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Faculty Members

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Title: Professor & Chairman of Neurology
Director, Sleep Disorders Center and Sleep Medicine Fellowship Program

Interests: Sleep and Sleep Disorders; Narcolepsy/Cataplexy; Sleep Apnea; Restless Leg Syndrome and Periodic Limb Movements in Sleep, Parasomnias.

Irving Asher

Irving Asher, MD

Title: Assistant Professor; Director, Movement Disorders Program

Interests: Parkinson’s Disease, Tremors, Dystonia, Restless Leg Syndrome, Movement Disorders, Deep Brain Stimulation, Therapeutic Botulinum Toxin (BOTOX).


Susanta Bandyopadhyay, MD, PhD

Title: Assistant Professor of Neurology

Interests: Neurology, Epilepsy

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David Beversdorf, MD

Title: Associate Professor, Neurology, Radiology and Psychology

Interests: Behavioral Neurology, Autism, Neurocognitive Research and Dementias

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Pradeep Bollu

Pradeep Bollu, MD

Title: Assistant Professor

Interests: Sleep disorders, Parkinson disease and other movement disorders, Multiple sclerosis (MS), Headaches

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Robert Burger, MD

Title: Associate Professor

Interests: Headache, Multiple Sclerosis, General Neurology

Premkumar Nattanmai

Prem Nattanmai Chandrasekaran, MD

Title: Assistant Professor

Brandi French, MD

Brandi French, MD

Title: Associate Professor; Director of Neurosciences Inpatient Services

Interests: Cerebrovascular Disease, Headache, Neurological Disorders, Stroke, Ultrasound, Vascular Imaging


Raghav Govindarajan, MD, FISQua

Title: Assistant Professor of Neurology; Director, Neurology Clerkship Program

Interests: Lou Gehrig's Disease (ALS), Acute Pain, BOTOX therapy, Cerebrovascular Disease, EMG/Nerve Conduction, Movement Disorders, MS, Muscular Dystrophy, Musculoskeletal Disorders, Nerve Disorders, Neurological Diseases

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Munish Goyal, MD

Title: Assistant Professor

Interests: Neurology, Sleep Disorders, Restless Leg Syndrome

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Sean Lanigar, MD

Title: Associate Professor
Director of Epilepsy Monitoring Unit

Interests: Epilepsy, Neurology, Seizure Disorders


Scott Lucchese, MD

Title: Assistant Professor

Interests: Headache, Movement Disorders, General Neurology


Chris Newey

Christopher Newey, DO

Title: Assistant Professor

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Terry Rolan, MD

Title: Assistant Professor
Director, Movement Disorders Clinic

Interests: Tremors, Parkinson’s Disease, Movement Disorders and Traumatic Brain Injury.


Joel Shenker, MD, PhD

Title: Associate Professor
Director, Neurology Residency Program

Interests: Cognitive psychology, neuropsychology, behavioral neurology, dementia, cognitive brain disorders, teaching, public speaking

Niranjan Singh

Niranjan Singh, MD

Title: Associate Professor; Director, Missouri Stroke Program; Medical Director, Neurology Outpatient Clinic

Interests: General Neurology, Headache, Neuromuscular Disorders, Cerebrovascular Disease/Stroke

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Manjamalai Sivaraman, MD

Title: Associate Professor
Associate Director, Sleep Disorders Center and Sleep Medicine Fellowship program

Interests: General Neurology, Headache, Neuromuscular Disorders, Cerebrovascular Disease/Stroke


Nicholas Tarlov, MD

Title: Assistant Professor

Interests: Aneurysms, Stroke, Angioplasty, Cerebrovascular Disease, Cerebrovascular Surgery, Neurological Disorders, Neurology, Interventional Neuro-Radiology, AVMs , Dural AV Fistulas , Kyphoplasty and Vertebroplasty for vertebral body fractures , epistaxis , tumor embolization , WADA Testing


Xiangping Zhou

Xiangping Zhou, MD, PhD

Title: Assistant Professor

Interests: Epilepsy, Seizure Disorders, Neurology

Adjunct and Courtesy Faculty

  • Duan Dongsheng PhD
  • Myles Goble, MD
  • Krishna Mettu, MD
  • Arshad Muzaffar, MD
  • S. Craig Rooney, PhD
  • James Slaughter, MD
  • James H. Straub, Ed D
  • Habib Zaghouani, PhD
  • Taylor Bear, MD
  • S. R. Davuluri, MD
  • David Lardizabal, MD
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