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Meet the Stroke Team

Fort Sanders Regional has a team of experts available to treat patients 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The stroke team includes emergency room physicians, neurologists, neurosurgeons, neurointerventional radiologists, nurses and thera­pists. The team works together to quickly diagnose patients’ symptoms and uses advanced treatment methods available to remove clots, repair broken arteries and restore blood flow to the brain.

Neurohospitalists

S. Arthur MooreS. Arthur Moore, M.D.
Medical Director Comprehensive Stroke Center

Medical School: Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
Residency: Mayo Clinic
Fellowship: Mayo Clinic
Board Certification: Neurology

Shamir Haji, M.D.Shamir Haji, MD
Director of Neuroscience Intensive Care Unit

Medical School: University of Vermont
Residency: Mayo Clinic
Fellowship: Johns Hopkins
Board Certifications: Neurology, Psychiatry

Malik A. Ibrahim, M.D. Malik A. Ibrahim, M.D.

Medical School: Al-Mustansyriah University Medical Center
Residency: University of Connecticut
Fellowship: Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Board Certifications: Neurology, Psychiatry

James Hora, II, M.D.James Hora, M.D., PhD

Medical School: University of Vermont, Loyola University Stritch School of Medicine
Residency: Duke University Medical Center
Fellowship: Mayo Clinic and Duke University Medical Center
Board Certifications: Neurology, Neuromuscular Medicine, Electrodiagnostic Medicine

Radiology

H. Robert Hixson, M.D.

Medical School: University of Tennessee
Residency: University of Virginia School of Medicine
Fellowship: University of Virginia School of Medicine
Board Certification: Diagnostic Radiology

Keith B. Woodward, M.D.

Medical School: University of Tennessee
Residency: Baptist Memorial Hospital
Fellowship: Miami Cardiac and Vascular Institute & Vanderbilt University
Board Certification: Radiology

Neurosurgery

Barrett W. Brown, M.D.Barrett W. Brown, M.D.

Medical School: University of Kentucky
Residency: University of Kentucky
Board Certification: Neurological Surgery

Joel E. NormanJoel E. Norman, M.D.

Medical School: East Tennessee State University
Residency: University of Kentucky
Board Certification: Neurological Surgery

Paul Peterson, M.D.Paul C. Peterson, M.D.

Medical School: Wayne State University
Residency: Strong Memorial Hospital
Board Certification: Neurological Surgery

Emergency Medicine

Howard R. Brock, M.D.

Medical School: Spartan Health Sciences University
Residency: State University of New York

Nurse Practitioners

Dina Miller, NP

Bobby Stiles, NP