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Imoigele Aisiku, M.D. MSCR, MBA

Imoigele  Aisiku
  • Vice-Chair, Division of Critical Care, UTHealth Medical School
  • Associate Professor of Neurosurgery, UTHealth Medical School
  • Medical Director, Neurocritical Care, Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center
  • Intensivist, Mischer Neuroscience Institute, Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center

Imoigele P. Aisiku, M.D., is available to discuss neurotrauma in emergency care including gunshot wounds, neurosurgical critical care and neurosurgical intermediate medicine. His other interests include pulmonary medicine and sickle cell disease.

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Dong Kim, M.D.

Dong  Kim
  • Professor and Chair, Vivian L. Smith Department of Neurosurgery, UTHealth Medical School
  • Director, Mischer Neuroscience Institute at Memorial Hermann
  • Chief of Neurosurgery, Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center and Chairman, Neurosurgery Council for the Memorial Hermann Healthcare System

Dong Kim, M.D., specializes in intracranial aneurysms, brain tumors, arteriovenous malformations, skull base tumors, carotid disease, trigeminal neuralgia and Chiari malformations. His research centers on the origin, development and treatment of brain aneurysms, including identifying the genes that lead to an inherited risk for aneurysms; in using stem cells for the treatment of neurologic disease and spinal cord injury;  and genetic changes in brain tumors.

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Daniel Kim, M.D.,

Daniel   Kim, M.D.
  • Professor in the Vivian L. Smith Department of Neurosurgery at UTHealth Medical School
  • Director of spine surgery and reconstructive spinal and peripheral nerve surgery at the Mischer Neuroscience Institute at Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center
  • Adjunct professor in the Department of Bioengineering, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at Rice University
  • Nancy, Clive and Pierce Runnells Distinguished Chair in Neuroscience of the Vivian L. Smith Center for Neurologic Research at UTHealth

Daniel Kim, M.D., is a world renowned expert in minimally invasive endoscopic spine surgeries. He has written three endoscopic spine surgery textbooks and trained many surgeons throughout the world. He is also recognized for his work in neurorehabilitation through robotics and cortical stimulation, spinal biomechanics, neuromodulation techniques for chronic pain, trauma surgery and the treatment of complex spine tumors.