Department Leadership

Department of Neurology
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David Hafler, MD

Chair

William S. and Lois Stiles Edgerly Professor of Neurology and Professor of Immunobiology

Chair, Department of Neurology

Neurologist-in-Chief, Yale New Haven Hospital

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David Greer, MD, MA, FCCM, FAHA, FNCS, FAAN

Vice Chair

Dr. Harry M. Zimmerman and Dr. Nicholas and Viola Spinelli Professor of Neurology and Professor of Neurosurgery

Vice Chairman, Department of Neurology

Director, Stroke Service

Director of Medical Studies

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Joachim Baehring, MD

Chief, Neuro-Oncology

Associate Professor of Medicine (Medical Oncology), of Neurology and of Neurosurgery

Clinical Program Leader, Brain Tumor Program, Smilow Cancer Hospital

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Jean Herzog

Director, Finance and Administration

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Lawrence Hirsch, MD

Chief, Epilepsy

Professor of Neurology

Chief, Division of Epilepsy and EEG

Co-Director, Yale Comprehensive Epilepsy Center

Co-Director, Critical Care EEG Monitoring Program

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Babar Khokhar, MD, MBA

Chief, General Neurology

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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Elan Louis, MD, MS

Chief, Movement Disorders

Professor of Neurology and of Epidemiology (Chronic Diseases)

Chief, Division of Movement Disorders

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Huned Patwa, MD

Acting Chief, Neuromuscular Medicine

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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Kevin Sheth, MD, FAHA, FCCM, FNCS, FAAN, FANA

Chief, Neurocritical Care

Associate Professor of Neurology and of Neurosurgery

Division Chief, Neurocritical Care and Emergency Neurology

Director, Neuroscience ICU

Chief, Clinical Research, Department of Neurology

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Serena Spudich, MD, MA

Chief, Neuro-Infectious Disease

Associate Professor of Neurology

Division Chief, Neurological Infections & Global Neurology