Matthew Amans, MD, MSc Elected to Society of NeuroInterventional Surgery (SNIS) Board of Directors

Matthew Amans, MD, MScMatthew Amans, MD, MSc, associate professor of clinical radiology and neurological surgery at University of California, San Francisco, has been elected Radiology Member at Large of the 2023 Board of Directors for the Society of NeuroInterventional Surgery (SNIS), the leading multidisciplinary scientific and educational association dedicated to advancing the field. As a board member, Dr. Amans will take a leadership role in SNIS and support ongoing educational and policy initiatives that advance patient care, the specialty, and the field.

“I am very pleased to welcome Dr. Amans to the SNIS Board,” said Steven Hetts, MD, co-chief of Neuroendovascular Surgery at UCSF and Ex Officio member of the SNIS Board. “Matt will provide an essential voice for rank-and-file members of our society and his expertise in venous interventions will provide a new perspective among our leadership.”

“As the field of neurointervention continues to evolve, I’m excited to be part of the team that’s driving ongoing innovation, education, and support for our members,” said Dr. Amans. “SNIS is the foremost resource for our field to improve practices and address challenges, and I’m honored to be helping to steer our efforts to improve outcomes for patients around the world.”

Dr. Amans specializes in less invasive procedures to diagnose and treat vascular disorders of the brain and spine. In addition to treating acute stroke, brain aneurysms, and stenotic vascular diseases, he has specialized in the treatment of complex dural arteriovenous fistulas, idiopathic intracranial hypertension, pulsatile tinnitus, and other venous disorders of the brain and spine. The Amans Lab is funded by the National Institutes of Health and Department of Defense to explore and innovate novel therapeutic and diagnostic approaches for these potentially disabling and life-threatening diseases. Dr. Amans directs the UCSF Neurointerventional Fellowship Program and co-directs the UCSF Pulsatile Tinnitus Clinic.

With more than 1,000 members worldwide, the SNIS is a scientific and educational association dedicated to advancing the specialty of neurointerventional surgery through research, standard-setting, and education and advocacy to provide the highest quality of patient care in diagnosing and treating diseases of the brain, spine, head and neck. Visit to learn more.

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