Ali Rezai

Dir/OSU Neurological Institue/Dir/OSU Center for Neuromodulation
The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

Dr. Ali R. Rezai is a pioneering neurosurgeon as well as the Associate Dean of Neuroscience and the Director of the Neurological Institute at The Ohio State University’s Wexner Medical Center. His research focuses on developing technologies that improve the diagnosis and treatment of neurological conditions and optimize brain health and performance. Dr. Rezai’s work has resulted in innovations for the treatment of Parkinson’s disease, traumatic brain injury, and quadriplegia, and has been covered by prominent international scientific journals as well as in the Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, and The Washington Post, and on leading national broadcasts such as CBS’ 60 Minutes, The Charlie Rose Show, NPR, CNN, BBC, and others.

The author of more than 200 publications, Dr. Rezai is the recipient of multiple innovation awards, including the Cleveland Clinic and Ohio State University innovator of the year awards. He holds 50 issued US patents for medical devices and technologies, has delivered over 500 lectures including presentations to the President of the United States as well as to members of the US Senate and House of Representatives on Capitol Hill. He is the past president of the Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS), the North American Neuromodulation Society (NANS), and the American Society of Stereotactic and Functional Neurosurgery (ASSFN). Dr. Rezai resides in Columbus, Ohio, with his wife, and is privileged to dedicate his career to helping improve the lives of those in America and around the world who struggle daily to live with and overcome disabilities.

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