Department of Neurology

Residency Faculty


Program Administration

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Sean M. Gratton, M.D.
Residency Program Director and Assistant Professor, UMKC School of Medicine Truman Medical Centers, Sabates Eye Centers, Saint Luke’s Hospital, Children’s Mercy HospitalDepartment of Neurology, Neuro-ophthalmology
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Education

  • Undergraduate Degree:  Saint Louis University
  • Medical School:  Georgetown University School of Medicine
  • Residency:  Georgetown University Hospital
  • Fellowship:  Neuro-Ophthalmology, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, University of Miami
  • Certification: American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (Neurology)

Expertise

Neuro-Ophthalmology, Medical Education

Biographical Sketch

Dr. Gratton is Assistant Professor in the Department of Neurology and Cognitive Neuroscience at the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine. He is a neuro-ophthalmology staff physician with the Sabates Eye Clinics and has a joint appointment in the Department of Ophthalmology at the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine. Dr. Gratton is the Associate Director of Medical Education in the Department of Neurology and Cognitive Neuroscience at the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine.

Dr. Gratton attended medical school at Georgetown University School of Medicine in Washington, DC and graduated in 2009.  He continued at Georgetown University School of Medicine where he completed his internal medicine internship and neurology residency.  He was named Chief Administrative Resident covering Georgetown University Hospital, Washington Hospital Center, the Children’s National Medical Center, and the Veterans Affairs Medical Center. Following residency he completed his neuro-ophthalmology fellowship at the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute at the University of Miami.

Dr. Gratton holds professional membership in the American Academy of Neurology. His major area of clinical and research focuses in neuro-ophthalmology. He has published in this area of interest, and made numerous presentations at national and international conferences. Other areas of expertise include botulinum toxin proficiency for blepharospasm, hemifacial spasm, and chronic migraine.

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Susan Sifers, M.D.
Associate Residency Program Director and Assistant Professor, UMKC School of Medicine Saint Luke’s HospitalDepartment of Neurology, Movement Disorder
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  • Medical School: University of Kansas School of Medicine
  • Residency: University of California, Irvine – Neurology
  • Fellowship: Stanford University – Movement Disorder

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Charles Donohoe, M.D.
Department Chair and Associate Professor, UMKC School of Medicine Truman Medical CenterDepartment of Neurology, Clinical Neurologist
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Education

  • Undergraduate Degree: Le Moyne College, Syracuse, New York
  • Medical School:  Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York
  • Residency:  Mount Sinai Hospital School of Medicine, New York, New York
  • Certification: Neurology – American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Neurorehabilitation – American Society of Neurorehabilitation, and Neuroimaging – United Council for Neurologic Subspecialties

Expertise

Neuroimmunology, Neuroimaging, Neurorehabiliation, General Neurology

Biographical Sketch

Dr. Donohoe is Associate Professor and Vice-Chair in the Department of Neurology and Cognitive Neuroscience at the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine.  He was born in New York City, attended medical school at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in Bronx, New York graduating in 1972.  He completed his internal medicine internship at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, and neurology residency at the Mount Sinai Hospital School of Medicine in New York City. He has practiced clinical neurology in Kansas City since 1977.

Dr. Donohoe is board certified in Neurology by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, in Neurorehabilitation by the American Society of Neurorehabilitation, and in Neuroimaging by the United Council for Neurologic Subspecialties. He holds professional memberships in the American Academy of Neurology, American Academy of Clinical Neurophysiology and the American Society of Neuroimaging.

Dr. Donohoe’s interests include multiple sclerosis, neurorehabilitation, magnetic resonance imaging/ultrasound, pain management, and telemedicine.  He has published numerous journal articles, book chapters and given many oral presentations at medical conferences.He is an associate clinical professor of medical education at the UMKC School of Medicine and has been an active member of the board of the Sirridge Office of Medical Humanities since its inception.

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Stanley P. Fisher, M.D.
Associate Professor, UMKC School of Medicine Saint Luke’s Hosptial of Kansas City, Marion Bloch Neuroscience InstituteDepartment of Neurology, Movement Disorder

Co-Director, Saint Luke’s Marion Bloch Neuroscience Institute
Chair, Division of Neuroscience
Chief, Department of Neurology, Saint Luke’s Hospital

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  • Medical School: Drexel University (formerly Hahnemann University) School of Medicine
  • Residency: University of Texas at Houston – Neurology
  • Fellowship: University of Texas at Houston – Movement Disorders

Stanley P. Fisher, M.D., is co-director of Saint Luke’s Marion Bloch Neuroscience Institute (SLMBNI) in Kansas City, Mo. He joined Saint Luke’s in March 2015 to help advance the neuroscience institute’s clinical practice and research in close collaboration with the University of Missouri–Kansas City School of Medicine.

At UMKC, Dr. Fisher is associate professor in the Department of Neurology and a secondary appointment in the Department of Psychiatry. He was also appointed as Edward T. Matheny, JR/Missouri Endowed Chair in Neurosciences with the mandate to define the future of neuroscience through innovation, research, and state-of-the-art clinical care as well as the management of an academic program of neurosciences.

Before Saint Luke’s, Dr. Fisher was with the Houston Methodist Neurological Institute (HMNI) for nearly a decade. He was founder and co-director of the Movement Disorders and Neurorehabilitation Center at HMNI, elected deputy vice chair of neurology at the Houston Methodist Hospital, associate professor of clinical neurology at Weill Cornell Medical College, and is a fellow of the American Neurological Association. He was also appointed as an associate member of Houston Methodist Research Institute in recognition of his achievement in clinical and translational research.

Under his leadership, the HMNI’s Movement Disorders and Neurorehabilitation Center has become a center of excellence for deep brain stimulation, intrathecal baclofen, and botulinum toxin therapy–with frequent on-site training for neurologists and physiatrists from all over the country. Dr. Fisher was actively involved in training students, residents, and fellows during his tenure and served as a co-chair of the HMNI’s Annual Advances in Neurology seminar for eight years, an event that attracted neuroscientists from every state of the union.

Dr. Fisher was a robotic engineer before returning to Temple University, where he graduated summa cum laude with a B.A. in biology and cognitive neuroscience. During his college years, Dr. Fisher was a well-known personal and fitness trainer in Philadelphia.

He graduated from the MCP-Hahnemann School of Medicine in Philadelphia and completed his internship before moving to Texas.

After he completed his residency in neurology and fellowship in movement disorders at the University of Texas–Houston, Dr. Fisher combined his skills as a robotic engineer, fitness trainer, and neurologist to do research on robotically-assisted technology for neurological rehabilitation. He became a nationally recognized expert in the field of neuromodulation, utilizing implantable devices for the treatment of Parkinson disease, tremor, dystonia, spasticity due to stroke, multiple sclerosis, traumatic brain, and spinal cord injury. For eight years, he has served as founder and program director for Neurological Rehabilitation at the HealthSouth Center for Neurological Research and Recovery in Houston, which included four acute rehabilitation hospitals throughout the area.

For the last 2 years, he has served as a program director for Neurological Rehabilitation for Reliant Hospitals in the Houston metro area.

Dr. Fisher was involved in clinical research related to psychosis and emotional lability in patients with neurodegenerative disorders. For the last three years, he served as medical director for four Silverado Memory Care communities in Houston.

During his tenure in Houston, Dr. Fisher conducted sponsored and investigator-initiated trials in the field of Parkinson’s disease, stroke, spinal cord injury, and Alzheimer’s disease.

Dr. Fisher has been invited to lecture nationally and internationally on the topics of Parkinson disease, spasticity, and the use of implantable and robotically-assisted devices for the treatment of the wide variety of neurological diseases.

Dr. Fisher has a special interest in the field of targeted drug delivery and chaired an annual conference on the role of targeted drug delivery in the treatment of pain and neurological diseases. Dr. Fisher was the first neurologist in the United States to implant the Medstream Intrathecal Drug Delivery System and was a main investigator for the device.

Dr. Fisher also was adjunct professor at the Department of Health and Human Performance at the University of Houston and was actively involved in the research on motor control at the Center for Neuromotor and Biomechanics Research at the National Center for Human Performance. He mentored many graduate, PhD, and post-doctoral students in his lab and taught an annual graduate seminar on neurorehabilitation at the University of Houston.

During his tenure in Houston, Dr. Fisher has served on the board of multiple professional and charitable organizations, including Houston Neurological Society, Texas Neurological Society (TNS), and Houston Area Parkinson Society. He also served as a president of Harris County Neurological Society from 2008 to 2009 and as a president of Houston Neurological Society from 2013 to 2015. Dr. Fisher was program director for the TNS in 2013 and continued to chair residents’ annual poster competition for many years. As the regional leader, he fostered an unprecedented collaboration between the three academic institutions in the Texas Medical Center that encouraged mutual research, education, as well as resident and junior faculty development.

Dr. Fisher very frequently spoke to patient support groups around the country to educate and encourage people with chronic neurodegenerative diseases.

Dr. Fisher was actively involved in the academic life of the Houston Methodist Hospital and was one of the founding members of the continuing medical education (CME) committee where he served for six years. He was also chair of the care management performance improvement committee (CMPI) for the neurology service line during his term.

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– Saint Luke’s Hospital –

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Steven Arkin, M.D.
Assistant Professor, UMKC School of Medicine Saint Luke’s HospitalDepartment of Neurology, Electrophysiology
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  • Medical School: Rush Medical College of Rush University
  • Residency: University of Iowa – Neurology
  • Fellowship: University of Iowa – Electrophysiology

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Christine Boutwell, M.D.
Assistant Professor, UMKC School of Medicine Saint Luke’s HospitalDepartment of Neurology, Multiple Sclerosis, Vascular Neurology
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  • Medical School: University of Missouri—Kansas City School of Medicine
  • Residency: University of Missouri—Kansas City – Internal Medicine
  • Residency: University of Kansas – Neurology

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Suzanne Crandall, D.O.
Assistant Professor, UMKC School of Medicine Saint Luke’s HospitalDepartment of Neurology, Neurology
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  • Medical School: Kansas City University of Medicine & Bioscience
  • Residency: St. John Macomb Oakland Hospital (Michigan State University) – Neurology

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John Croom, M.D.
Assistant Professor, UMKC School of Medicine Saint Luke’s HospitalDepartment of Neurology, Epilepsy
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  • Medical School: University of Oklahoma College of Medicine
  • Residency: Harvard Medical School/Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center – Neurology
  • Fellowship: Harvard Medical School/Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center – Neurophysiology and Epilepsy

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John Eatman, M.D.
Assistant Professor, UMKC School of Medicine Saint Luke’s HospitalDepartment of Neurology, Neuromuscular
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  • Medical School: University of Texas Health Sciences Center Houston, TX
  • Residency: Houston Methodist Hospital – Neurology
  • Fellowship: Houston Methodist Hospital – Neuromuscular

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Ronald Fields, M.D.
Assistant Professor, UMKC School of Medicine Saint Luke’s HospitalDepartment of Neurology, Epilepsy
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  • Medical School: Baylor College of Medicine
  • Residency: Harvard Medical School/Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center – Neurology
  • Fellowship: Harvard Medical School/Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center – Neurophysiology and Epilepsy

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Matthew Hastings, M.D.
Assistant Professor, UMKC School of Medicine Saint Luke’s HospitalDepartment of Neurology, Neuromuscular
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  • Medical School: University of Kansas School of Medicine
  • Residency: University of Michigan – Neurology
  • Fellowship: University of Michigan – Neuromuscular

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Rola Mahmoud, M.D.
Assistant Professor, UMKC School of Medicine Saint Luke’s HospitalDepartment of Neurology, Neuroimmunology
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  • Medical School: Ain Shams University
  • Residency: SUNY Downstate Medical Center – Neurology
  • Fellowship: Baylor College of Medicine – Multiple Sclerosis

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Coleman Martin, M.D.
Associate Professor, UMKC School of Medicine Saint Luke’s HospitalDepartment of Neurology, Neuro-interventional
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  • Medical School: University of Kansas School of Medicine
  • Residency: University of Iowa – Neurology
  • Fellowship: University of Iowa – Behavioral Neurology
  • Fellowship: University of Iowa – Stroke, Neuro-critical Care
  • Fellowship: University of Iowa – Neuro-interventional Radiology

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Karin Olds, M.D.
Assistant Professor, UMKC School of Medicine Saint Luke’s HospitalDepartment of Neurology, Vascular Neurology
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  • Medical School: University of Kansas School of Medicine Kansas City, KS
  • Residency: University of Alabama Medical Center Birmingham, AL – Neurology

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Michael Schwartzmann, D.O.
Assistant Professor, UMKC School of Medicine Saint Luke’s HospitalDepartment of Neurology
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  • Medical School: University of Osteopathic Medicine & Health Sciences
  • Residency: University of Minnesota – Neurology
  • Fellowship: Cleveland Clinic Foundation – Electromyography

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Charles Weinstein, M.D.
Associate Professor, UMKC School of Medicine Saint Luke’s HospitalDepartment of Neurology
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  • Medical School: University of Kansas Medical Center Kansas City, KS
  • Residency: University of Missouri—Kansas City – Internal Medicine
  • Residency: University of Kansas Medical Center – Neurology

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– Truman Medical Center –

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Jorge F. Kawano-Castillo, M.D.
Director of Vascular Neurology, Truman Medical Center; Assistant Professor, UMKC School of Medicine Truman Medical CentersDepartment of Neurology, Vascular Neurology
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Education

  • Undergraduate School: Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Lima, Peru
  • Medical School: Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Peru
  • Residency: University of New Mexico – Neurology
  • Fellowship: Vascular Neurology, University of Texas at Houston, Houston, Texas
  • Certification: University of Texas at Houston – Vascular Neurology

Expertise

Vascular Neurology, General Neurology

Biographical Sketch

Dr. Kawano-Castillo is a stroke and vascular staff physician with the Department of Neurology and Cognitive Neuroscience at the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine. He attended medical school at Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia in Lima, Peru and graduated in 2004.  He completed his internal medicine internship and neurology residency at the University of New Mexico and was selected to serve as a chief resident.  Following residency he completed his vascular neurology fellowship at the University of Texas at Houston.

Dr. Kawano-Castillo holds professional memberships in the Peruvian College of Medicine, American Academy of Neurology, and the American Heart Association. His area of clinical expertise is in stroke neurology. He has published several journal articles with colleagues and made numerous presentations at conferences in this area. He has ongoing research projects in the area of stroke and vascular activity. He is working to expand vascular neurology clinical services at Truman Medical Center to develop a certified stroke program.

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Binod Wagle, M.D.
Assistant Professor, UMKC School of Medicine Truman Medical CentersDepartment of Neurology, Neuromuscular Disorders
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Education

  • Medical School: College of Medical Sciences, Bharatpur, Kathmandu University
  • Residency:  Virginia Commonwealth University – Neurology
  • Fellowship:  Virginia Commonwealth University – Clinical Neurophysiology
  • Certification: American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN)-Neurology; ABPN- Clinical Neurophysiology; ABPN- Epilepsy, American Board of Electrodiagnostic Medicine (ABEM).

Expertise

Clinical Neurophysiology, Neuromuscular Disorders, Headache and Botulinum Toxins therapy

Biographical Sketch

Dr. Wagle is an Assistant Professor and Clinical Neurophysiologist in the Department of Neurology and Cognitive Neuroscience at the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine. He specializes in EMG-NCS, EEG, GON nerve blocks, and Botox injections for migraine headaches.

He attended medical school at Kathmandu University College of Medical Sciences in Bharatpur, Nepal and graduated in 2006.  He completed his internship at the University of Maryland, Maryland General Hospital, and a neurology residency at Virginia Commonwealth University Health System.  Following residency he completed a neurophysiology fellowship at Virginia Commonwealth University Health System.

Dr. Wagle holds professional memberships in the American Academy of Neurology, Medical Society of Virginia, and the Nepal Medical Council. He has made several presentations at conferences, and conducted research in his areas of interest.

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Mian Z. Urfy, M.D.
Assistant Professor, UMKC School of Medicine Truman Medical Centers; Neurology Critical Care, Saint Luke’s Marion Bloch Neuroscience InstituteDepartment of Neurology
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Education

  • Medical School:  Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
  • Residency:  Baylor College of Medicine – Neurology
  • Fellowship:  Baylor College of Medicine – Neurology Critical Care and Vascular Neurology
  • Fellowship:  Baylor College of Medicine – Clinical Neurophysiology – Epilepsy
  • Certification: American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (Neurology), Neuro-critical Care Board Certification

Expertise

Neurology Critical Care, Clinical Neurophysiology – Epilepsy, Intra-operative monitoring

Biographical Sketch

Dr. Urfy is an Assistant Professor of Neurology in the Department of Neurology and Cognitive Neuroscience at the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine. He attended medical school at Aga Khan University in Karachi, Pakistan and graduated in 2005.  He completed his internship at West Virginia University, and a neurology residency at Baylor College of Medicine.  Following residency he completed a stroke and neurological critical care fellowship at Saint Luke’s Episcopal Hospital and the Baylor College of Medicine.

Dr. Urfy holds professional memberships in the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, American Academy of Neurology, Texas Neurological Society, and Neurocritical Care Society. He has grants with the Center for Space Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, and he has conducted several clinical trials for the National Institutes of Health. Dr. Urfy has published a book chapter in the Handbook of Clinical Neurology by Jose Biller (in press by Elsevier), and publishes in his area of expertise. Dr. Ufry is an active clinical researcher with specialized interest in stroke outcome and in neurology critical care. Dr. Urfy also directs the Epilepsy program at Truman Medical Center.

– Research Medical Center –

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Iftekhar Ahmed, M.B.B.S.
Associate Professor, UMKC School of Medicine Research Medical CenterDepartment of Neurology
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Education

  • Medical School: SUNY, Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine
  • Residency: Brooklyn V.A. Downstate Medical – Neurology
  • Certification: Electrodiagnosis/Electroencephalography

– Special Interest: in Cerebrovascular Diseases

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Kyle Carpenter, D.O.
Assistant Professor, UMKC School of Medicine Research Medical CenterDepartment of Neurology, Neurology
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Education

  • Medical School: Des Moines University – Osteopathic Medical Center
  • Residency: University of Kansas Medical Center
  • Fellowship: Rush University – Neuro Critical Care

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Amandeep Kalra, M.D.
Assistant Professor, UMKC School of Medicine Research Medical CenterDepartment of Neurology, Neuro-onocology
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Education

  • Medical School: Dayanand Medical College, Punjab University
  • Residency: Scranton Temple Residency Program – Internal Medicine
  • Residency: Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston – Neurology
  • Fellowship: Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center – Neuro-oncology

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– Children’s Mercy Hospital –

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Brian Aalbers, D.O.
Assistant Professor, UMKC School of Medicine Children’s Mercy HospitalDepartment of Neurology, Child Neurology, Pediatric Movement Disorders
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Education

  • Medical School: Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Residency: University of Texas at Houston – Child Neurology
  • Fellowship: University of Texas at Houston – Pediatric Movement Disorders

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Ahmed Abdelmoity, M.D.
Associate Director of Child Neurology, Chief, Section of Epilepsy and Clinical Neurophysiology, Associate Professor, UMKC School of Medicine Children’s Mercy HospitalDepartment of Neurology
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Education

  • Medical School: University of Cairo
  • Residency: Texas A&M University, Driscoll Children’s Hospital – Pediatrics
  • Fellowship: Baylor College of Medicine – Child Neurology
  • Fellowship: Baylor College of Medicine – Clinical Neurophysiology

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Tyler Allison, M.D.
Children’s Mercy HospitalDepartment of Neurology, Child Neurology
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Education

  • Medical School: Southern Illinois University School of Medicine
  • Residency: Children’s Mercy Hospital – Child Neurology

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Lalit Bansal, M.D.
Assistant Professor, UMKC School of Medicine Children’s Mercy HospitalDepartment of Neurology, Child Neurology
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Education

  • Medical School: Nepalgunj Medical College, Kathmandu University
  • Residency: Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine – Pediatrics
  • Fellowship: Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh – Child Neurology
  • Fellowship: Miami Children’s Hospital – Pediatric Clinical Neurophysiology & Epilepsy

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Jennifer Bickel, M.D.
Director, Comprehensive Headache Clinic, Children’s Mercy Hospital; Associate Professor, UMKC School of Medicine Children’s Mercy HospitalDepartment of Neurology, Child Neurology
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Education

  • Medical School: University of Missouri—Kansas City School of Medicine
  • Residency: University of Kansas Medical Center – Neurology

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Keith Coffman, M.D.
Associate Professor, UMKC School of Medicine Children’s Mercy HospitalDepartment of Neurology, Child Neurology
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Education
  • Medical School: Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine
  • Residency: Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh – Neurodevelopmental Disabilities
  • Fellowship: University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine – Pediatric Scientist Development Program
Research Interests
  • Analysis of androgens in Tourette Syndrome. We hypothesize that patients with Tourette Syndrome have higher excretion of androgens compared to age matched controls. This may be part of the reason that Tourette is more common in young men, and typically worsens around the onset of puberty.
  • Repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS)to treat Tourette Syndrome. There is early data to indicate that rTMS may be effective for treating Tourette. We have partnered with an external colleague who has a novel, patented rTMS device that we will be trialing as a treatment for patients affected by Tourette.
  • Prospective, multicenter analysis of sleep disorders in medication naïve patients with Tourette Syndrome. We have some preliminary data that indicates that patients with Tourette may have higher rates of restless leg syndrome and other sleep disorders. We will use standardized sleep questionnaires, analysis of serum ferritin levels, and Yale Global Tic Severity scales to assess these patients.
  • Neuropsychological profiles of patients with Tourette Syndrome. Out neuropsychologist, Josh Hall, has accumulated years of data on patients with Tourette. There is precious little data on the neuropsychological deficits seen in Tourette. We plan to analyze the accumulated clinical data on our patient population and see if specific patterns of deficits are present in this patient population.
  • Behavioral patterns of patients with Tourette. One of our nurse practitioners, Laura Banning, plans to analyze patterns of maladaptive behavior in patients with Tourette using the Child Behavior Checklist (CBCL).

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Ara Hall, M.D..
Assistant Professor, UMKC School of Medicine Children’s Mercy HospitalDepartment of Neurology, Child Neurology, Pediatric Epilepsy
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Education

  • Medical School: University of Texas Medical School at Houston
  • Residency: University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio – Pediatrics
  • Fellowship: University of Texas at Houston – Child Neurology
  • Fellowship: Children’s Hospital Colorado – Pediatric Epilepsy

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Gina Jones, D.O.
Clinical Director of Outpatient Services, Child Neurology, Childern’s Mercy Hospital; Assistant Professor, UMKC School of Medicine Children’s Mercy HospitalDepartment of Neurology, Child Neurology
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Education

  • Medical School: Kansas City University of Medicine & Bioscience
  • Residency: Greenville Hospital System – Pediatrics
  • Fellowship: Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center – Child Neurology

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Roha Khalid, M.D.
Assistant Professor, UMKC School of Medicine Children’s Mercy HospitalDepartment of Neurology, Child Neurology
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Education

  • Medical School: Aga Khan Medical College
  • Residency: University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston – Pediatrics
  • Fellowship: Duke University Hospital – Child Neurology

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Jean-Baptiste Le Pichon, M.D., Ph.D.
Residency Program Director, Children’s Mercy Hospital; Associate Professor, UMKC School of Medicine; Adjunct Assistant Professor of Neurology, University of Kansas Medical School Children’s Mercy HospitalDepartment of Neurology, Child Neurology, Neurophysiology
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Education

  • Medical School: Baylor College of Medicine
  • Residency: Driscoll Children’s Hospital and Texas A&M – Pediatrics
  • Fellowship: Baylor College of Medicine – Child Neurology
  • Fellowship: Baylor College of Medicine – Neurophysiology

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Kailash Pawar, M.D.
Assistant Professor, UMKC School of Medicine Children’s Mercy HospitalDepartment of Neurology, Child Neurology, Pediatric Epilepsy, Clinical Neurophysiology
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Education

  • Medical School: Seth GS Medical College and KEM Hospital
  • Fellowship: Flushing Hospital Medical Center – Pediatrics
  • Fellowship: Children’s Hospital of Michigan – Child Neurology
  • Fellowship: Children’s Mercy Hospital – Clinical Neurophysiology

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