Current Residents

Steve Vernino, M.D., Ph.D., FAAN

American Academy of Neurology Program Director Recognition Award 2013

Steve Vernino, M.D., Ph.D., FAAN
UTSW Neurology Residency Program Director

Class of 2016-2017

Elizabeth Chambers, M.D.

Elizabeth Chambers, M.D.

  • Adult Neurology Resident (Chief)
  • Medical School: University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston
Alex Doyle, M.D.

Alex Doyle, M.D.

  • Adult Neurology Resident (Chief)
  • Medical School: UT Medical School at Houston
Meagen Salinas, M.D.

Meagen Salinas, M.D.

  • Adult Neurology Resident (Chief)
  • Medical School: UT Southwestern
Katherine Labiner, M.D.

Katherine Labiner, M.D.

  • Child Neurology Resident (Chief)
  • Medical School: University of Arizona School of Medicine
  • Pediatrics : University of Hawaii
Jacob Buhrow, M.D., M.P.H.

Jacob Buhrow, M.D., M.P.H.

  • Adult Neurology Resident
  • Medical School: University of Iowa
Nancy George, M.D.

Nancy George, M.D.

  • Child Neurology Resident
  • Medical School: University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
  • Pediatrics : University of Florida
Lisa Golden, M.D.

Lisa Golden, M.D.

  • Adult Neurology Resident
  • Medical School: UT Southwestern
Lindsay Horton, M.D.

Lindsay Horton, M.D.

  • Adult Neurology Resident
  • Medical School: UT Southwestern
Andrew Hurd, M.D.

Andrew Hurd, M.D.

  • Child Neurology Resident
  • Medical School: University of Texas Medical Branch - Galveston
  • Pediatrics : University of Alabama at Birmingham
Paul Litvak, M.D.

Paul Litvak, M.D.

  • Adult Neurology Resident
  • Medical School: UT Southwestern
Afsaneh Shirani, M.D.

Afsaneh Shirani, M.D.

  • Adult Neurology Resident
  • Medical School: Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Iran

Class of 2017-2018

Kristen Arredondo, M.D.

Kristen Arredondo, M.D.

  • Child Neurology Resident
  • Medical School: Baylor College of Medicine, Houston
  • Pediatrics: Baylor College of Medicine, Houston
Kyle Blackburn, M.D.

Kyle Blackburn, M.D.

  • Adult Neurology Resident
  • Medical School: University of Kentucky
Joel Campbell, M.D.

Joel Campbell, M.D.

  • Adult Neurology Resident
  • Medical School: UT Southwestern
  • PGY-1: Georgetown University (2014-2015)
Michelle Devine, M.D.

Michelle Devine, M.D.

  • Adult Neurology Resident
  • Medical School: Texas Tech
Kimberly Goodspeed, M.D.

Kimberly Goodspeed, M.D.

  • Child Neurodevelopmental Disorders Resident
  • Pediatrics: UT Southwestern
  • Medical School: UT Houston
Brian Hitt, M.D., Ph.D.

Brian Hitt, M.D., Ph.D.

  • Adult Neurology Resident
  • Medical School: Northwestern University
Khalil Husari, M.D.

Khalil Husari, M.D.

  • Adult Neurology Resident
  • Medical School: University of Jordan
Michelle Machie, M.D.

Michelle Machie, M.D.

  • Child Neurology Resident
  • Medical School: UT Southwestern
  • Pediatrics: UT Southwestern
Peter Sguigna, M.D.

Peter Sguigna, M.D.

  • Adult Neurology Resident
  • Medical School: UT Southwestern
Mathew Stokes, M.D.

Mathew Stokes, M.D.

  • Child Neurology Resident
  • Medical School: UT Southwestern
  • Pediatrics: UT Southwestern
Melanie Truong, D.O.

Melanie Truong, D.O.

  • Adult Neurology Resident
  • Medical School: Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine
Samra Vazirian, M.D.

Samra Vazirian, M.D.

  • Adult Neurology Resident
  • Medical School: Tehran University
  • PGY-1: UCLA Olive-View

Class of 2018-2019

Rahul Abhyankar, M.D.

Rahul Abhyankar, M.D.

  • Adult Neurology Resident
  • Medical School: Indiana University
Wilmot Bonnet, M.D.

Wilmot Bonnet, M.D.

  • Child Neurology Resident
  • Medical School: Baylor College of Medicine
  • Pediatrics: UT Southwestern
Luis Rendo Cantu, M.D.

Luis Rendo Cantu, M.D.

  • Child Neurology Resident
  • Medical School: Universidad de Monterrey Facultad de Medicina
  • Pediatrics: New York Medical College at St. Joseph's Regional Medical Center
Ryan Cheung, M.D.

Ryan Cheung, M.D.

  • Adult Neurology Resident
  • Medical School: Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine
Brittney Pryor Craig, M.D.

Brittney Pryor Craig, M.D.

  • Child Neurology Resident
  • Medical School: Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
  • Pediatrics: UT Southwestern
Kate Delaney, M.D.

Kate Delaney, M.D.

  • Adult Neurology Resident
  • Medical School: Indiana University
Darrah Haffner, M.D.

Darrah Haffner, M.D.

  • Neurodevelopment Disorders Resident
  • Medical School: UT Southwestern
  • Pediatrics: UT Southwestern
Travis Ho, M.D.

Travis Ho, M.D.

  • Adult Neurology Resident
  • Medical School: Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine
Alka Khera, M.D.

Alka Khera, M.D.

  • Adult Neurology Resident
  • Medical School: Wayne State University
Niyatee Samudra, M.D.

Niyatee Samudra, M.D.

  • Adult Neurology Resident
  • Medical School: UT Southwestern
Lauren Tardo, M.D.

Lauren Tardo, M.D.

  • Adult Neurology Resident
  • Medical School: University of Mississippi
Robert Weir, M.D.

Robert Weir, M.D.

  • Neurology/Psychiatry Resident
  • Medical School: University of Nebraska
Tresa Zacharias, M.D.

Tresa Zacharias, M.D.

  • Adult Neurology Resident
  • Medical School: UT Southwestern
Yinan (Nannan) Zhang, M.D.

Yinan (Nannan) Zhang, M.D.

  • Adult Neurology Resident
  • Medical School: UT Southwestern

Class of 2019-2020

Hsueh-Sheng Chiang, M.D., Ph.D.

Hsueh-Sheng Chiang, M.D., Ph.D.

  • Adult Neurology Resident
  • Medical School: National Yang Ming University
  • Graduate School: UT Dallas
Adrian Hadiono, M.D.

Adrian Hadiono, M.D.

  • Adult Neurology Resident
  • Medical School: University of Rochester
Jafar Hashem, M.D.

Jafar Hashem, M.D.

  • Adult Neurology Resident
  • Medical School: University of Jordan
Brian Ku, M.D.

Brian Ku, M.D.

  • Adult Neurology Resident
  • Medical School: UT Southwestern
Jordan Scott  Loeb, D.O.

Jordan Scott Loeb, D.O.

  • Adult Neurology Resident
  • Medical School: Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine
Ali Saherwala, M.D.

Ali Saherwala, M.D.

  • Adult Neurology Resident
  • Medical School: UT Southwestern
Spencer Septien, D.O.

Spencer Septien, D.O.

  • Adult Neurology Resident
  • Medical School: Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine
Mohamed Shabana, M.D.

Mohamed Shabana, M.D.

  • Adult Neurology Resident
  • Medical School: UT Medical Branch
Kishan Tarpara, D.O.

Kishan Tarpara, D.O.

  • Adult Neurology Resident
  • Medical School: Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine