Penn State Hershey Neurology

Welcome to the web site of the Department of Neurology at the Penn State College of Medicine Milton S. Hershey Medical Center. We are a strong, growing department that is part of the Penn State Hershey Neuroscience Institute. Our goal is to be the premier academic neurological center in Central Pennsylvania by providing the highest quality patient care, research, and training.

We are committed to excellence in the delivery of neurological care, and we place the needs, well-being, and comfort of our patients above and beyond all other considerations. We strive to provide care that is accessible, evidence based, effective, efficient, compassionate, economically competitive and patient centered.  More...


Dr. Divisha Raheja completed her medical school training at Government Medical College, Patiala in India. She then completed her neurology training at Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, and fellowship training in Electromyography and Neuromuscular Medicine at Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center.  Dr. Raheja is presently Assistant Professor of Neurology and cares for patients with neuromuscular disorders.

Date:  Oct. 3, 2014 Speaker:  Milind Kothari, DO, Professor of Neurology, Assistant Dean of Student Affairs, PSU.  Topic:  Medical Education at PSU COM - Past, Present & Future.

Date:  Oct. 10, 2014 Speaker: Marinos Dalakas, MD, FAAN, Professor of Neurology (endowed Chair), Thomas Jefferson University.  Topic:  The Role of IVIg in the Treatment of Autoimmune Neuromuscular Disease.

Date:  Oct. 17, 2014 Speaker:  Thyagarajan Subramanian, MD, Professor, Departments of Neurology and Neural Behavioral Science, Director of Movement Disorder Program, PSU.  Topic:  Movement Disorders Research Update: Optogenetics, Channels, Pumps and Neurotoxins.

Date:  Oct. 24, 2014 Speakers:  Jayant Acharya, MD, DM, and Frank Gilliam, MD, MPH, Department of Neurology, PSU.  Topic:  Status Epilepticus: EEG Monitoring and Treatment.

Date:  Oct. 31, 2014