Program Alumni

After completing training, UT Southwestern neurology fellows have a variety of professional choices. They are very successful in securing positions as physicians in private practice or academic settings.

2013 FellowsAfter Fellowship
James Battiste, M.D., Ph.D.

James Battiste, M.D., Ph.D.
Neuro-Oncology fellowship
Residency: UT Southwestern

Neuro-Oncology faculty, University of Oklahoma

Priyanka Chaudhry, M.D.

Priyanka Chaudhry, M.D.
Headache Medicine Fellowship
Residency: UT Southwestern

Headache Medicine faculty, UT Southwestern

Stephen Figueroa, M.D.

Stephen Figueroa, M.D.
Neurocritical Care Fellowship
Residency: UT Southwestern

Neurocritical Care faculty, UT Southwestern

Cherie Herren, M.D.
Cherie Herren, M.D.
Pediatric Neurophysiology Fellowship
Residency: UT Southwestern

Pediatric Neurology faculty, University of Oklahoma

Erin Neil Knierbein, D.O.
Pediatric Neuromuscular Fellowship
Residency: Wayne State University

Pediatric Neurology faculty, UT Southwestern

Bappaditya Ray, M.D.

Bappaditya Ray, M.D.
Neurocritical Care Fellowship
Residency: University of Arkansas Medical Center

Neurocritical Care faculty, University of Oklahoma

Tehmina Salahuddin, M.D.

Tehmina Salahuddin, M.D.
Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases Fellowship
Residency: Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA

Desert Regional Medical Center and Arrowhead Medical Center

Fazeel Siddiqui, M.D.
Neurocritical Care Fellowship
Residency: SIU School of Medicine, Springfield, IL

Assistant Professor, SIU HealthCare

Lei Wang, M.D.

Lei Wang, M.D.
Clinical Neurophysiology
Residency: LSUHSC, Shreveport, LA

Faculty, VA Medical Center, San Antonio, TX

Rebecca Whiddon, M.D.
Movement Disorders Fellowship
Residency: University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ

Private practice, Baton Rouge, LA

2012 FellowsAfter Fellowship

Nicholas Absalom, M.D.
Neuromuscular fellow
Residency: University of Minnesota

Neurology Consultants of Dallas

Diana Castro, M.D.
Pediatric neuromuscular fellow
Residency: UT Southwestern

Neuromuscular faculty, Children's Medical Center of Dallas

Paul Hansen, M.D.
Neurovascular-Stroke fellow
Residency: UT Southwestern

Neurointerventional fellow,
Plano Medical Center
Aashish Patel, M.D.
Neurocritical care fellow
Private Practice
Gincy Samuel, M.D.
Clinical Neurophysiology fellow
Residency:UT Southwestern
Texas Neurology, Dallas, TX
Asfa Yousaf Shad, D.O.
Neurophysiology fellow
Residency: Henry Ford Hospital
Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI

Samir Shah, M.D.
Neurophysiology fellow
Residency: UCLA

Neurology Consultants of Dallas

Aanchal Taneja, M.D.
Movement Disorders fellow
Clinical Neurophysiology fellow
Residency: UT Southwestern

Private practice
2011 FellowsAfter Fellowship
Cherian Karunapuzha, M.D. Faculty, University of Oklahoma, VA Medical Center, Oklahoma City
Adrian Lacy, M.D. Pediatric Neurology Group, Cook Children's Hospital, Fort Worth, TX
Stanley Lue, M.D. Neurocritical Care Practice, Plano, TX
Aarchal Taneja, M.D. Movement Disorders Fellow, UT Southwestern
Neelima Thakur, M.D. Private practice, White Plains, NY
Avesh Raja Verma, M.D. Private practice, Baylor-Plano, TX