David  Carpenter, MD

David Carpenter, MD

Professor of Neurology, Stroke & Cerebrovascular Disease
Medical Director, Comprehensive Stroke Center

David Carpenter is a Professor of Neurology and the Medical Director for the Comprehensive Stroke Center at Barnes-Jewish Hospital/Washington University. He received his M.D. from the Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine where he also completed a Neurology Residency. He then completed an NINDS Fellowship. Dr. Carpenter has an active outpatient clinic where he sees multiple types of stroke patients. This includes not only those who have experienced more common etiologies of ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke, but also patients who have suffered from many of the more rare causes of stroke.

 
Top areas of adult care: stroke, moyamoya, vasculopathy
Yasheng Chen, PhD

Yasheng Chen, PhD

Associate Professor of Neurology, Stroke & Cerebrovascular Disease

Xing (Cathy)  Dai, MD

Xing (Cathy) Dai, MD

Assistant Professor of Neurology
Director, Outpatient Comprehensive Stroke Clinic

Cathy Dai is an Assistant Professor of Neurology and Director of the Outpatient Comprehensive Stroke Clinic. She received her undergraduate degree from the University of California, Berkeley and earned her medical degree at Saint Louis University School of Medicine. She completed her neurology residency training at Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island, followed by her fellowship training in Vascular Neurology at Washington University in St. Louis.

 
Top areas of care: ischemic stroke, transient ischemic attack, hemorrhagic stroke
Brendan Eby, MD

Brendan Eby, MD

Assistant Professor of Neurology, Stroke & Cerebrovascular Disease

 
Top areas of adult care: brain aneurysms, arteriovenous malformations (AVMs), dural arteriovenous fistulas (DAVF)
Slim Fellah, MS, PhD

Slim Fellah, MS, PhD

Assistant Professor of Neurology, Stroke & Cerebrovascular Disease

Slim Fellah is an Assistant Professor of Neurology. He received his PhD in Neuroscience from Aix-Marseille University, France. He then joined the department of Radiological Sciences at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital where he completed his Postdoctoral fellowship.

Derek  Holder, MD

Derek Holder, MD

Associate Professor of Neurology, Stroke & Cerebrovascular Disease
Medical Director, Washington University Telestroke Program
Medical Director, Hyperacute Stroke (HASTE) Team

Derek Holder is an Assistant Professor of Neurology and the Medical Director for our growing Telestroke Program as well as our Hyperacute Stroke Team. He received his M.D. from Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University in Chicago, Illinois. After medical school, he completed a Neurology residency at the University of California-Davis. He then came to Washington University where he completed a Vascular Neurology clinical fellowship.

 
Top areas of adult care: transient ischemic attack (TIA), hemorrhagic stroke, cerebral amyloid angiopathy
Destiny Hooper, MD

Destiny Hooper, MD

Assistant Professor of Neurology
Stroke & Cerebrovascular Diseases

 
Top areas of adult care: transient ischemic attack, ischemic stroke, hemorrhagic stroke
Osvaldo  Laurido-Soto, MD

Osvaldo Laurido-Soto, MD

Assistant Professor of Neurology, Stroke & Cerebrovascular Disease
Director, Barnes-Jewish Hospital Neurology Step-Down Unit

Osvaldo Laurido-Soto is an Assistant Professor of Neurology and the Director for the neurology step-down unit at Barnes-Jewish Hospital. After medical school, he completed a Neurology residency and then Neurocritical Care fellowship at Washington University.

 
Top areas of adult care: ischemic stroke, intracerebral hemorrhage, cerebral venous sinus thrombosis
Jin-Moo  Lee, MD, PhD

Jin-Moo Lee, MD, PhD

Andrew B. & Gretchen P. Jones Professor of Neurology
Chair, Department of Neurology
Co-Director, Stroke & Cerebrovascular Center
Co-Director, BJC Stroke Clinical Program

Jin-Moo Lee is the Norman J. Stupp Professor of Neurology and Section Head for the Stroke Center. He received his MD and PhD at Weill Cornell Medical College. After medical school he completed a Neurology residency at the University of Pennsylvania. He then came to Washington University where he completed a Vascular Neurology clinical fellowship followed by a post-doctoral research fellowship. He has served as a chair or board member on multiple national and international stroke associations.

 
Top areas of adult care: stroke, intracerebral hemorrhage, stroke in young patients
 
Renee  B. Van Stavern, MD

Renee B. Van Stavern, MD

Professor of Neurology, Stroke & Cerebrovascular Disease
Program Director, Vascular Neurology Fellowship
Assistant Program Director, Neurology Residency

Renee Van Stavern is Professor of Neurology, Program Director for our Vascular Neurology fellowship, and Assistant Program Director for our Neurology Residency. She received her MD from the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio, Texas. She then completed Neurology residency and Stroke Neurology fellowship, also at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio.

 
Top areas of adult care: stroke, cerebrovascular disease
Yan  Wang, MD, MSCI

Yan Wang, MD, MSCI

Assistant Professor of Neurology, Stroke & Cerebrovascular Disease

Yan Wang is an Instructor of Neurology. She received her MD from the University of Chicago. She then completed a Neurology residency, Stroke Neurology clinical fellowship, and StrokeNet research fellowship at Washington University.

 
Top areas of adult care: ischemic stroke, small vessel disease, stroke prevention
Allyson  R.  Zazulia, MD

Allyson R. Zazulia, MD

Professor of Neurology, Stroke & Cerebrovascular Disease
Professor of Radiology
Associate Dean for Continuing Medical Education

Allyson Zazulia is a Professor of Neurology and has served as the Associate Dean for Continuing Medical Education since 2014. She received her MD from Georgetown. She has also completed a research fellowship in Cerebral Blood Flow and Metabolism, studying the pathophysiology of human cerebral circulation.

 
Top areas of adult care: stroke, cerebrovascular disease, intracerebral hemorrhage