School of Medicine

Wayne State University School of Medicine

Voluntary Faculty

Bruce Kole, M.D.

Title: Clinical Assistant Professor
Location:  Providence Hospital

Dr. Kole is the current Section Chief of Neurology at Providence Hospital. Dr. Kole was recognized by his peers as one of the regions most respected Alzheimer's disease specialists and neurologists in Hour Detroit magazine's Top Doc survey for 2005 and 2008.

 

William M. Leuchter, M.D.

Title: Clinical Associate Professor
Location: Southfield, MI

Dr. William Leuchter is a neurologist in Southfield, Michigan. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Providence Hospital and Saint Joseph Regional Medical Center - South Bend. He received his medical degree from University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine and has been in practice for 44 years.

 

Anthony A. Emmer, D.O.

Title: Clinical Assistant Professor
Location: Southfield, MI

Dr. Anthony Emmer is a neurologist in Southfield, Michigan. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Providence Hospital and Providence Park Hospital & Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine and has been in practice for 22 years.

 

Lawrence Eilender, M.D.

Title: Clinical Assistant Professor
Location: Southfield, MI

Dr. Lawrence Eilender is a neurologist in Southfield, Michigan. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Beaumont Hospital - Royal Oak and Providence Hospital. He received his medical degree from Wayne State University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 36 years.

 

Chandrakant C. Desai, M.D.

Title: Clinical Associate Professor
Location: Sinai-Grace Hospital

Dr. Chandrakant Desai is a neurologist in Southfield, Michigan. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Providence Hospital and Sinai-Grace Hospital. He received his medical degree from Baroda Medical College and has been in practice for 31 years.

 

Leonard Sahn, M.D.

Title: Clinical Assistant Professor
Location: Sinai-Grace Hospital

Dr. Leonard Sahn is a neurologist in Southfield, Michigan and is affiliated with Sinai-Grace Hospital. He received his medical degree from University of Michigan Medical School and has been in practice for 42 years.

 

Jay J. Kaner, D.O.

Title: Clinical Associate Professor
Location: St. Joseph Mercy Hospital (Mt. Clemens)

Dr. Jay Kaner is a neurologist in Clinton Township, Michigan and is affiliated with McLaren Macomb. He received his medical degree from Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine and has been in practice for 39 years

 

Paul Cullis, M.D.

Title: Clinical Associate Professor
Location: St. John hospital

After completing undergraduate work at the University of Michigan Honors College, Dr. Cullis received his medical degree in 1979 with Distinction in Clinical Pharmacology from the University of Birmingham, England. Dr. Cullis was Chief Neurology Resident at Wayne State University School of Medicine from 1982-1983, and he received his Fellowship in Electromyography there from 1983-1984. In 1984 he completed postgraduate training in movement disorders in the Department of Neurology, Institute of Psychiatry at Kings College Hospital Medical School in London, England. He is currently a Fellow of the American Academy of Neurology and holds board certifications in Neurology, Vascular Neurology and with the American Society of Neurorehabilitation. Dr. Cullis is the Chief of Neurology at St. John Hospital and Director of the Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders Clinic and Stroke Program at St. John Hospital and Medical Center. He is also a Clinical Associate Professor of Neurology at Wayne State University School of Medicine

 

Bruce M. Silverman, D.O.

Title: Clinical Assistant Professor
Location: Providence Hospital

Dr. Bruce Silverman is one of the co-founders of Associates in Neurology. Dr. Silverman focuses on Medical Neurology, Electrodiagnostics: EMG, EEG, Evoked potentials, Carotid Ultrasonography, and Botox Therapy. Dr. Silverman received his medical degree from the University of Osteopathic Medicine and Health Sciences in Des Moines, IA. He completed his Internship and training in Internal Medicine as well as his Residency in Neurology at Botsford General Hospital in Farmington Hills. Dr. Silverman is the current acting chairman of the American Osteopathic Board of Neurology and Psychiatry. He is a member of the American Medical Association, American Osteopathic Association, Michigan Association of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons and the Florida Osteopathic Medical Association. He is affiliated with Associates in Neurology P.C.

 

Mark A. Kachadurian, D.O.

Title: Clinical Assistant Professor
Location: Providence Hospital

A native of the Detroit area, Dr. Kachadurian received a Bachelor of Science Degree from The University of Michigan in 1984. He joined Associates in Neurology in 1994 after completing a Residency in Neurology and Fellowship in EMG and Neuromuscular Diseases at Indiana University. He is Board Certified in Neurology with added qualifications in Clinical Neurophysiology and Board Certified in Electromyography. In his fellowship he was trained in the use of Botox and uses Botox for various illnesses such as Spasmodic Torticollis, Blepharospasm, Chronic Pain and Migraine. Dr. Kachadurian has also achieved Sub-Specialty Certification in Headache Medicine. He is the Director of the Stroke Program at Henry Ford Hospital, Warren campus. As a general neurologist Dr. Kachadurian takes care of patients with a variety of neurologic diseases. He specializes in the care of patients with Migraine Neuromuscular Disease including Neuropathic Pain, Fibromyalgia, Epilepsy, and Multiple Sclerosis.

 

Norman M. Burns, M.D.

Title: Clinical Assistant Professor
Location: Providence Hospital

Dr. Norman Burns received his undergraduate degree from Michigan State University, medical degree from Ross University and neurology training at Wayne State University/Detroit Medical Center. Dr. Burns underwent additional fellowship training in Neurodiagnostic Medicine, including EEG/Epilepsy, EMG/Neuromuscular Disease, and Sleep Medicine.

 

Yvonne Will-Murphy, D.O.

Title: Clinical Assistant Professor
Location: Providence Hospital

Dr. Yvonne Will-Murphy received her medical degree from Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine and Ph.D. in Pharmacology and Toxicology concurrently through the Medical Scientist Training Program at Michigan State University. She completed her internship and neurology training at Garden City Osteopathic Hospital in Garden City, MI. Dr. Will-Murphy treats a wide variety of neurological disorders and she has training in nerve conduction studies, EMG, and EEG. She is a member of the American Osteopathic Association, American College of Osteopathic Neurologist and Psychiatrists, and American Academy of Neurology (AAN).

 

Nader S. Warra, D.O.

Title: Clinical Assistant Professor
Location: Providence Hospital

Dr. Nader Said Warra DO has 6 years of experience and practices in Neurology and Clinical Neurophysiology.  He received his medical degree from Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine. He completed his internship and neurology training at Henry Ford Hospital. He is a member of the American Osteopathic Association, American Academy of Neurology (AAN), American Medical Association, and Michigan State Medical Society.

 

Patricia A Strimpel, M.D.

Title: Clinical Assistant Professor
Location: Providence Hospital

Dr. Patricia Strimpel received  her Bachelor and Master of Science degrees from Wayne State University and received her medical degree from The American University of the Caribbean. She completed her internship training in Internal Medicine at St. John's Hospital and Medical Center in Detroit and went on to complete her neurology residency training at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas.  Dr. Strimpel underwent additional fellowship training in EEG/Epilepsy at the University of Michigan focusing on the management of patients in the Epilepsy Monitoring Unit,  long-term video EEG monitoring of critically ill patients, identification and treatment of status epilepticus, evaluation of patients with treatment-resistant epilepsy including the identification of candidates for surgical resection, and intraoperative monitoring.