Meet the Peripheral Neuropathy Team

Neurologists

University of Maryland Medical Center's James RussellJames W. Russell, M.D., M.S.
Director Neuromuscular Division
Medical Director, Maryland Neuropathy Center
Professor, Department of Neurology, Anatomy of Neurobiology

Special Interests: Neuromuscular Diseases; Peripheral Neuropathies; Disorders of the Autonomic Nervous System; Treatment of Neuropathy in Diabetes and Impaired Glucose Tolerance
Medical Degree: Godfrey Huggins School of Medicine and College of Medicine, University of Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe)
Residency: University Hospitals and College of Medicine, University of Rhodesia, Internal Medicine; Pembury and Lewisham Hospitals, London, Internal Medicine; South East Thames Regional Neurology Center, London, Neurology; University of Iowa Hospital, Neurology
Fellowship: Mayo Clinic, Neurosciences; Mayo Clinic, Clinical Peripheral Nerve; National Institutes of Health, Neurophysiology and Neuromuscular
Certifications: Neurology; Clinical Neurophysiology; Electrodiagnostic Medicine
Appointments: 410-328-4323


University of Maryland Medical Center's Lindsay ZillioxLindsay Zilliox, MD
Assistant Professor of Neurology
Special Interests: Neuromuscular Diseases; Peripheral Neuropathy
Medical Degree: Ohio State University College of Medicine 
Residency: University of Maryland Medical System - Neurology 
Fellowship: University of Maryland Medical System - Neurophysiology 


Clinical Geneticists

University of Maryland Medical Center's Elizabeth StreetanElizabeth Streeten, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics
Divisions of Endocrinology, Diabetes & Nutrition and Genetics

Special Interests: Clinical Genetics, Neuromuscular Diseases; Peripheral Neuropathy
Medical Degree: Albany Medical College
Residency: The Johns Hopkins Hospital - Internal Medicine
Fellowship: National Institutes of Health - Endocrinology; The Johns Hopkins Hospital - Genetics
Certifications: American Board of Internal Medicine; American Board of Medical Genetics


University of Maryland Medical Center's Carol GreeneCarol Green, MD
Professor of Pediatrics, Genetics Division
Special Interests: Clinical Genetics; Peripheral Neuropathy
Medical Degree: Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Residency: Children's Hospital of Los Angeles - Pediatrics
Fellowship: Stanford University School of Medicine - Medical Genetics
Certifications: American Board of Medical Genetics; American Board of Pediatrics; Clinical Cytogenetics - General; Genetics: Clinical Genetics; Pediatrics

Pain Management

University of Maryland Medical Center's Thelma WrightThelma B. Wright, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology
Director, Pain Medicine Fellowship Program
Pain Management Center

Special Interests: Pain Management; Peripheral Neuropathy
Medical Degree: Howard University College of Medicine
Residency: University of Virginia - Charlottesville - Anesthesiology
Fellowship: University of Virginia - Pain Management
Certifications: American Board of Anesthesiology

Research Staff

  • Joungil Choi, PhD
  • Krish Chandrasekaran, PhD
  • Michael Morado, MS
  • Kristen Fleischman, BS

Support Staff

  • Gregg Davis
  • Victoria Richards, BS
  • Yvonne Pratt, BS
  • Marzena Cemko-Jackson
  • Jennifer Cook