Peter Rasmussen, MD

Medical Director of Digital Health
Cleveland Clinic

Peter A. Rasmussen, MD, currently serves as the Chief Clinical Officer for CCAW JV, and is a Professor of Neurosurgery in the Cerebrovascular Center/Department of Neurosurgery at the Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio. He is the former Medical Director of Digital Health at the Cleveland Clinic where he oversaw the Clinic’s overall digital health strategy and implementation of their digital medical platforms. This included the Clinic’s flagship virtual care service “Express Care Online”, as well as site-to-site services and virtual chronic disease management services. He maintains a busy clinical practice offering patients either open microsurgery or endovascular, minimally invasive treatment options. As the former Director of the Cerebrovascular Center at the Cleveland Clinic, he founded the Clinic’s telestroke program which has grown to ~2000 teleconsults/year, and he envisioned and implemented the Clinic’s Mobile Stroke Treatment Unit, one of the first two units in the US.

He is a Past-President of the Society of Neurointerventional Surgery, and enjoys international recognition as a cerebrovascular surgery expert. He is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin Medical School in Madison, Wisconsin, completed his residency in neurosurgery at the University of Wisconsin in Madison, completed fellowship training in interventional neuroradiology/endovascular neurosurgery at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation, as well as a fellowship in microsurgical treatment of cerebrovascular disease also at the Cleveland Clinic. A recognized innovator and KOL of both digital medicine and endovascular neurosurgery, he is past Vice Chair of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons/Congress of Neurological Surgeons, Cerebrovascular Section, and has been appointed as a fellow of the American Heart Association (FAHA), the American Association of Neurological Surgeons (FAANS), and a founding fellow of the Society of Neurointerventional Surgery (FSNIS).

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