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Our Neurology Experts

Our physicians specialize in evaluating, diagnosing, and treating the array of neurological conditions and diseases – both common and rare – and have been recognized nationally and internationally for their clinical and research expertise and innovations. Many of our faculty members and staff have national leadership positions on National Institutes of Health advisory or research review committees, and professional societies.

  • Lawrence Wechsler, MD
    Chairman, Department of Neurology
    Vice Chairman, Clinical Affairs
    Professor of Neurology
  • Clinical Assistant Professor of Neurology, Epilepsy Division
  • Assistant Professor of Neurology, Epilepsy Division
  • Anto Bagic, MD, MSc
    Associate Professor of Neurology
    Chief, Epilepsy Division
    Director, University of Pittsburgh Comprehensive Epilepsy Center (UPCEC)
    Director, UPMC MEG Epilepsy Program
  • Assistant Professor of Neurology, Epilepsy Division
  • Sarah Berman, MD, PhD
    Assistant Professor of Neurology
  • Edward A. Burton, MD, DPhil, FRCP
    Assistant Professor of Neurology, Molecular Genetics and Biochemistry
  • Clinical Professor of Neurology
    Director, Community Neurology
    Chief, UPP Department of Neurology - UPMC Shadyside
  • Paula R. Clemens, MD
    Associate Professor of Neurology, Molecular Genetics and Biochemistry, Human Genetics and Pediatrics
  • Division Chief of Neurology – UPMC Hamot
    Medical Director Stroke Center - UPMC Hamot
  • John J. Doyle, MD
    Associate Professor of Neurology

    Chief, General Neurology Division
  • Associate Professor of Neurology
    Associate Director, Adult Neuro-oncology Program
  • Professor of Internal Medicine/Neurology, LECOM
    Director, UPMC Hamot Neurology Residency Program
    Director of Medical Education – UPMC Hamot Osteopathy
  • Clinical Assistant Professor of Neurology, General Neurology Division
  • Kathy Gardner, MD
    Assistant Professor of Neurology
  • Gena Ghearing, MD
    Assistant Professor of Neurology, Epilepsy Division
  • Steven H. Graham, MD, PhD  
    Professor of Neurology
    Vice-Chairman for Research
    Director, Geriatric Research Educational and Clinical Center
  • Neurologist – UPMC Hamot, Neuroimmunology
    Director, UPMC Hamot MS Fellowship Program
    Director, UPMC Hamot MS Center of Excellence
    Medical Director UPMC Hamot Infusion Center
  • J. Timothy Greenamyre, MD, PhD  
    Vice Chairman, Academic Affairs
    Professor of Neurology
    Chief, Movement Disorders Division
    Director, Pittsburgh Institute for Neurodegenerative Diseases
  • Maxim Hammer, MD
    Assistant Professor of Neurology
  • Rock A. Heyman, MD
    Associate Professor of Neurology

    Chief, Division of Neuroimmunology/Multiple Sclerosis
  • Ashutosh Jadhav, MD, PhD
    Assistant Professor of Neurology
    UPMC Stroke Institute
    Director, Stroke Services, UPMC Shadyside
  • Assistant Professor of Neurology
    Clinical Director, Movement Disorders Division

  • Tudor Jovin, MD
    Associate Professor of Neurology
    Chief, Stroke Division
    Director, UPMC Stroke Institute
  • Robert Kaniecki, MD
    Assistant Professor of Neurology

    Chief, Headache Division
  • Clinical Assistant Professor of Neurology, General Neurology Division
  • Simin Khavandgar, MD
    Clinical Assistant Professor of Neurology, General Neurology Division
  • Neurohospitalist
    Medical Director of Neuroscience Development
  • Laurie Knepper, MD
    Associate Professor of Neurology, Headache Division
  • David Lacomis, MD
    Professor of Neurology and Pathology

    Chief,
    Division of Neuromuscular Diseases
  • Frank S. Lieberman, MD
    Associate Professor of Neurology and Medical Oncology
    Director, Adult Neurooncology Program, UPMC Cancer Center
  • Oscar L. Lopez, MD
    Professor of Neurology
  • Angela Lu, MD
    Clinical Assistant Professor of Neurology, General Neurology Division
  • Adnan Mahmood, DO
    Clinical Assistant Professor of Neurology - Hamot
  • Lazarus Mayoglou, DO
    Clinical Assistant Professor of Neurology – Hamot, Epilepsy 
  • Assistant Professor of Neurology, Cognitive and Behavioral Division
  • Galen Mitchell, MD
    Associate Professor of Neurology, Neuroimmunology Division
    Director of Multiple Sclerosis Research
    Director of Medical Student Education for Clinical Neurology
  • Clinical Assistant Professor of Neurology
  • Bradley Molyneaux, MD, PhD
    Assistant Professor of Neurology, Neurocritical Care Division
  • Neurologist – UPMC Hamot, Neuroimmunology
  • Alexandra Popescu, MD
    Assistant Professor of Neurology, Epilepsy Division
  • Jullie Pan, MD, PhD.
    Professor of Neurology, Epilepsy Division
  • Assistant Professor of Neurology, Neuromuscular Division
  • Vivek K. Reddy, MD
    Assistant Professor of Neurology
    Medical Director, Hospital Information Technology, UPMC
  • Lisa C. Roeske-Anderson, MD
    Assistant Professor of Neurology

  • Judith Saxton, PhD
    Associate Professor of Neurology and Psychiatry

    Director, Training and Information Core
    Associate Director, Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center
     
  • Jingzi Shang, MD
    Neurologist
    Director, UPMC Sleep Disorder Center - Hamot​
  • ​​Lori Shutter, MD, FCCM, FNCS
  • Professor, Critical Care Medicine, Neurology and Neurosurgery
  • Vice Chair of Education, Department of Critical Care Medicine
  • Director, Neurocritical Care Fellowship Program
  • Medical Director, Neurovascular and Neurotrauma ICU
  • Stuart Silverman, MS, MD, FAAN
    Clinical Associate Professor of Neurology
  • ​Josif Stakic, MD
    Assistant Professor of Neurology, Headache Division
  • Matthew Starr, MD
  • Assistant Professor of Neurology, Vascular Division
  • Neurologist - Hamot
    Co-Director, MDA Clinic of Northwest PA Northshore Practices
  • Clinical Assistant Professor of Neurology, Movement Disorders Division
  • Anne Van Cott, MD, FAAN
    Associate Professor of Neurology
    Neurology Service/VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System 
  • Barbara Vogler, MD
    Clinical Assistant Professor of Neurology, Headache Division 
  • Clinical Assistant Professor of Neurology, General Neurology Division
  • Islam Zaydan, MD
    Assistant Professor of Neurology, Neuroimmunology/Multiple Sclerosis Division
  • Associate Professor of Neurology, Neuromuscular Division

​Contact the UPMC Department of Neurology at 412-692-4920.

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