We are pleased to introduce our incoming adult and child neurology residents as well as our fellows in neuro-critical care, sleep, epilepsy and neuromuscular disorders. Our new team members will begin on July 1, 2018, except as noted.

Adult Neurology Residents – PGY 1

Fazila Aseem, MD Fazila Aseem, MD

  • Medical School: Wake Forest School of Medicine
  • Graduate: Emory University, MP – Public Health
  • Undergraduate: Agnes Scott College, BA – Biochemistry/Molecular Biology and Mathematics/Economics
Mariko Hanson, MD Mariko Hanson, MD

  • Medical school: Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine
  • Undergraduate: Smith College, BA – Greek, Latin
 Xiaoyang Li, MBBS-MD Xiaoyang Li, MBBS – MD

  • Medical School: Shanghai Medical College, Fudan University, China
  • Undergraduate: University of California, Berkeley – Integrative Biology (Reciprocal Exchange Student)
Daniel Panebianco, MD Daniel Panebianco, MD

  • Medical School: St. George’s University School of Medicine
  • Undergraduate: The State University of NY at Binghamton, BA – Mathematics and Psychology
Carolyn Tsai, MD Carolyn Tsai, MD

  • Medical School: Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University
  • Undergraduate: John Hopkins University, BA – Neuroscience and Anthropology
Siddharth Ninan, MBBS Siddharth Ninan, MBBS

  • Medical School: Imperial College London Faculty of Medicine, United Kingdom
  • Undergraduate: University of Cambridge, UK, BA – Neuroscience
Luke Van Ells, MD Luke Van Ells, MD

  • Medical School: Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
  • Undergraduate: University of North Dakota, BS – Chemistry

Child Neurology Residents

NathanielWooten, MD

Nathaniel (Nate) Wooten, MD – PGY 1

  • Medical School: University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
  • Undergraduate: Wake Forest University, BS – Health and Exercise Science
Katelyn Ammons, MD Katelyn Ammons – PGY 3

  • Medical School: The University of Toledo College of Medicine
  • Undergraduate: Bowling Green State University, BS – Biology

Fellows

Neuro-critical Care:

Mandy Hatfield MD

  • Residency: West Virginia University – Neurology
  • Graduate: West Virginia University School of Medicine, MD
  • Undergraduate: West Virginia University, BS – Biology
Richard Gandee, DO

  • Internship: Internal Medicine at Ohio Health Doctor’s Hospital
  • Residency: Internal Medicine at Ohio Health Doctor’s Hospital
  • Graduate: Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathy
  • Undergraduate: Virginia Commonwealth University, BS – Biochemistry; Roanoke College, BS/BA – Biology, Philosophy, Art

Sleep:

Ethan Yun, DO Ethan Yun, DO

  • Residency: Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center – Neurology
  • Medical School: Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine (VA campus), DO
  • Undergraduate: Virginia Tech, BS – Biochemistry
Joel Erickson, MD Joel Erickson, MD

  • Residency: University of North Dakota – Psychiatry
  • Medical School: University of North Dakota School of Medicine and Health Sciences, MD
  • Undergraduate: University of North Dakota, BSE – Chemical Engineering

Epilepsy:

Matthew McConnell, MD Matthew McConnell, MD (Start date: 2-2-2018)

  • Residency: University of Virginia Health System – Neurology
  • Medical School: Wake Forest School of Medicine – Wake Forest Baptist Medicine Center
  • Undergraduate: Duke University, BS – Psychology w/Neuroscience concentration, Minors – Biology and Chemistry
Thomas Foutz, MD, PhD Thomas Foutz, MD, PhD

  • Residency: Seattle Children’s Hospital – Pediatric Neurology
  • Medical School: Case Western Reserve University, MD, PhD – Biomedical Engineering
  • Undergraduate: John Hopkins University, BA – Biophysics

Neuromuscular:

Abbas Jowkar, MBBS Abbas Jowkar, MBBS

  • Fellowship: Wayne State University – Detroit Medical Center, EMG/EEG Clinical Neurophysiology
  • Residency : Wayne State University – Detroit Medical Center – Neurology
  • Medical School: Gulbarga University, Mahadevappa Rampure Medical College, India
  • Undergraduate: Nrupatunga Junior College, Hyderabad, India, BS