Class of 2020

Coffee Elizabeth Coffee, M.D.   
Medical School:  Texas A&M Health Science Center COM, Dallas, TX
Post-Residency:   
Hamer Michael Michael Hamer, M.D.
Medical School:  University of South Alabama, Mobile, AL
Post-Residency:  Private Practice, Auburn, Alabama
Oyowe Adebimpe Oyowe, M.D., Ph.D.
Medical School:  University of Texas Southwestern, Dallas, TX
Post-Residency:  Private Practice, Atlanta, Georgia
Sandefer Kristen Sandefer, M.D.
Medical School:  St. George’s University SOM, Grenada
Post-Residency: Vascular Neurology Fellowship, UAB
Schwartzlow Coreen Schwartzlow, M.D. 
Medical School:  University of Arizona COM, Tucson, AZ
Post-Residency: Neuromuscular Neurology Fellowship, UAB
Somani Sana Farhad Somani, M.D.
Medical School:  Aga Khan University Medical College, Pakistan
Post-Residency: Vascular Neurology Fellowship, University of Maryland School of Medicine
Zhang Michael Mike Zhang, M.D.
Medical School:  University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL
Post-Residency: Epilepsy Fellowship, UAB
Abdulrahim Ismail Abdulrahim Ismail, M.D.
Medical School:  University of Aleppo Medical School, Syria
Post-Residency: 

Class of 2019

Abeera Ali Abeera Ali, M.D.   
Medical School:  King Edward Medical University, Pakistan  
Post-Residency: Private practice, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma     

 

Miles A. Cobia M.D. Miles Cobia, M.D.   
Medical School:  University of South Alabama, Mobile, Alabama  
Post-Residency: Vascular Neurology Fellowship, UAB        

 

Rabia Jamy Rabia Jamy, M.D.
Medical School:  Aga Khan University Medical College, Pakistan  
Post-Residency: Epilepsy Fellowship, University of Texas Southwestern, Dallas, TX    

 

Harshad Ladha Harshad Ladha, M.D.   
Medical School: Dr. Vaishampayan Memorial Medical College, India  
Post-Residency: Epilepsy Fellowship, Emory University, Atlanta, GA

 

Adeel A. Memon Adeel Memon, M.D.   
Medical School:  Dow Medical College, Pakistan  
Post-Residency: Movement Disorders Fellowship & PhD Neuroscience, UAB        

 

Margi B. Patel Margi Patel, M.D.   
Medical School:  Smt. N.H.L. Municipal Medical College, India
Post-Residency: Movement Disorders Fellowship, Emory University, Atlanta, GA

 

Class of 2018

stephen benesh Stephen Benesh, M.D.   
Medical School:  University of Alabama School of Medicine, AL  
Post-Residency: Neuroimmunology/Multiple Sclerosis Fellowship, UAB        

 

amanda pennington
Amanda Pennington, M.D., Ph.D.

Medical School:  University of South Florida College of Medicine, Tampa, FL
Post-Residency: Clinical Neurophysiology Fellowship, University of South Florida College of Medicine, Tampa, FL        

 

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Chigozirim Izeogu, M.D.

Medical School:  University of Alabama School of Medicine, AL
Post-Residency: Stroke Fellowship, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston                     

mina lobbous
Mina Lobbous, M.B.B.Ch. 

Medical School:  Ain Shams University, Egypt
Post-Residency: Neuro-Oncology Fellowship, UAB               

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Mini Singh, M.B.B.S. 

Medical School:  SSR Medical College, India      
Post-Residency: Neuroimmunology/Multiple Sclerosis Fellowship, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor         

sahil gupta
Sahil Gupta, M.B.B.S.

Medical School:  Maulana Azad Medical College, India
Post-Residency: Pain Medicine Fellowship, Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville                

Class of 2017

Kasha Benton Kasha Benton, M.D.   
Medical School:  Drexel University COM, Philadelphia, PA      
Post-Residency: 
Epilepsy Fellowship, UAB    

Benjamin Jones
Benjamin A. Jones, M.D., (Chief Resident)

Medical School:  University of South Alabama, Mobile, AL  
Post-Residency: Neuroimmunology/Multiple Sclerosis Fellowship, UAB       

Manmee Kaur
Manmeet Kaur, M.D., (Chief Resident)

Medical School:  Sri Guru Ram Dass Institute, India
Post-Residency: Epilepsy Fellowship, UAB                      

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Brian T. Perrin, M.D. 

Medical School:  University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL
Post-Residency: Private Practice, Birmingham, AL                

Emily Schlitz
E. Lane Schlitz Fortenberry, M.D. 

Medical School:  University of South Alabama, Mobile, AL
Post-Residency: Advanced Neurology Fellowship, UAB                

B. Luke Smelser
Bryan L. Smelser, M.D., (Chief Resident)

Medical School:  University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL
Post-Residency: Behavioral Neurology-Movement Disorders Fellowship, UAB               
Anand Venkatraman
Anand Venkatraman, M.D. 

Medical School:  All India Institute of Medical Sciences, India    
Post-Residency: Neurocritical Care Fellowship, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston       



Class of 2016

Arora
Kanika Arora, M.D. 

Medical School:  Government Medical College, Chandigarh, India
Post-Residency: Epilepsy Fellowship, Barrows Neurological Institute, Phoenix  
A. Gadpaille  
Alissa A. Chitlangia, M.D. 

Medical School: Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, VA  
Post-Residency: Epilepsy Fellowship, UAB   
A Khawaja
Ayaz Khawaja, M.D.
Medical School: King Edward Medical University, Lahore, Pakistan
Post-Residency: Neurocritical Care Fellowship, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston  
D Uhrig  
Drew R. Uhrig, M.D., Chief Resident

Medical School: University of South Alabama, Mobile, AL 
Post-Residency: Clinical Neurophysiology Fellowship, UAB   
B Vines  
Brannon L. Vines, M.D., Chief Resident
Medical School: University of South Alabama, Mobile, AL
Post-Residency: Epilepsy Fellowship, UAB

 Class of 2015

T Gaston

Tyler E. Gaston, M.D., Chief Resident

Medical School:  University of South Alabama, Mobile, AL
Post-Residency: Epilepsy Fellowship, UAB   
B McCullough

Benjamin A. McCullough, M.D.  

Medical School: University of South Alabama, Mobile, AL  
Post-Residency: Movement Disorder Fellowship, UAB   
S Perez

Sarah R. Perez, M.D.
 

Medical School: Louisiana State University, New Orleans, LA  
Post-Residency: Movement Disorder Fellowship, UAB   
L Perry

Leslie E. Perry, M.D.  

Medical School: University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL
Post-Residency: Epilepsy Fellowship, UAB   
a schaefer

Alexis B. Shaefer, M.D., Chief Resident 

Medical School: Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA
Post-Residency: Neuromuscular Fellowship, UAB   
C Wohlgehagen  

Cristina R. Wohlgehagen, M.D.  

Medical School: U-Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX
Post-Residency: Headache Fellowship, University of Texas Southwestern, Dallas

Class of 2014

 

 M Alvi

 
Muhammad M. Alvi, M.D.
Medical School: Sindh Medical College, Pakistan
Post-Residency:
Stroke Fellowship, NIH, Bethesda  

 L Almeida

 

Leonardo De Almeida, M.D. - Chief Resident
Medical School: Universidad Federal da Bahia, Brazil
Post-Residency:
Movement Disorders Fellowship, University of Florida, Gainesville  

 Ashley Holdridge

 
Ashley E. Holdridge, D.O.
Medical School: Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine, Downers Grove, IL
Post-Residency:
Headache Fellowship, Diamond Headache Clinic, Chicago  

 T Houston


James T. Houston, M.D.
Medical School: Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA
Post-Residency: Epilepsy Fellowship, UAB  

 N Kapoor

 
Niren Kapoor, M.D.
Medical School: Medical College of India
Post-Residency:
Neurocritical Care Fellowship, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia 

 P Rawal

 
Pawan V. Rawal, M.D. - Chief Resident
Medical School: SMT NHL Municipal Medical College, India
Post-Residency:
Epilepsy Fellowship, Vanderbilt University, Nashville    

Class of 2013

 

Brinkley

Crysten M. Brinkley, M.D.
Medical School: Brody School of Medicine, Greenville, SC
Post-Residency: Private Practice, Hendersonville, NC

Kazamel

Mohamed Kazamel, M.D.
Medical School: University of Mansoura, Egypt
Post-Residency: Neuromuscular Fellowship, Mayo Clinic, Rochester

Will Meador-PGY 4

William R. Meador, M.D.
Medical School: University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL
Post-Residency: Neuroimmunology/Multiple Sclerosis Fellowship, UAB
    

Natelson

Marissa C. Natelson, M.D.
Medical School: Emory University SOM, Atlanta, GA
Post-Residency: Behavioral Neurology Fellowship, UAB
 

Province

Paula S. Province, M.D.
Medical School: University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL
Post-Residency: Neuro-Oncology Fellowship, UAB

Vincent

Jessica W. Vincent, M.D.
Medical School: University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL
Post-Residency:
Private Practice, Anniston, AL

Class of 2012

 

michael lyerly

Michael J. Lyerly, M.D.
Medical School: University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL
Post-Residency: Stroke Fellowship, UAB

krystyna kolaczynski

Krystyna Kolaczynski, M.D.
Medical School: University of South Florida, Tampa, FL
Post-Residency: Sleep Disorders Fellowship, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland

brian peterson

Brian Peterson, M.D.
Medical School: Tulane School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA
Post-Residency: Epilepsy Fellowship, Louisiana State University, New Orleans

timothy prestley

Timothy W. Prestley, M.D.
Medical School: University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL
Post-Residency: Private practice in Tuscaloosa, AL

kara sands

Kara A. Sands, M.D.
Medical School: Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, IL
Post-Residency: Stroke Fellowship, UAB

ashley thomas

Ashley E. Thomas, M.D.
Medical School: University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL
Post-Residency: Epilepsy Fellowship, UAB

Class of 2011

 

Sanders

Sharman R. Sanders, M.D.

Medical School: University of Alabama School of Medicine, 2007
Post-Residency: Clinical Neurophysiology Fellowship, UAB

Chaudhary

Asad A. Chaudhary, M.D.

Medical School: Punjab Medical College, Faisalabad, Pakistan
Post-Residency: Stroke Fellowship, UAB

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William E. Lievens, M.D.

Medical School: University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, 2007
Post-Residency: Epilepsy Fellowship, UAB

Macgregor

Robert G. MacGregor, M.D.

Medical School: Mercer University School of Medicine, 2007
Post-Residency: Private Practice, Savannah, GA

Mason

Laura Mason, M.D.

Medical School: University of South Florida College of Medicine, 2007
Post-Residency: Clinical Neurophysiology Fellowship, UAB

Class of 2010

 

Hasan

Amena Hasan, M.D., Chief Resident (2009-2010)

Medical School: Medical College of Georgia, 2006
Post-Residency: Private Practice, Atlanta, GA

jimmeh

Decontee M. Jimmeh, M.D.

Medical School: Temple University, 2006
Post-Residency: Clinical Neurophysiology Fellowship, UAB

king

Wesley King, M.D.

Medical School: University of South Alabama, 2006
Post-Residency: Private Practice, Birmingham, AL

long

Hayden Long, M.D.

Medical School: University of Alabama at Birmingham, 2006
Post-Residency: Private Practice, Mobile, AL

Prado

Luis Prado, M.D.

Medical School: Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Peru, 2003
Post-Residency: Neurocritical Care Fellowship, University of Colorado, Denver

Pritchard

David Pritchard, M.D.

Medical School: University of Tennessee College of Medicine, 2006
Post-Residency: Private Practice, Memphis, TN

Class of 2009

 

eckstein

Chris P. Eckstein, M.D., Chief Resident (2008-2009)

Medical School: University of Alabama - Birmingham School of Medicine, 2005
Post-Residency: Neuroimmunology Fellowship, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore

Amara

Amy W. Amara, M.D., Ph.D.

Medical School: Medical College of Georgia (M.D./Ph.D.)
Post-Residency: Movement Disorders Fellowship, UAB
Sleep Medicine Fellowship, UAB

anderson

Aaron M. Anderson, M.D.

Medical School: Indiana University School of Medicine, 2005
Post-Residency: Stroke Fellowship, UAB

pineda

Tiffany Q. Pineda, M.D.

Medical School: University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine, 2005
Post-Residency: Clinical Neurophysiology Fellowship, UAB

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Victor W. Sung, M.D.

Medical School: University of Texas, Southwestern School of Medicine, 2005
Post-Residency: Quality Improvement Fellowship, Birmingham VA Medical Center
Movement Disorders Fellowship, UAB

sykes

Paul A. Sykes, M.D., Ph.D.

Medical School: University of Virginia School of Medicine, 2005 (M.D./Ph.D. Neuroscience)
Post-Residency: Private Practice, Birmingham, AL

Class of 2008

 

Hecker

Timothy P. Hecker, M.D., Ph.D., Chief Resident (2007-2008)

Medical School: University of Alabama School of Medicine (M.D./Ph.D.)
Post-Residency: Private Practice, Mobile, AL

Cobb

Daniel L. Cobb, M.D.

Medical School: University of Alabama School of Medicine, 2004
Post-Residency: Private Practice, Gainesville, GA

Gann

Thomas H. (Chip) Gann, M.D

Medical School: University of Alabama School of Medicine, 2004
Post-Residency: Private Practice, Slidell, LA

Han

Xiaosi "Stan" Han, M.D., Ph.D.

Medical School:Hunan Medical University
Post-Residency: Neuro-Oncology Fellowship, The M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston

Mitchell

Michael Mitchell, M.D.

Medical School:University of Alabama School of Medicine, 2004
Post-Residency: Private Practice, Picyaune-Hattiesburg, MS

Pandey

Bijay N. Pandey, M.D.

Medical School: Bhagalpur Medical College (M.B.B.S.), Rajendra Medical College (M.D.)
Post-Residency: Private Practice, Griffin, GA

Class of 2007

 

ArunaArora

Aruna Thotakura Arora, M.D., M.P.H., Chief Resident (2006-2007)
Medical School: University of Alabama School of Medicine, 2003
Post-Residency: Clinical Neurophysiology Fellowship, UAB

Dhall Rohit Dhall, M.D.

Medical School: All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, 2000
Post-Residency: Movement Disorders Fellowship, UAB

Diethelm

Richard G. Diethelm, M.

Medical School: University of Mississippi School of Medicine M.D., 2003
Post-Residency: Private Practice, Birmingham, AL

Elgavish

Rotem Elgavish, M.D., Ph.D.

Medical School: University of Alabama School of Medicine, 2003 (M.D./Ph.D. Neuroimaging)
Post-Residency: Epilepsy Fellowship, UAB

Maron

Rhodemarie Maron, M.D

Medical School: University of Health Sciences, Osteopathic Medical School, Kansas City, MO, 2003
Post-Residency: Neuro-Onoclogy Fellowship, Duke University, Raleigh, NC

Patterson

Damon E. Patterson, M.D.

Medical School: University of Tennessee, Memphis, College of Medicine
Post-Residency: Vascular Neurology Fellowship, Mount Sinai Hospital, New York

Class of 2006

 

Arora

Amit Arora, M.D., Chief Resident (2005-2006)

Medical School: University of Alabama School of Medicine, 2002
Post-Residency: Epilepsy Fellowship, UAB

Barreto

Andrew Barreto, M.D.

Medical School: Wake Forest University School of Medicine, 2002
Post-Residency: Stroke Fellowship, University of Texas, Houston

Boltja

Margaret C. Boltja, M.D.

Medical School: Mercer University School of Medicine, 2002
Post-Residency: Private Practice, Macon, Georgia

LanceKing

Lawrence King III, M.D.

Medical School: University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
Post-Residency: Neuromuscular Fellowship, UAB

Olds

Karin Olds, M.D.

Medical School: University of Kansas, May, 2002
Post-Residency: Private Practice, Kansas City, Kansas

walker

Harrison C. Walker, M.D.

Medical School: University of Alabama School of Medicine
Post-Residency: Movement Disorders Fellowship, UAB

Class of 2005

 
Calegan Gerald Calegan, M.D., Chief Resident (2004-2005)
Medical School: Tulane, 2001
Post-Residency: Movement Disorders Fellowship, UAB
DeWolfe

Jennifer L. DeWolfe, D.O.

Undergraduate School/Degree: Jacksonville University/BS Biology
Medical School:
Midwestern University, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine
Post-Residency: Epilepsy Fellowship, UAB

Shimpi

Amita Shimpi, M.D.

Medical School: Seth G. S. Medical College and King Edward VII Memorial Hospital, Bombay, India, February 1998
Post-Residency: Private Practice, Houston, Texas

Swader

Sheri L. Swader, M.D.

Medical School: University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, 2001
Post-Residency: Private Practice, Cullman, Alabama

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Angela Young Achong, M.D.

Medical School: University of Zulia, Venezuela, 1997
Post-Residency: Neuromuscular Fellowship, UAB