Neurology Team

Zainab H. Alalawi, MD

Neurology

Locations

  • Keene

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Jillian C. Belmont, MSN, DNP, APRN, AGACNP

Neurology

As a member of the Neurology and Cerebrovascular teams, my focus is on providing the highest level of neurologic and stroke care possible to my patients. This means carefully listening, p… Read more

Areas of focus

  • Cerebrovascular disease
  • Stroke

Locations

  • Lebanon

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James L. Bernat, MD

Neurology

Locations

  • Lebanon

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Andrea F. Bonenfant, MSN, APRN

Neurology

A major part of my job is to educate patients and families about headache medicine. When I first meet a patient, I spend a lot of time getting to know them. We discuss their history of he… Read more

Areas of focus

  • Headaches
  • Seizures

Locations

  • Manchester

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Kris A. Bujarski, MD

Neurology

Areas of focus

  • Epilepsy
  • Cognitive/behavioral consequences of epilepsy
  • Epilepsy surgery

Locations

  • Lebanon
  • Manchester

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Amy M. Chan, MD

Medical Oncology

The brain is an elegant organ that makes poetry. The brain also describes where the problem is by showing symptoms. I am excited to work as an oncologist today, where therapy breakthrough… Read more

Areas of focus

  • Glioma
  • Primary central nervous system (CNS) lymphoma
  • Meningioma
  • Other primary brain tumors
  • And 1 more areas of focus

Locations

  • Lebanon
  • Manchester

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Jeffrey A. Cohen, MD

Neurology

My goal is to give patients the type of care I would expect as a patient: care that is supportive and understandable. I spend time with each patient to discuss all the possible treatments… Read more

Areas of focus

  • Autonomic testing
  • Clinical electrophysiology (electromyography (EMG))
  • Neuromuscular disorders
  • Peripheral neuropathy
  • And 1 more areas of focus

Locations

  • Lebanon

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George W. Culler, MD

Neurology

My goal is to improve the quality of life for my patients by: Eliminating or reducing disabling seizures in those with refractory epilepsy Lowering the risk of SUDEP (sudden unexplaine… Read more

Areas of focus

  • Epilepsy
  • Epilepsy surgery
  • Clinical neurophysiology
  • Intraoperative neuromonitoring

Locations

  • Lebanon

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Melanie L. Del Frari, MSN, APRN

Neurology

I entered nursing as a hands-on way to care for people during their most vulnerable times. I became a nurse practitioner so I could have a greater impact and involvement in their care. I'… Read more

Areas of focus

  • Movement disorders
  • General neurology

Locations

  • Lebanon

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Robert S. DeShane, MPAS, PA-C

Neurology

I strive to provide compassionate care to patients with serious neurologic conditions. As a health care provider in the intensive care unit (ICU) and as the son of a critically-ill parent… Read more

Areas of focus

  • Neurocritical care

Locations

  • Lebanon

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Mary S. Feldman, DO

Neurology

Neurological conditions can sometimes be very difficult to diagnose and understand. My goal as a neurologist and movement disorders specialist is to help guide my patients through the com… Read more

Areas of focus

  • Movement disorders
  • Parkinson's disease
  • Atypical Parkinsonism
  • Essential tremor
  • And 3 more areas of focus

Locations

  • Lebanon

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Maritza E. Feliz Cepin, MD

Pediatric Neurology

Locations

  • Lebanon
  • Manchester

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Valerie E. Gendron, MD

Neurology

Locations

  • Keene

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Naveen George, DO

Neurology

Locations

  • Lebanon

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Kristen M. Goff, MPAS, PA-C

Neurology

Neurology is a large, challenging field that is continually evolving. Working in this field allows me to draw on my life-long interest in science, while also giving me an opportunity to b… Read more

Locations

  • Lebanon

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A. Laine Green, MD, MSc, FRCPC, FAHS

Neurology

I aspire to educate patients about their headache disorder and work with them to reach a consensus about their care. I work diligently to find ways to help my patients, even when answers … Read more

Locations

  • Lebanon

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Kris D. Halliwell, MSN, APRN

Neurology

In my medical career, I've been a 911 dispatcher, an emergency medical technician (EMT), a paramedic, an intensive care unit (ICU) nurse, a flight nurse/paramedic. Now I'm an acute care n… Read more

Areas of focus

  • Neurocritical care

Locations

  • Lebanon

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Anas Hannoun, MD

Neurology

My goal is to provide the best and most up-to-date medical management and advice in neurology and movement disorders. I believe in everyone's ability to gain wellness. As a physician, I w… Read more

Areas of focus

  • Parkinson's disease and movement disorders
  • Deep brain stimulation for Parkinson's disease, dystonia, and essential tremor
  • Botulinum injections (EMG guided) for limb and neck dystonia, blepharospasm, hemifacial spasm, and limb spasticity
  • Gait and balance related disorders (ataxia, normal pressure hydrocephalus, gait apraxia)
  • And 2 more areas of focus

Locations

  • Concord
  • Manchester

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Bashir Hassan, MSN, APRN

Neurology

Locations

  • Lebanon

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Richard A. Hedstrom, MSN, APRN

Neurology

Areas of focus

  • Neurocritical care

Locations

  • Lebanon

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Jing Ji, MD

Neurology

Areas of focus

  • General neurology
  • Clinical neurophysiology (EMG/EEG)
  • Neuromuscular disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • And 3 more areas of focus

Locations

  • Manchester
  • Nashua

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Barbara C. Jobst, MD

Neurology

Areas of focus

  • Epilepsy surgery
  • Neurophysiology including intraoperative monitoring, seizures and pregnancy
  • Women's health issues in epilepsy

Locations

  • Lebanon

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Jason Johns, MPAS, PA-C

Neurology

My goal is to give my patients the best medical care available to help them recover from stroke and prevent future recurrences. I offer guidance on lifestyle modifications and risk factor… Read more

Locations

  • Lebanon

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Anna Karpenko, MD

Neurology

Locations

  • Lebanon

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Joshua M. Keegan, MD

Neurology

Areas of focus

  • Subarachnoid hemorrhage
  • Intraparenchymal hemorrhage
  • Anoxic brain injury
  • Traumatic brain injury

Locations

  • Lebanon

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Erik J. Kobylarz, MD, PhD

Neurology

As a scientist at heart, I carefully look at all of the information pertaining to a patient's condition in order to help them with their nervous system disease. To build a complete pictur… Read more

Areas of focus

  • Clinical neurophysiology
  • Intraoperative neurophysiologic monitoring
  • Epilepsy and neuro-ophthalmology

Locations

  • Lebanon

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Brian D. Kossak, MD

Neurology

Areas of focus

  • Adult sleep medicine
  • Pediatric sleep medicine

Locations

  • Concord
  • Manchester

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Victoria H. Lawson, MD, MSc, MSc

Neurology

Locations

  • Lebanon

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Stephen L. Lee, MD, PhD

Neurology

I was drawn to the field of neurology by the beauty and intricacies of the human nervous system. I chose to specialize in clinical and applied basic science research with the aim of easin… Read more

Areas of focus

  • Botulinum toxin
  • Dystonia
  • Neurogenetics
  • Parkinson's disease
  • And 1 more areas of focus

Locations

  • Lebanon

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Timothy G. Lukovits, MD

Neurology

I chose to specialize in the field of stroke because it has so many different clinical manifestations and it overlaps with many other areas of medicine. This allows me to be a member of a… Read more

Areas of focus

  • Cerebrovascular disease
  • Stroke

Locations

  • Lebanon

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Keith J. McAvoy, MD

Neurology

Areas of focus

  • Clinical electrophysiology (EMG)
  • Muscular dystrophies
  • Botulinum toxin injections for movement disorders, dystonia, spasticity, and chronic migraine
  • Deep brain stimulator programming for movement disorders
  • And 1 more areas of focus

Locations

  • Manchester

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Sandra J. McDonald, MSN, APRN

Neurology

Areas of focus

  • Neurocritical care

Locations

  • Lebanon

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Denise M. McGrath, MSN, APRN

Neurology

I work with individuals and their families to find the most suitable care based upon their physical and social needs. My goal is to help people live with their conditions in the most heal… Read more

Areas of focus

  • Certificate in Added Qualification in Headache Medicine

Locations

  • Lebanon

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Roseanne M. Medeiros, MSN, APRN

Neurology

I've always been drawn to caring for people. I started in the health care field as a nursing assistant when I was a teenager. I knew then that nursing was my calling. Nursing is not just … Read more

Locations

  • Lebanon

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Ioana Medrea, MD

Neurology

Locations

  • Lebanon

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Justin J. Mowchun, MD

Neurology

Areas of focus

  • Clinical neurophysiology (electromyography (EMG))
  • General neurology

Locations

  • Lebanon

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Sarah A. Muse, MPAS, PA-C

Neurology

Locations

  • Lebanon

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Barbara L. Nye, MD

Neurology

Treating and managing headache involves getting to know the whole person-not just focusing on the head and headache type. It involves learning about the person's medical history, stressor… Read more

Areas of focus

  • Headache management

Locations

  • Lebanon

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Meghan T. O'Rourke, MS, PA-C

Neurology

Areas of focus

  • Neurocritical care

Locations

  • Lebanon

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Nicole H. Odom, MD

Neurology

I became a physician because I wanted to help people. I listen to my patients so they feel that their concerns have been heard. I want to help them decide on a treatment plan that works b… Read more

Areas of focus

  • General neurology
  • Epilepsy
  • Clinical neurophysiology

Locations

  • Lebanon

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Andrew R. Pachner, MD

Neurology

The Multiple Sclerosis Center here at DHMC subscribes to the "Comprehensive Care" model. This means that our team addresses the needs of multiple sclerosis (MS) patients in a holistic way… Read more

Areas of focus

  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Neuro-immunology
  • Myasthenia gravis

Locations

  • Lebanon

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Vijay Renga, MD

Neurology

Locations

  • Lebanon

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Nathaniel M. Robbins, MD

Neurology

As a neurologist, I help patients by investigating, diagnosing and treating complex neurological disorders. Being able to diagnose and explain treatable conditions to my patients is very … Read more

Areas of focus

  • Autonomic testing
  • Neuromuscular disorders
  • EMG/electrophysiology
  • Peripheral nerve disease
  • And 1 more areas of focus

Locations

  • Lebanon

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Diana M. Rojas-Soto, MD

Neurology

I believe in helping my patients be active participants in their own health care. This involves thoroughly and compassionately explaining their conditions to them, and then listening care… Read more

Locations

  • Lebanon

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Lindsay M. Schommer, MSN, APRN

Neurology

Epilepsy is a disease that takes away a person's control. My goal is to help my patients take back control of their lives and resume doing the things that are important to them. While I c… Read more

Areas of focus

  • Epilepsy

Locations

  • Lebanon

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Miruna Segarceanu, MD

Neurology

Each patient is unique and has a very personal story. I always begin my care for patients by taking the time to really understand who they are. I want to learn their particular history an… Read more

Areas of focus

  • Electrodiagnostic studies (nerve conduction studies/EMG; EEG)
  • Botox injections for chronic migraines, hemifacial spasm
  • Neuromuscular disorders (ALS, muscular dystrophies, myopathies)

Locations

  • Manchester

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Shannon K. Seney, DNP, APRN

Neurology

Being a nurse practitioner in neurology allows me to do the medical work that fascinates me. It also allows me to have a very personal and caring relationship with my patients. As a nurse… Read more

Locations

  • Lebanon

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Andrew M. Slater, DO

Neurology

As a neurologist, part of my role is reviewing imaging studies and diagnosing different types of neurologic disease. Based on the diagnosis, I explain the treatment options to my patients… Read more

Locations

  • Manchester
  • Nashua

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Andrew D. Smith, MD

Neurology

I entered the field of multiple sclerosis (MS) and neuroimmunology because the complexity of these conditions and the care they require appeal to me. People with MS have varied symptoms a… Read more

Areas of focus

  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Neuroimmunology
  • Autoimmune encephalitis
  • Neuromyelitis optica (NMO)
  • And 1 more areas of focus

Locations

  • Lebanon

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Aleksandra C. Stark, MD

Neurology

A diagnosis of dementia and cognitive impairment can be emotionally difficult for patients and their loved ones. As a cognitive and behavioral neurologist, I aim to help my patients and t… Read more

Areas of focus

  • Cognitive and behavioral neurology

Locations

  • Lebanon

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Elijah W. Stommel, MD, PhD

Neurology

I was motivated to become a neurologist because I wanted to understand neurological disorders and help patients who are dealing with them. I take the time to carefully listen to my patien… Read more

Areas of focus

  • Clinical electrophysiology (EMG)

Locations

  • Lebanon

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Deborah E. Tepper, MD, MS

Neurology

When I meet with a patient, I'm honest about what can and can't be done for their headache disorder. Although we don't have a cure for most headache disorders, I can help patients lead a … Read more

Locations

  • Lebanon

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Stewart J. Tepper, MD

Neurology

Locations

  • Lebanon

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Vijay M. Thadani, MD, PhD

Neurology

Diagnosing a neurological condition can sometimes be like solving a difficult puzzle. I have a talent for knowing odd and unusual pieces of information. I enjoy applying that talent to so… Read more

Areas of focus

  • Alteration of consciousness
  • Electroencephalography (EEG)
  • Epileptic disorders
  • Multiple sclerosis

Locations

  • Lebanon

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George P. Thomas, MD, PhD

Neurology

My first priority is always to maximize my patients' quality of life in the face of their health challenges. Achieving this requires listening to my patients to understand what quality of… Read more

Areas of focus

  • Epilepsy

Locations

  • Lebanon

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Rebecca J. Thompson, MD

Neurology

I let my patients know that we are a team: they are the athlete and I am the coach. I listen to a patient's concerns and carefully explain my diagnosis. I lay out all the pros and cons of… Read more

Locations

  • Lebanon

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Anya Turetsky, MD

Neurology

Locations

  • Keene

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Roya Vakili, MD

Neurology

I enjoy working with people to treat their medical and neurological problems so that they can become more functional and active. I believe that healing an individual is team effort, so I … Read more

Locations

  • Manchester

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Jane B. Vasquez, MSN, APRN

Neurology

I provide holistic care that focuses on my patient's concerns, needs, and goals. As someone who has been affected by neurological disease in my family, I understand that neurological cond… Read more

Locations

  • Lebanon

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Emma E. Weiskopf, MD

Neurology

Locations

  • Bennington

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Jennifer L. Wejsa, MSN, APRN

Neurology

Locations

  • Lebanon

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Malyssa L. Williams, MS, PA-C

Neurology

Areas of focus

  • Neurocritical care

Locations

  • Lebanon

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Oi-Lee T. Wong, MSN, APRN

Neurology

Caring for patients is more than simply providing appropriate medical support; it involves helping the patients and their family to find peace, meaning and hope in the face of disease. I … Read more

Areas of focus

  • Cerebrovascular disease
  • Stroke

Locations

  • Lebanon

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Jennifer A. Wright, MSN, APRN

Neurology

One of the most satisfying things to me about being a nurse practitioner is the ability to fully care for a patient and develop treatment plans in partnership with them. When my patients … Read more

Locations

  • Lebanon

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Joanna M. Young, MSN, APRN

Neurology

I love learning and developing my skills as a nurse, and I enjoy the challenges that come with this profession. After being a critical care nurse for more than a decade, I decided to purs… Read more

Areas of focus

  • Neurocritical care

Locations

  • Lebanon

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