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Advisory Board


Dr. David Langer – Advisor

Dr. David Langer is the Director of Cerebrovascular Neurosurgery at St. Luke’s-Roosevelt, Beth Israel and Long Island College Hospital. He is also the Assistant Professor of Neurological Surgery, Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Dr. David Langer is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and its’ medical school. He remained at Penn for his neurosurgical training, which he completed under the direction of Eugene Flamm until 1998. Upon the completion of his residency he joined Dr. Flamm as his first neurovascular fellow at Beth Israel Medical Center and the Institute for Neurology and Neurosurgery (INN). Dr. Langer’s clinical interests include neurovascular surgery including arteriovenous malformations, aneurysms and carotid artery disease as well as complex spinal disorders and brain tumors. Dr. Langer is the author of many papers and chapters and has lectured nationally and internationally on a number of topics in neurosurgery.

Dr. Konstantin Slavin – Advisor

Dr. Konstantin Slavin is the Chief of Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery Section, for the Department of Neurosurgery, University of Illinois at Chicago as well as the Director of the Illinois Gamma Knife Center in Elk Grove Village, IL. Dr. Slavin serves at both the University of Illinois at Chicago Medical Center and at Alexian Brothers Medical Center in Elk Grove Village, IL. His clinical interests include stereotactic and functional neurosurgery, facial pain, trigeminal neuralgia and gamma knife stereotactic radiosurgery. His activities and achievements include being a Board member of the American Society of Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery; Executive Committee member of the Joint Section on Pain of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS) and Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS); President of the Russian–American Medical Association; Editor of the Newsletter of the American Society of Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery; Member of the Joint Committee on Guidelines of AANS and CNS; Editorial Board member for the Annals of Neurosurgery (electronic journal) and Editorial Board member for the International Journal of Biomedical Science (IJBS). Dr Slavin has been published in many books and peer reviewed journals and has successfully lectured throughout the world. He also continues to be an active contributor of significant abstracts and posters at many of the leading medical meetings.

Dr. Ezriel E.Kornel – Advisor

Dr. Ezriel E. Kornel is the Director of the Institute for Neuroscience at Northern Westchester Hospital, Mount Kisco, NY and a partner in the group practice, Neurosurgeons of New York in White Plains, NY. President of the New York State Neurosurgical Society and a New York State Neurosurgical Society delegate to the Congress of State Neurosurgical Societies. Dr. Kornel serves on the Board of Directors of Medical Liability Mutual Insurance Company (MLMIC).