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2019-2020 Neurology Residents and Fellows

PGY-1
Muhammad Afzal, M.D.

Muhammad Khurram Afzal, M.D.
Hometown: Karachi, Pakistan
Medical School: Ziauddin Medical College, Karachi, Pakistan
Sub-specialty or Research Interests: Vascular and Interventional Neurology


Ahsan Ali, M.D.

Ahsan Ali, M.D.
Hometown: Dera Ghazi khan, Punjab, Pakistan
Undergraduate: Divisional public school and college
Medical School: King Edward Medical University
Sub-specialty or Research Interests: Stroke and Interventional neurology


Fawwaz Husam Almajali, M.D.

Fawwaz Husam Almajali, M.D.
Hometown: Amman, Jordan
Medical School: Hashemite University
Sub-specialty or Research Interests: Interventional neurology, approaches for hematoma evacuation


Kathryn Rose Forsman, M.D.

Kathryn Rose Forsman, M.D.
Hometown: Buffalo Grove, IL
Undergraduate: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Medical School: University of Queensland
Sub-specialty or Research Interests: Undecided


Tikku George, M.D.

Tikku George, M.D.
Hometown: Mount Prospect, IL
Undergraduate: Saint Louis University
Medical School: St. George's University School of Medicine
Sub-specialty or Research Interests: Headache, Sleep Medicine, Sports Neurology


Firas Al Shakarchi, M.D.

Firas Al Shakarchi, M.D.
Hometown: Iraq
Medical School: University College Dublin - Ireland
Sub-specialty or Research Interests: Movement disorders


PGY-2
Mohammad Almajali, M.D.

Mohammad Almajali, M.D.
Hometown: Amman, Jordan
Medical School: University of Jordan
Sub-specialty or Research Interests: Interventional Neurology, Ischemic/Hemorrhagic strokes, minimally invasive spinal procedures


Mallory Emig, M.D.

Mallory Emig, M.D.
Hometown: Saint Louis, MO
Undergraduate: Southeast Missouri State University
Medical School: University of Queensland, Ochsner Clinical School
Sub-specialty or Research Interests: Diet and Nutrition, Immunology, Cell Biology


Mazia Fatima, M.D.

Mazia Fatima, M.D.
Hometown: Las Vegas
Undergraduate: Sri Chaintanya
Medical School: Deccan College of Medical Science
Sub-specialty or Research Interests: undecided


Ron Jones, M.D.

Ron Jones, M.D.
Hometown: St. Louis, MO
Undergraduate: Maryville University of St. Louis
Medical School: St. Louis University School of Medicine
Sub-specialty or Research Interests: Undecided


Srishti Sharma, M.D.

Srishti Sharma, M.D.
Child Neuro PGY-3/Adult Neurology PGY-2
Hometown: St. Louis, MO
Undergraduate: Saint Louis University
Medical School: Saint Louis University
Sub-specialty or Research Interests: Child neurology, epilepsy


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Christopher Tapia, M.D.
Hometown: Frankfurt, Germany
Undergraduate: UC Berkeley, California
Medical School: Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine
Sub-specialty or Research Interests: Undecided


Maxwell Wallace, M.D.

Maxwell Wallace, M.D.
Child Neuro PGY-3/Adult Neurology PGY-2
Hometown: Palatine, IL
Undergraduate: Augustana College
Medical school: Saint Louis University
Sub-specialty or Research Interests: Undecided


Chen Wu, M.D.

Chen Wu, M.D.
Hometown: College Station, TX
Undergraduate: Rice University
Medical School: UT Southwestern
Sub-specialty or Research Interests: Sleep disorders


 

PGY-3
Neha Gandhi, M.D.
Neha Gandhi, M.D.
Hometown: Amritsar, India
Medical School: Adesh Institute of Medical Sciences and Research, India
Sub-specialty or Research Interests: Epilepsy, Neuromuscular, Neurocritical care

Saeed Hamidi, M.D.

Saeed Hamidi, M.D.
Hometown: Toronto, Canada
Undergraduate: Tehran University of medical science  
Medical School: Tehran University of medical science 
Sub-specialty or Research Interests: Stroke, Headache, Neuromuscular


Saad Karim, M.D.

Saad Karim, M.D.
Hometown: Rahim Yar Khan, Pakistan
Medical School: Ziauddin Medical College             
Sub-specialty or Research Interests: Vascular and interventional neurology


Uttara Koul, M.D.

Uttara Koul, M.D.
Hometown: New Delhi, India
Medical School: Indira Gandhi Medical College, Shimla, India
Sub-specialty or Research Interests: Neurocritical Care, Stroke


Eric Marin, M.D.

Eric Marin, M.D.
Hometown: Chicago, IL
Undergraduate: Saint Louis University
Medical School: Saint Louis University
Sub-specialty or Research Interests: Sleep Medicine


Notch, Derek, M.D.

Derek Notch, M.D.
Hometown: St. Paul
Undergraduate: Gustavus Adolphus College
Medical School: University of Minnesota
Sub-specialty or Research Interests: Pain Medicine (Multi-Disciplinary), Post-Stroke Recovery, ALS


PGY-4
Jan Bittar, M.D.

Jan Bittar, M.D.
Clinical Chief 
Hometown: Latakia, Syria
Medical School: University of Tishreen
Sub-specialty or Research Interests: Neurocritical Care / Ohio State University, interested in Neurological complications after cardiac arrest


Leila Bostan Shirin, M.D.

Leila Bostan Shirin, M.D.
Hometown: Abadan, Iran
Medical School: Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Science
Sub-specialty or Research Interests: Movement Disorder /UT Southwestern Medical center


Nida Jamal, M.D.

Nida Jamal, M.D.
Hometown: Karachi, Pakistan
Undergraduate: Karachi Grammar School
Medical School: Dow Medical College
Sub-specialty or Research Interests: Vascular Neurology /Washington University in St Louis


Bashar Saour, M.D.

Bashar Saour, M.D.
Hometown: Iraq
Medical School: School of Medicine / University of Baghdad
Sub-specialty or Research Interests: Neurophysiology / EEG


Kevin Yeboah, M.D.

Kevin Yeboah, M.D.
Academic chief 
Hometown: Woodbridge, Ontario, Canada
Undergraduate: BScN
Medical School: Medical University of the Americas
Sub-specialty or Research Interests: Vascular Neurology


 

PGY-5
Jeffrey Calvin, M.D.

Jeffrey Calvin, M.D.
Neurophysiology Fellow
Hometown: Alton, Illinois
Undergraduate: Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Medical School: Chicago Medical School (CMS) at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science (RFUMS)
Residency: Saint Louis University
Sub-specialty or Research Interests: Clinical Neurophysiology/ Saint Louis University


Chike IIorah, M.D.

Chike IIorah, M.D.
Vascular Neurology Fellow
Hometown: Nigeria
Medical School: Nnamdi Azikiwe University 
Residency: University of Illinois
Sub-specialty or Research Interests: Vascular and interventional Neurology


PGY-6
Aakash Bodhit, M.D.

Aakash Bodhit, M.D.
Neurointerventional Fellow


PGY-7
Chizoba Ezepue, M.D.

Chizoba Ezepue, M.D.
Neurointerventional Fellow


Alumni 2019

MS- University of Toronto, Canada
Vascular neurology – Case Western University
Neurocritical care – Washington university of St. Louis.
Neurophysiology – St. Louis University
Private Practice 

Alumni 2018

Neurointerventional - St. Louis University
Neurointerventional - Weill Cornell University