Professor Dr. Fawaz Assaad is a German Board-certified Neurosurgeon (Friedrich-Wilhelm University in Bonn, Germany), with over 30 years’ experience in Neurosurgery and Neuroanatomy. He was the former head of the Neurosurgical Department at Damascus University, former team leader for the National Plan of Development Program and Curricula for the School of Medicine in Damascus University, Syria, former dean of the Medical School at Damascus University, Syria. He has also been the former Adjunct Professor at the Lebanese American University of Beirut, Lebanon and he was the founder of the Syrian Centre for Conservative and Surgical Treatment of Epilepsy in collaboration with Friedrich-Wilhelm University in Bonn, Germany. He is the senior consultant at neurosurgical departments in Germany and recently started working in research and running his own private clinic. His scientific efforts and research include: conservative and surgical spine therapy, hypophysis disease, stereotactic and functional neurosurgery, and conservative and surgical treatment of epilepsy.Professor Assaad has 15 published papers in international medical journals, is the author and editor of six books on neurosurgery and neuroanatomy, is supervisor of 23 postgraduate MSc theses, and has more than 65 presentations, lectures, and symposiums.