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Vascular Neurology

  • Amie W. Hsia, MD, Medical Director, Comprehensive Stroke Center
  • Yongwoo Kim, MD, Faculty, Comprehensive Stroke Center
  • Jose Merino, MD, M.Phil, Faculty, Comprehensive Stroke Center
  • John K. Lynch, DO, Associate Fellowship Program Director and Staff Clinician, NINDS Stroke Program
  • Shannon P. Burton, Acute Care NP
  • Veronica Craft, Acute Care NP
  • Rainier Cabatbat, MD, Stroke Intern
  • M. Carter Denny, MD, Faculty, Comprehensive Stroke Center (MGUH)
  • Javon Edgecombe, MD, Faculty, Comprehensive Stroke Center (MMMC)
  • Matthew Edwardson, MD, Faculty, Comprehensive Stroke Center (MGUH)
  • Douglas Mayson, MD, Faculty, Comprehensive Stroke Center (MGUH)
  • Aabha Shah, MD, Faculty, Comprehensive Stroke Center (MSMHC)
  • Bilaal Sirdar, MD, Faculty, Comprehensive Stroke Center (MMMC)

NINDS Vascular Neurology Fellows

  • Nina-Serena Burkett, MD
  • Muhammad Khan, MD
  • Raymond Mirasol, MD
  • Kyle Kern, MD

Nurse Coordinators and Nursing Directors

  • Karen (Moriarty) Poole, RN, MSN, PCCN, CCRN, Stroke Coordinator
  • Maraki Endale, RN, BSN, CCRN, Nursing Director, Neuro Intensive Care Unit
  • Celeste Farnham, RN, BSN, MSN, Nursing Director, Neuro Intermediate Care Unit and Stroke Unit

Neurology

  • Robert Laureno, MD, Chair, Department of Neurology
  • Mark Lin, MD
  • Joseph Choi, MD
  • Prerna Malla, MD
  • Ahmareen Baten, MD
  • Jessica Stevens, MD

Neurosurgery and Neurointerventional Radiology

  • Edward Aulisi, MD, Chair, Department of Neurosurgery; Medical Director, Neuroscience intermediate Care Unit
  • Rocco Armonda, MD, Director, Neuroendovascular Surgery; Surgical Co-director, Neuro Intensive Care Unit
  • Brian Mason, MD
  • Ai-Hsi Liu, MD
  • Andrew Stemer, MD
  • Randy Bell, MD
  • Jeffrey Mai, MD
  • Daniel Felbaum, MD

Stroke Nurse Responders

  • Annie Batilo, RN
  • Elizabeth M. Comstock, RN
  • Melissa DiMartino, RN
  • Denise Estrada-Palma, RN
  • Jeffery Ewart, RN
  • Christie E. Feldman, RN
  • Elise M. Fellman, RN
  • Laura Garrelick, RN
  • Starria Gibson, RN
  • Margaret Giragosian, RN
  • Adey Haile-Mariam, RN
  • Latoya Harvey, RN
  • Dorothy W. Heinrichs, RN
  • John Hogan, RN
  • Kerri Hufford, RN
  • Raleigh Jackson, RN
  • Sarah King, RN
  • Erica Ward, RN
  • Vanessa Rose-Wilder, RN
  • Cecile Zimmer, RN

Stroke/Neuro-rehabilitation

  • Fatemeh Milani, MD, Chair, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • Irim Ciolino, MD
  • Katherine Power, MD
  • Patrick Martone, MD
  • Michael Wroten, MD
  • Abha Lokhande, MD
  • Esperanza Guillermety, MD
  • Jill Schie, MS, OTR/L, Director of Acute Care Rehabilitation
  • Linda Taylor, MA, PT, Acute Care Manager
  • Physical and Occupational Therapy Teams (see below)
  • Teri Wilson-Bridges, MA, MHA, CCC-A, Director, Hearing and Speech
  • Donna Saur, MA, CCC-SLP, Sr. Speech-Language Pathologist
  • Tracy Gee, MA, CCC-SLP, Speech-Language Pathologist
  • Kathy Wills, MS, CCC-SLP, Speech-Language Pathologist

Diagnostic Neuroradiology

  • James Jelinek, MD, Chair, Department of Radiology
  • Lynn Huang, MD
  • Lee Monsein, MD
  • Louis Smith, MD
  • Anette Virta-Paras, MD
  • April Farley, MD
  • Victor Fenwick, Senior Clinical Manager Imaging Services
  • Raymond Ross, Clinical Manager Imaging Services

Research and Administration

  • Anne-Marie Williams, Neuroscience Department Administrator
  • Cheri Jackson, Administrative Coordinator, Comprehensive Stroke Center
  • Ron Migues, MD, Executive Director, MedStar Health Research Institute
  • Jamal Smith, Clinical Research Coordinator MedStar Health Research Institute

Neurocritical Care

  • Jason Chang, MD, Medical Director, Neuro Intensive Care Unit
  • Thomas Cusack, MD, Neuro Critical Care

Therapy 

  • Lyndsay Bliss, MS, OTR/L, Staff Occupational Therapist
  • Carrie Groman, MSOT, OTR/L, Staff Occupational Therapist
  • Bailey Widener, MSOT, MPH, OTR/L, Staff Occupational Therapist
  • Lauren Miller, OTR/L, Staff Occupational Therapist
  • Bryanne Vollmer, MOT, OTR/L, Staff Occupational Therapist
  • Ladan Hakima, OTD, OTR/L, CPAM, Staff Occupational Therapist
  • Emilee Janidlo, OTD, OTR/L, Staff Occupational Therapist
  • Elizabeth Maggio, MOT, OTR/L, CBIS, Staff Occupational Therapist    
  • Jessica Rudin, MOTR/L, Staff Occupational Therapist
  • Elizabeth Jenkins, MOT,OTR/L,  Staff Occupational Therapist
  • Kaitlin Wainwright, MOT,OTR/L, Staff Occupational Therapist
  • Julianne Angel, OTR/L, CSRS, Staff Occupational Therapist
  • Ashley-Marie Lenz, OTR/L, CBIS, Senior Occupational Therapist
  • Lauren Garfinkle, OTR/L, Staff Occupational Therapist
  • Melissa Gonzalez, MOT, OTR/L, CLWT Staff Occupational Therapist
  • Richard Mello, PT, DPT, Staff Physical Therapist
  • Jazmine Green, PT, DPT, Staff Physical Therapist
  • Margaret Weidner, PT, DPT, Staff Physical Therapist
  • Rachel Craig, PT, DPT, Staff Physical Therapist
  • Sarah Hollingsworth, PT, DPT, Staff Physical Therapist
  • Carolyn Billmers, PT, DPT, Staff Physical Therapist
  • Nana-Ama Ofori, PT, DPT, Staff Physical Therapist
  • Abby Togliatti, PT, DPT, Staff Physical Therapist
  • Reagan Carroll, PT, DPT, GCS, Staff Physical Therapist
  • Megan Hughes, PT, DPT, Staff Physical Therapist
  • Hansen Chan, PT, DPT, Staff Physical Therapist
  • Hang Nguyen, PT, DPT, Staff Physical Therapist
  • Stephanie Krug, PT, DPT, Senior Physical Therapist
  • Jennifer Marcus, PT, DPT, CLT, Staff Physical Therapist
  • Maggie Griebert, PT, DPT, ATC, CBIS, Staff Physical Therapist
  • Michaela Notestine, PT, DPT, Staff Physical Therapist
  • Linda Taylor, MA, PT, Manager Acute Care Therapy
  • Kathlea Carrasco, MOT, OTR/L, Supervisor Occupational Therapy Services
  • Tevis Warren, PTA, DPT, Physical Therapy Assistant
  • Nara Shoji, PTA, Physical Therapy Assistant
  • Lindsay Branchini, PTA, Physical Therapy Assistant
  • Titilayo Akinmusuru, PT, DPT, Supervisor Physical Therapy Services
  • Coty Wardwell, PT, DPT, NCS, Senior Physical Therapy Assistant
  • Jennifer Carter, PT, DPT, CCS, Senior Physical Therapist
  • Cherise Lathan, PT, DPT, NCS, CBIS, Supervisor Physical Therapy Assistant
  • Nicole Yarbrough, OTD, OTR/L, Staff Occupational Therapist