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Neurology Residency Graduates

Where are our graduates now?

Year Graduated:

2019

  • Zara Fatima, MD - Clinical Neurophysiology fellowship at St. Paul, MN, 2019-2020.
  • Nauman Jahangir, MD - General Neurologist, Southern Illinois University, Springfield, IL and Decatur Memorial Hospital, Decatur, IL, July, 2019-Present.
  • James Tanner, MD - General Neurologist, Memorial Hospital (BJC Network), Belleville, IL, September, 2019-Present.

2018

  • Shilpa Chaku, DO - Clinical Neurophysiology fellowship at Loyola University, Chicago, IL, 2018-2019. Faculty at University of Iowa, Neurophysiology, 2019-Present.
  • Nidaullah Mian, MD - Clinical Neurophysiology fellowship at University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, TX, 2018-2019.  Movement Disorder Fellowship at University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, TX, 2019-2020.
  • Vismay Thakkar, MD - Vascular Neurology fellowship at University of Texas Southwestern, Dallas, TX, 2018-2019.

2017

  • Ahmad El Kouzi, MD - Movement Disorder fellowship at University of Florida, Gainsville, FL, 2017-2019. Faculty at Southern Illinois University, Department of Neurology, July, 2019-Present.
  • Nadeem Khan, MD - Stroke fellowship at University Texas Southwestern, Dallas, TX, 2017-2018.  Working for Spectrum Health, Grand Rapids, MI. 2019-Present.
  • Lokesh Rukmangadachar, MD - Multiple Sclerosis and research fellowship at University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, 2017-2019.  Fellowship with St. Louis University, August, 2019.

2016

  • Emmanuel Akano, MD – Movement Disorder fellowship at National Institute of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, 2016-2017.
  • Rajesh Sadasivuni, MD – Private Practice as Neuro-hospitalist in Dover, Delaware.
  • Bridget D. Jones, MD – General Neurology at Baptist Health Systems, Jackson, MS.

2015

  • Sudeepta Dandapat, MD - Vascular Neurology (Stroke) fellowship at University of Iowa 2015-2016. Interventional Neurology fellowship at Oklahoma University 2016-2017. Interventional Neurology fellowship at University of Iowa, 2017-2019.  Faculty at University of Iowa, Stroke and Neuroendovascular 2019-Current.
  • Elias G. Karroum, MD, PhD - Emory University in Atlanta. Sleep Medicine fellowship for 2015-2016. Vanderbilt University in Nashville. Clinical Neurophysiology fellowship for 2016-2017.

2014

  • Vijay Pandav, MD – Fellowship in Endovascular Surgical Neuroradiology from University of Oklahoma in 2014-17.  Interventional Neurologist in Warren Clinic and Saint Francis Hospital,Tulsa Oklahoma September 2017-Present.
  • Arkady Melikyan, MD – Neurohospitalist, Tri City Medical Center, Oceanside, CA (December, 2014 – Current).

2013

  • Pavan Bhargava, MD - Fellowship in Neuroimmunology, John Hopkins University, Baltamore, Maryland (2013). Assistant Professor of Neurology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD. (Present)
  • Laxmi Dhakal, MD - Fellowship in Neurocritical Care, Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, Florida (2013).  Medical Director Neuroscience Intensive Unit, Wesley Medical Center, Wichita, KS (Present).

2012

  • Jalan, Pankaj, MBBS,MD,DABPN - Consultant Neurologist, Norvic International Hospital, Kathmandu, Nepal (2012)
  • Kaul, Siddharth, MD – DePaul Neuroscience Institute, Bridgeton, MO (2012-Present)

2011

  • Valeriy Sabodash, MD – Clinical Neurophysiology Fellowship, University of Chicago, IL  (2011-2012).  VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare Center / UCLA behavioral Neurology fellowship, Los Angelos, CA (2012)
  • Fazeel Siddiqui, MD – Stroke & Cerebrovascular Disease Fellowship, University of Texas Southwestern @ Parkland Hospital, Dallas (2011-2012) followed by a  Neurocritical Care Fellowship (2012-2013). Interventional Neurology Fellowship with SIU, (2014-2016). Assistant Professor of Neurology SIU, Director, Transcranial Doppler Lab MMC (2013-Present).
  • Amita Singh, MD – Fellowship-Neurohospitalist, Mayo Clinic, Florida (2011-2012).  Neurologist in Colorado Springs, CO.

2010

  • Brajesh Agrawal, MD – Clinical Neurophysiology Fellowship, University of Wisconsin, Madison (2010-2011). Clinical Neurophysiologist in Daly City, CA.
  • BingZhong Chen, MD PhD – Clinical Neurophysiology Fellowship, St. Louis University, MO (2010-2011); Private Practice, St. Louis, MO

2009

  • Monisha Dutta, MD  - Private practice, Memphis, TN
  • Suman Nalluri, MD - Critical Care Fellowship, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO ( 2009-2010.  Private Practice, Ames, IA 
  • Sadiq Altamimi, MD - Clinical Neurophysiology Fellowship, St. Louis University (2009-2010); Private Practice, Munster, IN.

 2008

  • Lidia Brown, MD -  Clinical Neurophysiology & Epilepsy Fellowship,  SIU  School of Medicine, Springfield, IL  (3.1. 2007 – 2.29.2008; Additional 3 months, Clinical Neurophysiology & Epilepsy elective (3.1.2008 – 7.31.2008); Private practice, Santa Clara, California

2007

  • Milan Sanghavi, MD - Neurophysiology Fellowship at St. Louis University (July, 2007 - July, 2008), Private practice in Glen Burnie, MD.
  • Jacob Tony, M.D., Neurophysiology Fellowship at St. Louis University (August, 2007 - August, 2008), Private practice, Peoria, IL.

2006

  • Aamer Habib, MD - Epilepsy & Clinical Neurophysiology Fellowship, Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Springfield, IL (June 26, 2006-June 25, 2007).
  • Ziad Al-aani, M.D., Clinical Neurophysiology Fellowship, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO (September 8, 2006-September 7, 2007).

2005

  • Yen-Yi Peng, MD, Epilepsy & Clinical Neurophysiology Fellowship, Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Springfield, IL (June 26, 2005-June 25, 2006). Assistant Professor of Neurology, Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Springfield, IL (2008).

2004

  • Zeng Wang, MD, PhD, Clinical Fellowship in Neuromuscular Disease, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO (2004-2005). Neurologist, University of Louisville, KY.
  • Preethi Natarajan, MD, Epilepsy & Clinical Neurophysiology Fellowship, Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Springfield, IL (October 1, 2004-September 30, 2005).  Private Practice in Atlanta, GA

2003

  • Wing Tung, MD, Fellowship in Neurophysiology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA (2003-2004). Private Practice, Atlanta, GA.
  • Guillermo Estrada, MD, Clinical Neurophysiology/Epilepsy Fellowship, Harvard Medical School/Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA (2003-2004).   Private Practice, Fargo, ND

2002

  • Bolanle Adamolekun, MD, Fellowship in Clinical Neurophysiology/Epilepsy at John's Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD (2001-2003). Assistant Professor of Neurology, University of Tennessee College of Medicine, Memphis.

2001

  • Shobhit Sinha, MBBS, Fellowship in Epilepsy, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN (2001-02). Assistant Professor of Neurology, West Virginia University (2003); Neurology Consultant, Ranbaxy Fortis Hospital, Noida, India (2004). Consultant, Neurology & Epilepsy, Director, Comprehensive Epilepsy Care Program, Neurosciences Medical Center, King Fahad Medical Center, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

2000

  • K. Harirama Acharya, MD -Neurorehabilitation Fellowship, Southern Illinois University School of Medicine (2000-2001); Assistant Professor of Neurology, Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Springfield, IL. (2001-2011)
  • E. Daniela Hord, MD, Fellowship in Pain Medicine & Palliative Care, Beth Israel Medical Center, New York (2000-2001); Pain Management Fellowship, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA (2001-02). Instructor, Department of Anesthesia & Critical Care, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA.  Private Practice, Fond du Lac, WI.
  • Rana Mahmood, MD, Private Practice, Decatur, IL.
  • Winthrop Risk, MD, Private Practice, Cedar Rapids, IA.

1998

  • Sajjad Mueed, MD - Epilepsy & Clinical Neurophysiology Fellowship, Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, (SIU) Springfield, IL (1998-2000); Fellowship in Stroke & Cerebrovascular Disease, SIU School of Medicine, Springfield, IL (2000-01). Assistant Professor of Clinical Neurology, SIU Department of Neurology; Director, Stroke Program at Memorial Medical Center, Springfield, IL

1997

  • Khurram Bashir, MD, MPH - Neuroimmunology fellowship, University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL (1997-1999). Associate Professor of Neurology; Director, Multiple Sclerosis Center, University of Alabama, Birmingham.
  • Koteswara Narla, MD - Pain Fellowship, M. D. Anderson Hospital, Houston, TX (1997-1998). Neurologist for Springfield Clinic, Springfield, IL.

1996

  • Hassan Kesserwani, MD, - Peripheral Nerve Fellowship, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN (1996-1997) / Muscle and Nerve Fellowship, National Institutes of Health, Washington, D.C. (1997-1998). Private practice, Ozark, AL.
  • Farrukh Qureshi, MD - Sleep Fellowship, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH (1996-1997). Private practice, Chandler, AZ
  • Maria Karbowska-Jankowska, MD - Neurorehabilitation Fellowship, SIU School of Medicine, Springfield, IL (1996-1997). Director of Neurorehabilitation, St. Francis Hospital, Peoria IL.

1995

  •  Todd Elmore, MD, - Neuroscience Center, HSHS Medical Group, Springfield, IL

1994

  • Awais Riaz, MBBS, PhD  - Epilepsy fellowship, Washington University (1995-96), St. Louis, MO; Clinical Neurophysiology Fellowship, Southern IL University School of Medicine, Springfield, IL (1997). Assistant Professor, Department of Neurology, The University of Utah, Salt Lake City

1993

  • Norberto Martinez, MD - Private practice, Cocoa, FL
  • Sanjay Chauhan, MBBS, - Private practice, Visalia, CA

1992

  • Marcus DeSio, MD - Private practice, McKenzie, TN
  • Rodrigo Ubilluz, MD - Private practice, Maywood, IL