Neuro Directory

Programs and Services


Addiction Medicine | 949-764-5656 Physician Leadership: Steven Ey, MD


ASPIRE | 949-764-6360 Clinical Leadership: Sina Safahieh, MD and Jerry Weichman, PhD


Brain Tumor/Gamma Knife | 949-764-5938, Opt. 4 Physician Leadership: Christopher Duma, MD Nurse Navigator: Lori Berberet, RN | 949-764-6656


Epilepsy | 949-764-6066 Physician Leadership: David Millett, MD Nurse Navigator: Sheena Dhiman, RN | 949-764-8430


Headache | 949-764-6066 Physician Leadership: Ali Makki, DMD, and Philip O’Carroll, MD Nurse Navigator: Sheena Dhiman, RN | 949-764-8430


Memory & Cognitive Disorders | 949-764-6066 Physician Leadership: William Shankle, MD


Neurobehavioral Medicine | 949-764-6066 Physician Leadership: Philip O’Carroll, MD


Neurophysiology | 949-764-6066 Physician Leadership: Jason Muir, MD and Andrew Ly, MD


Neurosurgery Spine | 949-764-6066 Physician Leadership: Burak Ozgur, MD Nurse Navigator: Julie Treat, RN | 949-764-6277


Orange County Vital Brain Aging Program | 949-764-6288 Physician Leadership: William Shankle, MD Program Coordinator: Celine Keeble


Orofacial Pain | 949-764-6066 Physician Leadership: Ali Makki, DMD Nurse Navigator: Sheena Dhiman, RN | 949-764-8430


Pain Medicine | 949-764-6066 Physician Leadership: Medhat Mikhael, MD


Parkinson’s Disease & Movement Disorders | 949-764-6066 Physician Leadership: Sandeep Thakkar, DO Nurse Navigator: Julie Treat, RN | 949-764-6277


Pituitary & Skull Base Surgery | 949-764-6066 Physician Leadership: Robert Louis, MD Nurse Navigator: Lori Berberet, RN | 949-764-6656


Psychiatry Physician Leadership: Patricia De Marco Centeno, MD


Research Laura Heim, RN | 949-764-8190


Sleep Health | 949-764-8070 Physician Leadership: Jose Puangco, MD (Newport Beach) Ahmed El-Bershawi, MD (Irvine)


Stroke | 949-764-6066 Physician Leadership: David Brown, MD Nurse Navigator: Victoria Tomczak, RN | 949-764-6183

Physician Leadership


M. Brant-Zawadzki, MD Executive Medical Director


David Brown, MD Program Director Stroke/Neurohospitalist Service


Patricia DeMarco Centeno, MD Psychiatry Consult Service Liaison


Christopher Duma, MD Program Director, Brain Tumor


Keyvan Esmaeili, MD Medical Director, Fudge Family Acute Rehabilitation Center


Steven Ey, MD Program Director, Addiction Medicine


Robert Louis, MD Program Director, Pituitary & Skull Base Surgery


Andrew Ly, MD Program Director, Neurophysiology


Ali Makki, DMD Orofacial Pain Medicine Service


Medhat Mikhael, MD Program Director, Pain Medicine


David Millett, MD Program Director, Epilepsy


Jason Muir, MD Program Director, Neurophysiology


Philip O’Carroll, MD Program Director, Neurobehavioral Medicine


Burak Ozgur, MD Program Director, Neurosurgery Spine


Jose Puangco, MD / Ahmed El-Bershawi, MD Co-Service Chiefs, Sleep Health


Sina Safahieh, MD Program Director, ASPIRE


William Shankle, MD Program Director, Memory Disorders/MCI


Sandeep Thakkar, DO Program Director, Movement Disorders

Administrative Leadership


M. Brant-Zawadzki, MD Executive Medical Director


Mark Glavinic, PT, DPT, NCS Director, Rehabilitation Services


Kambria Hittelman, PsyD Operations Director, Neurobehavioral


Leslie Rosini, MSN, RN Director, Neurosciences Ancillary Operations


Monica Figueroa Executive Assistant | 949-764-5942 Department Management


Department Management


Lori Zaccari, RN Director, Advanced Brain & Spine Care Unit | 949-764-5675


Hilary Stagliano, RN Director, Neuro ICU | 949-764-1402


Autumn McMaster Manager, Multi-specialty/Neuro Clinic | 949-764-1444


Kathy Thomas, RN Manager, Gamma Knife | 949-764-6077


Isis Caouette Supervisor, Neurophysiology/IOM | 949-764-5486

Physicians


ENT/Head and Neck Surgery | Carley Schrage, MD


ENT/Neuro-Otology | Jack Shohet, MD


ENT/Skull Base | Timothy Kelley, MD


Neurology | Victor Doan, MD


Neurology | Kaveh Saremi, MD


Neurology, Epilepsy | David Millett, MD


Neurology, Epilepsy | James D. Park, DO


Neurology | Valerie Acevedo, DO


Neurology | Bruce Cleeremans, MD


Neurology, Headache | Philip O’Carroll, MD


Neurology, Movement Disorders | Janet Chance, MD


Neurology, Movement Disorders | Saulena Shafer, DO


Neurology, Movement Disorders | Sandeep Thakkar, DO


Neurology, Memory Disorders | Teryn Clarke, MD


Neurology, Memory Disorders | William Shankle, MD


Neurology, Memory Disorders | Gregory Whitman, MD


Neurology, Neurohospitalist, Neurophysiology | Andrew Ly, MD


Neurology, Neurohospitalist, Neurophysiology | Jason Muir, MD


Neurology, Neurohospitalist, Stroke | David Brown, MD


Neurology, Neurohospitalist, Stroke, Sleep | Jose Puangco, MD


Neurology, Neuro-Oncology | Santosh Kesari. MD


Neurology, Pediatric Neurology | Diane Stein, MD


Neurology, Sleep | Monika Mathur, MD


Neurology, Sleep Health | Robert Moore, MD


Neurosurgery | Mark Anderson, MD


Neurosurgery | Devin Binder, MD


Neurosurgery | Edward Chappell, MD


Neurosurgery | William Dobkin, MD


Neurosurgery | Pawel Jankowski, MD


Neurosurgery | Charles Liu, MD


Neurosurgery | Vivek Mehta, MD


Neurosurgery | Tien Nguyen, MD


Neurosurgery | Burak Ozgur, MD


Neurosurgery | Peyman Tabrizi, MD


Neurosurgery | Daniel Yanni, MD


Neurosurgery, Gamma Knife | Christopher Duma, MD


Neurosurgery, Gamma Knife | Mark Linskey, MD


Neurosurgery, Gamma Knife | William Loudon, MD


Neurosurgery, Pituitary/Skull Base | Robert Louis, MD


Orofacial Pain, Headache | Ali Makki, DMD


Pain Management | Hasan Badday, MD


Pain Management | Medhat Mikhael, MD


Psychiatry | Sina Safahieh, MD


Psychiatry | Patricia De Marco Centeno, MD


Psychiatry, Inpatient Consult Liaison | Mohamed El-Gabalawy, MD


Psychiatry, Inpatient Consult Liaison | Ashraf Elmashat, MD


Psychiatry, Inpatient Consult Liaison | Renee Garcia, MD


Psychiatry, Inpatient Consult Liaison | Mercedes Szpunar, MD


Psychiatry, Inpatient/Addiction Medicine | Lawrence Tucker, MD


Psychology | Jerry Weichman, PhD


Pulmonology, Sleep | Ahmed El-Bershawi, MD


Pulmonology, Sleep | Yvette Gozzo, MD


Radiation Oncology | Peter Chen, MD


Radiation Oncology | Brian Kim, MD