Training Sites

Grady Memorial Hospital

Grady Memorial Hospital is our main teaching hospital with over 1,100 beds. It is the largest public hospital in the State of Georgia and the only public hospital for the City of Atlanta. It's the 5th largest public hospital in the United States, as well as one of the busiest Level 1 Trauma Centers in the country.

Grady improves the health of the community by providing quality, comprehensive healthcare in a compassionate, culturally competent, ethical and fiscally responsible manner. Grady maintains its commitment to the under-served of Fulton and Dekalb counties, while also providing care for residents of metro Atlanta and throughout Georgia. Grady leads through its clinical excellence, innovative research, and progressive medical education and training. 

The neurology residents will spend half of their time during training at Grady. The Morehouse School of Medicine neurology and internal medicine faculty supervise and teach MSM residents on the inpatient, outpatient (Continuity clinic) and sub-specialty services at Grady. There are adequate number of faculty and ancillary staff to support the volume of patients, teaching, research and mentoring responsibilities.

Grady is equipped with an advanced imaging center, state of the art rehabilitation facilities, and the tools and resources necessary to ensure adequate training of our neurology residents.

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Veterans Affairs Medical Center - Atlanta

Veterans Health Administration is the largest healthcare system in the United States and the Atlanta VA Medical Center serves the healthcare needs of more than 130,000 Veterans of northeast Georgia. It is a Level 1A tertiary care institution with state-of-the-art technology, education and research facilities. This facility is equipped with an advanced imaging center, rehab facilities, and outpatient practices.

During the residents' rotation at the Atlanta VA Medical Center, they will participate in didactic activities at all levels of training to include lectures, conferences, courses, labs, asynchronous learning, simulations, case discussions, grand rounds, didactic teaching, and education in critical appraisal of medical evidence.

Neurology PGY 1 Residents will be integrated with the Internal Medicine Residency program and will follow their schedule. This will include inpatient Internal Medicine rotation as well as rotations through Coronary Care Unit, Emergency Room as well as electives. Residents will be supervised by experienced faculty at the VA and will ensure adequate experience in Internal Medicine and related specialties.

During PGY 2-4 years of training in Neurology, the residents will attend outpatient clinics as well as be part of the inpatient service.
The Atlanta VA Hospital Neurology clinics are a medical specialty outpatient clinic within the VA hospital system and the patient population attending these outpatient clinics receives treatment for general neurology and subspecialties in neurology. Residents at all levels of training will be supervised by board-certified faculty with varied levels of experience and expertise. Residents will spend 24-26 weeks per year at each level of training and will be embedded in the clinics and be part of the treatment team.

As part of the inpatient service, Residents will provide inpatient consultations and direct patient care for all patients referred to Neurology service. They will manage patients with emphasis on evaluation, management and follow up, under the supervision of experienced faculty. Residents will gain knowledge and experience in treating common and uncommon neurological disorders, especially in the context of appropriate socio-cultural factors. 

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PANDA Neurology & Atlanta Headache Specialists

PANDA Neurology & Atlanta Headache Specialists is a private practice facility that is associated with several metro-Atlanta hospitals, They regularly diagnoses and treats patients of all ages, from infants and children, all the way to senior citizens. Patients can also turn to the skilled team for second opinions on diagnoses and conditions.

Patients from all over Georgia and the Southeast regularly visit PANDA Neurology & Atlanta Headache Specialists to seek out the team’s professional evaluations. The providers regularly confirm or add insights regarding neurological problems previously addressed by other physicians. In addition, PANDA Neurology is the only neurological facility in the Atlanta area that offers a 24-hour response for new-onset seizures with a guaranteed appointment within 24-hours.

PANDA Neurology & Atlanta Headache Specialists is a premier referral center for pediatric neurology, pediatric epilepsy, pediatric and adult migraine headache medicine, and ADHD. The team proudly offers comprehensive and expert treatment, evaluation, and management of all types of chronic migraines and headaches, as well as ADHD.

PGY2 - PGY4 residents will have the opportunity to work closely with the child neurologists primarily in an outpatient setting, but also performing inpatient consults in a neonatal intensive care unit. Residents will be exposed to general child neurology, as well as subspecialty areas of headache medicine, epilepsy, ADHD, movement disorders, autonomic disorders, neurodegenerative disorders as well as neuro-developmental disorders of childhood. Residents will gain invaluable experience in Child Neurology with the specialists at this location.

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All the training (PGY 1-4) will be at 2 primary sites: the Grady Memorial Hospital and the Atlanta VA Medical Center.

The Child Neurology training during PGY 2-4 will be at the PANDA Neurology & Atlanta Headache Specialists.

Grady Health System is one of the largest safety net health systems in the United States.
It consists of the 953-bed Grady Memorial Hospital that is also the level I trauma center for the metro Atlanta area. The Grady hospital has inpatient Neurology service, Neuro-ICU and the Marcus Stroke and Neuroscience Center is a
Joint Commission designated Advanced Comprehensive Stroke Center. 

The Atlanta Veterans Administration provides health care services at 22 locations serving a 50-county area in northeast Georgia. The Atlanta VA Medical Center – the location of training for Neurology Residents is accredited by the Joint Commission and has a research program ranked near the top 10 in the VA system.

PANDA Neurology & Atlanta Headache Specialists is a premier referral center for pediatric neurology, pediatric
epilepsy, pediatric and adult headache medicine, and ADHD. Residents will gain invaluable experience in Child Neurology with the specialists at this location.