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Neurosurgery Residents

Nathan Pratt, M.D., PGY-1
University of Oklahoma College of Medicine – M.D.
University of Oklahoma, Philosophy & Zoology – B.S. & B.A.
Hometown: Oklahoma City, OK

Neurosurgery interests: Neurotrauama and spinal deformity

Aaron Wessell, M.D., PGY-1
George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences – M.D.
University of Wisconsin, Biology– B.S.
Hometown: Stevens Point, WI

Neurosurgery interests: Neuro-oncology, skull base surgery, neuro-endoscopy, general neurosurgery

Matthew Kole, M.D., PGY-2
Baylor College of Medicine – M.D.
University of Oklahoma, Biochemistry – B.S.
Hometown: Rochester Hills, MI

Neurosurgery interests: general neurosurgery
Research interests: ion channels and their role in epilepsy and movement disorders; neonatal imaging in prediction of hydrocephalus

Harry Mushlin, M.D., PGY-2
New York University School of Medicine – M.D.
The George Washington University, Cognitive Neuroscience – B.S.
Hometown: Ridgefield, CT

Neurosurgery interests: neuro-oncology, epilepsy, and pediatrics
Research interests: tumor immunology

Erik Hayman, M.D., PGY-3
University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine - M.D.
Boston College, Chemistry, Philosophy - B.S.
Hometown: New Orleans, LA

Neurosurgery interests: neuro-oncology and trauma

Salazar Jones, M.D., PGY-3
CDU/UCLA Medical Education Program, Geffen School of Medicine – M.D.
Stanford University, Engineering, Biomedical Computation – B.S.
Hometown: Eufaula, Alabama

Neurosurgery interests: skull base surgery and general neurosurgery

David Hersh, M.D. PGY-4
New York University School of Medicine - M.D.
New York University, Biology - B.A.
Hometown: Brooklyn, NY

Neurosurgery interests: pediatric neurosurgery and neuro-oncology

Elizabeth Le, M.D. PGY-4
University of Maryland School of Medicine - M.D.
University of Maryland Baltimore County, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology - B.S.
Hometown: Silver Spring, MD

Neurosurgery interests: neuro-oncology, spine and traumatic brain injury

Evan Lewis, M.D. PGY-5
University of Texas Medical School at Houston – M.D.
Baylor University, Biology - B.S.
Hometown: Paris, TX

Neurosurgery interests: general neurosurgery

Akil Patel, M.D. PGY-5
Northeastern Ohio Universities Colleges of Medicine and Pharmacy – M.D.
University of Akron, Pre-Medical – B.S.
Hometown: Akron, OH

Neurosurgery interests: vascular microsurgery and spine oncology

Kenneth Crandall, M.D. PGY-6
University of Miami School of Medicine - M.D.
University of Florida, Neurobiological Sciences - B.S.
Hometown: New Britain, CT

Neurosurgery interests: spine, neurosurgical education, and radiosurgery

Narlin Beaty, M.D. PGY-6
University of Maryland, School of Medicine - M.D.
Emory University, Biochemistry - B.S.
Hometown: Towson, MD

Neurosurgery interests: cranial and spinal neurosurgery

Justin Slavin, M.D. PGY-7 (Chief)
University of Maryland School of Medicine - M.D.
Georgetown University, Physics/Government - B.S.
Hometown: Boston, MA

Neurosurgery interests: spine

Nicholas Caffes, M.D., PGY-1

Nicholas Caffes, M.D., PGY-1
University of Maryland School of Medicine