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Dr. Richard P. Klucznik Becomes President of the Society of NeuroInterventional Surgery
August 14, 2019  - 

 FAIRFAX, Va.—Dr. Richard P. Klucznik, a neurointerventionalist at Houston Methodist in Houston, Texas, became president of the Society of NeuroInterventional Surgery (SNIS) during the SNIS 16th Annual Meeting. As president, Dr. Klucznik will lead SNIS and its initiatives to advance excellence in minimally invasive neuroendovascular care. Dr. Adam S. Arthur, a neurointerventionalist at Semmes-Murphey in Memphis, Tennessee, is now the SNIS immediate past president. 

“The recent technological transformation of neurointervention makes this an exciting time for SNIS and its commitment to research, education, and evidence-based guidelines,” said Dr. Klucznik. “I look forward to a productive year of championing patients and improvements to systems that will help them receive timely and appropriate care.” 
In addition to his work at Methodist Houston, Dr. Klucznik is a clinical associate professor at the Weill Cornell Medical College and an associate professor of clinical radiology at the Institute for Academic Medicine at Houston Methodist. An author of over 100 published articles, Dr. Klucznik uses his research to focus on clinical and translational studies to evaluate the safety and efficacy of endovascular treatments for various neurological disorders.
Dr. William J. Mack, a neurointerventionalist at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, is now president-elect of SNIS, and Dr. Michael Chen, a neurointerventionalist at Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, has been elected vice president. The SNIS board of directors will continue to advance the specialty of neurointerventional surgery through initiatives such as the SNIS Foundation, the Get Ahead of Stroke campaign, and the Journal of NeuroInterventional Surgery.
To schedule an interview with SNIS President Dr. Richard P. Klucznik, please contact Sangeetha Sarma at 202-248-5467 or
The Society of NeuroInterventional Surgery (SNIS) is a multidisciplinary society of professionals dedicated to excellence in minimally invasive neuroendovascular care through advocacy, research, education, and evidence-based guidelines. Visit and follow us on Twitter (@SNISinfo) and Facebook (@SNISOnline).