, Neurology & Neurological Sciences, Stanford University Medical Center
Stanford, CA USA

Lissa Hewan-Lowe, DO
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Resident Physician
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
New York, New York USA

Prof. C.H Knowles, BChir, PhD, FRCS (Gen Surg)
Member, International Neuromodulation Society
Clinical Professor of Surgical Research and Hon Consultant Colorectal Surgeon, Centre for Digestive Diseases, Blizard Institute, Barts and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Queen Mary University
London, UK

Stefanos Korfias, MD, PhD
General Secretary, Southeastern Europe Chapter, International Neuromodulation Society
Consultant Neurosurgeon; Senior Lecturer, University of Athens; Department of Neurosurgery, Evangelismos General Hospital
Athens, Greece

Chi Man Lei, MD
Internal Medicine
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
New York, New York USA

Robert Levy, MD, PhD
Editor-in-Chief, Neuromodulation: Technology at the Neural Interface
Past President, International Neuromodulation Society, 2021 -
Founding Director, Marcus Neuroscience Institute, Boca Raton, Florida, USA

Rupeng Li, MD, PhD
Department of Anesthesia, Critical Care and Pain Medicine (DACCPM)
Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, MA USA

Andre Machado, MD, PhD
Member, International Neuromodulation Society
Director, Center for Neurological Restoration, Cleveland Clinic Neurological Institute; Assistant Professor of Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University; Associate Staff in the Department of Neurosurgery with Joint Appointments in the Department of Neuroscience and in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at the Cleveland Clinic Lerner Research Institute; Program Director for Education in Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery
Cleveland, OH USA

Georgios K. Matis MD, MSc, PhD, FINR(CH)
Senior Consultant, Department of Stereotactic & Functional Neurosurgery, University Hospital of Cologne
Cologne, Germany

Gladstone C. McDowell II, MD
Member, International Neuromodulation Society
Medical Director, Integrated Pain Solutions
Columbus, Ohio, USA

Kaare Meier, MD, PhD
Chairman, Nordic Neuromodulation Society (2014- )
Co-chair, International Neuromodulation Society Public Education Committee, 2016-
Department of Neurosurgery
Aarhus University Hospital
Aarhus, Denmark

Jonathan P. Miller, MD
Member, International Neuromodulation Society Public Education Committee
Director, Center for Functional and Restorative Neurosurgery
Associate Professor of Neurological Surgery
George R. and Constance P. Lincoln Endowed Chair
Department of Neurological Surgery, University Hospitals Case Medical Center
Cleveland, Ohio, USA

Takashi Morishita, MD, PhD
Member, International Neuromodulation Society
Associate Professor
Fukuoka University Faculty of Medicine, Department of Neurosurgery
Fukuoka, Japan

Christophe Perruchoud, MD
President, INS chapter; Swiss Neuromodulation Society
Chief Medical Officer, Department of Anesthesia and Pain Management – Center for Neuromodulation, Hospital of Morges, Morges, Switzerland

Konstantina Petropoulou, MD, PhD
Member, International Neuromodulation Society
Head of 2nd PRM Department, National Rehabilitation Center
Athens, Greece

Damien Haton Pietrin, MD, PhD
Head Chief of Staff
Interventional Pain Center
Clinique Sainte-Marie
Cergy-Pontoise, France

Lawrence Poree, MD, PhD
Member, International Neuromodulation Society
Professor, University of California School of Medicine, Department of Anesthesia
San Francisco CA, USA

Marc Russo, MBBS DA(UK)FANZCA, FFPMFANZCA
President, International Neuromodulation Society, 2021
Hunter Pain Clinic
Broadmeadow, NSW Australia

Konstantin Slavin, MD
Secretary, International Neuromodulation Society, 2017 - 2020
Professor, Department of Neurosurgery, University of Illinois at Chicago
Chicago, Ill., USA

Lisa Stearns, MD
Member, International Neuromodulation Society
Founder and Medical Director, The Center for Pain and Supportive Care
Phoenix, AZ, USA

Jennifer Sweet, MD
Member, International Neuromodulation Society Patient Education Committee
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Cleveland, OH, USA

Precious Tabansi, MD
Department of Anesthesiology
The University of Texas Health Science Center
Houston, Texas, USA

Chengyuan Wu, MD, MSBmE
Member, International Neuromodulation Society
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Department of Neurosurgery
Philadelphia, PA, USA

Hong Yu, MD
Member, International Neuromodulation Society
Assistant Professor of Neurological Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Nashville, TN, USA

Consultant at large:

Elliot Krames, MD
Past President, International Neuromodulation Society
Editor-in-Chief Emeritus, Neuromodulation: Technology at the Neural Interface
San Francisco, CA USA

Expert authors:

Marina Abramova, MD
Department of Neurosurgery, LSU Health Sciences Center
New Orleans, LA, USA

Kenneth Alo, MD
Member, International Neuromodulation Society
Pain Management, The Methodist Hospital Research Institute
Houston, TX, USA

Jiande Chen, PhD
Member, International Neuromodulation Society
Professor of Medicine, Professor of Biomedical Engineering, Johns Hopkins University
Baltimore, MD USA

Nick Christelis, MBBCH, FRCA
Co-Chair, International Neuromodulation Society Public Education Committee, 2016
Victoria Pain Specialists
Melbourne, Australia

Ian Cook, MD
Associate Director of the Laboratory of Brain, Behavior, and Pharmacology, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA); Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA; Research Scientist at the UCLA Brain Research Institute and Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior; and Director of the UCLA Depression Research and Clinic Program
Los Angeles, CA, USA

ML DeJongste, MD, PhD
Executive Officer, International Neuromodulation Society, 1994-2003
Department of Cardiology, University Hospital Groningen
Groningen, The Netherlands

John Donoghue, PhD
Member, International Neuromodulation Society
Professor of Neuroscience and Engineering, Brown University; Director, Brown University Institute for Brain Science, Providence, Rhode Island, USA; Research Scientist, Providence, RI Veteran’s Affairs Medical Center
Providence, RI USA

Sohier Elneil, B.Sc (Hons), MBChB, PhD (Cantab.), MRCOG
Member, International Neuromodulation Society
Consultant in Urogynaecology and Uro-neurology National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Queen Square
London, England UK

Magdy Hassouna, MD, PhD, FRCSC
Member, International Neuromodulation Society
Professor of Surgery (Urology), University of Toronto
Toronto, Canada

Nicholas J. Kenefick, BChir, MB, MA, MD, FRCS
Member, International Neuromodulation Society
Consultant Colorectal Surgeon, Torbay Hospital
Torquay, England, UK
and
Wesley Lai, MB, ChB, MRCS (co-author)
Specialist Surgical Registrar, National Health Service School of General Surgery
South West Deanery, England, UK

Andre Machado, MD, PhD
Member, International Neuromodulation Society
Director, Center for Neurological Restoration, Cleveland Clinic Neurological Institute; Assistant Professor of Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University; Associate Staff in the Department of Neurosurgery with Joint Appointments in the Department of Neuroscience and in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at the Cleveland Clinic Lerner Research Institute; Program Director for Education in Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery
Cleveland, OH USA

Jonathan P. Miller, MD
Member, International Neuromodulation Society Public Education Committee
Director, Center for Functional and Restorative Neurosurgery
Associate Professor of Neurological Surgery
George R. and Constance P. Lincoln Endowed Chair
Department of Neurological Surgery, University Hospitals Case Medical Center
Cleveland, OH, USA
and
Thomas Ostergard, MD (co-author)
Medical Resident, Department of Neurological Surgery, University Hospitals Case Medical Center
Cleveland, OH, USA

Christophe Perruchoud, MD
President, INS chapter; Swiss Neuromodulation Society
Chief Medical Officer, Department of Anesthesia and Pain Management – Center for Neuromodulation, Hospital of Morges
Morges, Switzerland

Erich Richter, MD
Member, International Neuromodulation Society
Department of Neurosurgery, Louisiana State University (LSU) Health Sciences Center
New Orleans, LA USA

Marc Russo, MBBS, DA(UK)FANZCA, FFPMFANZCA
Executive Officer, International Neuromodulation Society, 2011-2017
Hunter Pain Clinic
Broadmeadow, NSW Australia

Samir Sheth, MD
Member, International Neuromodulation Society Public Education Committee, 2016
Assistant Professor, Pain Medicine, Director of Neuromodulation; University of California, Davis Health System
Sacramento, CA, USA

Konstantin Slavin, MD
Director-at-Large, International Neuromodulation Society, 2011-2017
Professor, Department of Neurosurgery, University of Illinois at Chicago
Chicago, Ill., USA

Lisa Stearns, MD
Member, International Neuromodulation Society
Founder and Medical Director, The Center for Pain and Supportive Care
Phoenix, AZ, USA

Jennifer Sweet, MD
Member, International Neuromodulation Society Patient Education Committee
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Cleveland, OH, USA

Simon Thomson, MBBS FRCA FIPP FFPMRCA
Past President, International Neuromodulation Society, 2015-2016
Lead Consultant, Pain Management Centre, Basildon & Thurrock University Hospital
Basildon, England, UK

Chengyuan Wu, MD, MSBmE
Member, International Neuromodulation Society
Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Department of Neurosurgery
Philadelphia, PA, USA

Hong Yu, MD
Member, International Neuromodulation Society
Assistant Professor of Neurological Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Nashville, TN, USA

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Last Updated on Thursday, November 18, 2021 12:47 PM