Dr. Kris Siemionow is Chief Medical Officer for the Company, as well as a surgeon, scientist, entrepreneur, and investor. He is a board-certified spine surgeon and Chief of Spine Surgery and Associate Tenured Professor of Orthopaedics and Neurosurgery at the University of Illinois in Chicago. Dr. Siemionow completed residency at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation in orthopedic surgery and a spine surgery fellowship at Rush University Medical Center. His Ph.D. focused on the effects of inflammation on nerve cell function.
Dr. Siemionow is co-founder of Holosurgical, a digital surgery company focused on bringing cutting edge augmented reality and artificial intelligence to the surgical space, and Global Spine Outreach, a not-for-profit organization whose mission is to “save children with severe spinal deformities.” He also co-founded Inteneural Networks Inc., a company that utilizes machine learning to diagnose neurodegenerative disorders. Dr. Siemionow co-founded Kardiolytics Inc., a company that utilizes machine learning to perform a virtual coronary stress test.
Dr. Siemionow has authored more than 100 peer reviewed articles, abstracts, and book chapters pertaining to surgery and basic science research. He holds 25 patents and patent applications, which have been successfully commercialized.