Dr. Kinan Abou-Kassam was born in Pennsylvania and grew up in Kansas City, Missouri. He attended college at the University of Missouri-Kansas City where he received a B.S. in Biology Degree. Dr. Abou-Kassam went to medical school at the University of Missouri-Columbia where he met his fiancé.
He has always enjoyed puzzles and early on in his medical education, he found patient was akin to a puzzle and the diagnosis was the solution. Thus, he was eventually drawn to radiology for the same reason. During his free time, he enjoys spending quality time with his significant other, ultimate frisbee, puzzle based video games and exercising.