About Dr. Saleem I. Abdulrauf
Professor Saleem I. Abdulrauf is a world-renowned neurosurgeon who has performed over 2,000 complex brain surgeries. He is the neurosurgeon-in-chief of the Abdulrauf Institute of Neurosurgery™ and the founding chairman of the department of neurosurgery at Saint Louis University in St. Louis, Missouri. He is highly published academician and has served as a visiting professor to over 100 universities around the globe. Dr. Abdulrauf has developed a brain bypass surgical procedure as well as microsurgical instruments, both of which have been named after him. He has authored two textbooks in the field of neurosurgery, including the reference textbook for brain bypass surgery. Three Invaders is his first book written for the general public
Dr. Abdulrauf has always been interested in larger social and humanitarian issues. He co-authored a peer-reviewed article in 2019 which examined scientific proof of Nazi crimes against Jews during WWII titled “Crimes Against the Nervous System: Neurological References During the Nuremberg Trials.”
Dr. Abdulrauf’s ancestors hailed from the heart of Arabia in the region known as Hejaz, the birthplace of the Arab and Islamic civilizations. He grew up in the heart of the American Midwest, a region known for its traditional American spirit. This background and blend of cultures gives him a unique perspective on the larger issues discussed in this book.