After making his way from Idi Amin’s Uganda to Pitt and UPMC, Dr. Amin Kassam now seeks a better route for brain surgery
Amin Kassam lost his mother in a fire when he was still too young to remember her. Later as a 5-year-old, his family was forced to flee their native Uganda to escape the repressive regime of Idi Amin. But the real tragedy that would alter the course of his life occurred when Kassam was 11.
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