Neurology Faculty

Faculty and Staff

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    Cathy Sila, MD

    Chair
    University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center
    Director
    Stroke and Cerebrovascular Center
    University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center
    Director
    Neurosonology Laboratory
    University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center
    Fellowship Director
    Vascular Neurology
    University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center
    Gilbert W. Humphrey Professor
    Department of Neurology
    Case Western Reserve University
    School of Medicine

    Phone: 216.844.5505

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    David C Preston, MD

    Professor
    Case Western Reserve University
    School of Medicine
    Vice Chairman
    Neurology for Academic and Educational Affairs
    University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center
    Program Director
    Neurology Residency Program
    University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center
    Director
    Neuromuscular Ultrasound Laboratory
    Neurological Institute
    Co-Director
    EMG Laboratory
    University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center

    Email: david.preston@uhhospitals.org

    Phone: 216.844.7776

Stroke and Cerebrovascular

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    Anthony J. Furlan, MD

    Professor
    Department of Neurology
    Case Western Reserve University
    School of Medicine
    Chairman Emeritus
    University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center
    Director
    Research and Education Center
    University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center
    Associate Director
    Cleveland Brain Health Initiative

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    Svetlana Pundik, MD

    Assistant Professor
    Department of Neurology
    Case Western Reserve University
    School of Medicine
    Director
    Brain Plasticity and Neural Recovery Research Laboratory
    Staff Neurologist
    Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center

  • Image of Cathy Sila

    Cathy Sila, MD

    Chair
    University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center
    Director
    Stroke and Cerebrovascular Center
    University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center
    Director
    Neurosonology Laboratory
    University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center
    Fellowship Director
    Vascular Neurology
    University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center
    Gilbert W. Humphrey Professor
    Department of Neurology
    Case Western Reserve University
    School of Medicine

    Phone: 216.844.5505

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    Sophia Sundararajan, MD, PhD

    Associate Professor
    Department of Neurology
    Case Western Reserve University
    School of Medicine
    Staff Neurologist
    University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center
    Program Director
    University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center
    Medical Director
    University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center
    Co-Principal Investigator
    NIH Cleveland StrokeNet RCC

    Phone: 216.844.8482

Vascular Neurology

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    Nicholas C. Bambakidis, MD

    Professor and Director
    Department of Neurological Surgery
    School of Medicine
    Associate Professor
    Department of Radiology
    School of Medicine

    Email: nicholas.bambakidis2@Uhhospitals.org

  • Michael DeGeorgia Professor of Neurology Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

    Michael DeGeorgia, MD

    Professor
    Department of Neurology
    School of Medicine

    Email: michael.degeorgia@case.edu

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    Anthony J. Furlan, MD

    Professor
    Department of Neurology
    Case Western Reserve University
    School of Medicine
    Chairman Emeritus
    University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center
    Director
    Research and Education Center
    University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center
    Associate Director
    Cleveland Brain Health Initiative

  • Abhishek Ray, M.D.

    Abhishek Ray, MD

    Assistant Professor
    Department of Neurological Surgery
    School of Medicine

    Email: abhishek.ray@uhhospitals.org

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    Warren R. Selman, MD

    Harvey Huntington Brown Jr., Professor and Chairman
    Department of Neurological Surgery
    School of Medicine

    Email: warren.selman@uhhospitals.org

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    Cathy Sila, MD

    Chair
    University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center
    Director
    Stroke and Cerebrovascular Center
    University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center
    Director
    Neurosonology Laboratory
    University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center
    Fellowship Director
    Vascular Neurology
    University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center
    Gilbert W. Humphrey Professor
    Department of Neurology
    Case Western Reserve University
    School of Medicine

    Phone: 216.844.5505

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    Sophia Sundararajan, MD, PhD

    Associate Professor
    Department of Neurology
    Case Western Reserve University
    School of Medicine
    Staff Neurologist
    University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center
    Program Director
    University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center
    Medical Director
    University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center
    Co-Principal Investigator
    NIH Cleveland StrokeNet RCC

    Phone: 216.844.8482

  • Jeffrey Sunshine, M.D., PhD

    Jeffrey Sunshine, MD, PhD

    Professor
    Department of Radiology
    School of Medicine
    Assistant Professor
    Department of Neurological Surgery
    School of Medicine
    Assistant Professor
    Department of Neurology
    School of Medicine
    Member
    Cancer Imaging Program
    Case Comprehensive Cancer Center

    Email: jeffrey.sunshine@uhhospitals.org

    Phone: 216.844.8140

  • Robert Tarr, M.D.

    Robert Tarr, MD

    Clinical Professor
    Neurointerventional Radiology
    Department of Radiology
    School of Medicine

    Email: robert.tarr@uhhospitals.org

    Phone: 216.844.8140

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    Wei Xiong, MD

    Assistant Dean
    Office of Curricular Affairs
    Case Western Reserve University
    School of Medicine
    Assistant Professor
    Department of Neurology
    Case Western Reserve University
    School of Medicine
    Director of Medical Student Clerkship
    Department of Neurology
    Case Western Reserve University
    School of Medicine

Epilepsy and Clinical Neurophysiology

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    Guadalupe Fernandez-Baca Vaca, MD

    Assistant Professor
    Department of Neurology
    Case Western Reserve University
    School of Medicine
    Staff Neurologist
    University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center
    Program Director
    Epilepsy Fellowship
    University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center

    Phone: 216.844.1764

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    Michael W. Devereaux, MD

    Staff Neurologist
    University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center
    Professor
    Department of Neurology
    Case Western Reserve University
    School of Medicine

    Phone: 216.844.3591

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    Naiara Garcia Losarcos, MD, MS

    Clinical Instructor of Neurology
    Department of Neurology
    Case Western Reserve University
    School of Medicine

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    Hans Lüders, MD, PhD

    Staff Neurologist
    University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center
    Professor
    Department of Neurology
    Case Western Reserve University
    School of Medicine

    Phone: 216.844.3650

  • Jonathan Zande, MD

    Assistant Professor
    Department of Neurology
    Case Western Reserve University
    School of Medicine
    Associate Program Director
    Epilepsy Fellowship
    University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center

Neuromuscular and Autonomic

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    Bashar Katirji, MD

    Professor
    Department of Neurology
    Case Western Reserve University
    School of Medicine
    Director
    Neuromuscular Center
    University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center
    Director
    EMG Laboratory
    University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center
    Fellowship Director
    Neuromuscular Medicine
    University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center

    Phone: 216.844.4854

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    Christopher Geiger, DO

    Assistant Professor
    Department of Neurology
    Case Western Reserve University
    School of Medicine
    Staff Neurologist
    University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center
    Associate Program Director
    Neurology Residency Program
    University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center

    Phone: 216.844.8925

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    David C Preston, MD

    Professor
    Case Western Reserve University
    School of Medicine
    Vice Chairman
    Neurology for Academic and Educational Affairs
    University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center
    Program Director
    Neurology Residency Program
    University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center
    Director
    Neuromuscular Ultrasound Laboratory
    Neurological Institute
    Co-Director
    EMG Laboratory
    University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center

    Email: david.preston@uhhospitals.org

    Phone: 216.844.7776

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    Barbara E. Shapiro, MD, PhD

    Associate Professor
    Department of Neurology
    Case Western Reserve University
    School of Medicine
    Director
    Neuromuscular Research
    University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center

    Phone: 216.844.7768

Parkinson's & Movement Disorders

  • Camilla W. Kilbane, MD

    Assistant Professor
    Department of Neurology
    Case Western Reserve University
    School of Medicine
    Staff Neurologist
    University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center
    Director
    University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center

  • Hesham Abboud, MD, PhD

    Assistant Professor
    Department of Neurology
    Case Western Reserve University
    School of Medicine

    Phone: 216.844.5137

  • Steven Gunzler, MD

    Assistant Professor
    Department of Neurology
    Case Western Reserve University
    School of Medicine

    Phone: 216.844.8685

  • Karin Mente, MD

    Assistant Professor
    Department of Neurology
    Case Western Reserve University
    School of Medicine
    Staff Neurologist
    Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center

  • Aasef G. Shaikh, MD, PhD

    Aasef G. Shaikh, MD, PhD

    Associate Professor
    Department of Neurology
    Case Western Reserve University
    School of Medicine
    Staff Neurologist
    University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center

Brain Health and Memory

  • Alan J. Lerner, MD

    Professor
    Department of Neurology
    Case Western Reserve University
    School of Medicine

    Phone: 216.844.7664

  • Brian S. Appleby, MD

    Professor
    Department of Neurology

    Phone: 216.464.6412

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    Peter Whitehouse, MD, PhD

    Professor
    Department of Neurology
    School of Medicine
    Professor
    Department of Psychiatry
    School of Medicine
    Professor
    Department of Neurosciences
    School of Medicine
    Professor
    Department of Cognitive Science
    College of Arts and Sciences
    Professor
    Department of Organizational Behavior
    Weatherhead School of Management

    Email: peter.whitehouse@case.edu

    Phone: 216.470.2931

Neuro-Critical Care

  • Michael DeGeorgia Professor of Neurology Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

    Michael DeGeorgia, MD

    Professor
    Department of Neurology
    School of Medicine

    Email: michael.degeorgia@case.edu

  • S. Alan Hoffer, M.D.

    S. Alan Hoffer, MD

    Associate Professor
    Department of Neurological Surgery
    Case Western Reserve University
    School of Medicine
    Assistant Professor
    Department of Neurology
    Case Western Reserve University
    School of Medicine

    Email: Alan.Hoffer@uhhospitals.org

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    Wei Xiong, MD

    Assistant Dean
    Office of Curricular Affairs
    Case Western Reserve University
    School of Medicine
    Assistant Professor
    Department of Neurology
    Case Western Reserve University
    School of Medicine
    Director of Medical Student Clerkship
    Department of Neurology
    Case Western Reserve University
    School of Medicine

Multiple Sclerosis and Neuroimmunology Program

  • Hesham Abboud, MD, PhD

    Assistant Professor
    Department of Neurology
    Case Western Reserve University
    School of Medicine

    Phone: 216.844.5137

  • Stephen M. Selkirk, MD, PhD

    Assistant Professor
    Department of Neurology
    Case Western Reserve University
    School of Medicine
    Staff Neurologist
    Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center
    Director
    Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center

    Phone: 216.791.3800

  • Alessandro Serra, MD, PhD

    Assistant Professor
    Department of Neurology
    Case Western Reserve University
    School of Medicine
    Staff Neurologist
    Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center
    Staff Neurologist
    University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center

    Phone: 216.791.3800

  • Marie Tani, MD

    Clinical Assistant Professor
    Department of Neurology
    Case Western Reserve University
    School of Medicine

  • Edward L. Westbrook, MD

    Associate Professor
    Department of Neurology
    Case Western Reserve University
    School of Medicine
    Staff Neurologist
    University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center

    Phone: 216.844.3191

>Community and Regional Neurology

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    John Andrefsky, MD

    Clinical Assistant Professor
    Department of Neurology
    Case Western Reserve University
    School of Medicine

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    Marek A. Buczek

    Assistant Professor
    Department of Neurology
    Case Western Reserve University
    School of Medicine

    Phone: 440.250.5303

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    Deborah Ewing-Wilson, DO

    Clinical Assistant Professor
    Department of Neurology
    Case Western Reserve University
    School of Medicine
    Vice Chair
    University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center
    Director
    Community Neurology Center
    University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center

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    Betsy Garratt, DO

    Clinical Assistant Professor
    Department of Neurology
    Case Western Reserve University

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    Aamir Hussain, MD

    Clinical Assistant Professor
    Department of Neurology
    Case Western Reserve University

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    Mustafa Kahriman, MD

    Assistant Professor
    Department of Neurology
    Case Western Reserve University
    School of Medicine
    Staff Neurologist
    Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center

    Phone: 216.791.38004

  • Karla Madalin, MD

    Clinical Instructor
    Department of Neurology
    Case Western Reserve University
    School of Medicine

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    Daniel W. Miller, MD

    Assistant Professor
    Department of Neurology
    Case Western Reserve University
    School of Medicine
    Staff Neurologist
    University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center

    Phone: 216.381.6756

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    Amani Ramahi, MD

    Assistant Professor
    Department of Neurology
    Case Western Reserve University
    School of Medicine
    Staff Neurologist
    Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center

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    Deborah Reed, MD

    Clinical Assistant Professor
    Department of Neurology
    Case Western Reserve University
    School of Medicine

  • Ronald G. Riechers, MD

    Associate Professor
    Department of Neurology
    Case Western Reserve University
    School of Medicine
    Chief of Service
    Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center

    Phone: 216.791.3800

  • Mark Rorick, MD

    Clinical Associate Professor
    Department of Neurology
    Case Western Reserve University
    School of Medicine
    Director
    University Hospitals Geauga Medical Center

  • Leonard Weinberger, MD

    Clinical Assistant Professor
    Department of Neurology
    Case Western Reserve University
    School of Medicine

  • Norton Winer, MD

    Assistant Clinical Professor
    Department of Neurology
    Case Western Reserve University
    School of Medicine

Neuro-Oncology

Neuro-Ophthalmology and Balance

  • Michael Morgan, MD, PhD

    Assistant Professor
    School of Medicine

    Email: michael.l.morgan@case.edu

    Phone: 216.844.3601

  • Aasef G. Shaikh, MD, PhD

    Aasef G. Shaikh, MD, PhD

    Associate Professor
    Department of Neurology
    Case Western Reserve University
    School of Medicine
    Staff Neurologist
    University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center

  • John S. Stahl, MD, PhD

    Professor
    Department of Neurology
    Case Western Reserve University
    School of Medicine
    Staff Physician
    Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center

    Phone: 216.791.3800

  • Mark F. Walker, MD

    Associate Professor
    Department of Neurology
    Case Western Reserve University
    School of Medicine
    Director
    Daroff-Dell'Osso Ocular Motility Laboratory
    Case Western Reserve University
    School of Medicine

Neurological and Behavioral Outcomes

Clinical Trials Unit

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    Sophia Sundararajan, MD, PhD

    Associate Professor
    Department of Neurology
    Case Western Reserve University
    School of Medicine
    Staff Neurologist
    University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center
    Program Director
    University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center
    Medical Director
    University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center
    Co-Principal Investigator
    NIH Cleveland StrokeNet RCC

    Phone: 216.844.8482

Education

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    Maureen McEnery, PhD

    Associate Professor
    Department of Neurology
    Case Western Reserve University
    School of Medicine
    Associate Professor
    Department of Neurosciences
    Case Western Reserve University
    School of Medicine
    Associate Professor
    Department of Psychiatry
    Case Western Reserve University
    School of Medicine
    Block Leader
    Block 6: Cognition
    Sensation
    and Movement
    Case Western Reserve University
    School of Medicine

    Phone: 216.368.3377

Biostatistics

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    Curtis Tatsuoka, PhD

    Associate Professor
    Department of Population and Quantitative Health Sciences
    School of Medicine
    Associate Professor
    Department of Neurology
    School of Medicine
    Member
    Population and Cancer Prevention Program
    Case Comprehensive Cancer Center

    Email: curtis.tatsuoka@case.edu

Neuropsychology Program

  • Christopher M. Bailey, PhD

    Associate Professor
    Department of Neurology
    Case Western Reserve University
    School of Medicine
    Director
    University Hospitals Sports Medicine Concussion Center
    Director
    Neurological Institute
    Director
    Adult Neuropsychology Fellowship

    Phone: 216.844.3422

  • Philip S. Fastenau, PhD

    Professor
    Department of Neurology
    Case Western Reserve University
    School of Medicine
    Director
    University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center

    Phone: 216.844.3422

  • Cynthia Griggins, PhD

    Assistant Professor
    Department of Neurology
    Case Western Reserve University
    School of Medicine

    Phone: 216.844.1852

  • Catherine Lee, PhD

    Assistant Professor
    Department of Neurology
    School of Medicine
    Clinical Neuropsychologist
    Department of Neurology
    School of Medicine

  • James Mack, PhD

    Assistant Professor
    Department of Neurology
    Case Western Reserve University
    School of Medicine
    Staff Neurologist
    Brain Health and Memory Center

    Phone: 216.844.3188

  • Lindsay Miller Scott, PhD

    Assistant Professor
    Department of Neurology
    School of Medicine
    Clinical Neuropsychologist
    Department of Neurology
    School of Medicine

  • Paula K. Ogrocki, PhD

    Assistant Professor
    Department of Neurology
    Case Western Reserve University
    School of Medicine

    Phone: 216.464.6412

Rainbow Pediatric Neurology

  • Nancy E. Bass, MD

    Associate Director
    Department of Neurology
    Case Western Reserve University
    School of Medicine

    Phone: 216.844.3691

  • Suzanne DeBrosse, MD

    Clinical Assistant Professor
    Department of Neurology
    Case Western Reserve University
    School of Medicine

  • Edward Gilmore, MD, PhD

    Instructor
    Department of Neurology
    Case Western Reserve University

  • Deborah R. Gold, MD

    Assistant Professor
    Pediatric Neurology
    Case Western Reserve University
    School of Medicine

    Phone: 216.844.3691

  • Jessica Goldstein, MD

    Assistant Professor
    Department of Neurology
    Case Western Reserve University

  • Jun T. Park, MD

    Professor
    Department of Pediatrics
    Case Western Reserve University
    School of Medicine
    Staff Pediatric Epileptologist
    UH Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital

    Phone: 216. 844.3691

  • Asim Shahid, MD

    Assistant Professor
    Pediatric Neurology
    Case Western Reserve University
    School of Medicine
    Associate Professor
    Pediatric Neurology
    Case Western Reserve University
    School of Medicine
    Staff Pediatric Epileptologist
    UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital
    Division Chief
    UH Cleveland Medical Center
    Division Chief
    UH Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital

    Phone: 216.844.3691

  • Max Wiznitzer, MD

    Professor
    Pediatric Neurology
    Case Western Reserve University
    School of Medicine

    Phone: 216.844.3691

Rainbow Pediatric Neuropsychology Program

  • Christine T. Barry, PhD

    Associate Professor
    Department of Neurology
    Case Western Reserve University
    School of Medicine

  • Rachel Tangen, PhD

    Assistant Professor
    Department of Neurology
    Case Western Reserve University
    School of Medicine
    Pediatric Neuropsychologist
    UH Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital

    Phone: 440.623.7664

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    Hudson Gerry Taylor, PhD

    Professor
    Division of Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics and Psychology
    Adjunct Professor, Pediatrics

    Email: hgt2@case.edu

Administrative Staff

  • Robert Ettinger

    Administrator
    Department of Neurology
    School of Medicine

  • Kelly Sliter

    Residency and Education Administrator
    Department of Neurology
    School of Medicine

Emeritus

Robert B. Daroff, MD

Professor and Chair Emeritus


R. John Leigh, MD

Professor, Emeritus


Krishan Chandar, MD

Associate Professor, Emeritus


John H. Gardner, MD

Associate Professor, Emeritus