Residency Program Alumni

Residents from the Class of 2018.
Congratulations to the Resident Class of 2018!

Class of 2018

Ryan Williamson, MD
Active duty military service with the United States Navy

Pooja Rao, MD
Fellowship: Clinical Neurophysiology (EMG), MedStar Georgetown University Hospital

Louis Goodrich, DO
Fellowship: Multiple Sclerosis, MedStar Georgetown University Hospital

Jessica Stevens, MD
Fellowship: Multiple Sclerosis, MedStar Georgetown University Hospital

Jerdan Ruff, MD
Fellowship: Vascular Neurology, University of Utah

Glenn Burkett, MD
Fellowship: Headache, Thomas Jefferson University

Brian Barry, MD
Fellowship: Multiple Sclerosis, MedStar Georgetown University Hospital

Class of 2017

Pearla Baten, MD
Fellowship: Epilepsy, Maryland University Hospital

Tracy Fulton, MD
Private Practice: Integrated Neurology Services, General Neurology

Alejandra Garland, MD
Fellowship: Movement Disorders, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Nancy Hu, MD
Fellowship: Multiple Sclerosis, MedStar Georgetown University Hospital

Elizabeth Mundel, MD
Fellowship: Movement Disorders, MedStar Georgetown University Hospital

Amit Shah, MD
Fellowship: IOM, Stanford University

Nadia Yusuf, MD
Fellowship: Movement Disorders, MedStar Georgetown University Hospital

Class of 2016

Jaimee Ahmed, MD
Fellowship: Clinical Neurophysiology, Medstar Georgetown University Hospital

Elana Neches, MD
Fellowship: Movement Disorders, Beth Israel Medical Center

Justin Salerian, MD
Fellowship: Vascular Neurology, Tulane Medical Center

Brian Ahuja, MD
Fellowship: Clinical Neurophysiology/IOM, Stanford University

Scott Dellorso, MD
Fellowship: Vascular Neurology, University of Florida Health Shands Hospital

Nathan Starr, DO
Fellowship: Movement Disorders, Medstar Georgetown University Hospital

Sara Siavoshi, DO

Class of 2015

Bryan Gough, MD
Fellowship: Neurocritical Care, Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

Janielle Hyde, MD
Fellowship: Clinical Neurophysiology, University of Florida Health

Abigail Lawler, MD
Fellowship: Movement Disorders, Medstar Georgetown University Hospital

Hida Nierenburg, MD
Fellowship: Headache, St. Luke’s Mount Sinai

Mandy Reimer, MD
Fellowship: Clinical Neurophysiology, University of Alabama Hospital

Yasar Torres-Yaghi, MD
Fellowship: Movement Disorders, Medstar Georgetown University Hospital

Sophia Wang, MD
Locum Tenens

Class of 2014

Toni Ahern, MD
Fellowship: Clinical Neurophysiology – EMG, Georgetown University Hospital

M. Carter Denny, MD, MPH
Fellowship: Vascular Neurology, UT Houston/Baylor University

R. Andrew Falconer, MD
Fellowship: Movement Disorders, Georgetown University Hospital

Crystal Janani, MD
Fellowship: Clinical Neurophysiology, Weill Cornell Medical College

Becky O’Dwyer, MD
Fellowship: Epilepsy, Syracuse University

Sean Rogers, MD, PhD
Fellowship: Movement Disorders, Georgetown University Hospital

Ellen Valadez, MD
Fellowship: Movement Disorders, Georgetown University Hospital

Class of 2013

Faria Amjad, MD
Fellowship: Multiple Sclerosis, Georgetown University Hospital

Wendell Bobb, MD
Fellowship: Sleep Medicine/Epilepsy, Duke University Medical Center

Forough Ghavami, DO
Fellowship: Epilepsy/IOM, Stanford University Hospital

Sean Gratton, MD
Fellowship: Neuro-Ophthalmology, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, University of Miami

Jordan Paulson, MD
Fellowship: Movement Disorders, UMass Medical Center

Peter Sumner, DO
Fellowship: Neurophysiology Epilepsy/EEG, Georgetown University Hospital

Class of 2012

Joseph Choi, MD
Fellowship: Harvard Partners-Massachusetts General Hospital, Brigham Women’s Hospital – Neuromuscular

Carrie Dougherty, MD
Fellowship: Thomas Jefferson University – Headache

Troy Hoang, MD
Fellowship: MedStar Georgetown University Hospital – Neurophysiology Epilepsy/EEG

Michael Khoury, MD
Fellowship: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center – Neuroinfectious Diseases

Natalia Llanes, MD
Fellowship: National Institutes of Health – Neuromuscular/EMG

Gian Pal, MD
Fellowship: Rush University – Movement Disorders

Doug Porter, MD
Fellowship: University of California, Los Angeles – Epilepsy/IOM

Class of 2011

Mindy Bixby, DO
Fellowship: National Rehabilitation Hospital, MedStar Georgetown University Hospital – Movement Disorders

Melanie Blacker, MD
Post-residency Practice: General Neurology, Womack Army Medical Center

Jennifer Durphy, MD, MA
Fellowship: Albany Medical Center – Movement Disorders

April Ann Erwin, MD, MA
Fellowship: MedStar Georgetown University Hospital – Multiple Sclerosis

Arash Farhadi, MD, MS
Fellowship: George Washington University – Sleep Medicine

Ishita Gambhir, MD
Fellowship: MedStar Georgetown University Hospital – Movement Disorders

Vivian Hoang, MD, MBA
Fellowship: University of California, Los Angeles – Epilepsy/IOM

Class of 2010

Paul Singh, MD, MPH
Fellowship: Stanford University – Neurointensive Care

Danny Park, MD
Fellowship: Rush University – Clinical Neurophysiology

Sheela Myers, MD
Fellowship: MedStar Georgetown University Hospital – Clinical Neurophysiology (EMG)

Alejandro Magadan, MD
Fellowship: National Institutes of Health/MedStar Washington Hospital Center – Vascular Neurology/Neuroradiology

Christopher Grunseich, MD
Fellowship: National Institutes of Health – Neuromuscular Disorders/Neurogenetics

Pritha Ghosh, MD
Fellowship: National Institutes of Health – Movement Disorders

Jill Giordano Farmer, DO, MPH
Fellowship: MedStar Georgetown University Hospital – Movement Disorders

Class of 2009

Alexandra Landen, DO
Fellowship: MedStar Georgetown University Hospital – Movement Disorders

Zurab Nadareishvili, MD, PhD
Fellowship: National Institutes of Health – Stroke

Sarah Song, MD, MPH
Fellowship: University of California, Los Angeles – Vascular Neurology

Michael Pfeiffer, MD
Fellowship: MedStar Georgetown University Hospital – Clinical Neurophysiology/Epilepsy

Lynn Kataria, MD
Fellowship: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill – Sleep Medicine