Faculty

Brief Bio

Jeremy Shefner, MD
Jeremy Shefner, MD, PhD

Chair, Department of Neurology, UA College of Medicine – Phoenix

Medical School: Northwestern University Medical School
PhD: University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign
Residency: Harvard Longwood Neurology Training Program
Fellowships: Neuromuscular Disease and Neurology at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston

Lynn Ashby, MD
Lynn Ashby, MD

Director, Neuro-Oncology Fellowship Program
Neurologist, Stroke, Clinical Associate Professor

Medical School: Northwestern University in Chicago
Residency: Barrow Neurological Institute
Fellowship: Neuro-Oncology, Barrow Neurological Institute

Thandar Aung, MD
Thandar Aung, MD

Neurologist, Epilepsy and Seizures, Clinical Assistant Professor

Medical School: University of Medicine 1 in Yangon, Myanmar
Residency: Adult Neurology, Barrow Neurological Institute
Fellowship: Epilepsy, Cleveland Clinic

Aimee Borazanci, MD
Aimee Borazanci, MD

Director, Neuro-Immunology and MS Fellowship
Neurologist, Multiple Sclerosis, Clinical Assistant Professor

Medical School: Louisiana State University
Residency: Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center
Fellowship: Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center

Kelly Braun, MD
Kelly Braun, MD

Neurologist, Neuro-Oncology, Clinical Assistant Professor

Medical School: Robert Wood Johnson Medical School at Rutgers University
Residency: Cleveland Clinic
Fellowship: Neuro-Oncology, Cleveland Clinic

Anna Burke, MD
Anna Burke, MD

Director, Alzheimer's Disease and Memory Disorders
Neuropsychiatrist, Clinical Assistant Professor

Medical School: Akademia Medyczna W Gdansku, Poland
Residency: Institute of Living/Hartford Hospital
Fellowship: McLean Hospital

Javier Cardenas, MD
Javier Cardenas, MD

Director, Sports Neurology/TBI Fellowship Program
Neurologist, Concussion and Brain Injury, Professor

Medical School: University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson
Residency: Pediatrics, St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center

Terry Fife, MD
Terry Fife, MD

Director, Vestibular Neurology and Balance Disorders Program
Designated Institutional Officer, Barrow Academic Affairs
Neurologist, Neuro-Otology, Professor

Medical School: Northwestern University in Chicago
Residency: Neurology, UCLA
Fellowship: Neuro-Otology and Balance Disorders, UCLA

Asim Haque, MD, PhD, MPH
Asim Haque, MD, PhD, MPH

Medical Director, Critical Care Neuromonitoring
Neurologist, Epilepsy, Clinical Assistant Professor

Medical School: University of Mississippi
Residency: University of Michigan

Supreet Kaur, MD
Supreet Kaur, MD

Neurovascular Division and Stroke Program
Neurologist, Stroke, Clinical Assistant Professor

Medical School: Kasturba Medical College, India
Residency: Neurology, University of Florida
Fellowship: Vascular Neurology, University of Florida

Kelly Knievel, DO
Kelly Knievel, DO

Medical Director, In-Patient Neurology Service
Director, Migraine and Headache Disorders Program
Neurologist, Clinical Assistant Professor

Medical School: Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine
Residency: Neurology, Barrow Neurological Institute
Fellowship: Neuromuscular, Barrow Neurological Institute

Shafeeq Ladha, MD
Shafeeq Ladha, MD

Director, Gregory W. Fulton ALS and Neuromuscular Disorders Center
Director, Muscular Dystrophy Center
Medical Director, Neuroinfusion Suite
Neurologist, Associate Professor

Medical School: University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson
Residency: Neurology, Barrow Neurological Institute
Fellowships: Neuromuscular Disorders, Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, and Neurophysiology and Electromyography, Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale, Arizona

Laura Lehnhoff, MD
Laura Lehnhoff, MD

Medical Director of Electroneurodiagnostics Lab
Neurologist, Epilepsy, Clinical Assistant Professor

Medical School: University of Colorado School of Medicine
Residency: Barrow Neurological Institute
Fellowship: Barrow Neurological Institute

Qiang Liu, MD, PhD
Qiang Liu, MD, PhD

Neurobiology, Research Assistant Professor

Medical School: Nanjing Medical University, Nanjing, China
PhD: Neuroscience, Arizona State University
Fellowship: Immunology, Barrow Neurological Institute

Guillermo Moguel-Cobos, MD
Guillermo Moguel-Cobos, MD

Neurologist, Movement Disorders, Clinical Assistant Professor

Medical School: Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education
Residency: Neurology, Barrow Neurological Institute
Fellowships: Movement Disorders and Deep Brain Stimulation, Barrow Neurological Institute

Suraj Muley, MD
Suraj Muley, MD

Director, Neuromuscular Diseases Center
Neurologist, Professor

Medical School: Seth G.S. Medical College at Bombay University, Mumbai, India
Residency: University of Minnesota
Fellowship: University of Minnesota

Ram Narayan, MD
Ram Narayan, MD

Neurologist, Multiple Sclerosis, Clinical Assistant Professor

Medical School: PSG Institute of Medical Sciences and Research, India
Residency: Neurology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

Srivadee Oravivattanakul, MD
Srivadee Oravivattanakul, MD

Neurologist, Movement Disorders, Clinical Assistant Professor

Medical School: Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
Residency: Neurology, Case Western Reserve University
Fellowship: Movement Disorders, Cleveland Clinic

Erik Ortega, MD
Erik Ortega, MD

Medical Director, Barrow Neurology Clinics
Medical Director, Eletroneurodiagnostics Lab
Director, Neuromuscular Fellowship
Neurologist, Clinical Assistant Professor

Medical School: University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Residency: Neurology, Barrow Neurological Institute
Fellowship: Neuromuscular, Thomas Jefferson University

Kamala Saha, MD
Kamala Saha, MD

Director, Neurology Clerkship
Neurologist, Otoneurology, Vestibular Neurology and Headache Medicine, Clinical Assistant Professor

Medical School: St. Louis University School of Medicine
Residency: Barrow Neurological Institute
Fellowship: Neuro-Otology and Balance Disorders, Barrow Neurological Institute

Naomi Salins, MD
Naomi Salins, MD

Director, Movement Disorders Fellowship Program
Neurologist, Clinical Assistant Professor

Medical School: K.J. Somaiya Medical College and Research Centre
Residency: Neurology, University of Buffalo
Fellowships: Clinical Movement Disorders and Deep Brain Stimulation, Barrow Neurological Institute

Courtney Schusse, MD
Courtney Schusse, MD

Medical Director, Epilepsy Monitoring Unit
Program Director, Neurology Residency Program
Neurologist, Clinical Assistant Professor

Medical School: School: Michigan State University
Residency: Neurology Barrow Neurological Institute
Fellowship: Epilepsy, Barrow Neurological Institute

Kareem Shaarawy, MD
Kareem Shaarawy, MD

Sports Medicine, Concussion and Brain Injury, Clinical Assistant Professor

Medical School: Ross University School of Medicine
Residency: Family Medicine, St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center
Fellowship: Sports Medicine, Arizona State University

Jiong Shi, MD, PhD
Jiong Shi, MD, PhD

Cognitive Disorders Program
Neurologist, Alzheimer's Disease, Clinical Professor

Medical School: Shanghai Medical University School of Medicine
PhD: Pharmacodynamics, University of Florida
Residency: University Hospitals of Cleveland
Fellowship: University Hospitals of Cleveland

Holly Shill, MD
Holly Shill, MD

Director, Lonnie and Muhammad Ali Movement Disorders Center
Neurologist, Movement Disorders, Research Associate Professor

Medical School: University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson
Residency: Neurology, Barrow Neurological Institute
Fellowship: Movement Disorders, Barrow Neurological Institute

Vladimir Shvarts, MD
Vladimir Shvarts, MD

Medical Director, Intraoperative Neurophysiologic Monitoring
Director, Neurophysiology and Epilepsy Fellowship Program
Neurologist, Epilepsy, Clinical Assistant Professor

Medical School: Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science
Residency: Henry Ford Hospital
Fellowships: Neurophysiology , UCLA, and Epilepsy and Magnetoencephalography , Henry Ford Hospital

David Treiman, MD
David Treiman, MD

Vice Chair, Neurology
Editor-in-Chief, Epilepsy Research
Neurologist, Epilepsy, Clinical Professor

Medical School: Stanford University School of Medicine
Residencies: Internal Medicine and Neurology, Duke University Medical Center

Jay Varma, MD
Jay Varma, MD

Neurologist, Epilepsy, Clinical Assistant Professor

Medical School: State University
Residency: Neurology, University of California – San Diego
Fellowship: Neurology, Neurological Institute of New York at Columbia University

Ryan Walsh, MD, PhD
Ryan Walsh, MD, PhD

Neurologist, Movement Disorders, Clinical Associate Professor

Medical School: University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
PhD: University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
Residency: Neurology, University of Chicago Medical Center
Fellowship: University of Alabama at Birmingham

Michael Waters, MD, PhD
Michael Waters, MD, PhD

Director, 
Associate Director, 
Neurologist, Stroke, Clinical Professor

Medical School: University of Florida College of Medicine
PhD: Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Residency: University of California – Los Angeles
Fellowship: Cedars Sinai Medical Center

Meredith Wicklund, MD
Meredith Wicklund, MD

Alzheimer's Disease and Memory Disorders Division
Neurologist, Clinical Assistant Professor

Medical School: University of Illinois College of Medicine at Rockford
Residency: Neurology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester
Fellowship: Behavioral Neurology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester

Jina Youn, MD
Jina Youn, MD

Director, Neurovascular Fellowship Program
Neurovascular and Stroke Division
Neurologist, Stroke, Clinical Assistant Professor

Medical School: University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine
Residency: Neurology, Barrow Neurological Institute
Fellowship:  Vascular Neurology, Northwestern University in Chicago

Kevin Yuen, MD
Kevin Yuen, MD

Medical Director, Barrow Pituitary Center and Neuroendocrinology Clinic
Neuroendocrinologist, Clinical Professor

Medical School: University of Sheffield
Residency: Internal Medicine, University of Southampton
Fellowship: University of Cambridge

Glynnis Zieman, MD
Glynnis Zieman, MD

Neurologist, Concussion and Brain Injury, Clinical Assistant Professor

Medical School: University of Missouri – Kansas City School of Medicine
Residency: Neurology, Barrow Neurological Institute
Fellowships: Neuro-Oncology and Sports Neurology, Barrow Neurological Institute