Dean K. Naritoku, M.D.
Dr. Naritoku is a graduate of Northwestern University, Evanston IL (B.A., Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, 1977) and the Chicago Medical School (M.D., 1981). He completed an internship in Internal Medicine at the University of Illinois, Chicago (1981-1982), and residency in Neurology at Washington University, St Louis MO (1982-1985). He performed a Neuropharmacology and Epilepsy fellowship at Washington University (under James A. Ferrendelli, M.D.; 1985-1987). He is a former faculty at Southern Illinois University, Springfield (1987-2008) where he was a Professor of Neurology and Pharmacology, as well as Director of the Epilepsy/Clinical Neurophysiology Program. Chair of Neurology Professor of Neurology and Pharmacology
Bassam A. Bassam, M.D.
Dr. Bassam graduated from Aleppo University, College of Medicine in 1973, and completed two years of internship and internal medicine residency in Lebanon. He then completed a neurology residency at Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan 1977- 1980, and a fellowship in Neuromuscular diseases and Electromyography at Wayne State University, and Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 1980 -1981. He is a former faculty member at University of Michigan 1982-1985, and joined the University of South Alabama 1985. Professor of Neurology
Juan Ochoa, M.D.
Dr. Ochoa received his MD from the Universidad Javeriana Medicine, Bogota, Columbia in 1988. He completed a residency in Family Medicine at Jamaica Hospital, NY (1992-1994), and then completed a Neurology residency at the State University of New York at Brooklyn (1994-1997). He subsequently performed a fellowship in Clinical Neurophysiology and Epilepsy at Montefiore Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine in Bronx NY 1997-1998. Dr. Ochoa was an Assistant Professor of Neurology at the University of Florida in Jacksonville (1998-2009) and director of the EEG laboratory and Epilepsy Monitoring Unit at Shands Hospital in Jacksonville (1998-2009). Dr. Ochoa's subspecialty interests include epilepsy and medical education and he has published actively in these areas. He has also performed a fellowship in medical education at the University of Florida, Gainesville (2003-2004). He has developed innovative Web-based training programs in Neurology and EEG. Residency Director Associate Professor of Neurology
Steve M. Cordina, M.D.
Dr. Cordina attended medical school at the University of Malta (M.D., 2001) and performed a rotating internship at St. Luke's Hospital in Malta. He was an intern in Internal Medicine (2004-2005) and resident in Neurology (2005-2008) at UMNJ, Newark NJ. He performed a fellowship in Vascular Neurology and Neurocritical Care (2008-2009) and a two-year fellowship in Endovascular Surgical Neuroradiology (2009-2011) at the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis. He is board certified in Neurology by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and board eligible for Vascular Neurology and Interventional Neurology certifications. Associate Professor of Neurology
L. Elizabeth Minto, M.D.
Dr. Elizabeth Minto is attended the University of South Alabama College of Medicine, Mobile, AL (1999-2001) and graduated from the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine (M.D. 2001-2003). Dr. Minto completed an internship in Internal Medicine (2003-2004) and Neurology residency (2004-2007) at Vanderbilt University. Assistant Residency Director Assistant Professor of Neurology
Paul Maertens, M.D.
Paul Maertens received his M.D. from L' Universit Libre de Bruxelles, in Belgium. He completed his pediatric residency at the TC Thompson Children's Hospital in Chattanooga, Tennessee. He trained in Child Neurology at the Medical College of Georgia and joined the faculty at the University of South Alabama. He is certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in Child Neurology and is certified in Neurosonography. Professor of Neurology and Pediatrics
Elias Chalhub, M.D.
Dr. Elias Chalub attended Emory University, Atlanta, GA (M.D. 1969, B.A. 1965). His graduate studies include NINDS special fellowships in clinical neurology and pediatrics at Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO (1972-1976). Dr. Chalub is board certified in neurology by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN) Professor of Neurology
Daniel D. Dees, M.D.
Dr. Dees received his undergraduate degree in Chemistry (2002) and Medical Degree (2007) from the University of South Alabama, Mobile. He performed an Internship in Internal Medicine (2007-2008) and Neurology residency at the University of South Alabama (2008-2011) and subsequently, a fellowship in Movement Disorders (2011-2012) at the Medical College of Georgia, Augusta. Dr. Dees is board-certified in Neurology by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (2011). He was awarded the 2010 Trainiee Travel Award from the American Society of Neuroimaging, and the American Academy of Neurology Student Award for Excellence in Neurology (2007). Clerkship Director Assistant Professor of Neurology
Olivier Darbin, Ph.D.
Dr. Darbin obtained a M.S. from the University Claude Bernard (Lyon, France) and a Ph.D. from the University of the Mediterranean Aix-Marseille II (Marseille, Frnace) in collaboration with the Institut de Mdecine Navale du Service de Sant des Armes (Toulon, France) in 1998. He completed post-doctoral fellowships at the University of Nice (France, 1998-2000), Southern Illinois University (USA, 2000-2004) and the Yerkes National Primate Center (2004-2009). He joined the University of South Alabama 2009. Director of Translational Research Assistant Professor of Neurology
William Kilgo M.D.
Dr. Kilgo is a graduate of the University of South Alabama College of Medicine (M.D., 2013). He received his undergraduate degree in Chemistry from the University of Alabama (2009). He has completed an internship in Internal Medicine at the University of South Alabama. Assistant Professor of Neurology