Konstantin Slavin

MD, Azerbaijan State Medical Institute

Professor, Department of Neurosurgery, College of Medicine




email: kslavin@uic.edu

Web Site: Konstantin Slavin Departmental Page


Research Interests:

Dr. Slavin’s research interests include various aspects of functional neurosurgery, including surgical management of chronic pain, movement disorders, epilepsy and psychiatric conditions. Currently, he is actively involved in the multicenter study of genetic factors in genesis of trigeminal neuralgia, clinical evaluation of sphenopalatine ganglion stimulation for treatment of cluster headaches, occipital nerve stimulation for treatment of intractable migraines, high-frequency peripheral nerve stimulation for treatment of post-amputation pain, natural history of facial pain syndromes, multicenter registry of neuromodulation device performance. Past projects include evaluation of spinal cord stimulation for management of cerebral vasospasm, development of closed-loop approach to deep brain stimulation in management of movement disorders, evaluation of cingulate cortex deep brain stimulation in treatment of refractory depression, comparative analysis of graft materials in treatment of Chiari malformation, multi-center study of novel intrathecal calcium channel blocker in treatment of intractable pain, and others.