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Department Leadership

Department of Neurology
Department of Neurology under the direction of Dr. David Hafler (Chair), Dr. Joachim Baehring (Vice-Chair, Clinical Affairs) and Dr. Babar Khokhar (Vice-Chair, Operations).
  • David A. Hafler


    William S. and Lois Stiles Edgerly Professor of Neurology and Professor of Immunobiology; Chair, Department of Neurology; Neurologist-in-Chief, Yale New Haven Hospital

  • Babar Khokhar

    Vice-Chair, Operations

    Associate Dean for Clinical Transformation; Associate Professor of Neurology & Chief Clinical Transformation Officer, YMA; Vice-Chair, Operations, Neurology; Director, MDA-ALS/Motor Neuron Disease Clinic, Neurology

  • Lawrence Hirsch

    Chief, Epilepsy

    Professor of Neurology; Director, Fellowship Program, Neurophysiology; Chief, Division of Epilepsy and EEG; Co-Director, Yale Comprehensive Epilepsy Center; Co-Director, Critical Care EEG Monitoring Program

  • Huned Patwa

    Chief, Neuromuscular Medicine

    Professor of Neurology; Chief, VA Neurology Service; Chief, Division of Neuromuscular Medicine; Co-Director, MDA Clinic

  • Joseph Schindler

    Clinical Chief, Vascular Neurology

    Professor; Director, Yale New Haven Telestroke Service, Neurology; Clinical Chief, Division of Vascular Neurology, Neurology; Director, Yale New Haven Comprehensive Stroke Center, Neurology

  • Kevin Sheth

    Chief, Neurocritical Care & Emergency Neurology

    Professor of Neurology and Neurosurgery; Associate Chair for Clinical Research, Department of Neurology; Division Chief, Neurocritical Care and Emergency Neurology; Director, Neuroscience ICU

  • Serena Spudich

    Chief, Neurologial Infections and Global Neurology

    Gilbert H. Glaser Professor of Neurology; Division Chief, Neurological Infections & Global Neurology; Co-director, Center for Neuroepidemiology and Clinical Neurological Research

  • Stephen Strittmatter

    Chief, Neurodegenerative Disorders

    Vincent Coates Professor of Neurology and Professor of Neuroscience; Director, Cellular Neuroscience, Neurodegeneration and Repair; Director, Memory Disorders Clinic; Director, Yale Alzheimer's Disease Research Center