Meet Our Primary Faculty

Dennis N. Bourdette, M.D.

Chairman and Professor of Neurology
Multiple Sclerosis and Neuroimmunology
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Prakash Ambady, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Neuro-Oncology

Eilis Boudreau, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Epilepsy & Sleep Medicine

Hormozd Bozorgchami, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Stroke

Matthew Brodsky, M.D.
Associate Professor
Movement Disorders

Michelle Cameron, M.D.
Associate Professor
Multiple Sclerosis

Julie Carter, A.N.P.
Professor
Adult Nurse Practitioner
Movement Disorders

James Cereghino, M.D.
Professor
Epilepsy

Kathryn Chung, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Movement Disorders

Wayne Clark, M.D.
Professor
Stroke

Karen Dellinger, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Comprehensive Neurology

Julia Durrant, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Neurocritical Care

Lia Ernst, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Epilepsy

Deniz Erten-Lyons, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Aging & Alzheimer’s
Comprehensive Neurology

Meredith Frederick, M.D.
Instructor
Comprehensive Neurology

John P. Hammerstad, M.D.
Professor Emeritus
Movement Disorder

Holly Hinson, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Neurocritical Care

Kim Hutchison, M.D.
Clinical Associate Professor
Sleep Medicine and General Neurology

Steven Johnson, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor
Movement Disorders

Chafic Karam, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Neuromuscular Disease

Jeffrey Kaye, M.D.
Professor
Aging and Alzheimer’s disease

Ed Kim, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Multiple Sclerosis and
Neuroimmunology

Jeff Kraakevik, M.D.
Associate Professor
Movement Disorders

Helmi Lutsep, M.D.
Professor & Vice Chair
Stroke

Michele Mass, M.D.
Associate Professor
Multiple Sclerosis and Neuroimmunology

Matthew McCaskill, M.D.
Instructor
Epilepsy

Paul Motika, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Epilepsy

Edward Neuwelt, M.D.
Professor
Neuro-0ncology
Blood Brain Barrier Program

John Nutt, M.D.
Professor
Movement Disorders and Clinical Neuropharmacology

Barry Oken, M.D.
Professor
Neurophysiology, EEG, Evoked Potentials, Higher Cognitive Function

Ronald F. Pfeiffer, M.D.
Professor
Parkinson's & Movement Disorders

Joseph Quinn, M.D.
Professor
Movement Disorders

Martin Salinsky, M.D.
Professor
Epilepsy, Neurophysiology

Lisa Silbert, M.D.
Associate Professor
Aging and Dementia

Brewster Smith, M.D.
Assistant Professor
Epilepsy

Rebecca Spain, M.D., M.S.P.H.
Assistant Professor
Multiple Sclerosis

David Spencer, M.D.
Professor
Epilepsy

Tarvez Tucker, M.D.
Clinical Professor
Neurocritical Care

Vivek Unni, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Parkinson's disease and movement disorders

Gary Westbrook, M.D.
Professor
Neurophysiology, Membrane Receptors, Epilepsy

Ruth Whitham, M.D.
Professor
Multiple Sclerosis and Neuroimmunology

Vijayshree Yadav, M.D.
Associate Professor
Multiple Sclerosis and Neuroimmunology