Faculty

There are more than 40 faculty members involved in the teaching of residents/fellows within the two departments of neurology, appointed to other departments, appointed to other hospitals, in private practice, and retired. The clinicians in both academic and private practice are closely involved with the education of the residents/fellows and serve as advisors.

Professor and Chairman

L. John Greenfield, M.D.

L. John Greenfield, M.D.
Chair of Neurology, UConn Health
Academic Chair, Hartford Hospital
Specialty: Epilepsy

Neuromuscular Medicine Fellowship Program Directors

Matthew Imperioli, M.D.

Matthew Imperioli, M.D.
Neuromuscular Medicine Fellowship Program Director, UConn Health
Assistant Professor of Neurology
Specialty: Neuromuscular Disease

Kevin Felice, D.O.

Kevin Felice, D.O.
Site Director, Hospital for Special Care
Specialty: Neurology/Clinical Neurophysiology/Neuromuscular Medicine

Teaching Faculty

Gyula Acsadi, M.D., Ph.D.

Gyula Acsadi, M.D., Ph.D.
Division Chief, Pediatric Neurology
Connecticut Children's Medical Center
Specialty: Pediatric Neurology/Neuromuscular Medicine

Anthony G. Alessi, M.D.

Anthony G. Alessi, M.D.
Associate Clinical Professor of Neurology and Orthopedics
Director, UConn NeuroSport Program
UConn Health

Catherine Alessi, M.D.

Catherine Alessi, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Neurology
UConn Health

Carl Boland, M.D.

Carl Boland, M.D.
Director, Neuromuscular Program
Hartford Hospital
Specialty: Neurology/Electrodiagnostic Medicine

Sadaf Khorasani, M.D.

Sadaf Khorasani, M.D.
Hospital for Special Care

Joseph F. O'Keefe, M.D.

Joseph F. O'Keefe, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Medicine
UConn Health

William J. Pesce, D.O.

William J. Pesce, D.O.
Chief, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Hospital for Special Care

Fernanda Wajnsztajn, M.D.

Fernanda Wajnsztajn, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Neurology
UConn Health

Charles Whitaker, M.D.

Charles Whitaker, M.D.
Neuromuscular Neurologist
Director, Muscular Dystrophy Clinic for Children
Specialty: Neurology, Electrodiagnostic Medicine, Neuromuscular Medicine

Qian Wu, M.D.

Qian Wu, M.D.
Director, Neuromuscular Pathology Curriculum
Muscle Pathology Laboratory
UConn Health
Specialty: Pathology, Neuropathology