Research Faculty at the Bronson Neuroscience Center - Bronson Healthcare

Research Faculty at the Bronson Neuroscience Center

The Bronson Neuroscience Center is privileged to include a variety of experienced physicians who have uniquely diverse interests and specialties. Learn more about our investigators below.

Martinson Arnan, MDMartinson Arnan, MD

Summary

Dr. Arnan is a neurologist with the Bronson Neuroscience Center. He is board certified in neurology with a subspecialty in vascular neurology.

Research Experience & Areas of Interest

Interventional stroke and epidemiology

Current Studies / Clinical Trials

-Determinants of Door-to-Needle tPA Within 30 Minutes: A Community Hospital Experience


Eric Ashman, MD

Eric Ashman, MD

Summary

Dr. Ashman is a neurologist with the Bronson Neuroscience Center. He is board certified in neurology with a subspecialty certification in sleep medicine.

Research Experience & Areas of Interest

Sleep medicine

Current Studies / Clinical Trials

-Information currently unavailable


Photo of doctor John Bunka.John Bunka, DO

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Summary

Dr. Bunka is an epileptologist with the Bronson Neuroscience Center. He is board certified in neurology.

Research Experience & Areas of Interest

-Information currently unavailable

Current Studies / Clinical Trials

-Information currently unavailable


Dr. Alain Fabi

Alain Y. Fabi, MD

Summary

Dr. Fabi is a neurosurgeon with the Bronson Neuroscience Center. He is board certified in neurological surgery.

Research Experience & Areas of Interest

Parkinson’s disease; stroke (spasticity) management; spinal cord injury; degenerative disc disease; posterolateral fusion; instrumented lumbar surgery; traumatic brain injury; chronic back/limb pain; lumbar interbody fusion; cerebrovascular aneurysm; and post-operative outcome for disc fusion and laminectomy

Current Studies / Clinical Trials

-A Clinical Study to Assess the Safety and Effectiveness of the Premia Spine TOPS System

- A Study of Infuse® Bone Graft With Mastergraft® Strip and Posterior Fixation for Posterolateral Fusion (PLF) Treatment of Multi-Level Degenerative Lumbosacral Spinal Conditions

-Infection Prevention in Elective Spine Surgeries

-Spineology Clinical Outcomes Trial: An IDE Investigation (SCOUT)


Dr. Mark Goetting

Mark G. Goetting, MD

Summary

Dr. Goetting is a neurologist at Bronson Neuroscience Center and serves as the medical director of Bronson Sleep Health. He is board certified in neurology, pediatrics, sleep medicine and obesity medicine.

Research Experience & Areas of Interest

Sleep medicine, non-invasive ventilation, cognitive impairment/dementia, neurological monitoring, dyslipidemia and lifestyle medicine.

Current Studies / Clinical Trials

-Jazz Narcolepsy


Photo of doctor Taka Higashimori.Taka Higashimori, MD

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Summary

Dr. Higashimori is a neuroendovascular surgeon with the Bronson Neuroscience Center. He is board certified in neurology and vascular neurology.

Research Experience & Areas of Interest

-Acute stroke intervention, brain aneurysms, arteriovenous malformation, dural arteriovenous fistula, carotid disease, intracranial stenosis and acute vertebral compression fracture.

Current Studies / Clinical Trials

-Intracranial atherosclerotic stenosis

-Wide-necked saccular intracranial aneurysms

-Intracerebral hemorrhage Intracranial aneurysms


Dennis Jewett, MD

Dennis Jewett, MD

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Summary

Dr. Jewett is a neurologist with the Bronson Neuroscience Center. He is board certified in neurology.

Research Experience & Areas of Interest

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS, Lou Gehrig's disease); Parkinson's disease; and other topics in neuromuscular disease

Current Studies / Clinical Trials

-Information currently unavailable



Paula Kilmer, MD

Paula Kilmer, MD

Summary

Dr. Kilmer is a physiatrist with the Bronson Neuroscience Center. She is board certified in physical medicine and rehabilitation.

Research Experience & Areas of Interest

Prenatal cytogenic abnormalities and dementia

Current Studies / Clinical Trials

-A Clinical Study to Assess the Safety and Effectiveness of the Premia Spine TOPS System

- A Study of Infuse® Bone Graft With Mastergraft® Strip and Posterior Fixation for Posterolateral Fusion (PLF) Treatment of Multi-Level Degenerative Lumbosacral Spinal Conditions

-Infection Prevention in Elective Spine Surgeries


Dean Kindler, MD

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Summary

Dr. Kindler is a neurologist with the Bronson Neuroscience Center. He is board certified in neurology with a subspecialty certification in vascular neurology.

Research Experience & Areas of Interest

Acute ischemic stroke; prevention of second stroke; transient ischemic attack; intracranial disease; and antiplatelet stroke prevention

Current Studies / Clinical Trials

-Information currently unavailable


Yanny Phillips, DO, PhDYanny Phillips, DO, PhD

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Summary

Dr. Phillips is a neurologist with the Bronson Neuroscience Center. She is board certified in neurology.

Research Experience & Areas of Interest

Neuro-ophthalmological disease

Current Studies / Clinical Trials

-Information currently unavailable


Melissa Radawski, MD

Melissa Radawski, MD

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Summary

Dr. Radawski is a physiatrist with the Bronson Neuroscience Center. She is board certified in physical medicine and rehabilitation.

Research Experience & Areas of Interest

Traumatic and non-traumatic brain injury; spinal cord injury; and spasticity management

Current Studies / Clinical Trials

-Information currently unavailable


Dr. Chris Sloffer

Chris A. Sloffer, MD

Summary

Dr. Sloffer is a neurosurgeon with the Bronson Neuroscience Center. He is board certified in neurological surgery.

Research Experience & Areas of Interest

Intracerebral hemorrhage; brain tumor; head trauma; myelopathy; and radiculopathy

Current Studies / Clinical Trials

-Lumbar Interbody Fusion Trial (LIFT); sponsored by Spineology, Inc.

-A Clinical Study to Assess the Safety and Effectiveness of the Premia Spine TOPS System

- A Study of Infuse® Bone Graft With Mastergraft® Strip and Posterior Fixation for Posterolateral Fusion (PLF) Treatment of Multi-Level Degenerative Lumbosacral Spinal Conditions

-Infection Prevention in Elective Spine Surgeries


Dr. Jon Walsh

Jon C. Walsh, MD, FACS, MPH

Summary

Dr. Walsh is a trauma surgeon with Bronson Trauma Surgery Services. He is board certified in surgery.

Research Experience & Areas of Interest

Optimizing resuscitation after traumatic brain injury; use of hypertonic fluids in hemorrhagic shock and brain injury; inflammatory mediators in sepsis and hemorrhagic shock; trauma systems design and implementation; traumatic spinal cord injury; concussion evaluation and management; and electronic health record technology in improving patient care

Current Studies / Clinical Trials

-Information currently unavailable


Daryl Warder, MD

Daryl Warder, MD

Summary

Dr. Warder is a neurosurgeon with the Bronson Neuroscience Center. He is board certified in neurological surgery and specializes in pediatric neurological surgery.

Research Experience & Areas of Interest

Intracerebral hemorrhage

Current Studies / Clinical Trials

-Information currently unavailable


Joseph Wheeler, PhD

Joseph Wheeler, PhD

Summary

Dr. Wheeler is a clinical psychologist with a subspecialty in neuropsychology with the Bronson Neuroscience Center.

Research Experience & Areas of Interest

Cognitive and behavioral functioning in dementia; and other neurobehavioral disorders

Current Studies / Clinical Trials

-Information currently unavailable


Dr. Gregory Wiggins

Gregory C. Wiggins, MD

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Summary

Dr. Wiggins is a neurosurgeon with the Bronson Neuroscience Center. He is board certified in neurological surgery.

Research Experience & Areas of Interest

Degenerative disc disease; posterolateral fusion; traumatic brain injury; chronic back / limb pain; and lumbar interbody fusion

Current Studies / Clinical Trials

-Infection Prevention in Elective Spine Surgeries Pfizer Strive)

-A Clinical Study to Assess the Safety and Effectiveness of the Premia Spine TOPS System

- A Study of Infuse® Bone Graft With Mastergraft® Strip and Posterior Fixation for Posterolateral Fusion (PLF) Treatment of Multi-Level Degenerative Lumbosacral Spinal Conditions

-Infection Prevention in Elective Spine Surgeries

-Spineology Clinical Outcomes Trial: An IDE Investigation (SCOUT)


Simeon Zou, MD

Simeon Zou, MD

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Summary

Dr. Zou is a neurologist with the Bronson Neuroscience Center. He is board certified in neurology.

Research Experience & Areas of Interest

Central nervous system neuroprotection; cancer stem cell biology and therapeutic targeting; gene therapy; immunotherapy for cancer of GI and ovary; central nervous system vasculitis; glioblastoma treatment; tai chi for improvement of Parkinson’s disease functionality; and dietary supplement for neuroprotection in patients with neurodegenerative disease

Current Studies / Clinical Trials

-Information currently unavailable


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If you are interested in participating in a study or would like additional information, please contact the research team at the Bronson Neuroscience Center at (269) 341-8588 or neuroscienceresearch@bronsonhg.org.

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