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Neurosurgery Residency Program

Current Residents

Jonathan Lena
Jonathan Lena, M.D.

PGY Level: 7
Medical School/Yr of Graduation: Eastern Virginia (May 2008)
Start date: July 1, 2008
End date: June 30, 2015
Clinical Interests: Endovascular neurosurgery, Neuro-oncology
Research Interests: Endovascular neurosurgery, Neuro-oncology
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Dr. Sam Taylor

Samuel M. Taylon, M.D.
PGY Level: 6
Medical School/Yr of Graduation: Creighton University, Nebraska (May 2009)
Start date: July 1, 2009
End date: June 30, 2016
Clinical Interests: Spine surgery, Endovascular neurosurgery
Research Interests: Endovascular neurosurgery
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Dr. Buchholz

Avery Buchholz, M.D.
PGY Level: 5
Medical School/Yr of Graduation: University of Wisconsin School of Medicine, Madison, WI (2010)
Start date: July 1, 2011
End date: June 30, 2017
Clinical Interests: Minimally invasive spine surgery, Complex spine reconstruction, Sports concussion
Research Interests: Development of novel techniques in minimally invasive spine surgery; sports concussions, TBI and spinal cord injury
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Dr. Wright
Zachary G. Wright, M.D.

PGY Level: 5
Medical School/Yr of Graduation: Columbia University, New York, New York (2010)
Start date: July 1, 2012
End date: June 30, 2017
Clinical Interests: Pediatric neurosurgery, Cerebrovascular neurosurgery, Skull base
Research Interests: Neuroprosthetics, epilepsy, flow dynamics
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Jan Vargas

Jan Vargas Machaj, M.D.
PGY Level: 4
Medical School/Yr of Graduation: Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC (2011)
Start date: July 1, 2011
End date: June 30, 2018
Clinical Interests: Global health, Cerebrovascular surgery, Critical care
Research Interests: Cerebrovascular surgery
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Ron Ron Cheng

Ron Ron Cheng, M.D.
PGY Level: 4
Medical School/Yr of Graduation: University of Mississippi SOM, Jackson, MS (2011)
Start date: July 1, 2011
End date: June 30, 2018
Clinical Interests: Peripheral nerve surgery, Pediatric neurosurgery, and minimally invasive spine surgery
Research Interests: Peripheral nerve disorders, nerve regeneration
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Dr. Kellogg

Ryan T. Kellogg, M.D.
PGY Level: 3
Medical School/Yr of Graduation: Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina (2012)
Start date: July 1, 2012
End date: June 30, 2019
Clinical Interests: Cerebrovascular neurosurgery, Skull base neurosurgery, Endovascular neurosurgery    
Research Interests: Endovascular neurosurgery, diagnostic imaging, and medical technology
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Dr. Stephen Lowe

Stephen R. Lowe, M.D.
PGY Level: 2
Medical School/Yr of Graduation: Northeast Ohio Medical University, Rootstown, OH (2013)
Start date: July 1, 2013
End date: June 30, 2020
Clinical Interests: Neuro-oncology, Neuro trauma and concussion
Research Interests: Neurotrauma, spinal cord injury
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Fraser Henderson
Fraser Henderson, M.D.
PGY Level: 1
Medical School/Yr of Graduation: University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, VA (2014) 
Start date: July 1, 2014
End date: June 30, 2021
Clinical Interests: Pediatric neurosurgery, neuro-oncology, cranio-cervical junction
Research Interests: Global neurosurgery, hydrocephalus, quality improvement, history of medicine
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Luis Liogier-Weyback

Luis "Rick" Liogier-Weyback, M.D.
PGY Level: 1
Medical School/Yr of Graduation: Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, VA (2014)
Start date: July 1, 2014
End date: June 30, 2021
Clinical interest: Cerebrovascular, pediatric, complex spine
Research interests: subarachnoid hemorrhage, traumatic brain injury, neurocritical care, neuromonitoring
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