Peter Rasmussen, MDMedical Director of Digital Health, Cleveland Clinic

    Peter A. Rasmussen, MD, is the Medical Director of Digital Health and Professor of Neurosurgery in the Cerebrovascular Center at Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio. As Medical Director of Digital Health he is charged with guiding Cleveland Clinic’s overall digital health strategy and implementation of their digital medical platforms. This includes the health system’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, he founded Cleveland Clinic’s telestroke program which has grown to ~2000 teleconsults/year, and he envisioned and implemented the 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 as well as a fellowship in microsurgical treatment of cerebrovascular disease at 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).