School of Medicine

Wayne State University School of Medicine

Faculty Profiles

Eishi Asano
Title
Professor of Pediatrics and Neurology
Phone
313 745 5788
Profile
Dr. Eishi Asano, M.D., Ph.D. is a Professor, Departments of Pediatrics and Neurology, Wayne State University School of Medicine.  He has served as the Medical Director, Department of Neurodiagnostics, Children’s Hospital ...
Geoffrey R. Barger
Title
Associate Professor of Neurology
Phone
313 745-1515 ; 313 745-1242 office; 313 745-4275 clinic
Profile
Dr. Barger has served as attending physician at the Detroit Medical Center and Karmanos Cancer Center from 1990-present.  He has organized and directed the weekly Neuro-Oncology conference from 1990-present and ...
Maysaa M. Basha, M.D.
Title
Assistant Professor of Neurology, Associate Neurology Residency Progam Director, Director of Clinical Neurophysiology (Holden Lab)
Phone
 
Profile
Dr Maysaa Basha completed her medical school and neurology residency training at Wayne State University and obtained her training in Clinical Neurophysiology and Epilepsy at University Hospitals Case Medical Center in Cleveland, ...
Michael E. Behen
Title
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Neurology
Phone
313 993 0000
Profile
Michael E. Behen, Ph.D., is a clinical psychologist/neuroscientist in the Translational Imaging Center at Children's Hospital of Michigan. Dr. Behen's research and clinical interests include the neurocognitive, behavioral, and imaging ...
Joyce Benjamins
Title
Professor of Neurology, Associate of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology; Immunology/Microbiology
Phone
(313) 577-71275 (lab); 577-71265 (office)
Profile
Joyce A. Benjamins, Ph.D. has served in the Department of Neurology since 1995. She joined the Department of Neurology in 1975, and has maintained an active research laboratory since coming to ...
Evanthia Bernitsas
Title
Assistant Professor of Neurology, Associate Director of the Multiple Sclerosis Center
Phone
(313) 745-4275
Profile
Evanthia Triantafylou-Bernitsas, MD joined the Department of Neurology at Wayne State University in 2011. She is a board certified Neurologist and a Multiple Sclerosis specialist. Currently, she serves as Assistant ...
Maria Bykhovskaia, PhD
Title
Professor of Neurology
Phone
313-577-1242
Profile
Maria Bykhovskaia, PhD is a Professor of Neurology who joined  Wayne State University in 2015. She has a vast interest in the field of neuroscience with research interests in synaptic ...
Paula Dore-Duffy
Title
Professor of Neurology; Chief, Neuroimmunology, Associate in Immunology/Microbiology
Phone
(313) 577-1126
Profile
Paula Dore-Duffy, Ph.D. has been Professor of Neurology and Chief of the Division of Neuroimmunology since 1988. She was previously Associate Professor of Neurology and Director of the University of Connecticut ...
M. Maher Fakhouri
Title
Assistant Professor of Neurology, Clerkship Director
Phone
(313) 745-4275
Profile
Maher Fakhouri, M.D. has served as a staff in the Department of Neurology since 1995, and has served as a Clerkship Director for the Department of Neurology since 2000. He ...
Edwin B. George II
Title
Assistant Professor of Neurology; Director, Movement Disorders Center
Phone
313-745-4275 WSU; 313 576 3529 VAMC
Profile
Dr. George joined the Wayne State University School of Medicine faculty in 1996, and he is Director of the Wayne State University Movement Disorders Center and also Director of the ...
Alexander Gow
Title
Professor, Center for Molecular Medicine and Genetics, Pediatrics and Neurology
Phone
313 577-9404; 313 577-9402 (lab)
Profile
Alexander Gow, Ph.D. joined Wayne State University in December 2000 as an Assistant Professor with joint appointments in the Center for Molecular Medicine and Genetics and the Departments of Pediatrics ...
A. H. M. Mabbubal Huq
Title
Professor of Pediatrics and Neurology
Phone
313 745 5788
Profile
Dr. Huq is aProfessor of Pediatrics and Neurology at Wayne State University. He is also the director of Children Hospital of Michigan Gene Bank Research Facility. Dr. Huq received his ...
Mohammad S Ibrahim
Title
Assistant Professor of Neurology, Program Director, Neurocritical Care Fellowship Program, Medical Director Neurocritical Care, Neuro-Trauma DMC
Phone
313-745-1540
Profile
Mohammad Ibrahim, MD is Assistant Professor of Neurology and a faculty member in speciality of Neurocritical Care and Vascular Neurology.His clinical and teaching interests include, therapeutic hypothermia, multimodality neurocritical care ...
Jeong-Won Jeong PhD
Title
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Neurology
Phone
(313) 993-0258
Profile
Jeong-Won Jeong, Ph.D., is an MRI physicist and biomedical imaging researcher in the Translational Imaging Center at Children's Hospital of Michigan. Dr. Jeong's research and clinical interests include functional and structural ...
Huiyuan Jiang
Title
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Neurology
Phone
313 745 5780
Profile
Huiyuan Jiang, M.D., Ph.D., has served as assistant professor of Pediatrics and Neurology at the Division of Pediatric Neurology since 2006. He is ABPN board certified in the specialty of ...
Abbas Jowkar, MD
Title
Assistant Professor of Neurology
Phone
 
Profile
 Abbas Jowkar, MS, MD is an as assistant professor of Neurology at the Division of Adult Neurology since 2015. He is ABPN board certified in the specialty of Neurology and ...
Csaba Juhasz
Title
Professor of Pediatrics and Neurology, PET Center, Children's Hospital of Michigan
Phone
313-966-5136
Profile
Csaba Juhasz, M.D., Ph.D. is a Professor of Pediatrics and Neurology at Wayne State University School of Medicine. He is also a member of the Karmanos Cancer Institute. He previously ...
Omar A. Khan
Title
Chairman and Professor of Neurology; Neurologist-in-Chief, Detroit Medical Center; Director, Wayne State University Multiple Sclerosis Research Center & The Sastry Foundation Advanced Imaging Laboratory; Director Detroit Medical Center Multiple Sclerosis Clinic
Phone
313 577-1243; 313 745-4275 (clinic)
Profile
Omar A. Khan,  Chairman and Professor of Neurology; Neurologist-in-Chief, Detroit Medical Center; Director, Wayne State University Multiple Sclerosis Research Center & The Sastry Foundation Advanced Imaging Laboratory; Director Detroit Medical Center ...
Ajay Kumar
Title
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Neurology, Children’s Hospital of Michigan
Phone
(313) 745-0668
Profile
Dr. Ajay Kumar is currently an Assistant Professor in the department of Pediatrics and Neurology and regularly participates in the reporting of PET scans and attends the multi-disciplinary epilepsy surgery ...
William J. Kupsky
Title
Professor of Pathology, Neurology and Neurosurgery, Chief of Neuropathology
Phone
313-745-8555
Profile
Dr. William Kupsky, M.D. currently is Professor of Pathology, Residency Program Director, Director of Neuropathology rotation, and Director of Autopsy Conference. His specialities are Pathology-Anatomic and Clinical and Neuropathology. ...
Leonard Lipovich
Title
Associate Professor of Neurology and Center for Molecular Medicine and Genetics
Phone
313-577-9683
Profile
Leonard Lipovich, Ph.D., has served on the faculty of the Center for Molecular Medicine and Genetics, and as a joint appointee at the Department of Neurology, since 2007 as Assistant ...
Robert P. Lisak
Title
Parker Webber Chair in Neurology, Professor of Neurology; Professor of Immunology and Microbiology
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Profile
Robert P. Lisak, M.D., FAAN, FRCP  served as Professor and Chair of the Department of Neurology as well Neurologist-in-Chief of the Detroit Medical Center from 1987-2012. He previously was a member ...
Wazim Mohamed, M.D.
Title
Assistant Professor of Neurology Division of Neurocritical Care
Phone
(313) 745-4246
Profile
Dr Wazim Mohamed serves on the Wayne State University faculty as a Neurointensivist. He completed his medical training at Kasturba Medical College in Mangalore after which he went on to ...
Otto Muzik
Title
Professor of Pediatrics and Radiology
Phone
(313) 993-2616
Profile
 Dr. Muzik is a medical physicist who was recruited from the University of Michigan in 1993 to assume the role of a senior physicist in the newly opened Children's Hospital ...
Sandra Narayanan
Title
Associate Professor, Departments of Neurological Surgery and Neurology
Phone
313-966-5007
Profile
Sandra Narayanan, M.D., joined Wayne State University in July 2009 as an Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery & Neurology. Dr. Narayanan is a graduate of the six-year Honors Program in Medicine ...
Kumar Rajamani
Title
Associate Professor of Neurology, Program Director Vascular Neurology Fellowship, Chief of Neurology Detroit Receiving Hospital, Medical Director Comprehensive Stroke Center DMC
Phone
313-745-1540; 313-745-4275 (clinic)
Profile
Dr. Kumar Rajamani MD, DM, is an Associate Professor of Neurology in the Department of Neurology and part of the Comprehensive Stroke Center since 2005. He did his Neurology residency ...
James F. Selwa
Title
Assistant Professor of Neurology, Director EMG Laboratory
Phone
313-745-8328
Profile
James F. Selwa, M.D., MBA, FAANEM has been a member of the Department of Neurology since 1991. He led the accreditation process for the Clinical Neurophysiology Fellowship Program in 1995 ...
Navid Seraji-Bozorgzad, M.D.
Title
Assistant Professor of Neurology, Director Neurohospitalist Program; Neurology Residency Program Director
Phone
(313) 966-0969
Profile
After completing his undergraduate degree in physics from the University of Michigan, Navid Seraji joined the Wayne State community as a research assistant in the Brain Imaging Laboratory in 1998. ...
Aashit K. Shah, M.D.
Title
Associate-Chair and Professor of Neurology
Chief of Neurology - Harper Hospital
Director of Clinical Neurophysiology (Holden Lab)
Phone
313-577-1244
Profile
Aashit K. Shah, M.D., is a Associate-Chair and Professor of Neurology, is the Director of the WSU/Detroit Medical Center Comprehensive Epilepsy Program. He is the Program Director of the Clinical Neurophysiology ...
Lakshmi Shankar, M.D.
Title
Assistant Professor of Neurology
Phone
313-745-1540
Profile
Dr. Lakshmi Shankar completed Neurology residency at University of Toledo, OH and Vascular Neurology fellowship at Cleveland Clinic, OH. Her clinical and research interests include: Intracranial vasculopathy, post stroke depression, ...
Lalitha Sivaswamy
Title
Interim Chief - Pediatric Neurology Program
Residency Program Director
Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Neurology
Phone
313-745-5788
Profile
Lalitha Sivaswamy, M.D. has served as Assistant Professor of Neurology at the Wayne State University School of Medicine since 2005. She was appointed Program Director for the Pediatric Neurology Residency ...
Kushak Suchdev, MD
Title
Clinical Assistant Professor of Neurology
Phone
 
Profile
 Kushak Suchdev, MD. is a Clinical Assistnat Professor of Neurology who specialized in Neurocritical Care and Epilepsy.  ...
Senthil K. Sundaram
Title
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Neurology, PET Center Children's Hospital of Michigan
Phone
313-993-2870
Profile
Dr. Sundaram went to the medical school at Thanjavur in Tamil Nadu, India. He was selected for the nuclear medicine residency program at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), ...
Daniela Tapos
Title
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Neurology
Phone
313-745-5788
Profile
Daniela Tapos, MD is one of the newest members of the Department of Pediatric Neurology serving as Assistant Professor since 2008 at the Detroit Medical Center. Her research and clinical ...
Sokol V. Todi, Ph.D.
Title
Associate Professor of Pharmacology and Neurology
Phone
313 577 1173
Profile
 Dr. Sokol V. Todi, PhD, is an Associate Professor in the Department of Pharmacology and the Department of Neurology, Wayne State University School of Medicine. Dr. Todi joined Wayne State ...
Robert Tomsak, M.D., Ph.D.
Title
Professor of Neuro-ophthalmology
Phone
Detroit: (313) 577-8900
Bingham Farms:
(248) 594-6702
Profile
Dr. Tomsak is a professor at Wayne State University School of Medicine and specializes in neuro-­‐ophthalmology. His clinical interests include clinical neuro-­‐ophthalmology, eye movement disorders, cortical visual disturbances, headaches and ...
Alexandros C. C. Tselis, M.D., Ph.D.
Title
Professor of Neurology, Director of Neuroinfectious Disease Program
Phone
313-745-4275; 313 577-1243
Profile
Dr. Tselis, MD, PhD. is currently Professor of Neurology at Wayne State University. His interests include infectious and inflammatory diseases of the nervous system, including the neurological complications of HIV ...
Mitchel Williams, M.D.
Title
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Neurology
Phone
 
Profile
Mitchel Williams, M.D., Ph.D., has served as assistant professor of Pediatrics and Neurology at the Division of Pediatric Neurology since completing his Child Neurology Residency at Children's Hospital of Michigan. ...
Deepti Zutshi M.D.
Title
Assistant Professor of Neurology
Phone
313-745-1416
Profile
Dr. Deepti Zutshi is Assistant Professor of Neurology, Wayne State University School of Medicine.  She completed her medical training in the six-year Honors Program in Medicine at the Miller School of ...