Child Neurology Residency Team

Meet Our Current Child Neurology Residents

Nikkee Amin, MD
Administrative Chief

James Huynh, MD
Wellness Chief

Saba Jafarpour, MD
Academic Chief

Brian Choi, MD

Eric Ronne, MD

Natasha Sosa, MD

Samantha Chen, MD

Taylor Shannon, MD

John Stockman, MD

Meet Our Child Neurology Teaching Faculty

Shafali Spurling Jeste, MD
Chief, Division of Neurology, and Co-Director, Neurological Institute
Neurodevelopmental Disabilities

Latanya Agurs, MD
Program Director

Nusrat Ahsan, MD
General Neurology and Neuroimmunology

Jay Desai, MD
General Neurology

Payal Gu, MD
General Neurology and Sleep Medicine

Eugenia Ho, MD, MPH
Fetal-Neonatal and Neurocritical Care Neurology

Deborah Holder, MD

Andrew Kim, MD

Quyen Luc, MD
Movement Disorder Neurology

Wendy Mitchell, MD
General Neurology

Deepti Nagesh, MD
Vascular and Neurocritical Care Neurology

Andrew Ng, MD
General Neurology

Leigh Ramos-Platt, MD
Neuromuscular Neurology

Tena Rosser, MD
Neurocutaneous and General Neurology

Kiarash Sadrieh, MD
General Neurology

Jonathan Santoro, MD
Neuroimmunology and Down Syndrome Neurology

Emmanuelle Tiongson, MD
Associate Program Director
Neuromuscular Neurology

Michelle Van Hirtum-Das, MD

Vijay Vishwanath, MD, PhD
General, Neurocutaneous and Movement Disorders Neurology

Our Child Neurology Graduates

Our past trainees have gone on to prestigious fellowships, academic general neurology, academic neuroscience and private practice. Recent graduates’ fellowship placements have included:

  • Clinical Neurophysiology
    • University of Southern California
    • Children’s Hospital of Orange County
    • Miami Children’s Hospital
  • Pediatric Epilepsy
    • Children’s Hospital Los Angeles
    • University of Southern California
    • Miami Children’s Hospital
  • Neuromuscular Medicine
    • University of California Los Angeles
  • Multiple Sclerosis / Neuroimmunology
    • University of California San Francisco
    • University of Southern California
  • Movement Disorders
    • Children’s Hospital Los Angeles / USC
  • Headache Fellowship
    • University of Southern California
    • Stanford University

Over the last 10 years, we have had 13 of 14 graduating residents pass their child neurology boards, all on the first try.

Learn more about our child neurology residency training and curriculum.