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Meet Our Team | Overview

A variety of practitioners are available to help you and your child. Click these links to jump to the different sections.

  • child neurologists
  • neurology nursing
  • neuropsychologists and psychologists
  • social workers


Read more about Scott Pomeroy, MD, PhD

Neurologist-in-Chief, Chairman, Department of Neurology

Bronson Crothers Professor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School

Read more about Basil Darras, MD

Associate Neurologist-in-Chief; Chief, Division of Clinical Neurology; Director, Neuromuscular Center and Spinal Muscular Atrophy Program

Professor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School

Read more about Mark P. Gorman, MD

Assistant, Department of Neurology; Director, Pediatric Multiple Sclerosis & Related Disorders Program; Director, Pediatric Neuro-Immunology Program

Assistant Professor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School

Read more about Clifford Woolf, MB, BCh, PhD

Director, F.M. Kirby Neurobiology Center and Neurobiology Program

Professor of Neurology and Neurobiology, Harvard Medical School

Read more about Phillip Pearl, MD

Director, Epilepsy and Clinical Neurophysiology

William G. Lennox Chair and Professor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School

Read more about Annapurna Poduri, MD, MPH

Director, Neurogenetics Program; Director, Epilepsy Genetics Program; Associate Chief for Academic Development, Department of Neurology; Diamond Blackfan Chair in Neuroscience Research;

Professor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School

Read more about Mustafa Sahin, MD, PhD

Associate Chief of Research, Department of Neurology; Managing Director, Rosamund Stone Zander Translational Neuroscience Center; Director, Translational Research Program

Rosamund Stone Zander Chair Professor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School

Read more about Deborah Shiers, MSN, RN, CNRN, NE-BC

Director Neuroscience Nursing, Department of Neurology


As you can see, we have many neurologists! Many have expertise in particular conditions. If you need help choosing a physician, please call us at 617-355-6388 and our staff will be happy to advise you.

Milena Andzelm, MD, PhD
Irina A. Anselm, MD
Joshua August, MD 



Elizabeth Barkoudah, MD
Nicole Baumer, MD
Viviana Benitez, MD
Leslie Benson, MD
Ann Marie Bergin, MB, BCH, BAO
Miya Bernson-Leung, MD
Jeffrey Bolton, MD


Catherine A. Chapman, MD
Alexander Cohen, MD, PhD


Basil T. Darras, MD
Peter Davis, MD
Stephanie Donatelli, MD


Darius Ebrahimi-Fakhari, MD, PhD
Christopher M. Elitt, MD, PhD
Elizabeth Engle, MD


Michel N. Fayad, MD
Tatiana Filina, MD


Partha Ghosh, MD
Mark P. Gorman, MD

Jennifer Hanowell, DO
Chellamani Harini, MD
Karameh Hawash-Kuemmerle, MD

Jessica Klein, MD


Lauren LaFortune, MD
Kerri LaRovere, MD
Laura Lehman, MD
April Levin, MD
Mark H. Libenson, MD
David Lieberman, MD, PhD
Jonathan Lipton, MD, PhD
Tobias Loddenkemper, MD

Kiran Maski, MD
Maitreyi Mazumdar, MD, MPH, MSc
John McLaren, MD
Anna Minster, MD
Lara Morse, MD
Christelle Moufawad El Achkar, MD


Heather Olson, MD
Judith Owens, MD


Archana Patel, MD, MPH
Phillip Pearl, MD
Carrie Peek, MD, EdM
Jurriaan Peters, MD
Anna Lecticia Ribeiro Pinto , MD, PhD
Annapurna Poduri, MD
Scott L. Pomeroy, MD, PhD

Peter Raffalli, MD
Michael J. Rivkin, MD
Lance Rodan, MD
Eugene J. Roe, MD
Caitlin Rollins, MD
Cynthia M. Rooney, MD
Paul A. Rosenberg, MD, PhD
Alexander Rotenberg, MD, PhD


Mustafa Sahin, MD, PhD
Catherine L. Salussolia, MD, PhD
Nutan Sharma, MD, PhD
Janet S. Soul, MD
Sarah Spence, MD, PhD
Karen Spencer, MD
Siddharth Srivastava, MD
Coral Stredny, MD
Robert C. Stowe, MD

Kinga Tomczak, MD, PhD
Masanori Takeoka, MD
Molly Tracy, MD
Sara Trowbridge, MD
Melissa Tsuboyama, MD


Nicole Ullrich, MD, PhD
David K. Urion, MD

Kellen Winden, MD, PhD
Molly Wilson-Murphy, MD
Robert R. Wolff, MD



Our highly trained neurology nurses and nurse practitioners provide supportive, science-based care and can help address your day-to-day questions.

Neurology Nurse Practitioners


Sara DelVecchio, PNP

Maria DeMeo, MSN, RN, C-PNP

Caroline Fitzgerald, BSN, MSN, RN, NP, CPNP-AC

Danielle Friedman, PNP

Jennifer Gingrasfield, BFA, RN, MSN, PNP

Hillary Horte, PNP

Regina Laine, PNP

Katelyn Laracy, MSN, PNO-BC

Courtney Lewis, PNP

Tracy Mahoney, RN, BSN, MSN, CPNP

Margaret Marlatt, MS, CPNP, CNRN

Candice Marti, PNP

Maile Moore, RN, PNP

Ann Paris, MS, CPNP, CNRN

Jocelyn Pedrick, PNP

Lora Pixley, PNP

Pamela Rogers, PNP

Suzanne Rose, NP, RN

Heather Pomella, MSN, RN, CPNP

Andrea Sacks, MSN

Jen Sant, PNP

Rebecca Sarvendram, PNP

Rasha Srouji, RN, MSN, CPNP

Rebecca M. Stevens, MSN, RN, CPNP

Neurology Nurses


Theresa Arsenault, RN

Catherine Curro-Harrington, RN

Debora Demange, RN

Patricia Gannon, RN

Harold Licon, RN

Jacqui Lynch, RN

Kerry Matthews, RN

Jennifer McCrave, RN

Vicki Netzke-Doyle, RN

Mary O'Brien, RN

Rhonda O'Neil, RN

Lindsay Simmons, RN

Stephanie Tea, RN


Epilepsy Nurses


Cheryl Cahill, RN

Christine Foley, RN

Colleen Gagnon, RN, BSN

Alex Gelaides, RN

Elizabeth Gifford, RN

Sabrina Merchant, RN

Deborah Sousa, RN

Catherine Tishel, RN


Neuropsychologists and Psychologists

Neuropsychologists and psychologists can conduct detailed assessments of a child’s cognitive abilities and brain function.

Katrina Boyer, PhD

Lois O. Condie, PhD

Jackie Martin, PhD

Christine Mrakotsky, PhD

Rachel Schmitt, PhD

Alex McLean Taylor, PsyD

Clemente Vega, PsyD, ABPP-CN

Deborah Waber, PhD

Eric Zhou, PhD

Social Workers and Child Life Specialists

Neurology social workers and child life specialists are available to help you access ongoing services in the community, such as early intervention and special education, and to help you during your child’s hospitalization.

Amar Khalsa, MSW, LICSW

Christine Monterio, MSW

Chris Ryan, MSW, LCSW

Meghann Soby, MSW