West Haven VA Medical Center

The West Haven VA Medical Center is a 259 bed acute care facility located 5 miles from Yale. There is a GPS tracked shuttle bus system that connects the two campuses.  The Department of Neurology at the West Haven VA provides outpatient and inpatient clinical services and has a robust research program. The West Haven campus is home to the VA Neurosciences Research Center, which is an integral part of the Department of Neurology and houses a major research program focusing on cellular and molecular mechanisms in neurological disease and neural regeneration. In addition to research, the department has numerous sub-specialty clinics and is considered a tertiary referral center in the Northeast. Our epilepsy program has been designated an Epilepsy Center of Excellence as a result of our wold-class clinical services and large research program. Testing and treatments provided by the department include EMG, EEG, botulinum toxin therapy and neuropathic pain treatments.

For more information about the West Haven VA Neurology Department please call 203-932-5711, ext 4724 or visit our website.

Faculty and Staff

General Neurology

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Hamada Hamid, DO, MPH

Assistant Professor of Neurology and of Psychiatry

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Babar Khokhar, MD, MBA

Assistant Professor of Neurology

Medical Director, YMG Ambulatory Services

Director, Neurology Outpatient Clinics

Chief, Division of General Neurology

Director, MDA-ALS/Motor Neuron Disease Clinic

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Diana Richardson, MD

Assistant Professor of Neurology

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Jason Sico, MD, FACP

Assistant Professor of Neurology

Assistant Professor Internal Medicine (Section of General Medicine)

Director, Stroke Care VA Connecticut Healthcare System

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Hajime Tokuno, MD

Assistant Professor of Neurology

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Darren Volpe, MD

Assistant Professor of Neurology

Neuromuscular Medicine

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Babar Khokhar, MD, MBA

Assistant Professor of Neurology

Medical Director, YMG Ambulatory Services

Director, Neurology Outpatient Clinics

Chief, Division of General Neurology

Director, MDA-ALS/Motor Neuron Disease Clinic

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Huned Patwa, MD

Associate Professor of Neurology

Chief, VA Neurology Service

Director, Clinical Neuroscience Clerkship

Acting Chief, Division of Neuromuscular Medicine

Co-Director, MDA Clinic

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Jason Sico, MD, FACP

Assistant Professor of Neurology

Assistant Professor Internal Medicine (Section of General Medicine)

Director, Stroke Care VA Connecticut Healthcare System

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Hajime Tokuno, MD

Assistant Professor of Neurology

Epilepsy

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Hamada Hamid, DO, MPH

Assistant Professor of Neurology and of Psychiatry

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Hajime Tokuno, MD

Assistant Professor of Neurology

Stroke

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Jason Sico, MD, FACP

Assistant Professor of Neurology

Assistant Professor Internal Medicine (Section of General Medicine)

Director, Stroke Care VA Connecticut Healthcare System

Movement Disorders

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Diana Richardson, MD

Assistant Professor of Neurology

Behavioral Neurology

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Hamada Hamid, DO, MPH

Assistant Professor of Neurology and of Psychiatry

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Darren Volpe, MD

Assistant Professor of Neurology

Multiple Sclerosis

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David Pitt, MD

Assistant Professor of Neurology

Neuropathic Pain

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Hajime Tokuno, MD

Assistant Professor of Neurology

Staff

George Gregoire

Administrative Officer

Phyllis Laryea

Administrative Assistant