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

Hamid, Hamada

Assistant Professor of Neurology and of Psychiatry

Khokhar, Babar

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

Richardson, Diana

Assistant Professor of Neurology

Sico, Jason Jonathon

Assistant Professor of Neurology
Assistant Professor Internal Medicine (Section of General Medicine)
Director, Stroke Care VA Connecticut Healthcare System

Tokuno, Hajime

Assistant Professor of Neurology

Volpe, Darren C

Assistant Professor of Neurology

Neuromuscular Medicine

Khokhar, Babar

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

Patwa, Huned S

Associate Professor of Neurology
Chief, VA Neurology Service
Director, Clinical Neuroscience Clerkship
Acting Chief, Division of Neuromuscular Medicine
Co-Director, MDA Clinic

Sico, Jason Jonathon

Assistant Professor of Neurology
Assistant Professor Internal Medicine (Section of General Medicine)
Director, Stroke Care VA Connecticut Healthcare System

Tokuno, Hajime

Assistant Professor of Neurology

Epilepsy

Hamid, Hamada

Assistant Professor of Neurology and of Psychiatry

Tokuno, Hajime

Assistant Professor of Neurology

Stroke

Sico, Jason Jonathon

Assistant Professor of Neurology
Assistant Professor Internal Medicine (Section of General Medicine)
Director, Stroke Care VA Connecticut Healthcare System

Movement Disorders

Richardson, Diana

Assistant Professor of Neurology

Behavioral Neurology

Hamid, Hamada

Assistant Professor of Neurology and of Psychiatry

Volpe, Darren C

Assistant Professor of Neurology

Multiple Sclerosis

Fischer, Tanya Z

Assistant Clinical Professor of Neurology

Neuropathic Pain

Tokuno, Hajime

Assistant Professor of Neurology

Staff

Gregoire, George

Administrative Officer

Laryea, Phyllis

Administrative Assistant