About Us : Faculty

Faculty

Clinical Faculty

Levi, Allan D., M.D., Ph.D.
Professor & Chairman of Neurological Surgery
Chief of Service, Jackson Memorial Hospital

Morcos, Jacques J., M.D.
Professor & Co-Chairman of Neurological Surgery
Division Chief, Cranial Medical Director, Neurosurgery Cranial UMHC

Benveniste, Ronald J., M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Clinical Neurological Surgery
Director, Neuro-Oncology UMHC

Bullock, Malcolm R., M.D., Ph.D.
Professor of Neurological Surgery
Medical Director, Neuro-Trauma JMH

Côté, Ian., M.D.
Assistant Professor of Clinical Neurological Surgery, Chief Spine Service JSCH

Green, Barth A., M.D.
Professor of Neurological Surgery
Chairman of the Miami Project to Cure Paralysis

Heros, Roberto C., M.D.
Professor of Neurological Surgery
Program Director

Ivan E, Michael M.D..
Assistant Professor of Clinical Neurological Surgery
Chief, Cranial and Neuro-Oncology Service JSCH

Jagid, Jonathan R., M.D.
Associate Professor of Clinical Neurological Surgery
Medical Director, DBS at UMH

Jernigan, Sarah C., M.D.
Assistant Professor of Clinical Neurological Surgery

Komotar, Ricardo Jorge, M.D.
Associate Professor of Clinical Neurological Surgery
Medical Director, Neuro-Oncology, UMH Co-Director, Neuro-Oncology, UMHC Assistant Program Director

Landy, Howard J., M.D..
Professor of Neurological Surgery
Co-Medical Director Cyberknife UMHC Clerkship Director

Levene, Howard B., M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Clinical Neurological Surgery

Manzano, Glen R., M.D.
Assistant Professor of Clinical Neurological Surgery
Medical Director, Neurosurgery Spine Tumors, UMHC

Martinez-Arizala, Alberto A., M.D.
Associate Professor of Clinical Neurology

Peterson, Eric C.,M.D.,M.S.
Assistant Professor of Clinical Neurological Surgery
Director of Endovascular Neurosurgery, University of Miami Hospital and Jackson Memorial Hospital

Starke, Robert M., M.D.
Assistant Professor of Clinical Neurosurgery
Co-Director of Endovascular Surgery at JMH

Vanni, Steven, D.O., D.C.
Associate Professor of Clinical Neurological Surgery
Division Chief, Spine Medical Director, Spine JMH

Wang, Michael Y., M.D., F.A.C.S.
Professor of Neurological Surgery
Chief of Service, UMH Medical Director, Minimally Invasive Spine UMH

Hotz, Gillian A., Ph.D.
Director Neurotrauma Outcome Research
Co-Director Pediatric Neurotrauma Program
Associate Research Professor

Yavagal, Dileep R., M.D.
Associate Professor of Clinical Neurology and Neurosurgery
Chief Interventional Neurology, Co-Director Endovascular Neurological Surgery

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ARNPs / PAs

Patchen, Sherri J., MSN, ARNP-BC
Instructor of Clinical Neurological Surgery
Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner

Rosenberg, Cathy M., ARNP
Clinical Instructor
Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner

Baloga, Jaclyn, PA-C
Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner

Kuleba, Ashley, ARNP
Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner

McCarty, Pier A., ARNP
Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner

Perez, Ruth E., ARNP
Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner

Vecchio, Laura, ARNP
Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner

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Research Faculty – The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis

Dietrich, Dalton W., Ph.D.
Scientific Director, The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis
Kinetic Concepts Distinguished Chair in Neurosurgery
Senior Associate Dean for Discovery Science
Professor, Neurological Surgery, Neurology and CellL Biology

Anderson-Erisman, Kim, Ph.D.
Director of Education, The Miami Project
Research Associate Professor, Department of Neurological Surgery

Atkins, Coleen M., Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Neurological Surgery

Ayad, Nagi, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Departments of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences

Bixby, John L., Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Molecular and Cellular Pharmacology and Neurological Surgery
Vice Provost for Research

Brackett, Nancy L., Ph.D., H.C.L.D.
Research Professor, Department of Urology and Neurological Surgery

Brambilla, Roberta, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Neurological Surgery

Bramlett, Helen M., Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Neurological Surgery

Bunge, Mary B., Ph.D.
Christine E. Lynn Distinguished Professor of Neuroscience
Professor, Departments Cell Biology & Anatomy, Neurological Surgery and Neurology

Cowan, Rachel E., Ph.D.
Research Assistant Professor, Department of Neurological Surgery

De Rivero Vaccari, Juan Pablo., Ph.D
Research Assistant Professor, Department of Neurological Surgery

Ghosh, Mousumi, Ph.D.
Research Assistant Professor, Department of Neurological Surgery

Guest, James D., M.D., Ph.D.
Clinical Professor, Department of Neurological Surgery

Hentall, Ian, Ph.D.
Research Associate Professor, Department of Neurological Surgery

Keane, Robert W., Ph.D.
Professor, Departments of Physiology & Biophysics and Neurological Surgery

Lee, Jae K., Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Neurological Surgery

Lemmon, Vance, Ph.D.
Walter G. Ross Distinguished Chair in Developmental Neuroscience Professor, Department of Neurological Surgery

Liebl, Daniel, Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Neurological Surgery

Monje, Paula V., Ph.D.
Research Assistant Professor, Department of Neurological Surgery

Nash, Mark, Ph.D., FACSM
Professor, Departments of Neurological Surgery, Rehabilitation Medicine, Kinesiology & Sports Sciences and Physical Therapy

Noga, Brian R., Ph.D.
Research Associate Professor, Department of Neurological Surgery

Oudega, Martin, Ph.D.
Research Associate Professor, Department of Neurological Surgery

Pearse, Damien D., Ph.D.
The John M. and Jocelyn H.K. Watkins Distinguished Chair in Cell Therapies, Professor, Department of Neurological Surgery

Kevin Park, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Neurological Surgery

Perez, Monica, P.T, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Neurological Surgery

Sagen, Jacqueline, Ph.D., M.B.A.
Professor, Department of Neurological Surgery

Sick, Thomas J., Ph.D.
Professor, Departments of Neurology and Physiology & Biophysics

Thomas, Christine K., Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Neurological Surgery

Tsoulfas, Pantelis, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Neurological Surgery

Widerstrom-Noga, Eva, D.D.S., Ph.D.
Research Professor, Departments of Neurological Surgery and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Neuroscience Program; Health Scientist, Veterans Affairs

Wood, Patrick M., Ph.D.
Research Professor, Department of Neurological Surgery