Staff Surgeons and Faculty

Providence Hospital and Providence Park Hospital, Michigan

Teck M. Soo, M.D.
Program Director, Neurosurgery
Section Chief of Neurosurgery, Providence Hospital

  • Medical School:  Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland
  • Residency:  University of Toronto
  • Fellowship: Neurosurgical spine – University of Toronto
  • Practice Interest: Minimally invasive and complex spine reconstruction

Ryan J. Barrett, D.O.
Associate Program Director, Neurosurgery

  • Medical Education: Midwestern Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Residency: Michigan State University St. John Providence Hospital, Southfield, Michigan
  • Fellowship: Neuro-oncology – Moffit Cancer Center, Tampa, FL
  • Practice Interest: Neuro-oncology, radiosurgery

Boyd F. Richards, D.O.
Chief of Neurosurgery, Beaumont Health System - Farmington Hills Campus 

  • Medical Education: Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences 
  • Residency: Michigan State University St. John Providence Hospital, Southfield, Michigan
  • Fellowship: Endovascular – University of Alabama
  • Practice Interest: Endovascular, stroke treatment

Peter L. Bono, D.O.
Board Certified in Orthopedic Surgery

  • Medical School: Nova Southeastern University
  • Residency: Botsford General Hospital, Farmington Hills, MI
  • Fellowship: Orthopedic Spine – New York University, Hospital for Joint Diseases, NY
  • Practice Interest: Minimally invasive spine surgery
Clifford M. Houseman, D.O.
Board Certified in Neurosurgery
  • Medical School: Des Moines University of Osteopathic Medicine, Des Moines, IA
  • Residency: New York College of Osteopathic Medicine North Shore University Hospital, Manhasset, NY
  • Fellowship: Neurological Spine – Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN
  • Practice Interest: Adult deformity and reconstructive spine surgery

Prashant Kelkar, D.O.
Board Eligible in Neurosurgery

  • Medical School:  Midwestern University, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Residency: Michigan State University St. John Providence Hospital, Southfield, Michigan
  • Fellowship: Skull Base/Cerebrovascular Surgery – Swedish Neuroscience Institute, Seattle, WA
  • Fellowship: Neuroendovascular Surgery – University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL
  • Fellowship: Neuroendovascular  Surgery – St. John Providence Health System, Detroit, MI
  • Practice Interest: Neuroendovascular surgery, skull base neurosurgery, microvascular bypass surgery

Murali Guthikonda, M.D.
Chairman of Neurosurgery, Wayne State University

  • Medical Education: Guntur Medical College
  • Residency: Medical Center Hospital of Vermont, St. Elizabeth Hospital Medical Center
  • Fellowship: University of Cincinnati Hospital
  • Practice Interest: Skull base cerebrovascular surgery


Karol Zakalik, M.D.

Board Certified in Neurosurgery

  • Medical School: University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
  • Residency: University of Colorado
  • Fellowship: Pediatric Neurosurgery – University of Toronto, Ontario
  • Practice Interest: Pediatric neurosurgery


Robert Johnson, M.D.

Chief of Neurological Surgery, Sinai-Grace Hospital

  • Medical School: West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV
  • Residency: Wayne State University, Detroit, MI
  • Practice Interest: Epilepsy, movement disorders, functional neurosurgery, neurotrauma

St. John Hospital and Medical Center, Detroit, Michigan

Richard D. Fessler, M.D.
Board Certified in Neurosurgery
Chairman of Surgery, St. John Hospital and Medical Center
Director – Michigan Stroke Network

  • Medical Education: University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
  • Residency: Nagoya University Hospital, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI
  • Fellowship: Endovascular Neurosurgery – University of Buffalo School of Medicine
  • Practice Interest: Endovascular neurosurgery, cerebrovascular neurosurgery
 

Children’s Hospital of Michigan, Detroit, Michigan

Steven Ham, D.O.
Chairman of Neurosurgery, Children’s Hospital of Michigan

  • Medical Education: University of Health Science
  • Residency: General Surgery – Mt. Clemens General Hospital
  • Residency: Neurosurgery – Wayne State University
  • Fellowship: Pediatric neurosurgery – Children's Hospital of Michigan, Detroit, MI
  • Practice Interest: Pediatric Neurosurgery with a special interest in hydrocephalus


Sandeep Sood, M.D.

Board Certified in Neurosurgery

  • Medical School: New Delhi
  • Residency: New Delhi
  • Fellowship:Pediatric neurosurgery – Children's Hospital of Michigan, Detroit, MI
  • Practice Interest: Pediatric Neurosurgery with special interests in epilepsy surgery, pediatric brain tumors, hydrocephalus, endoscopic surgery, craniofacial surgery and spinal dysraphism


Neena Marupudi, M.D.

Board Certified in Neurosurgery

  • Medical School:Pennsylvania State University
  • Residency: Wayne State University/ Detroit Medical Center
  • Fellowship:Pediatric neurosurgery –University of Washington
  • Practice Interest: brain and spinal cord tumors, cerebrovascular and cervical spine disorders, epilepsy, chiari malformations, endoscopic/minimally invasive brain surgery, laser ablation for brain tumors/ epilepsy, selective dorsal rhizotomy, spasticity, spina bifida

Harper University Hospital, Detroit, Michigan

William Kupsky, M.D.
Board Certified in Anatomic Pathology and Neuropathology

  • Medical School: Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
  • Residency: College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University, New York, NY
  • Practice Interest: Brain tumors, neuromuscular pathology, developmental neuropathology, and pathology of epilepsy

Detroit Receiving Hospital, Detroit, Michigan

Maysaa Basha, M.D.
Board Certified in Neurology, Clinical Neurophysiology and Epilepsy

Program Director, Neurology Residency Program, WSU/DMC

  • Medical School: Wayne State University, Detroit, MI
  • Residency: Wayne State University/ Detroit Medical Center, Detroit, MI
  • Practice Interest:treatment of medically intractable epilepsy, treatment of status epilepticus, EEG and seizure semiology analysis, and seizure safety

Mohammad Ibrahim, MD
Board Certified in Neurology and Vascular Neurology

Medical Director, Neurocritical Care, Neurotrauma, DMC

Program Director, Neurocritical Care Fellowship, WSU/DMC

  • Medical School: Dow Medical College, University of Karachi, Karachi, Pakistan
  • Residency: S.U.N.Y. at Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY
  • Fellowship: University of Medicine & Dentistry, Newark, NJ
  • Practice Interest: therapeutic hypothermia, multimodality neuocritical care monitoring, and neurovascular ultrasonography

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