Owase Jeelani

"Tools and inventions in the medical field from a neurosurgeon who separates conjoined twins."

Dr Owase Jeelani is a world-renowned paediatric neurosurgeon, inventor, entrepreneur, and philanthropist. Time Magazine ranked him as among the top 100 surgeons in the UK in 2011. He specializes in craniofacial reconstructive surgery, craniopagus separation surgery, and surgery for brain tumours, being Head of the Department of Neurosurgery at Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children from 2012 to 2018. He is also the founder of Gemini Untwined, a global charity dedicated to the research and treatment of complex craniofacial and neurosurgical conditions. He received international recognition for separating craniopagus twins Safa and Marwa in 2019 (BBC News coverage of Safa and Marwa ranked as the 6th most read news item globally in 2019).

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