Clinical Neurophysiology Fellowship

Recruiting for July 2025.

Neuro Endovascular Intervention Fellowship

Navpreet Bains, DO

Navpreet Bains, DO - Senior Fellow



Medical School: Kansas City University 

Residency: University of Missouri

Fellowship: Vascular Neurology - University of Missouri

Why I chose MU:

Rami Fakih, MD - Junior Fellow

Rami Fakih, MD - Junior Fellow


Hometown: Beirut, Lebanon 

Medical School: American University of Beirut 

Residency: University of Iowa

Fellowship: Vascular Neurology - University of Missouri

Why I chose MU: What attracted me to come to MU was the comprehensive medical and interventional training for the treatment of cerebrovascular diseases, world renowned faculty, and a healthy and collegial work environment. 

Neuro Critical Care Fellowship

Maycky Tang, DO

Maycky Tang, DO - Senior Fellow


Hometown: Riverside, CA

Medical School: Western University of Health Science

Residency: HCA Las Vegas

Why I chose MU: I value the chance to work in am prestigious academic program for my fellowship training.

Accolades: Chief Resident HCA Las Vegas

Sleep Medicine Fellowship

Tracy Bezner, MD

Tracy Bezner, MD


Hometown: Pampa, TX

Medical School: University of Missouri - Columbia

Residency: University of Missouri - Columbia

Why I Chose MU: MU has a long history of research, education, and patient care in Sleep Medicine, which was the first subspecialty fellowship offered within the Department of Neurology since the 1990's. The program's history as well as the excellent and friendly faculty made me want to pursue this specialty at this very special place!

Hobbies: Reading, taking long walks with my wife, playing with Bridget, the wonder dog!

Career Plans/Interests: General Neurology outpatient practice, Sleep Medicine outpatient practice. 

Martin Mwangi, MD

Martin Mwangi, MD


Hometown: Newark, California

Medical School: University of California, Los Angeles

Residency: Washington University, St Louis

Why I chose MU: I chose MU for the strength of its sleep medicine program and was very impressed by the collegiality of the faculty during my interview, as well as the opportunity to see a wide variety of pediatric and adult sleep disorders. In addition, I am excited to explore the opportunities to pursue my clinical research interests in sleep and neurology.

Accolades: 2021 Washington University, The Interesting Patients Study Grant; 2021 Child Neurologists Career Development Program (CNCDP) Minority Scholars Research Program Award; 2019 Medical Student Teaching Award, St. Louis Children's Pediatric Program.

Hobbies: Walking my dogs with my wife on the many trails in Columbia, Training and running half/full marathons, Acoustic Guitar and learning to play the piano.

Career Plans/Interests: I will be pursuing a career where I can combine my interests and training in child neurology with sleep medicine to help treat child and adult patients. I look forward to exploring opportunities in clinical research in sleep and neurology.

Vascular Neurology Fellowship

Syed Gillani, MD

Syed Gillani, MD


Hometown: Mailsi, Punjab, Pakistan

Medical School: Shifa College of Medicine

Residency: Houston Methodist Hospital

Why I chose MU: Dr. Adnan I. Qureshi and Dr. Camilo Gomez, MU's esteemed faculty for Neuro-Endovascular Intervention and Stroke, were the primary draws from coming to MU. Additionally, Columbia where MU is located, is one of the best cities in which to raise a family because it has excellent public schools and a wealth of outdoor activities, so it was a win-win situation.

Accolades: Golden Needle Award for most tPA administered in an academic year; Fastest tPA on Tele-Stroke - 2021 Golden Needle Award; Dr. A.Q. Khan Gold Medal - For exceptional performance in medical school 2012-2017; Gold Medalist second, third, and fourth year of medical school; Honorary distinction in anatomy, physiology, pathology, EENT, medicine, pharmacology, and surgery.

Hobbies: Cricket, Soccer, Football, Traveling, and Exploring