Our Team

 

Chief Resident

 Ganga Navada, Chief Resident

Ganga Navada, M.D. 

Chief resident's welcome message.

 

Current Residents & Fellows

A composite of the fellows and residents in different training programs within the Department of Neurology at MUSC from 2021 to 2022. In the adult neurology residency, the PGY4 residents are Lauren Crawford, M.D., Isaac Goldszer, M.D., Paul Gonzalez, D.O., Kyle Paulk, M.D., chief resident Ganga Navada, M.D., and Joseph Ta, M.D. The PGY3 residents are Muayad Alzuabi, M.D., Anna Bashmakov, M.D., Angel Cadena, M.D., Cori Cummings, M.D., Jessica Decker, D.O., Benjamin Jewett, M.D., Ashley Nelson, D.O., and Mark Rosenberg, M.D. The PGY2 residents are Hamid Ali, M.D., Jen Cashwell, D.O, Nimit Desai, M.D., Hanna Harrison, M.D., MBA, Lei Lu, M.D., Ph.D., MS, Dawn Crawford, D.O., Mattia Rosso, M.D., and Farris Taha, M.D. The pgy1 residents are Marina Buciuc, M.D., Lissie Ertel, M.D., Barby Grimberg, M.D., McKay Hanna, M.D., Vishal Kalbavi, M.D., Cyril Lukianov, M.D., Preston Mercer, M.D., and Pavlos Myserlis, M.D. The residents in the combined psychiatry/neurology program are PGY5 chief resident Helen Dainton Howard, M.D., PGY4 Manish Karamchandani, M.D., PGY3 Charles Palmer, M.D., pgy2 Ram Nambi, M.D., and pgy1 Joseph Chasen, D.O. The residents in the child neurology program are PGY5 chief resident Barbra Giourgas, M.D., PGY4 Reshma Joshi, D.O., PGY3 Ariel Breitbart, M.D., pgy2 Katie Horman, M.D., and pgy1 Florian Capobianco, D.O. The fellows in the department are vascular neurology fellows Line Abdul Rahman, M.D., and Cassie Nankee, M.D.,  epilepsy fellow Alexandra Parashos, M.D., clinical neurophysiology fellows Neha Gandhi, M.D. and Shirani Rajan, M.D., and movement disorders fellow Cherry Yu, M.D.

Residency Leadership

Nicholas Milano, M.D.

Nicholas Milano, M.D.
Program Director

Christine Cooper, M.D.

Christine Cooper, M.D.
Associate Program Director for the VA

Zeke Gleichgerrcht

Ezequiel Gleichgerrct, M.D., Ph.D. 
Associate Program Director for MUSC

Cassaundra Tucker photo

Cassaundra Tucker, BS, C-TAGME
Residency Program Coordinator

 

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