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Neurosurgery

Matthew E. Fewel, MD

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Dr. Fewel grew up in Bellevue, Washington and attended the University of Washington graduating magna cum laude with a B.A. in business administration in 1990.  He spent several years in the computer industry prior to receiving his Doctor of Medicine with Highest Distinction from the University of Southern California in 1998.  Dr. Fewel received the AMA-ERF Achievement Award at USC as the top medical student in the clinical years.  He then completed a 7-year neurosurgical residency at the University of Michigan, one of the premiere training programs in the country.  In 2003, Dr. Fewel received the Resident Award for Outstanding Research from the Michigan Association of Neurological Surgeons for his work on brain tumor research.  After completion of his neurosurgical training, he established his private practice in Richland, Washington and performs surgery at Kadlec Medical Center.  Dr. Fewel is a published author in several neurosurgical texts and peer-reviewed neurosurgical journals.  Dr. Fewel is married to Misty and has 3 children (Hannah, Ben, and Carter).

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Education

Medical School - University of Southern California
Los Angeles, CA
1998

Internship - University of Michigan
General Surgery
Ann Arbor, MI
1999

Residency - University of Michigan
Neurosurgery
Ann Arbor, MI
2005

Debra L. Steele, MD, FACS

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NEUROSURGERY

Dr. Steele grew up in Lincoln, NE and earned her undergraduate degree at the University of Nebraska- Lincoln, earning a Bachelor of Science degree in the Honors Biology program. She attended the University of Nebraska Medical Center, receiving an M.D. with Honors recognition in the Neuroscience curriculum. She then completed a rigorous six year residency program in Neurologic Surgery at the University of Texas-Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, Texas, with a special emphasis on the treatment of cerebrovascular anomalies. Dr. Steele also completed a Surgical Neuro-Oncology fellowship at the prestigious Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York, New York.

Dr. Steele has been in private practice since 2005 and is board certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgery. She also is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons.
 

Dr. Steele employs state-of-the-art technologies and techniques for her surgical procedures, including imageguided navigation.

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Education

Medical School - University of Nebraska Medical Center

Intership - University of Texas - Southwestern Medical Center
General Surgery
Dallas, TX

Residency - University of Texas - Southwestern Medical Center
Neurosurgery
Dallas, TX

Fellowship - Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
Surgical Neuro-Oncology
New York, NY

Neurology

Sarabjit Atwal, MD

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Dr Atwal is a vascular neurologist with special interests in the diagnosis and treatment of Cerebrovascular disease, Uncommon causes of stroke, Carotid disease, Intracerebral hemorrhage, CNS Vasculitis, Carotid/Intracranial Fibromuscular Dysplasia and Intracranial/ Extracranial Dissections.

She has extensive experience in the diagnosis and management of a multitude of neurological conditions such as neuromuscular disorders, peripheral nerve disorders, headaches, dementia, movement disorders, demyelinating disease, epilepsy, and CNS infections.

Dr Atwal performs procedures such as EEG, NCS, EMG, neurovascular ultrasound and lumbar punctures.

Her goals include raising communityawareness of stroke, secondary stroke prevention and stroke risk factor modification.

Dr. Atwal Graduated from The University of British Columbia in Vancouver, British Columbia and Ross University School of Medicine in Dominica, West Indies.

She completed her internship at the University of Illinois.

She completed a neurology residency at the University of Buffalo in Buffalo, NY and a Fellowship in Vascular Neurology at The Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, OH.

 Diagnostic and Therapeutic Procedures:
• EEG
• EMG
• NCS
• Spinal tap
• Neurovascular ultrasound

Education

Medical School -
University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC
Ross University School of Medicine, Dominica, West Indies

Intership -
University of Illinois

Residency
Neurology
University of Buffalo
Buffalo, NY

Fellowship
Vascular Neurology
Cleveland Clinic

Fei Pan, MD

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Dr. Pan finished her Fellowship in Clinical Neurophysiology at the University of Minnesota. She completed her residency at St. Louis University Medical School. Before coming to Kadlec Neuroscience Center, Dr. Pan was a Neurologist for Providence St. Mary’s Medical Center in Walla Walla, WA.

She is Board Certified in Neurology by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. She is also a member of the American Academy of Neurology (AAN). While completing her PhD in Vision Sciences at The State University of New York’s College of Optometry, she was awarded a Travel Fellowship by the American Academy of Optometry (AAO) and the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO).

Dr. Pan evaluates and treats a broad range of neurological diseases including, Brain tumors,  Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, multiple sclerosis, epilepsy, headaches, muscle and peripheral nerve disorders.

Additionally, she performs various diagnostic and therapeutic procedures including EEG, NCS, EMG, spinal tap, and neurovascular ultrasound.

Education

Sept 1999 – Jan 2004
Ph.D in Vision Sciences
State University of New York College of Optometry, New York, NY

Aug 1991 – June 1998
Bachelor of Medicine, Master of Medicine (M.D equivalent)
Beijing Medical University, Beijing, China

Post Graduate Training

July 2011 – June 2012
Clinical Neurophysiology Fellowship (EMG/EEG)
University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, MN.

July 2007 – June 2011
Neurology Residency
Saint Louis University Medical School, St Louis, MO.

Anitha Raghunath, MD

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Dr. Raghunath finished her Residency in Neurology at the University of Washington—one of the top intensive Neurology programs in the country. She completed her internship in Internal Medicine at Westlake Hospital in Melrose Park, Illinois and her research fellowship in neuro-ophthalmology at MD Anderson Cancer Center. Before this, Dr. Raghunath studied at The Royal College of Ophthalmology in London.  She is board certified in Neurology.

Wherever Dr. Raghunath has interned or practiced, she has received exceedingly high patient satisfactions scores. In fact, she was awarded the Dr. Alexander Spence Award, which is given each year to the neurology resident who shows exceptional dedication in neuro-oncology patient care at the University of Washington.

Dr. Raghunath treats the following neurological diseases:

  • Brain tumor
  • Dementia (e.g. Alzheimer's disease)
  • Epilepsy
  • Headaches
  • Movement Disorder (e.g. Parkinson's disease)
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Neuromuscular disease
  • Stroke

Maamoon Tammaa, MD

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Dr. Tammaa is a board-certified neurologist who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of epilepsy.

Dr. Tammaa evaluates and treats a broad range of neurological diseases including stroke, Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, multiple sclerosis, epilepsy, headaches, muscle and peripheral nerve disorders.

Additionally, he performs various diagnostic and therapeutic procedures including EEG, NCS EMG, Spinal tap, adjustment of vagal nerve stimulator.

Dr. Tammaa graduated from Damascus University, School of Medicine in Damascus, Syria and completed his Internal Medicine/Neurology Residency at University of Tennessee in Memphis, Tennessee.

He also completed his Clinical Neurophysiology/Epilepsy Fellowship at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee.

Dr. Tammaa is married and has one daughter. He enjoys swimming.

Diagnostic and Therapeutic Procedures:
• EEG
• EMG
• NCS
• Spinal tap
• Adjustment of VNS

 

Hui Juan Zhang, MD, PhD

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NEUROLOGY

Dr. Zhang is a board-certified neurologist who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of multiple sclerosis.

Her clinical interests also include application of neurotoxins (e.g. Botox) to treat various neurological disorders such as cervical dystonia, facial spasm, spasticity and refractory headaches.

Dr. Zhang evaluates and treats a broad range of neurological diseases including stroke, Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, multiple sclerosis, epilepsy, headaches, muscle and peripheral nerve disorders.

Additionally, she performs various diagnostic and therapeutic procedures including EEG, NCS, EMG, Spinal tap, adjustment of vagal nerve stimulator and deep brain stimulator.
 

Education

Medical School
Peking Union Medical College

Residency
Neurology
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, TX

Fellowship
Multiple Sclerosis and Neuroimmunology
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, TX

Pain Management

Timothy E. Baldwin, MD

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Dr. Baldwin graduated from Colorado College with a BA in Chemistry. He then did graduate work in biochemistry at Rice University, prior to going to the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School where he received his Doctor of Medicine degree. He completed a residency in Anesthesiology, doing extensive training in Pain Management, at the University of Washington. He also did fellowship training at Massachusetts General Hospital and the University of Washington.

Dr. Baldwin has extensive training and experience in the evaluation and comprehensive treatment of Chronic Pain through interventional techniques as well as medical management and adjunctive therapies. Since completing his residency, Dr. Baldwin continues to add to his skills through continued training in new pain management techniques.

Comprehensive Interventional Pain Management
The focus of this practice is evaluation and treatment of chronic pain and pain syndromes on a referral basis. This is accomplished through comprehensive treatment including interventional techniques. The goal of therapy is to improve functionality and quality of life.

Interventional Pain Procedures include but are not limited to:
• Diagnostic and Therapeutic Epidural Injections, including all types of Epidural Steroid injections: cervical, thoracic, lumbar and caudal
• Facet (Medial Branch Nerve) blocks and radio frequency nerve ablations/ facet denervation
• Sympathetic blocks for treatment of conditions such as Complex Regional Pain Syndrome and Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
• Joint and Bursa Steroid Injections
• Peripheral Nerve Injections and Ablations
• Implantation and management of Spinal Cord Stimulators
• Implantation and management of Intrathecal Drug Pumps

Education

Medical School
University of Texas Southwestern Medical School
Dallas, TX

Residency
Anesthesiology
University of Washington

Fellowship
Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, MA

Anjan Kumar Sen, MD

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Dr. Sen received his medical degree at the Medical College of Calcutta, India. He then completed a Residency in Neurosurgery at Preston Royal Infirmary, Regional Neurosurgical Center in Liverpool and Guy’s - Maudsley Neurosurgical Center in London, England. Dr. Sen has been in private practice for over 40 years and has recently joined the team at Kadlec Neuroscience Center in Richland, WA.


Interventional pain management:
• Implantation and management of Spinal Cord Stimulators
• Implantation and management of Intrathecal Drug Pumps

Education

Medical School - Medical College of Calcutta
Calcutta, India

Residency -

Preston Royal Infirmary
Regional Neurosurgical Center
Liverpool, England

Guy's - Maudsley Neurosurgical Center
London, England

Linda Walby, MD

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Dr. Walby completed medical school at the University of Wisconsin Medical School in Madison, WI. After interning, she completed a Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Residency at The University of Texas
Southwestern Medical School, Affiliated Hospitals, Parkland Memorial Hospital in Dallas, TX. She is board certified with both the National Board of Medical Examiners and the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Dr. Walby is a member of both the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and the American Academy of Pain Management. 

Dr. Walby has many years of experience working in rehabilitation and outpatient, non-interventional pain management. Before coming to Kadlec, she was a partner in a clinic in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin. She is passionate about the patient experience and creating a holistic treatment approach.

Regional Musculoskeletal Pain
• Diagnosis, workup, surgical referral if needed
• EMG

Back and Neck Pain
• Comprehensive non-operative care (advanced imaging, therapy, medications, surgical referral as indicated)

Hand/Wrist
• Carpal tunnel syndrome, ulnar neuropathy, arthritis, tendonitis, ganglion cysts, Dequervain's, trigger finger, complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS)
• Treatments:  splints, therapy, medication

Education

Medical School - University of Wisconsin Medical School

Internship – University of Texas Southwestern Medical School Affiliated Hospital
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Dallas, TX

Residency - University of Texas Southwestern Medical School Affiliated Hospital
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Dallas, TX
 

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Michael K. Turner, MD

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PHYSICAL MEDICINE AND REHABILITATION

Dr. Turner graduated from Stanford University with a B.A. in Human Biology. He then went to Harvard Medical School where he earned his Doctor of Medicine. He pursued postgraduate training at the Mayo Clinic, where he completed an internship in Internal Medicine and a residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.

His patient care philosophy emphasizes wellness and prevention, teamwork and close communication with referring physicians, and a holistic approach that is patient-centered.

Regional Musculoskeletal Pain
• Diagnosis, workup, surgical referral if needed
• EMG
• Ultrasound-guided joint and bursa injections
• Ultrasound-guided peripheral nerve blocks

Back and Neck Pain
• Comprehensive non-operative care (advanced imaging, therapy, medications,
surgical referral as indicated)
• Ultrasound-guided injections (piriformis muscle, sacroiliac joint)

Shoulder/ Elbow
 Exs: rotator cuff, arthritis, frozen shoulder, biceps tendonitis, medial and lateral epicondylitis
• Treatments: therapy, medications, ultrasound-guided injections (glenohumeral, 
subacromial and joint)

Hand/ Elbow
• Exs: carpal tunnel, ulnar neuropathy, arthritis, tendonitis, ganglion cysts, Dequervain’s, trigger
finger, complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS)
• Treatments: splints, therapy, medication, ultrasound-guided injections

Tendonitis/Tendon Tears
• Exs: medial and lateral epicondylitis, achilles tendonitis, patellar tendonitis, plantar fasciitis,
biceps tendonitis
• Treatments: percutaneous tenotomy, prolotherapy, platelet rich plasma (PRP)

Regional Musculoskeletal Pain
• Exs: arthritis, trochanteric bursitis, peripheral neuropathy
• Treatments: therapy, braces, medication, Synvisc, steroid

Education

Medical School
Harvard Medical School

Residency
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Mayo Clinic

Mid-level Providers

Dawn Beals, ARNP

Dawn Beals graduated from Chaffey College with her RN in 1983, from CSU, Dominguez Hills in 1993 with her Bachelor’s degree.  She completed her studies for her Master’s in Nursing and post-graduate Nurse Practitioner degree in 2006 at WSU.

Megan Bellman, PA-C

Megan Bellman graduated from Miami University-Oxford in Oxford, OH. She completed her Masters of Science in Physician Assistant Practice from Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science in North Chicago, IL. She is a member of the Association of Neurosurgical Assistants and Washington Academy of Physician Assistants.

Jared Collett, PA-C

Jared Collett graduated Cum Laude from Brigham Young University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Global Studies in 2006. He completed his graduate education with honors at Arcadia University in Philadelphia, earning a Master’s Degree in Medical Science in 2008.

Lisa Miller, ARNP

Lisa Miller graduated from Saginaw Valley State University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing in 1997. She completed her graduate education at the University of Washington,  receiving her Master’s Degree in Nursing in 2005. Lisa also earned her certification as a neuroscience registered nurse in 2007.

Tauni Urdahl, PA-C

Tauni Urdahl graduated with honors from Saint Martin’s University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Biology/Pre-Medicine in 2002. She completed her graduate education at A.T. Still University, in Mesa, Arizona earning her Master’s Degree in Physician Assistant Studies in 2009.

Wes Wagar, PA-C

Wes Wagar graduated from Central Washington University earning a Bachelor of Science Degree in Exercise Science and Athletic Training in 1991.  He attended Green River Community College in Auburn Washington  and earned an Associate of Science Degree as a Physical Therapist Assistant in 1994.  He went on to complete his education at the University Of Washington School Of Medicine Medex Northwest earning his Bachelor of Science Health Services Degree as a Physician Assistant in 2003.  Since graduation he worked in Orthopedic Surgery for nine years prior to joining Kadlec Neuroscience Center Neurosurgery Department in 2012. 



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