July 21, 2014

PN Staff

Neurologists
These are medical doctors specially trained in the field of neuropathies. They perform careful neurological examinations, monitor the course of the disease, and provide symptomatic medical therapy and care for the patient and family. They coordinate the team’s efforts in meeting a patient’s needs.

Send Ajroud-Driss, MD
Jeffrey Allen, MD

Scott Heller, MD
Daniella Menichella, MD
Teepu Siddique, MD

Nurses and Medical Assistants
These nurses and medical assistants help to evaluate individual health care needs, plans and implements the medical treatment, contacts appropriate community resources, makes referrals, provides education to patients, caregivers, family and other healthcare professionals involved in the care of patients with peripheral neuropathy.

Virginia Storey, RN, BSN
Stephanie Hesser, CMA
Neurology Department Clinical Practice Manager
The Clinical Practice Manager oversees the daily operations for the Department of Neurology at the Northwestern Medical Faculty Foundation.

Anny Sandoval, RN

Physical Therapy
This team member is primarily concerned with the remediation of impairments and disabilities and the promotion of mobility, functional ability, quality of life and movement potential through examination, evaluation, diagnosis and physical intervention.

Beth Leonard, PT, DPT

Clinical Research Coordinator

This team member disseminates information about current neuromuscular drug studies and provides information to interested patients, screens prospective participants for drug studies and organizes medical records pertaining to the study, and conducts study sessions with physicians and staff.