Department of Neurology Residents

The Vanderbilt Department of Neurology seeks to attract a diverse group of residents with the goal of excellence in education, patient care, and research. Recognizing that learning is an inherently communal experience, we expend great effort to create an environment rich in opportunity for professional interaction and collaboration, one that is characterized by compassion, trust, and respect.

PGY 4 Neurology Residents

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Pouya Ameli, M.D., M.S. 

Undergraduate: University of Florida

Medical School: University of Central Florida College of Medicine

 

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William Eckhart, M.D.

Chief Resident 2017-2018

Undergraduate: Washington University – St. Louis

Medical School: University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

 

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Andrew Giritharan, M.D.

Chief Resident 2017-2018 

Undergraduate: Southern Illinois University

Medical School: University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine

 

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Kyle Grubbs, M.D.

Undergraduate: Grove City College

Medical School: University of Toledo College of Medicine

 

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Uzo Ugochukwu, M.D., M.S.

Undergraduate: University of Maryland

Medical School: Vanderbilt University School of Medicine

 

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Kisha Young, M.D., Ph.D. 

Undergraduate: Spelman College

Medical School: University of Virginia School of Medicine

 

PGY 3 Neurology Residents

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Hugh Cahill, M.D., Ph.D. 

Undergraduate: College of the Holy Cross

Medical School: Marshall University School of Medicine

 

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Wayneho Kam, M.D.

Undergraduate: Duke University

Medical School: Thomas Jefferson University Medical College

 

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Katie Morone, M.D.

Undergraduate: University of Michigan

Medical School: Vanderbilt University School of Medicine

 

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Abimbola Sunmonu, M.D., Ph.D.

Undergraduate: Mount Holyoke College

Medical School: University of Connecticut School of Medicine

 

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Stephanie Taylor, M.D.

Undergraduate: Johns Hopkins University

Medical School: Marshall University School of Medicine

 

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Derek Wood, M.D.

Undergraduate: University of Michigan

Medical School: Wayne State University School of Medicine

 

PGY 2 Neurology Residents

 

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Stephen Briggs, M.D., Ph.D.

Undergraduate: Wesleyan University

Medical School: Albert Einstein College of Medicine

 

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Jennifer Burba, M.D.

Undergraduate: University of Arkansas   

Medical School: Texas Tech University School of Medicine

 

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James Eaton, M.D., M.S.

Undergraduate: University of Richmond

Medical School: Hofstra North Shore - LIJ School of Medicine

 

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Adam Hartman, M.D.

Undergraduate: Rice University

Medical School: University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine

 

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James McGuirk, M.D., M.S.

Undergraduate: Virginia Tech

Medical School: Eastern Virginia Medical School

 

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Madison Shoaf, M.D., M.S.

Undergraduate: Wake Forest University   

Medical School: Wake Forest School of Medicine