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Chairman, Inova Neuroscience and Spine Institute

James Ecklund, MD

James Ecklund, MD

A member of Inova Medical Group
The doctors of Inova Medical Group are Inova’s premier primary care and specialty physicians, offering top-notch medical expertise, full access to Inova facilities, and the convenience of integrated electronic medical records.
Specialty: Neurological Surgery Clinical Interests: Brain Cancer/Tumors, Brain Injury, Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery, Neck Problems/Surgery & Treatments, Spinal Problems/Surgery and Treatments Years of Experience: 32

CEO, Inova Children's Hospital

Leon Moores, MD

Leon Moores, MD

Specialty: Neurological Surgery Clinical Interests: Children's Brain Cancer/Tumors, Children's Brain Problems and Treatment, Children's Craniofacial Deformities, Craniofacial Deformities, Pediatric Neurosurgery Years of Experience: 29

Faculty

John Hamilton, MD

John Hamilton, MD

A member of Inova Medical Group
The doctors of Inova Medical Group are Inova’s premier primary care and specialty physicians, offering top-notch medical expertise, full access to Inova facilities, and the convenience of integrated electronic medical records.
Specialty: Neurological Surgery Clinical Interests: Brain Cancer/Tumors, Brain Injury, Spinal Problems/Surgery and Treatments Years of Experience: 25
James Leiphart, MD

James Leiphart, MD

A member of Inova Medical Group
The doctors of Inova Medical Group are Inova’s premier primary care and specialty physicians, offering top-notch medical expertise, full access to Inova facilities, and the convenience of integrated electronic medical records.
Specialty: Neurological Surgery Clinical Interests: Brain Cancer/Tumors, Brain Injury, Epileptic Conditions/Treatments, Spinal Problems/Surgery and Treatments Years of Experience: 22

Krzysztof Bochenek, MD

Specialty: Diagnostic Radiology, Neuroradiology, Neuroradiology Years of Experience: 23

Mahesh Shenai, MD

A member of Inova Medical Group
The doctors of Inova Medical Group are Inova’s premier primary care and specialty physicians, offering top-notch medical expertise, full access to Inova facilities, and the convenience of integrated electronic medical records.
Specialty: Neurological Surgery Clinical Interests: Brain Cancer/Tumors, Brain Injury, Spinal Problems/Surgery and Treatments Years of Experience: 14
Nilesh Vyas, MD

Nilesh Vyas, MD

A member of Inova Medical Group
The doctors of Inova Medical Group are Inova’s premier primary care and specialty physicians, offering top-notch medical expertise, full access to Inova facilities, and the convenience of integrated electronic medical records.
Specialty: Neurological Surgery Clinical Interests: Brain Injury, Minimally Invasive Surgery, Neck Problems/Surgery & Treatments, Stroke Years of Experience: 19
Mateo Ziu, MD

Mateo Ziu, MD

A member of Inova Medical Group
The doctors of Inova Medical Group are Inova’s premier primary care and specialty physicians, offering top-notch medical expertise, full access to Inova facilities, and the convenience of integrated electronic medical records.
Specialty: Neurological Surgery Clinical Interests: Brain Cancer/Tumors, Brain Problems and Treatment, Pituitary tumors, Spine disease/tumor Years of Experience: 18

Andrew Fanous, MD

A member of Inova Medical Group
The doctors of Inova Medical Group are Inova’s premier primary care and specialty physicians, offering top-notch medical expertise, full access to Inova facilities, and the convenience of integrated electronic medical records.
Clinical Interests: Back Pain, Brain Cancer/Tumors, Brain Injury, Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery, Spinal Problems/Surgery and Treatments Years of Experience: 8

Anje Kim, MD

A member of Inova Medical Group
The doctors of Inova Medical Group are Inova’s premier primary care and specialty physicians, offering top-notch medical expertise, full access to Inova facilities, and the convenience of integrated electronic medical records.
Specialty: Neurological Surgery Years of Experience: 23

Subhashini Ramesh, MD

A member of Inova Medical Group
The doctors of Inova Medical Group are Inova’s premier primary care and specialty physicians, offering top-notch medical expertise, full access to Inova facilities, and the convenience of integrated electronic medical records.
Specialty: Neurology Years of Experience: 15

Residents

Dr. Sethesh Mansinghani

Dr. Sethesh Mansinghani

Class of 2024

Undergraduate: University of Texas at Dallas, B.S. in Neuroscience, magna cum laude

Medical School: Texas A&M College of Medicine

Clinical/Research Interests: Peripheral nerve, spine and general neurosurgery. Research interests include neuroimaging, TBI and the study of concussions in professional sports with publications on the neuroimaging findings in retired NFL athletes.

Awards: Top Resident Teacher, 2017, Co-Founder Texas A&M AANS Medical Student Chapter

Dr. Danielle Dang

Dr. Danielle Dang

Class of 2025

Undergraduate: The College of William and Mary

Graduate: Case Western Reserve University

Medical School: Texas A&M College of Medicine

Clinical/Research Interests: Neuro-oncology, neurotrauma, and neuroethics.

Awards: Gold Humanism Honor Society, AANS Top Gun Top Medical Student, Lemke Scholarship, Brain Matters 3 Early Career Scholar award, NCAA Division 1 Academic All-American (Women's Gymnastics)

Dr. Luke Mugge

Dr. Luke Mugge

Class of 2026

Undergraduate: Hillsdale College, B.S., Biochemistry with minors in Biology and Music, Graduated cum laude

Medical School: The University of Toledo College of Medicine and Life Sciences

Clinical/Research Interests: Skull base, Vascular Bypass Surgery, Immune Therapies for Glioblastoma, Deformity Spine Surgery 

Awards: AANS NREF Medical student Research fellowship, AANS Top Gun Top Medical Student, Founder of the University of Toledo, College of Medicine AANS Medical school Chapter