UConn Health has begun the process of resuming routine appointments and elective procedures, and we are committed to creating the safest possible environment for our patients, employees, and visitors.

Our Team

The dedicated neurosurgery team at UConn Health, led by Dr. Ketan R. Bulsara, includes neurosurgeons, physician assistants, and certified medical assistants.

Our team approach to your care includes staying in close communication with you – and each other – from your first visit to your last visit.

Faculty

Kevin Becker, M.D., Ph.D.

Kevin Becker, M.D., Ph.D.

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Ketan R. Bulsara, M.D.

Ketan R. Bulsara, M.D., M.B.A.
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David B. Choi, M.D.

David B. Choi, M.D.

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Bruce S. Chozick, M.D.

Bruce S. Chozick, M.D.

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Hilary Onyiuke, M.D.

Hilary Onyiuke, M.D.

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Patrick Senatus, M.D., Ph.D.

Patrick Senatus, M.D., Ph.D.

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Richard H. Simon, M.D.

Richard H. Simon, M.D.

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Joint Faculty

Yasser Al-Baghdadi, M.D.

Yasser Al-Baghdadi, M.D.

Payam Andalib, M.D., Ph.D., CNIM

Payam Andalib, M.D., Ph.D., CNIM

 Robert J. Dowsett, M.D.

Robert J. Dowsett, M.D.

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Abner S. Gershon, M.D.

Abner S. Gershon, M.D.

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Jaime Imitola, M.D.

Jaime Imitola, M.D.

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Sanjay Mittal, M.D.

Sanjay Mittal, M.D.

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Gracia C. Mui, M.D.

Gracia C. Mui, M.D.

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Charles E. Rutter, M.D.

Charles E. Rutter, M.D.

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Roel Verhaak, Ph.D.

Roel Verhaak, Ph.D.

Leo J. Wolansky, M.D.

Leo J. Wolansky, M.D.

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Consulting Faculty

Takanori Fukushima, M.D.

Takanori Fukushima, M.D.

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Ali F. Krisht, M.D., FACS

Ali F. Krisht, M.D., FACS

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Juha Hernesniemi, M.D., Ph.D.

Juha Hernesniemi, M.D., Ph.D.

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Physician Assistants

Belinda Beshi, P.A.-C.

Belinda Beshi, P.A.-C.

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Faye Campbell, P.A.-C.

Faye Campbell, P.A.-C.

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Irene Cordilico, P.A.-C.

Irene Cordilico, P.A.-C.

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David Kotler, P.A.-C.

David Kotler, P.A.-C.
Lead Physician Assistant

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Lara LaBarbera, P.A.-C.

Lara LaBarbera, P.A.-C.

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Tonia McGowan, P.A.-C.

Indramattie Meyerson, P.A.-C.

Indramattie Meyerson, P.A.-C.

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Vi Pham, P.A.-C.

Vi Pham, P.A.-C.

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Sree Reddivari, P.A.-C.

Sree Reddivari, P.A.-C.

Jason M. Reese, P.A.-C.

Jason M. Reese, P.A.-C.

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Alex Shaw, P.A.-C.

Alexandra Shaw, P.A.-C.

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Thomas Yantus, P.A.-C.

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Adjunct Physician Assistants

Jeffrey Reut, P.A.-C.

Jeffrey Reut, P.A.-C.

Belinda Beshi, P.A.-C.

Abigail Guy, P.A.-C.

Alicia Higgins, P.A.-C.

Kristi Kearney, P.A.-C.

David Tong, P.A.-C.

Residents

Erica Shen, M.D., Ph.D., M.B.A.

Erica Shen, M.D., Ph.D., M.B.A.
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Medical Assistants

Melissa Cooper

Merry Letzio

Alicja Scalora

Surgical Coordinators

Catherine Dalia

Madeline Medina

Jenny Sola

Administrative Program Coordinators

Kimberly Person