Jefferson University Hospitals

Vickie & Jack Farber Institute for Neuroscience

Meet Our Team

The Institute brings together specialists from all areas of neuroscience to focus on the patient. Jefferson neurologists, neurosurgeons, radiologists, radiation oncologists and psychiatrists all work together to provide you with the best care possible.  

Close collaboration with researchers on campus means easy access to clinical trials and the latest input about new treatment options. Our physicians and researchers are also our faculty within Sidney Kimmel Medical College's Neurological SurgeryNeurologyNeuroscience, and Psychiatry and Human Behavior departments. By coming together within the Institute, our most talented minds collaborate like never before.

Learn more out about our physicians, or make an appointment, by clicking the provider profiles listed below. We also have an experienced team of neurosurgeons, neurologists and psychiatrists throughout the Jefferson Health System. Meet team members at:


Our Doctors

Hospital Medicine

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Crystal C. Benjamin, MD

Jefferson University Physician

Specialties

  • Hospital Medicine (Not Accepting New Patients)
  • Internal Medicine - Hospital Medicine (Not Accepting New Patients)

Office Locations

  • 833 Chestnut Street, Suite 701, Philadelphia, PA 19107
Rene  Daniel, MD
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Rene Daniel, MD

Jefferson University Physician
Academic Title: Associate Professor

Specialties

  • Hospital Medicine (Not Accepting New Patients)
  • Internal Medicine - Hospital Medicine (Not Accepting New Patients)

Office Locations

  • 833 Chestnut Street, Suite 701, Philadelphia, PA 19107
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John G. Devine, MD

Jefferson University Physician
Academic Title: Clinical Assistant Professor

Specialties

  • Hospital Medicine (Not Accepting New Patients)
  • Internal Medicine - Hospital Medicine (Not Accepting New Patients)

Office Locations

  • 833 Chestnut Street, Suite 701, Philadelphia, PA 19107
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Jesse Edwards, MD

Jefferson University Physician

Specialties

  • Hospital Medicine (Not Accepting New Patients)
  • Internal Medicine - Hospital Medicine (Not Accepting New Patients)

Office Locations

  • 833 Chestnut Street, Suite 701, Philadelphia, PA 19107
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Vedavyas Gannamani, MD

Jefferson University Physician
Academic Title: Instructor

Specialties

  • Hospital Medicine (Not Accepting New Patients)
  • Internal Medicine - Hospital Medicine (Not Accepting New Patients)

Office Locations

  • 833 Chestnut Street, Suite 701, Philadelphia, PA 19107
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Catriona M. Harrop, MD

Academic Title: Clinical Assistant Professor

Specialties

  • Hospital Medicine (Not Accepting New Patients)

Office Locations

  • 833 Chestnut Street, Suite 701, Philadelphia, PA 19107
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Gregoris Komodikis, MD

Jefferson University Physician
Academic Title: Clinical Instructor

Specialties

  • Hospital Medicine (Not Accepting New Patients)
  • Internal Medicine - Hospital Medicine (Not Accepting New Patients)

Office Locations

  • 833 Chestnut Street, Suite 701, Philadelphia, PA 19107
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Swathi Maddula, MD

Specialties

  • Hospital Medicine (Not Accepting New Patients)

Office Locations

  • 909 Walnut Street, 2nd Floor, COB Building, Philadelphia, PA 19107
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Newton Mei, MD

Jefferson University Physician

Specialties

  • Hospital Medicine (Not Accepting New Patients)
  • Internal Medicine - Hospital Medicine (Not Accepting New Patients)

Office Locations

  • 833 Chestnut Street, Suite 701, Philadelphia, PA 19107
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Aditya Munshi, MD

Jefferson University Physician

Specialties

  • Hospital Medicine (Not Accepting New Patients)
  • Internal Medicine - Hospital Medicine (Not Accepting New Patients)

Office Locations

  • 833 Chestnut Street, Suite 701, Philadelphia, PA 19107
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Vishal M. Patel, MD

Jefferson University Physician

Specialties

  • Hospital Medicine (Not Accepting New Patients)

Office Locations

  • 909 Walnut Street, 2nd Floor, COB Building, Philadelphia, PA 19107
Satya S. Villuri, MD
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Satya S. Villuri, MD

Jefferson University Physician
Academic Title: Clinical Instructor

Specialties

  • Hospital Medicine (Not Accepting New Patients)
  • Internal Medicine - Hospital Medicine (Not Accepting New Patients)

Office Locations

  • 833 Chestnut Street, Suite 701, Philadelphia, PA 19107
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Susan E. West, MD

Jefferson University Physician
Academic Title: Clinical Assistant Professor

Specialties

  • Hospital Medicine (Not Accepting New Patients)
  • Internal Medicine - Hospital Medicine (Not Accepting New Patients)

Office Locations

  • 833 Chestnut Street, Suite 701, Philadelphia, PA 19107
  • 833 Chestnut Street, Suite 220, Philadelphia, PA 19107

Internal Medicine

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Linda Mwamuka, MD

Specialties

  • Internal Medicine (Not Accepting New Patients)
  • Hospital Medicine

Office Locations

  • 833 Chestnut Street, Suite 701, Philadelphia, PA 19107

Neurology

Shaista  Alam, MD
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Shaista Alam, MD

Jefferson University Physician
Academic Title: Clinical Assistant Professor

Specialties

  • Neurology - Cerebrovascular/Critical Care (Stroke)

Office Locations

  • 909 Walnut Street, 2nd Floor, COB Bldg., Philadelphia, PA 19107
Timothy M. Ambrose, MD
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Timothy M. Ambrose, MD

Jefferson University Physician
Academic Title: Clinical Assistant Professor

Specialties

  • Neurology - Epilepsy

Office Locations

  • 909 Walnut Street, 2nd Floor, COB Bldg., Philadelphia, PA 19107
Muhammad K. Athar, MD
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Muhammad K. Athar, MD

Jefferson University Physician
Academic Title: Assistant Professor

Specialties

  • Neurology - Cerebrovascular/Critical Care (Stroke) (Not Accepting New Patients)

Office Locations

  • 909 Walnut Street, 2nd Floor, COB Building, Philadelphia, PA 19107
Kimberly A. Atkinson, DO
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Kimberly A. Atkinson, DO

Jefferson University Physician
Academic Title: Clinical Assistant Professor

Specialties

  • Neurology - General
  • Concussion

Office Locations

  • 909 Walnut Street, 2nd Floor, COB Bldg., Philadelphia, PA 19107
  • 3 Crescent Drive, 3rd Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19112
Rodney D. Bell, MD
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Rodney D. Bell, MD

Jefferson University Physician
Academic Title: Professor

Specialties

  • Neurology - Cerebrovascular/Critical Care (Stroke) (Not Accepting New Patients)

Office Locations

  • 909 Walnut Street, 2nd Floor, COB Bldg., Philadelphia, PA 19107
Matthew A. Berk, MD
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Matthew A. Berk, MD

Jefferson University Physician
Academic Title: Clinical Instructor

Specialties

  • Neurology - General (Not Accepting New Patients)

Office Locations

  • 909 Walnut Street, 2nd Floor, COB Bldg., Philadelphia, PA 19107
Marinos C. Dalakas, MD
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Marinos C. Dalakas, MD

Jefferson University Physician
Academic Title: Professor

Specialties

  • Neurology - Neuromuscular

Office Locations

  • 909 Walnut Street, 2nd Floor, COB Bldg., Philadelphia, PA 19107
Robin  Dharia, MD
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Robin Dharia, MD

Jefferson University Physician
Academic Title: Clinical Assistant Professor

Specialties

  • Neurology - Cerebrovascular/Critical Care (Stroke)

Office Locations

  • 909 Walnut Street, 2nd Floor, COB Bldg., Philadelphia, PA 19107
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Amandeep S. Dolla, MD

Jefferson University Physician

Specialties

  • Neurology - Cerebrovascular/Critical Care (Stroke) (Not Accepting New Patients)

Office Locations

  • 909 Walnut Street, 2nd Floor, COB Bldg., Philadelphia, PA 19107
Andres  Fernandez, MD
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Andres Fernandez, MD

Jefferson University Physician
Academic Title: Assistant Professor

Specialties

  • Neurology - Cerebrovascular/Critical Care (Stroke) (Not Accepting New Patients)

Office Locations

  • 909 Walnut Street, 2nd Floor, COB Bldg., Philadelphia, PA 19107
Jon  Glass, MD
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Jon Glass, MD

Jefferson University Physician
Academic Title: Professor

Specialties

  • Neurology - Oncology

Office Locations

  • 909 Walnut Street, 2nd Floor, COB Building, Philadelphia, PA 19107
  • 443 Laurel Oak Drive, Jefferson at Voorhees, Voorhees, NJ 08043
  • 950 Pulaski Drive, Suite 120, King Of Prussia, PA 19406
Sara R. Hefton, MD
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Sara R. Hefton, MD

Jefferson University Physician
Academic Title: Assistant Professor

Specialties

  • Neurology - Cerebrovascular/Critical Care (Stroke) (Not Accepting New Patients)

Office Locations

  • 909 Walnut Street, 2nd Floor, COB Bldg., Philadelphia, PA 19107
Nabeel A. Herial, MD, MPH
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Nabeel A. Herial, MD, MPH

Jefferson University Physician
Academic Title: Assistant Professor

Specialties

  • Neurology - Cerebrovascular/Critical Care (Stroke)

Office Locations

  • 909 Walnut Street, 2nd Floor, COB Bldg., Philadelphia, PA 19107
Lindsay M. Higdon, MD
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Lindsay M. Higdon, MD

Jefferson University Physician
Academic Title: Instructor

Specialties

  • Neurology - Epilepsy

Office Locations

  • 909 Walnut Street, 2nd Floor, COB Bldg., Philadelphia, PA 19107
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Olga A. Katz, MD,PhD

Jefferson University Physician
Academic Title: Clinical Instructor

Specialties

  • Neurology - General
  • Neurology - Headaches
  • Concussion
  • Neurology - Epilepsy
  • Neurology - Neuroimmunology

Office Locations

  • 822 Pine Street, Suite 1C, Philadelphia, PA 19107
  • 3001 Chapel Avenue West, Suite 201, Cherry Hill, NJ 08002
Joshua B. Khoury, MD
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Joshua B. Khoury, MD

Jefferson University Physician

Specialties

  • Neurology - General
  • Neurology - Headaches

Office Locations

  • 3501 Masons Mill Rd, Suite 502, Huntingdon Valley, PA 19006
  • 1205 Langhorne Newtown Rd, Suite 204, Langhorne, PA 19047
Daniel  Kremens, MD,JD
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Daniel Kremens, MD,JD

Jefferson University Physician
Academic Title: Associate Professor

Specialties

  • Neurology - Movement Disorders

Office Locations

  • 909 Walnut Street, 2nd Floor, COB Bldg., Philadelphia, PA 19107
Lee L. Kubersky, MD
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Lee L. Kubersky, MD

Jefferson University Physician

Specialties

  • Neurology - General
  • Neurology - Movement Disorders

Office Locations

  • 3501 Masons Mill Rd, Suite 502, Huntingdon Valley, PA 19006
  • 1205 Langhorne Newtown Rd, Suite 204, Langhorne, PA 19047
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Clinton G. Lauritsen, DO

Jefferson University Physician
Academic Title: Clinical Instructor

Specialties

  • Neurology - Headaches

Office Locations

  • 900 Walnut Street, Suite 200, Philadelphia, PA 19107
Thomas P. Leist, MD, PhD
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Thomas P. Leist, MD, PhD

Jefferson University Physician
Academic Title: Professor

Specialties

  • Neurology - Neuroimmunology

Office Locations

  • 900 Walnut Street, 2nd Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19107
Tsao-Wei  Liang, MD
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Tsao-Wei Liang, MD

Jefferson University Physician
Academic Title: Associate Professor

Specialties

  • Neurology - Movement Disorders

Office Locations

  • 909 Walnut Street, 2nd Floor, COB Bldg., Philadelphia, PA 19107
  • 443 Laurel Oak Road, Suite 130, Voorhees, NJ 08043
Carol F. Lippa, MD
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Carol F. Lippa, MD

Jefferson University Physician
Academic Title: Professor

Specialties

  • Neurology - Cognitive Neurology

Office Locations

  • 909 Walnut Street, 2nd Floor, COB Bldg., Philadelphia, PA 19107
Silva  Markovic-Plese, MD,PhD
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Silva Markovic-Plese, MD,PhD

Academic Title: Professor

Specialties

  • Neurology - Neuroimmunology

Office Locations

  • 900 Walnut Street, 2nd Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19107
Michael J. Marmura, MD
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Michael J. Marmura, MD

Jefferson University Physician
Academic Title: Associate Professor

Specialties

  • Neurology - Headaches

Office Locations

  • 900 Walnut Street, Suite 200, Philadelphia, PA 19107
Nina L. Martinez, MD
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Nina L. Martinez, MD

Jefferson University Physician
Academic Title: Assistant Professor

Specialties

  • Neurology - Oncology

Office Locations

  • 909 Walnut Street, 2nd Floor, COB Building, Philadelphia, PA 19107
Joseph C. McCall, MD
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Joseph C. McCall, MD

Jefferson University Physician
Academic Title: Clinical Assistant Professor

Specialties

  • Neurology - General (Not Accepting New Patients)

Office Locations

  • 909 Walnut Street, 2nd Floor, COB Bldg., Philadelphia, PA 19107