Our Providers

Penn State Neurology consists of highly skilled academic physicians, clinical researchers, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, and clinical support staff all dedicated to providing the highest quality of care through a coordinated team effort.

 

Behavioral & Cognitive

 Physician  
 Paul Eslinger, PhD  
 Claire Flaherty, PhD  

Nurses:

  • Sonya Diggs, LPN

Epilepsy

 

 Physician  Nurse  
 Jayant Acharya, M.D., D.M.  Tish Baird, LPN  
 Vinita Acharya, M.D.  Tish Baird, LPN  
 Frank Gilliam, M.D., M.P.H.  Tish Baird, LPN  
 Cathy McNew, C.R.N.P.  Tish Baird, LPN  

 

General Neurology

 

 Physician  Nurse  
 Terra Hussar, M.D.  Tish Baird, LPN  
 Stephen Ross, M.D.  Tish Baird, LPN  
 Ruchi Wanchoo, M.D.  Amy Hutmaker, LPN  
 Rashmi Agarwal, CRNP  Amy Hutmaker, LPN  
 Nicole Boyer, CRNP  Amy Hutmaker, LPN  
 Diana Consoli, PA-C  Amy Hutmaker, LPN  
 Amanda Renninger, PA-C  Amy Hutmaker, LPN  

 

Headache Consultations

 Physician  Nurse  
 Stephen Ross, M.D.  Tish Baird, LPN  
 Ruchi Wanchoo, M.D.  Amy Hutmaker, LPON  
 Rashmi Agarwal, CRNP  Amy Hutmaker, LPN  
 Nicole Boyer, CRNP  Amy Hutmaker, LPN  
 Diana Consoli, PA-C  Amy Hutmaker, LPN  
 Amanda Renninger, PA-C  Amy Hutmaker, LPN  

 

Movement Disorder

 

 Physician  Nurse  
 Xuemei Huang, M.D., Ph.D.  Amy Hutmaker, LPN  
 Elisabeth Lucassen, M.D.  Sonya Diggs, LPN   
 Mark Stahl, M.D., Ph.D.  Amy Hutmaker, LPN  
 Thyagarajan Subramanian, M.D.  Donna Stuppy Ford, LPN   

 

Multiple Sclerosis

 

 Physician  Nurse  
 Elisabeth Lucassen, M.D.  Sonya Diggs, LPN  
 Richard Tenser, M.D.  Sonya Diggs, LPN  
 Gary A. Thomas, M.D.  Sonya Diggs, LPN  

 

Neuromuscular

 

 Physician  Nurse  
 Aiesha Ahmed, M.D.  Brynn Welch, LPN  
 Sankar Bandyopadhyay, M.D.  Brynn Welch, LPN  
 Divpreet Kaur, M.D.  Brynn Welch, LPN  
 Milind Kothari, D.O  Brynn Welch, LPN  
 Max Lowden, M.D.  Brynn Welch, LPN  
 Divisha Raheja, M.D.  Brynn Welch, LPN  
 Zachary Simmons, M.D.  Brynn Welch, LPN  
 Matthew Wicklund, M.D.  Brynn Welch, LPN  

 

NeuroRehabilitation

 Physician  
 David Good, M.D. (Department Chair)  

 Nurses:

  • Donna Swords, LPN