Neurology

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Peter B. Crino, MD, PhD 
Professor of Neurology,
Chair, Department of Neurology, 
University of Maryland School of Medicine

Medical Degree: Yale University Medical School
PhD: Boston University
Residency: University of Pennsylvania
Fellowship: University of Pennsylvania; Howard Hughes Medical Institute 
Board Certification:
Neurology
Special Interests: Epilepsy, Autism, Intellectual Disability, Brain Development, Translational Neuroscience, mTOR, Focal Cortical Dysplasia, Tuberous Sclerosis Complex

Barney J. Stern, MD 
Professor of Neurology,
Stewart J. Greenebaum Endowed Professorship in Stroke Neurology,
Vice-Chair, Department of Neurology, 
University of Maryland School of Medicine

Medical Degree: University of Rochester 
Residency: Boston City Hospital, Strong Memorial Hospital (Rochester, NY) 
Board Certification: Neurology; Internal Medicine
Special Interests: Cerebrovascular Disease, Stroke in the Young, Stroke in Pregnancy, Large Artery Extracranial and Intracranial Disease, Inflammatory Vascular Disease, Neurological Complications of Sarcoidosis

Epilepsy

Elizabeth Barry, MD 
Associate Professor of Neurology,
University of Maryland School of Medicine
Co-Director, EEG Lab

Medical Degree: Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons
Residency: The Neurological Institute, Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center
Fellowship: The Graduate Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Board Certification: Neurology; Clinical Neurophysiology
Special Interests: Epilepsy, Post-Traumatic Epilepsy, Sleep Disorders

Allan Krumholz, MD 
Professor of Neurology,
University of Maryland School of Medicine
Director, Maryland Epilepsy Center

Medical Degree: Chicago Medical School
Residency: Johns Hopkins Hospital
Fellowship: Johns Hopkins Hospital
Certifications: Neurology; Clinical Neurophysiology
Special Interests: Epilepsy, Sleep Disorders, Neurosarcoidosis, Seizures in Children

Jennifer Hopp, MD 
Assistant Professor of Neurology,
University of Maryland School of Medicine
Director, Epilepsy Monitoring Unit

Medical Degree: Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University
Residency: University of Maryland Medical Center
Fellowship: University of California at Los Angeles
Board Certification: Neurology; Clinical Neurophysiology
Special Interests: Epilepsy and Clinical Neurophysiology, Surgical Management of Epilepsy, Depression and Epilepsy, Functional Imaging in Epilepsy

Arif A. Kabir, MD 
Assistant Professor of Neurology,
University of Maryland School of Medicine
Medical Degree: State University of New York, Downstate

Residency: SUNY Downstate Medical Center
Fellowship: University of California, San Francisco Medical School; VA Medical Center of San Francisco
Board Certification: Psychiatry & Neurology; Sleep Medicine
Special Interests: Epilepsy

Jennifer Marie Pritchard, MD 
Interim Visiting Assistant Professor of Neurology,
University of Maryland School of Medicine

Medical Degree: Medical College of Virginia
Residency: University of MD Medical System
Fellowship: University of MD Medical System
Board Certification: Psychiatry & Neurology



Ana M. Sanchez, MD 
Assistant Professor of Neurology,
University of Maryland School of Medicine

Medical Degree: University of Maryland School of Medicine
Residency: University of Maryland Medical System
Fellowship: University of Maryland Medical System
Board Certification: Neurology; Sleep Medicine
Special Interests: Epilepsy, Sleep Problems in Patients with Neurologic Disorders

Headache/Migraine

Janine L. Good, MD 
Associate Professor of Neurology,
University of Maryland School of Medicine
Medical Degree: Albany Medical College
Residency: University of Maryland Medical Center, Neurology
Fellowship: University of Maryland Medical Center, Neuromuscular Disease
Board Certification: Neurology; Neurophysiology
Special Interests: Electromyography/Nerve Conduction Studies, Headaches

Multiple Sclerosis

James W. Russell, MD, MS 
Professor of Neurology, Anatomy of Neurobiology 
Director, Neuromuscular Division
Medical Director, Maryland Neuropathy Center
University of Maryland School of Medicine

Medical Degree: Godfrey Huggins School of Medicine and College of Medicine, University of Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe) 
Residency: University Hospitals and College of Medicine, University of Rhodesia; Pembury and Lewisham Hospitals, London; South East Thames Regional Neurology Center, London; University of Iowa Hospital 
Fellowship: Mayo Clinic; National Institutes of Health 
Board Certification: Neurology; Clinical Neurophysiology; Electrodiagnostic Medicine
Special Interests: Neuromuscular Diseases, Peripheral Neuropathies, Disorders of the Autonomic Nervous System, Treatment of Neuropathy in Diabetes and Impaired Glucose Tolerance

Daniel M. Harrison, MD 
Assistant Professor of Neurology,
University of Maryland School of Medicine

Medical Degree: Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Residency: Columbia University Medical Center
Fellowship: Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Board Certification: Neurology



Walter Royal, III, MD 
Professor of Neurology,
University of Maryland School of Medicine

Medical Degree: Dartmouth Medical School, New Hampshire
Residency: Faulkner Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts
Board Certification: Internal Medicine; Psychiatry & Neurology



Horea Rus, MD, PhD 
Assistant Professor of Pathology and Neurology,
University of Maryland School of Medicine

Medical Degree: University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Residency: University of Maryland School of Medicine
Fellowship: University of Maryland School of Medicine
Board Certification: Neurology


Charlene E. Hafer-Macko, MD 
Associate Professor of Neurology
Director, Myasthenia Gravis Center

University of Maryland School of Medicine
Medical Degree: UCLA
Residency: UCLA; Sepulveda VA Hospital
Fellowship: UCLA; Johns Hopkins University
Board Certification: Neurology; Neurophysiology
Special Interests: Neuromuscular Disease, Diabetic and Other Peripheral Neuropathy, Electromyography and Nerve Conduction Studies, Myasthenia Gravis, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)

Neil C. Porter, MD
Assistant Professor of Neurology
Director Muscular Dystrophy Association Clinic

University of Maryland School of Medicine
Medical Degree: Johns Hopkins University
Residency: Johns Hopkins University, Neurology; Francis Scott Key Medical Center
Fellowship: University of Maryland Medical Center
Board Certification: Neurology; Neurophysiology
Special Interests: Muscular Dystrophy, Neuromuscular Disease, Electromyography and Nerve Conduction Studies, Traumatic Nerve Injury

Neuromuscular

Justin Kwan, MD 
Assistant Professor of Neurology,
University of Maryland School of Medicine
Co-Director, University of Maryland ALS Center,
University of Maryland Medical Center Midtown Campus

Medical Degree: SUNY at Buffalo School of Medicine
Residency: Baylor College of Medicine
Fellowship: Baylor College of Medicine
Board Certifications: Neurology; Neuromuscular Disease
Special Interests: Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)

Richard B. Peters, MD 
Assistant Professor of Neurology,
University of Maryland School of Medicine

Medical Degree: University of Maryland School of Medicine
Residency: Georgetown University Medical Center; Sheppard and Enoch Pratt Hospital
Fellowship: University of Maryland Medical System
Board Certifications: Neurology
Special Interests: Neuromuscular Medicine

Eugenio R. Rocksmith, MD 
Assistant Professor of Neurology,
University of Maryland School of Medicine

Medical Degree: Rutgers New Jersey Medical School
Residency: Catholic Medical Center of Brooklyn & Queens; Rutgers New Jersey Medical School
Fellowship: The Burke Rehabilitation Hospital
Board Certifications: Psychiatry & Neurology


Lindsay A. Zilliox, MD 
Assistant Professor of Neurology,
University of Maryland School of Medicine

Medical Degree: Ohio State University College of Medicine
Residency: University of Maryland Medical System
Fellowship: University of Maryland Medical System
Board Certifications: Clinical Neurophysiology; Neurology
Special Interests: Neuromuscular Medicine; Nerve and Muscle Problems

Neurorehabilitation

Michael A. Dimyan, MD 
Assistant Professor of Neurology,
University of Maryland School of Medicine

Medical Degree: University of California
Residency: Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham & Women's Hospital
Fellowship: National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
Board Certification: Psychiatry & Neurology
Special Interests: Weakness, Spasticity, Cognitive Impairment, Complications of Nervous System Disease, Stroke

Peter H. Gorman, MD 
Associate Professor of Neurology,
University of Maryland School of Medicine
Director, Spinal Cord Injury Service,
University of Maryland Rehabilitation & Orthopaedics Institute and Baltimore VA Medical Center

Medical Degree: Ohio State University
Residency: University of Maryland Medical Center, Neurology
Fellowship: MetroHealth Medical Center; Case Western Reserve University
Board Certification: Neurology; Spinal Cord Medicine; Electromyography
Special Interests: Spinal Cord Injury, Neurorehabilitation, Functional Electrical Stimulation, Electrodiagnosis

Glenn J. Kehs, MD 
Assistant Professor of Neurology,
University of Maryland School of Medicine
Director, Stroke Rehabilitation Unit,
University of Maryland Rehabilitation & Orthopaedics Institute

Medical Degree: Vanderbilt University
Residency: University of North Carolina Hospitals
Fellowship: Braintree Hospital
Board Certification: Neurology; Neurorehabilitation
Special Interests: Stroke, Neurorehabilitation, Aphasia

Melita M. Theyagaraj, MD 
Assistant Professor of Neurology,
University of Maryland School of Medicine
Director, Orthopaedic and Multi-Trauma Rehabilitation Unit,
University of Maryland Rehabilitation & Orthopaedics Institute

Medical Degree: Madras Medical College, University of Madras, India
Residency: State University of New York, Stony Brook
Board Certification: Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Special Interests: Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation; Pain Management, Electrodiagnostic Procedures

George F. Wittenberg, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Neurology,
University of Maryland School of Medicine

Medical Degree: University of California, San Diego
Residency: Washington University in St. Louis
Fellowship: Washington University in St. Louis; National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
Board Certification: Neurology
Special Interests: Recovery of Motor Function After Stroke and Other CNS Injury, Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation, Functional Neuroimaging, Rehabilitation Robotics, Movement Disorders, Spasticity

Henry S. York, MD 
Assistant Professor of Neurology,
University of Maryland School of Medicine
Medical Director, Spinal Cord Injury Unit
University of Maryland Rehabilitation and Orthopaedic Institute

Medical Degree: New York University School of Medicine
Residency: Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Fellowship: University of MD Medical System
Board Certification: Physical Medicine/Rehabilitation; Spinal Cord Injury
Special Interests: Severe Disability, Trauma, Dual-Diagnosis (Traumatic Brain Injury and SCI), Medically-Complex Rehabilitation, Spasticity, Disabled Youth, Spina Bifida, Cerebral Palsy

Parkinson ’s Disease and Related Movement Disorders

Paul S. Fishman, MD, PhD 
Professor of Neurology, Pharmacology and Neurobiology
University of Maryland School of Medicine
Chief of Neurology, Maryland VA Health Care System

Medical School: Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Internship: Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
Residency: Columbia Univ.- New York Presbyterian Medical Center; Loyola University Medical Center
Fellowship: Columbia Univ.- New York Presbyterian Medical Center
Board Certification: Psychiatry & Neurology
Special Interests: New Therapeutics for Parkinson’s Disease, Alzheimer’s Disease, Related Neurodegenerative Diseases

Stephen Reich, MD 
Professor of Neurology,
University of Maryland School of Medicine

Medical School: Tulane University School of Medicine
Internship: Mt Sinai Hospital
Residency: Case Western Reserve/ Univ. Hospitals of Cleveland
Fellowship: The Johns Hopkins Hospital
Board Certification: Neurology
Special Interests: Botulinum Toxin Injections for Dystonia, Comprehensive Care of Patients with Parkinson's Disease, MSA, PSP, Tremor and Ataxia

Lisa M. Shulman, MD 
Professor of Neurology,
University of Maryland School of Medicine

Medical School: University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
Internship: Mount Sinai Medical Center of Miami Beach
Residency: University of Miami JMH
Fellowship: American Academy of Neurology; University of Miami JMH
Board Certification: Neurology
Special Interests: Alzheimer's Disease, Parkinson's Disease

Friedrich Rainer Von Coelln, MD 
Assistant Professor of Neurology,
University of Maryland School of Medicine

Medical School: Ruprecht-Karls Universitat
Internship: Harbor Hospital
Residency: University of Maryland Medical System; University of Tuebingen Medical School
Fellowship: The Johns Hopkins Hospital
Special Interests: Parkinson’s Disease, PSP, MSA, and CBS, Genetics of Parkinson’s Disease, Movement Disorders (dystonia, ataxia, tics, chorea and other involuntary movements), Cognitive Impairment/Dementia
Board Certification: Psychiatry & Neurology

Stroke and Brain Attack

John Walden Cole, MD, MS
Associate Professor of Neurology,
University of Maryland School of Medicine

Medical Degree: Medical College of Virginia
Residency: University of Maryland School of Medicine
Fellowship: University of Maryland School of Medicine
Special Interests: Stroke Prevention and Treatment, Stroke Genetics, Vascular Biology


Carolyn A. Cronin, MD, PhD  
Assistant Professor of Neurology
University of Maryland School of Medicine

Medical Degree: University of Virginia
Residency: Johns Hopkins University
Fellowship: University of Maryland School of Medicine
Board Certification: Adult Neurology



Steven J. Kittner, MD 
Professor of Neurology,
University of Maryland School of Medicine

Medical Degree: University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Residency: Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center; University of Maryland Medical System
Board Certification: Internal Medicine; Psychiatry & Neurology; Vascular Neurology
Special Interests: Cerebrovascular Disease, Clinical Trials or Prevention of Recurrent Stroke, Stroke Genetics, Stroke in Young Adults



Michael Schofield Phipps, MD 
Assistant Professor of Neurology,
University of Maryland School of Medicine

Medical Degree: Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine
Residency: Yale-New Haven Hospital
Fellowship: Hartford Hospital; VA Connecticut Healthcare System; Yale University School of Medicine
Board Certification: Neurology
Special Interests: Vascular Neurology, Stroke and Intracranial Hemorrhage

Marcella Wozniak, MD, PhD 
Associate Professor of Neurology,
University of Maryland School of Medicine

Medical Degree: University of Maryland
Residency: University of Maryland Medical Center
Fellowship: University of Maryland Medical Center
Board Certification: Neurology; Neurosonology
Special Interests: Stroke Outcomes, Acute Stroke Interventions, Noninvasive Cerebrovascular Evaluation (Carotid/Transcranial Doppler), Neuroepidemiology