Prof. Dr. med. Amir Samii - Neurochirurgie, Hannover - Lebenslauf

DOB July, 1st, 1970

1989-1995 Medical School - Medizinische Hochschule Hannover (MHH)

1996-2002 Neurosurgical Training

1996-1997
Dept. of Neurosurgery, Virchow-Klinikum, Charité, University of Berlin, Germany

1997-1999
Brain Research Institute and Div. of Neurosurgery, University of California Los Angeles (UCLA), USA

1999-2002
Dept. of Neurosurgery, Klinikum Hannover, Krankenhaus Nordstadt, Germany

12/2001 Habilitation (Professorial Dissertation) at Hannover Medical School on “Cerebral Energy Metabolism Following Experimental Traumatic Brain Injury”

04/2002 Associate Professor of Experimental Neurosurgery
Hannover Medical School

04/2003 German Board Certification in Neurosurgery

2003-2004 Attending Neurosurgeon
International Neuroscience Institute-Hannover (INI)

5/2005 Associate Professor of Neurosurgery
Hannover Medical School

2004-2008 Vice Director – Department of Neurosurgery
International Neuroscience Institute-Hannover (INI)

2006-2013 Chairman - Neurosurgical Technology Committee
World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies (WFNS)

Since 2007 Co-Director Image Guided Surgery and iOP MRI Center
International Neuroscience Institute-Hannover (INI)

Since 2008 Co-Director - Clinical Neuroscience Lab (CNS-LAB)
International Neuroscience Institute-Hannover (INI)

04/2008 Professor of Neurosurgery
Hannover Medical School

Since 2008 Director - Residency Program
International Neuroscience Institute-Hannover (INI)

Since 2008 Vice-President and Deputy Medical Director
International Neuroscience Institute-Hannover (INI)

Since 2013 Member of the Administrative Council (Asst. Treasurer)
World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies (WFNS)

Since 2014 Head
„Intraoperative Mapping and Visualization of the Human Brain“ Unit
Leibniz Institute for Neurobiology – Magdeburg













Recent Awards and Specific Activities in Scientific Journals


1/2013 Honorary Member of the Chinese Congress of Neurological Surgeons

1/2013 Invited Member of the Chinese Medical Doctor Association

10/2013 Honorary Member of the Southeast European Neurosurgical Society

12/2013 Honorary Professor, Burdenko Institute, Moscow

7/ 2014 LIN-Fellow at the Leibniz Institute for Neurobiology, Germany

10/2015 Honorary Member of the Serbian Society of Neurosurgery

since 7/2016 Visiting Professor, Department of Neurosurgery
David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA, Los Angeles, USA


Section Editor World Neurosurgery

Deputy Editor International Neuroscience Journal

Advisory Board Neurosurgical Review

Reviewer in numerous neurosurgical journals


More than 120 peer-reviewed publications (see attached list)

1 Book: Visualization of the Brain and its Pathologies – Technical and Neurosurgical Aspects A Samii, A Nabavi, R Fahlbusch (Editors)
Der Andere Verlag, ISBN: 978-3-86247-577-3

Numerous book chapters