Dr. Ameer Hassan & Mrs. Summer Hassan

Co-founder of the Stroke Research and Education Foundation

Welcome to the About page, where the story of Dr. Ameer Hassan unfolds. Driven by an early passion for medicine, Dr. Hassan’s journey took an unexpected turn, leading him from aspirations in plastic surgery to becoming a triple board-certified expert in neurology, vascular neurology, and neuroendovascular surgery. As the Head of the Neuroscience Department at Valley Baptist Medical Center and the President of the Society of Vascular and Interventional Neurology, he stands at the forefront of stroke treatment and global healthcare initiatives.

With a profound commitment to education and research, Dr. Hassan has dedicated his career to pushing boundaries in the field of Neuroendovascular Medicine. This About page provides a glimpse into his multifaceted life, from clinical practice to innovative research endeavors, all aimed at advancing medical knowledge and improving patient outcomes. Join us in exploring the extraordinary journey of Dr. Ameer Hassan on drameerhassan.com.

Mrs. Summer Hassan

Mrs. Summer Hassan, the current President of the Stroke Research and Education Foundation, brings a wealth of expertise to the scholarship initiative. Assuming the position of Chief Executive Officer in 2017, Mrs. Hassan, with a background as a software engineer, has held leadership and management roles in prominent organizations in Dubai. Her extensive experience spans Information Technology, Sales, Marketing Consulting, and Planning Performance. Complementing her professional background are her tertiary qualifications, which include a BA in Business Studies and a postgraduate degree in Network Engineering, adding depth to the scholarship’s mission.

Mrs. Summer Hassan’s consulting work over the past decade has primarily focused on management and finance consulting. Her active engagement in stroke causes and prevention motivated the establishment of the Stroke Research & Education Foundation, dedicated to supporting the local community in the Rio Grande Valley.

Professional Credentials

Education and Training

  • University of Medicine & Dentistry of Rutgers University, New Jersey
    • School of Osteopathic Medicine, New Brunswick, New Jersey
    • Bachelor of Arts, Biological Sciences and Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine, May 2005
    • Economics, May 2001
  • Intern in Internal Medicine, 2005 – 2006
    • University Hospital, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Newark, NJ
  • Resident in Neurology, 2006 – 2009
    • University Hospital, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Newark, NJ
  • Fellow in Stroke and Neurocritical Care, 2009 – 2010
    • University of Minnesota/Fairview Hospital and Hennepin County Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN
  • Fellow in Endovascular Surgical Neuroradiology, 2010 – 2012
    • University of Minnesota/Fairview Hospital and Hennepin County Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN


  • Pioneering advancements in stroke treatment and neurocritical care
  • Significant contributions to the field of Neuroendovascular Medicine
  • Extensive involvement in strategic companies in the neuroendovascular space

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