Our Team

Chairman

Ziya L. Gokaslan, MD

Julius Stoll, MD Professor and Chair, Department of Neurosurgery
Neurosurgeon-in-Chief, Rhode Island Hospital and The Miriam Hospital
Clinical Director, Norman Prince Neurosciences Institute
President, Neurosurgery Foundation

Neurosurgery Clinical Faculty

Wael F. Asaad, MD, PhD

Sidney A. Fox and Dorothea Doctors Fox Associate Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Science
Associate Professor of Neurosurgery and Neuroscience
Vice-Chair, Research
Director, Functional and Epilepsy Neurosurgery Program
Director, Laboratory for Neurophysiology and Neuromodulation
Associate Director, Neurosurgery Residency Training Program

Joaquin Q. Camara, MD

Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery

Deus J. Cielo, MD

Associate Professor of Neurosurgery
Vice-Chair for Diversity, Inclusion and Equity
Director,Peripheral Nerve Surgery Division
Co-Director,Stereotactic Radiosurgery Program
Director,Miriam Hospital Neurosurgery Program

Curtis E. Doberstein, MD

Professor of Neurosurgery
Executive Vice-Chair, Clinical Operations
Director, Cerebrovascular and Skull-base Surgery Division
Director, Neurosurgery Residency Training Program

Jared S. Fridley, MD

Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery
Director, Spinal Outcomes Laboratory

Maria A. Guglielmo, MD

Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery
Director, Neurosurgery at Kent Hospital
Director, Neurosurgery Pain Program

Petra M. Klinge, MD, PhD

Professor of Neurosurgery
Director, Pediatric Neurosurgery Division
Director, Center for CSF Disorders of the Brain and Spine

Krisztina Moldovan, MD

Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery
Co-Director of Endovascular Neurosurgery Program
Co-Director of Cerebrovascular Surgery and Endovascular Neurosurgery Outcomes Laboratory

Tianyi (Tim) Niu, MD

Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery

Adetokunbo A. Oyelese, MD, PhD

Professor of Neurosurgery
Vice-Chair, Strategy and Business Development
Director, Norman Prince Spine Institute
Director, Spinal Surgery Division

Prakash Sampath, MD

Associate Professor of Neurosurgery
Director, Brain Immunotherapy Program
Director, Neurosurgery at Roger Williams Medical Center

Konstantina A. Svokos, DO, MS

Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery and Pediatrics
Director, Fetal Neurosurgery
Co-Director, Neuroplastics

Albert E. Telfeian, MD, PhD

Professor of Neurosurgery
Vice-Chair, Quality Improvement
Director, Center for Minimally Invasive Endoscopic Spine Surgery

Steven A. Toms, MD

Professor of Neurosurgery and Radiation Oncology
Vice-Chair, Department of Neurosurgery
Director, Brain Tumor and Stereotactic Radiosurgery Program
Co-Director, Molecular Neuroscience and Neuro-Oncology Laboratory

Radmehr Torabi, MD

Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery
Director of Endovascular Neurosurgery Program
Director of Cerebrovascular Surgery and Endovascular Neurosurgery Outcomes Laboratory

Patricia Leigh Zadnik Sullivan, MD

Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery
Director, Center for Spine Tumor & Chordoma Research

Ki-Eun Chang, MD

Junior Faculty, Complex Spinal Surgery

Ken Maynard, MD

Junior Faculty, Complex Spinal Surgery

Sohail Syed, MD

Junior Faculty, Complex Spinal Surgery

Richard Dowd, MD, MS

Junior Faculty, Neurosurgical Oncology

Pain Management and Physical Rehabilitation Clinical Faculty

Keith-Austin Scarfo, DO, MS

Associate Professor of Neurosurgery
Co-Director, Norman Prince Spine Institute

Alexios G. Carayannopoulos, DO, MPH

Associate Professor of Neurosurgery
Chief, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Justin Y. Li, MD

Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery

Laert Rusha, MD

Attending Physician

Ross Barker, DO

Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery

Neurointerventional Clinical Faculty

Ryan A. McTaggart, MD

Associate Professor of Diagnostic Imaging, Neurology, and Neurosurgery
Director, Interventional Neuroradiology

Mahesh V. Jayaraman, MD

Associate Professor of Diagnostic Imaging, Neurology, and Neurosurgery
Director, Neurovascular Center

Richard A. Haas, MD

Associate Professor, Clinician Educator
of Diagnostic Imaging, Neurosurgery, and Neurology

Radmehr Torabi, MD

Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery
Director of Endovascular Neurosurgery Program
Director of Cerebrovascular Surgery and Endovascular Neurosurgery Outcomes Laboratory

Krisztina Moldovan, MD

Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery
Co-Director of Endovascular Neurosurgery Program
Co-Director of Cerebrovascular Surgery and Endovascular Neurosurgery Outcomes Laboratory

Neurocritical Care Clinical Faculty

Ali Mahta, MD

Assistant Professor of Neurology
Neurosurgery and Neurocritical Care
Academic Neurointensivist
Neurologist

Shyam Rao, MD

Assistant Professor of Neurology and Neurosurgery
Neurologist, Division of Neurocritical Care
Director, Quality Control, Neurocritical Care Unit, Rhode Island Hospital

Michael Reznik, MD

Assistant Professor of Neurology and Neurosurgery
Neurologist, Division of Neurocritical Care

N. Stevenson Potter, MD

Assistant Professor of Neurology and Neurosurgery
Neurologist, Division of Neurocritical Care

Bradford B. Thompson, MD

Associate Professor, Neurology and Neurosurgery
Director, Division of Neurocritical Care
Medical Director, Neurocritical Care Unit
Director, Comprehensive Stroke Center for Neurocritical Care Services

Linda C. Wendell, MD

Associate Professor of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Medical Education
Vice-Chair of Education for Neurology
Director, Clinical Neurosciences Clerkship (Neurology)
Director, Sub-Internship in Neurology, Advanced Elective in Neurology

Neuro-Oncology Clinical Faculty

Heinrich Elinzano, MD

Associate Professor of Neurology and Medicine, Clinician Educator
Co-Director, Brain Cancer Committee
Co-Director, Brown University Oncology Research Group
Neuro-Oncology Medical Lead, Lifespan Cancer Institute

Eric T. Wong, MD

Professor of Neurology, Medicine, Neurosurgery & Radiation Oncology
Director of Medical Neuro-Oncology

Pediatric Neuro-Oncology Clinical Faculty

Rishi Lulla, MD, MS

Division Director, Pediatric Hematology/Oncology,
Hasbro Children's Hospital
Attending Physician,
Pediatric Neuro-Oncology
Alan G. Hassenfeld Endowed Associate Professor of Pediatrics, The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University

Neuropathology Clinical Faculty

Douglas C. Anthony, MD, PHD

Professor, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Neurology
Chief, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Medical Director, Lifespan Laboratories, Lifespan Academic Medical Center
Associate Director for Translational Research
Lifespan Cancer Institute

John E. Donahue, MD

Associate Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine

Ivana Delalle, MD, PhD

Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University

Neuroradiology Clinical Faculty

Jerrold L. Boxerman, MD,PhD, FACR

Professor of Diagnostic Imaging
Section Director, Neuroradiology
Medical Director, Brain Science Program MRI Research Facility

Jeffrey M. Rogg, MD

Associate Professor of Diagnostic Imaging
Director, Neuroradiology
Medical Director, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Rhode Island Hospital

Glenn A. Tung, MD, FACR

Professor of Diagnostic Imaging

Radiation Oncology Clinical Faculty

Jaroslaw T. Hepel, MD

Associate Professor in the departments of Radiation Oncology and Neurosurgery
Director of Stereotactic Radiosurgery at Rhode Island Hospital

Kara L. Leonard, MD, MS

Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Adjunct Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology, Tufts University School of Medicine
Associate Program Director, Radiation Oncology Residency, Tufts University School of Medicine

Plastic Surgery Clinical Faculty

Reena A. Bhatt, MD

Associate Professor of Plastic Surgery

Loree K. Kalliainen, MD, MA

Associate Professor at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Hand and Peripheral Nerve Surgeon, Lifespan Physician Group Plastic Surgery

Daniel Kwan, MD

Assistant Professor at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Chief of Reconstructive Surgery, Lifespan Physician Group

Paul Y. Liu, MD

Professor at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Chief of Plastic Surgery at Rhode Island Hospital

Amy Marie Maselli, MD

Assistant Professor of Surgery

Albert Woo, MD

Associate Professor at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Chief, Pediatric Plastic Surgery at Hasbro Children’s Hospital
Director, Cleft and Craniofacial Center at Hasbro Children’s Hospital

Surgical Oncology Clinical Faculty

Thomas J. Miner, MD

Associate Professor of Surgery
Chief, Surgical Oncology

Research Faculty

Wael F. Asaad, MD, PhD

Sidney A. Fox and Dorothea Doctors Fox Associate Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Science
Associate Professor of Neurosurgery and Neuroscience
Vice-Chair, Research
Director, Functional and Epilepsy Neurosurgery Program
Director, Laboratory for Neurophysiology and Neuromodulation
Associate Director, Neurosurgery Residency Training Program

Jared S. Fridley, MD

Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery
Director, Spinal Outcomes Laboratory

Petra M. Klinge, MD, PhD

Professor of Neurosurgery
Director, Pediatric Neurosurgery Division
Director, Center for CSF Disorders of the Brain and Spine

Krisztina Moldovan, MD

Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery
Co-Director of Endovascular Neurosurgery Program
Co-Director of Cerebrovascular Surgery and Endovascular Neurosurgery Outcomes Laboratory

Nikos Tapinos, MD, PhD

Sidney A. Fox and Dorothea Doctors Fox Associate Professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Science
Associate Professor of Neurosurgery
Director, Molecular Neuroscience and Neuro-Oncology Laboratory

Steven A. Toms, MD

Professor of Neurosurgery and Radiation Oncology
Vice-Chair, Department of Neurosurgery
Director, Brain Tumor and Stereotactic Radiosurgery Program
Co-Director, Molecular Neuroscience and Neuro-Oncology Laboratory

Radmehr Torabi, MD

Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery
Director of Endovascular Neurosurgery Program
Director of Cerebrovascular Surgery and Endovascular Neurosurgery Outcomes Laboratory

Patricia Leigh Zadnik Sullivan, MD

Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery
Director, Center for Spine Tumor & Chordoma Research

Shane Lee, PhD

Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery
Director, Computational Neuromodulation Laboratory
Director, Technical Design & Quantitative Applications

Margot Martinez Moreno, PhD

Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery
Research Scientist, Neurosurgery Department
Director, Spinal Tumor Epigenetics Laboratory
Co-director, Center for Spine Tumor and Chordoma Research

Residents

Matthew N. Anderson, MD

PGY-7

Jonathan Poggi, MD

PGY-7

Elias A. Shaaya, MD

PGY-6

Rahul Sastry, MD

PGY-5

Rohaid Ali, MD

PGY-5

Belinda Shao, MD, MPH

PGY-4

Hael Abdulrazeq, MD

PGY-4

Felicia Sun, MD, Mphil

PGY-3

Josh Feler, MD, MS

PGY-3

Santos E. Santos Fontánez, MD

PGY-3

Natalie Amaral Nieves, MD

PGY-2

Cody Doberstein, MD

PGY-2

Elaina Wang, MD

PGY-1

Tori Riccelli, MD

PGY-1

Clinical Staff

Kerri Ameral

Kerri Amaral

Lead Inpatient APP

Sara Armstrong

PA - Outpatient

Kristi Botelho

NP-Inpatient

David Coletta

PA - Outpatient

Stephanie Costa

PA-Outpatient

Joseph Flynn

NP - Outpatient
Jenny Healy

Jenny L. Healey

PA - Inpatient

Brittany Hogan

PA - Inpatient

Chloe Hu

PA - Inpatient

Sharonda Keith

Lead Outpatient APP

Kenneth Paulhus

PA - Inpatient
Kevin

Kevin Santilli

PA - Outpatient

Monica Souza

PA - Inpatient
Jeremy Steinberg

Jeremy Steinberg

PA - Inpatient
TAFT

James M. Taft

PA - Inpatient

Martina Schulz

PA - East Greenwich

Natalie Stiles

PA, Outpatient

Allison Tisch

NP-Inpatient

Stefanie Dias

PA - Norman Prince Spine Institute

Allison Malo

PA-Norman Prince Spine Institue

Rose Moriarty

NP - Norman Prince Spine Institute

Kathleen Johnston

PA - Norman Pince Spine Institute

Dylan Godyn

PA - Norman Pince Spine Institute

Erica Spano

NP - NPSI

Administrative Staff

Mustafa F. Mazlumoglu, MSc, MBA

Director, Neurosurgery & Neurosurgical Innovation
Administrative Director, Norman Prince Neurosciences Institute
Administrative Director, Norman Prince Spine Institute

Lynnette Berube

Program Manager

Jim Conway, RN, MS, NE-BC

Spine Surgery Program Manager

Raymond Geremia, MBA

Business Manager

Andrew O’Brien

Financial Analyst
Krystyna Marsella

Krystyna Maxwell

Academic Coordinator
Roselee Rego

Roselee Rego

Manager, Academic and Administrative Affairs

Sharon Banks, RN, MS

Patient Navigator

Kimberly Starks-Mello, BSN, RN, NE-BC

Clinical Manager - Norman Prince Spine Institute

Cynthia Rico

Practice Manager - Norman Prince Spine Institute

Scott Martin, RN, MHA NE-BC

Clinical Manager - Norman Prince Spine Institute at Newport Hospital

Cindy-Lee Andreason

Office Manager - East Greenwich

Darlene Gaudet, BA, MS

Research Program Administrator – Grants & Contracts

Owen P. Leary, ScB

Research Program Administrator – Clinical Trials & Laboratories

Kendall Rivera-Lane

Medical Illustrator