Faculty

Adult neurology faculty

Scott Vota, D.O.
Interim Chair, Department of Neurology
Director, Adult Neurology Residency
Associate Professor, Neurology

Mark S. Baron, M.D.
Professor, Neurology

Ahmad Bayrlee, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Neurology

Jonathan W. Bekenstein, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Neurology

James P. Bennett Jr., M.D., Ph.D.
Director, VCU Parkinson’s and Movement Disorders Center
Bemiss Professor, Neurology

Leslie Cloud, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Neurology

Robert J. DeLorenzo, M.D., Ph.D., M.P.H.
Bliley Professor of Neurology
Professor, Biochemistry, and Pharmacology and Toxicology

Warren L. Felton III, M.D.
Chair, Division of Neuro-ophthalmology
Associate Chair of Clinical Activities
Professor, Neurology and Ophthalmology

Victor Gonzalez-Montoya, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Neurology

Soundarya Gowda, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Neurology

Scott Haines, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Neurology

Catherine B. Ham, M.D.
Assistant Clinical Professor, Neurology

Lenore N. Joseph, M.D.
Associate Chief of Staff for Education, Hunter Holmes McGuire VA Medical Center
Assistant Professor, Neurology

Kamran Kabolizadeh, M.D.
Assistant Clinical Professor, Neurology

Sarah K. Lageman, Ph.D 
Assistant Professor, Neurology

Mark G. Malkin, M.D.
Professor, Neurology

William F. Maragos, M.D., Ph.D.
Chief, Hunter Holmes McGuire VA Medical Center Neurology Service
Clinical Professor, Neurology

Elsa V. Mathew, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Neurology

Michael F. Miles, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor, Neurology, Pharmacology and Toxicology, and Human Genetics

Unsong Oh, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Neurology

Hamid Sadeghian, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Neurology
Director, Neuromuscular Fellowship

Anand Karthik Sarma, M.D., M.P.H.
Assistant Professor, Neurology

Samuel A. Taylor Jr., M.D.
Assistant Professor, Neurology

Claudia Testa, M.D., Ph.D
Associate Professor, Neurology

Alan R. Towne, M.D., M.P.H
Professor, Neurology

Elizabeth J. Waterhouse, M.D.
Director, M3 Neurology Clerkship
Professor, Neurology

Child neurology faculty

Lawrence D. Morton, M.D.
Chair, Division of Child Neurology
Chair, Division of Clinical Neurophysiology
Director, Clinical Neurophysiology Fellowship
Professor, Neurology

Lydia Kernitsky, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Neurology, Child Neurology, Pediatrics, and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

David J. Leszczyszyn, M.D., Ph.D.
Director, VCU Sleep Center
Director, Child Neurology Fellowship
Associate Professor, Neurology

John M. Pellock, M.D.
Professor, Neurology

Syndi Seinfeld, D.O.
Assistant Professor, Neurology

Jean Teasley, M.D.
Associate Professor, Neurology

Kelly Ussery, CPNP
Nurse Practitioner, Child Neurology

Rachel Livingston, PNP
Nurse Practitioner, Child Neurology

Debra K. Hearington, PNP
Nurse Practitioner, Child Neurology

Ashley Perry, PNP
Nurse Practitioner, Child Neurology

Clinical neurophysiology faculty

Lawrence D. Morton, M.D.
Chair, Division of Clinical Neurophysiology
Chair, Division of Child Neurology
Director, Clinical Neurophysiology Rellowship
Professor, Neurology

Jonathan W. Bekenstein, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Neurology

Victor Gonzalez-Montoya, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Neurology

Soundarya Gowda, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Neurology

Lenore N. Joseph, M.D.
Associate Chief of Staff for Education, Hunter Holmes McGuire VA Medical Center
Assistant Professor, Neurology

Lydia Kernitsky, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Neurology, Child Neurology, Pediatrics, and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Hamid Sadeghian, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Neurology
Director, Neuromuscular Fellowship

Jean Teasley, M.D.
Associate Professor, Neurology

Alan R. Towne, M.D., M.P.H
Professor, Neurology

Scott Vota, D.O.
Interim Chair, Department of Neurology
Director, Adult Neurology Residency
Assistant Professor, Neurology

Elizabeth J. Waterhouse, M.D.
Director, M3 Neurology Clerkship
Professor, Neurology

Neuro-ophthalmology faculty

Warren L. Felton III, M.D.
Chair, Division of Neuro-ophthalmology
Associate Chair of Clinical Activities
Professor, Neurology and Ophthalmology

Scott Haines, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Neurology

Epilepsy Monitoring Unit

Victor Gonzalez-Montoya, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Neurology

Soundarya Gowda, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Neurology

Lawrence D. Morton, M.D.
Chair, Division of Clinical Neurophysiology
Chair, Division of Child Neurology
Director, Clinical Neurophysiology Fellowship
Professor, Neurology

Neuro-Oncology Faculty

Mark G. Malkin, M.D.
Professor, Neurology

Neuro-critical Care Faculty

Assistant Professor, Neurology

Anand Karthik Sarma, M.D., M.P.H.
Assistant Professor, Neurology

Sleep Medicine Faculty

David J. Leszczyszyn, M.D., Ph.D.
Director, VCU Sleep Center
Director, Child Neurology Fellowship
Associate Professor, Neurology

Elsa V. Mathew, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Neurology

Samuel A. Taylor Jr., M.D.
Assistant Professor, Neurology

Lisa Sievers, M.S., R.N., ACNP-BC
Nurse Practitioner, Sleep Center

Movement disorder specialists

Mark S. Baron, M.D.
Professor, Neurology

James P. Bennett Jr., M.D., Ph.D.
Director, VCU Parkinson’s and Movement Disorders Center
Bemiss Professor, Neurology

Leslie Cloud, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Neurology

Jeffrey Hoder, M.S., D.P.T.
Assistant Professor, Neurology
Program Director, Rehabilitation & Wellness
VCU Parkinson's & Movement Disorders Center

Sarah K. Lageman, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Neurology

William F. Maragos, M.D., Ph.D.
Chief, Hunter Holmes McGuire VA Medical Center Neurology Service
Clinical Professor, Neurology

Claudia Testa, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Neurology

Michele Gebhardt, RN
Movement Disorders Nurse Specialist

Neuroscience research

Mark S. Baron, M.D.
Professor, Neurology

James P. Bennett Jr., M.D., Ph.D.
Director, VCU Parkinson’s and Movement Disorders Center
Bemiss Professor, Neurology

Robert Blair, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Neurology

Severn B. “Ben” Churn, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Neurology and Physiology, Pharmacology and Toxicology, and Anatomy

Robert J. DeLorenzo, M.D., Ph.D., M.P.H.
Professor, Neurology and Biochemistry, Pharmacology and Toxicology

Ann Rice, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Neurology

 
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