Our Provider

Dr. Umer Farooq, MD

Speciality:
• Neurologist, Stroke

 Subspecialty:
• Vascular Neurology/Stroke

Residency:
• Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI
• Fellowship:
• Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI

Certifications:
• Diplomate American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN)
• Diplomate American Board of Vascular Neurology
• Diplomate American Society of Neuroimaging in Neurosonology
• Neurosonology Certification in Carotid Duplex and Transcranial Doppler

Muhammad Taimoor Khan, MD

Speciality:
• Neurology

Subspecialty:
• Vascular Neurology/Stroke
• Residency:
• West Virginina University, Morgantown, WV

Fellowship:
• National institutes of Health (NIH)

Certifications:
• Diplomate American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN

Chantal Bhan, MD

Speciality:
• Neurology

Residency:
• Michigan State University/Spectrum Health Care, Grand Rapids, MI

Certifications:
• Diplomate American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN)

Adriana Tanner, MD Specialist

Speciality:
• Neurology, Epilepsy

Subspeciality:
• Epilepsy

Residency:
• Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, D.C

Fellowship:
• The Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH
• Certifications:
• Diplomate American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN)

Deborah F. Gelinas, MD (For Second Opinion) Specialist

Speciality:
• Neurology

Subspeciality:
• ALS, Motor Neurology Diseases

Residency:
• Letterman Army Medical Center, San Francisco, CA
• Certifications:
• Diplomate American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN)

Naeem Mahfooz, MD Specialist

Speciality:
• Pediatric Neurology

Subspeciality:
• Pediatric Neurology

Residency:
• University of Buffalo, Buffalo, NY
• Fellowship:
• Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH

Certifications:
• Diplomate American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN)

Barbara Pickut, MD MPH Specialist

Speciality:
• Neurology

Subspeciality:
• Parkinson Disease, Movement Disorder

Other:

Barbara Pickut, MD, MPH, is the world expert in Parkinson’s disease and mindful meditation. After earning her medical degree and double board-certification in neurology and neurorehabilitation at the University of Antwerp in Belgium, Dr. Pickut worked as a neurologist at Middelheim Hospital in Antwerp, Belgium. She was actively involved in clinical research in Parkinson’s disease and conducted several drug development trials. She then became the clinic chief of neurology at University Hospital Belgium in Antwerp, Belgium. Dr. Pickut also served the chief of neurology at Mercy Health Saint Mary’s Hospital in Grand Rapids where she was medical director of research for Parkinson’s disease and movement disorders and now recently joined Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan. Dr. Pickut has conducted extensive research into the correlation between mindful meditation and the reduction of Parkinson’s disease symptoms and measurable changes in brain volume. She’s currently collaborating on a research publication concentrated on focus group analyses. Dr. Pickut is certified in mindfulness-based stress reduction and recently completed her RYT200 certification to become a registered yoga instructor.

Sheikh M. Faheem, MD (For Second Opinion) Specialist

Speciality:
• Neurology

Subspecialty:
• Stroke Neurologist/Neuro-Ophthalmologist

Residency:
• University of Iowa Hospital & Clinics, Iowa City, IA
• Fellowship:
• Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, University of Miami, Miami, FL

Certifications:
• American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN)
• Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) Certification
• Basic Life Support (BLS) Certification

Mohammad Sajed, MD Specialist

Speciality:
• Neurology

Subspecialty:
• Vascular Neurology/Stroke, Neurocritical Care and Headache Medicine

• Dr. Mohammad Sajed is the medical director of stroke and neurohospitalist program at UnityPoint Trinity Hospitals in Quad Cities, IL/IA.

• Dr. Sajed is board certified in neurocritical care, neurology, vascular neurology (stroke) and headache medicine.

• Dr. Sajed earned his medical degree from the Deccan College of Medical Sciences in Hyderabad, India. He completed his internal medicine residency at Seton Hall University and St. Francis Medical Center in Trenton, NJ, neurology residency at Seton Hall and the New Jersey Neuroscience Institute in Edison, NJ and fellowship in stroke and critical care neurology at Michigan State University and Sparrow Hospital in East Lansing, Michigan.

• Dr.Sajed served as the medical director of stroke and neurocritical care at Edward Hospital, Edward Neurosciences Institute, Edward-Elmhurst Healthcare, in Naperville, IL and helped establish the Neurocritical Care Unit. The Edward Neurosciences Institute in affiliation with the Northwestern Medical Faculty Foundation offers world-class stroke care for patients who suffer strokes or have other neurological disorders.

• Dr. Sajed was director of stroke and neurocritical care at Swedish-American Hospital in Rockford, and the University of Illinois-Chicago College of Medicine, where he was an assistant professor. He also was director of stroke and neurocritical care at Blanchard Valley Health System in Findlay, Ohio, and on the medical staff of Mercy Hospital of Pittsburgh, division of neurology, stroke and critical care neurology.

• Dr. Sajed is a member of the American Academy of Neurology (AAN), American Stroke Association/American Heart Association (AHA), Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM) and Neurocritical Care Society.

Maria Hubbard, MD, FAAN Specialist

Speciality:
•Neurology

Subspecialty:
• Behavioral Neurology, Brain Injury Medicine, Neurorehabilitation

Residency:
• Boston City Hospital, Boston University, Boston, MA
• Fellowship:
• Behavioral Neurology, Boston University, Boston MA

Certifications:
• Diplomate American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN)
• Diplomate American Board of Brain Injury Medicine (ABPN-BIM)
• Diplomate American Society of Neurorehabilitation
• Diplomate National Board of Physicians and Surgeons

Other:

Maria Ramirez Hubbard, MD, FAAN, specializes in all aspects of Behavioral Neurology, Brain Injury and Neurorehabilitation. She has board certifications in Neurology and Brain Injury Medicine. She is a diplomate of the American Societyof Neurorehabilitation and the National Board of Physicians and Surgeons. Dr. Hubbard finished Medical School in her hometown in Puerto Rico and afterwardsshe moved to Boston Massachusetts to complete her Neurology Residency and Behavioral Neurology Fellowship. Dr. Hubbard has over 25 years of experience and has worked in academic institutions, private practice and tele-medicine. While working in Houston Texas she was chosen Top Doctor Houston for 3 years. She is now based in Miami Florida. Dr. Hubbard is fluent in Spanish and English.

Sana Syed Specialist

Speciality:
• Neurology

Subspecialty:
• Multiple Sclerosis and other demyelinating diseases, Dementia and Cognitive disorders, Neurodegenerative diseases, other Neuroinflammatory disorders

Residency:
• Boston Medical Center, Boston, MA
• Fellowship:
• Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, MA
• Cognitive Neurology Fellow, Department of Neurology 8/2013 – 8/2014
• Multiple Sclerosis Fellow, Department of Neurology 8/2012 – 8/2013

Certifications:
• Diplomate American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN)
• Expanded Disability Status Scale (EDSS) Certification