Konstantin Slavin, MD, FAANS is Professor, Chief of Section and Fellowship Director for Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery in the Department of Neurosurgery at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC).

Dr. Slavin graduated from medical school in Baku, the Soviet Union and completed his neurosurgery residency in Moscow.  He then completed his second neurosurgery residency at UIC and a fellowship in functional and stereotactic neurosurgery at Oregon Health Sciences University in Portland, OR.

Dr. Slavin is the Past President of the American Society for Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery and Secretary of the World Society for Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery.  He is also the Director (ex-officio) and past Secretary of the North American Neuromodulation Society (NANS) and Secretary of the International Neuromodulation Society (INS). For many years, he was an Executive Committee member of the Joint Section on Pain of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons and Congress of Neurological Surgeons.

Dr. Slavin is published in many books and peer-reviewed journals and is an associate editor or editorial board member for a number of publications, including Neuromodulation, Neurosurgery, Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery, Surgical Neurology International and others. His first book on Peripheral Nerve Stimulation was published in 2011; another book, co-edited with Sam Eljamel on Neurostimulation: Practice and Principles, came out in 2013. His latest book Stimulation of Peripheral Nervous System: The Neuromodulation Frontier was released in 2015.