Stroke and Brain Attack

Stroke/Brain Attack Physicians and Staff

Dr. Steven KittnerSteven J. Kittner, M.D., M.P.H.
Professor of Neurology; Director, Maryland Stroke Center
Special Interests: Cerebrovascular Disease; Stroke in Young Adults; Clinical Trials for Prevention of Recurrent Stroke; Neuroepidemiology
Medical Degree: University of Pennsylvania
Residency: University of Maryland Medical Center, Neurology; Francis Scott Key Medical Center, Internal Medicine
Fellowship: NIH, Clinical and Genetic Epidemiology; Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health, Epidemiology
Certifications: Neurology; Internal Medicine
Appointments: 410-328-4323


Dr. AldrichE. Francois Aldrich, M.B., Ch.B.
Professor of Neurosurgery; Neurosurgical Program Director, Maryland Brain Attack Team; Chief of Cerebrovascular Surgery
Special Interests: Spinal Surgery; General Neurosurgery; Cerebrovascular Surgery
Medical Degree: University of the Orange Free State, South Africa
Residency: University of the Orange Free State, South Africa
Certifications: Neurosurgery
Appointments: 410-328-0937


Dr. John Walden ColeJohn Walden Cole, M.D., M.S.
Associate Professor of Neurology
Special Interests: Stroke Prevention and Treatment, Stroke Genetics, Vascular Biology
Medical Degree: Medical College of Virginia
Residency: University of Maryland School of Medicine, Neurology
Fellowship: University of Maryland School of Medicine, Stroke and Epidemiology
Appointments: 410-328-4323


Photo of Doctor Carolyn A. Cronin, M.D., Ph.D.Carolyn A. Cronin, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Neurology
Medical Degree: University of Virginia
Residency: Johns Hopkins University, Neurology
Fellowship: University of Maryland School of Medicine, Neurology
Certifications: Adult Neurology
Appointments: 410-328-2999




Photo of Doctor Richard F. Macko, M.D. Richard F. Macko, M.D.
Associate Professor Neurology, Baltimore VA Medical Center
Special Interests: Clotting Mechanisms; Cerebrovascular Disease; Transcranial Doppler Studies; Aerobic Exercise after Stroke
Medical Degree: Ohio State University
Residency: University of California Los Angeles, Neurology
Fellowship: University of Southern California, Cerebrovascular Disease
Certifications: Neurology
Appointments: 410-605-7000, x-7063


Michael Schofield Phipps, M.D.Dr. Michael Phipps
Assistant Professor of Neurology
Special Interests: Vascular Neurology, Stroke and Intracranial Hemorrhage
Medical Degree: Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine
Residency: Yale-New Haven Hospital, Neurology
Fellowship: Hartford Hospital, Neurology; VA Connecticut Healthcare System, Medical Informatics; Yale University School of Medicine, Research Fellow
Certifications: Neurology
Appointments: 410-3280-9999


Dr. Marc SimardJ. Marc Simard, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor of Neurosurgery
Special Interests: General Neurosurgery; Carotid and Cerebrovascular Surgery; Gamma Knife Radiosurgery; Cancer
Medical Degree: Creighton University
Residency: Shands Hospital, VA Hospital, Florida; Neurosurgery
Fellowship: I. Physiologisches Institut; Universitat des Saarlands; Germany
Certifications: Neurological Surgery
Appointments: 410-328-0850


Photo of Doctor Barney J. Stern, M.D. Barney J. Stern, M.D.
Professor of Neurology
Director, Clinical Stroke Program
Director, Neurology Residency Program

Special Interests: Cerebrovascular Disease; Stroke in the Young, Including Stroke in Pregnancy; Large Artery Extracranial and Intracranial Disease; Inflammatory Vascular Disease; Neurological Complications of Sarcoidosis
Medical Degree: University of Rochester
Residency: Boston City Hospital, Strong Memorial Hospital (Rochester, NY)
Certifications: Neurology; Internal Medicine
Appointments: 410-328-0850


Marcella Wozniak, M.D., Ph.D.Photo of Doctor Marcella Wozniak, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Neurology
Special Interests: Stroke Outcomes; Acute Stroke Interventions; Noninvasive Cerebrovascular Evaluation (Carotid/Transcranial Doppler); Neuroepidemiology
Medical Degree: University of Maryland
Residency: University of Maryland Medical Center, Neurology
Fellowship: University of Maryland Medical Center, Junior Javits Fellow in Cerebrovascular Disease
Certifications: Neurology; Neurosonology
Appointments: 410-328-4323


Lora Cheek, R.N., C.N.R.N.
Certified Neuroscience Registered Nurse
Stoke Coordinator, The Maryland Stroke and Brain Attack Center

Special Interests: Community, Patient and Nursing Education of Acute Stroke; Implementing Best Practice Care in Acute Stroke; Improving Patient Outcomes and Reducing Recurring Events Through Risk Factor Management Education
Appointments: 410-328-8723 or 410-328-5660


Karen L. Yarbrough, M.S., C.R.N.P.
Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, Neurology
Programs Director, The Maryland Stroke and Brain Attack Center
Special Interests: Primary and Secondary Prevention of Vascular Neurological Disease, Stroke Research, Developing Systems of Care
Medical Degree: Masters of Science, University of Maryland; Post Masters Certificate for Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
Appointments: 410-328-8723 or 410-328-5660

For more information about the University of Maryland Departments of Neurology and Neurosurgery, or to make an appointment, call the University Physicians Consultation and Referral Service at 1-800-492-5538 (patients) or 1-800-373-4111 (physicians).

This page was last updated: July 25, 2014

         
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