Professor Saleem I. Abdulrauf is the Neurosurgeon-in-Chief of the Abdulrauf Institute of NeurosurgeryTM. He is the founding Chairman of the Department of Neurosurgery at Saint Louis University, St. Louis, Missouri, USA. He is considered a leading figure in the field of neurosurgery. He has served as a visiting professor to over 100 universities around the globe. He has authored the main reference textbook for brain bypass surgery titled “Cerebral Revascularization” in which Dr. Abdulrauf details extra-cranial to intra- cranial bypass surgery. Additionally, he has pioneered a procedure for brain bypass surgery that is named after him. He has served on the boards of multiple neurosurgical societies including the Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS), the North American Skull Base Society (NASBS), and the World Federation of Skull Base Societies (WFSBS) and was the 17th President of the Society for Brain Mapping and Therapeutics (SBMT). His most preeminent role was his appointment as the inaugural Global President of the Walter E. Dandy Neurosurgical Society, which is considered the primary international society for operative neurosurgery.