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  • David Wang, DO

    David Wang, DO, is a neurologist in the Stroke Program and an assistant professor in the Department of Neurology at Barrow Neurological Institute. He is board certified in neurology by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology with a subspecialty certification in vascular neurology.

    Dr. Wang’s expertise includes the diagnosis and treatment of stroke and other neurovascular disorders. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Neurology and the American Stroke Association, a member of the National Stroke Association, and the deputy and managing editor of the Chinese Stroke Association’s Stroke & Vascular Neurology journal.

    Dr. Wang earned his medical degree from the Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine. He completed his residency at the University of Nebraska Medical Center – Creighton University Joint Neurology Residency Program in Omaha and a fellowship in cerebrovascular diseases at the Medical College of Ohio in Toledo.

    Dr. Wang has been an investigator in more than 50 clinical trials for the treatment and prevention of stroke.

    For more information or to request an appointment with Dr. Wang, please call (602) 406-6262.

    Susan Herman, MD

    Susan Herman, MD, is the director of the Epilepsy Program and a professor in the Department of Neurology at Barrow Neurological Institute. She is board certified in neurology and the subspecialties of epilepsy and clinical neurophysiology by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.

    Dr. Herman’s expertise includes the treatment of drug-resistant epilepsy. She is a national leader in electroencephalography (EEG) technology and interpretation, including video-EEG monitoring for epilepsy, continuous EEG monitoring in critically ill patients, and high-density EEG and source localization. She is a member of the American Academy of Neurology, the American Clinical Neurophysiology Society, and the American Epilepsy Society.

    Dr. Herman earned her medical degree from Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York City. She completed her neurology residency and a fellowship in epilepsy, clinical neurophysiology, and neuroepidemiology at The Neurological Institute of New York at Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center.

    Dr. Herman’s clinical research focuses on epilepsy and EEG. She has served as a local principal investigator for multiple clinical trials of new epilepsy treatments, and she has also studied the treatment of subclinical seizures in children with cerebral malaria and the development of epilepsy in patients with progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy. She is currently a co-principal investigator of the Epilepsy Learning Healthcare System, a network where families, community members, clinicians, researchers, and healthcare leaders can collaborate to improve care and outcomes for people with epilepsy.

    For more information or to request an appointment with Dr. Herman, please call (602) 406-6262.

    Teddy Youn, MD

    Teddy Youn, MD, is a neurologist in the Stroke Program and an Assistant Professor of Neurology at Barrow Neurological Institute. He is board certified in neurology by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.

    Dr. Youn’s expertise includes the diagnosis and treatment of stroke and other neurovascular diseases. He is a member of the American Academy of Neurology, the American Stroke Association, the Neurocritical Care Society, and the Society of Critical Care Medicine.

    Dr. Youn earned his medical degree from Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island. He completed his residency in neurology at University of Washington Affiliated Hospitals in Seattle. He also completed fellowships in vascular neurology and neurocritical care at the Yale School of Medicine in New Haven, Connecticut.

    Dr. Youn has been involved in research related to neurological prognostication after cardiac arrest, brain death and organ donation, and invasive monitoring in traumatic brain injury. His current research interests include central retinal artery occlusion as a comorbid disease of stroke, advanced imaging biomarkers in intracerebral hemorrhage and traumatic brain injury, and poststroke recovery and rehabilitation.

    To request an appointment with Dr. Youn, please call (602) 406-6262.

    Nicki Niemann, MD

    Nicki Niemann, MD, is a neurologist in the Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center and an assistant professor of neurology at Barrow Neurological Institute. He is board certified in neurology by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.

    Dr. Niemann’s expertise includes the diagnosis and management of Parkinson’s disease and other movement disorders. He is a member of the American Academy of Neurology and the International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society.

    Dr. Niemann earned his medical degree from the University of Copenhagen in Denmark. He completed his neurology residency and a fellowship in movement disorders at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston.

    Dr. Niemann’s research interests include clinical trials and translational research in Parkinson’s disease and other movement disorders, genetics of Parkinson’s disease, and novel applications of botulinum toxin.

    To request an appointment with Dr. Niemann, please call (602) 406-6262.

    About Barrow Neurological Institute

    Since our doors opened as a regional specialty center in 1962, we have grown into one of the premier destinations in the world for neurology and neurosurgery. Our experienced, highly skilled, and comprehensive team of neurological specialists can provide you with a complete spectrum of care–from diagnosis through outpatient neurorehabilitation–under one roof. Barrow Neurological Institute: Discover. Educate. Heal.