Neurological Institute Leadership

Nicholas Bambakidis, MD

Nicholas C. Bambakidis, MD

Chair, Department of Neurological Surgery
Vice President and Director, UH Neurological Institute
Warren R. Selman Endowed Chair in Neurological Surgery
University Hospitals
Professor of Neurological Surgery
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Cathy Sila, MD

Cathy Sila, MD

Gilbert W Humphrey Endowed Professor
Chair, Department of Neurology
Director, Comprehensive Stroke Center and UH Systems Stroke Program
UH Neurological Institute, University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center
Professor of Neurology
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

UH Neurological Institute Centers

Brain Health & Memory Center
Alan J. Lerner, MD, Director

Brain Tumor & Neuro-Oncology Center
Andrew E. Sloan, MD, Director

Cerebrovascular & Skull Base Surgery
Nicholas Bambakidis, MD, Director

Community Neurology Center
Deborah Ewing-Wilson, DO, Director

Comprehensive Stroke Center
Cathy A. Sila, MD, Director

Epilepsy Center
Guadalupe Fernandez-Baca Vaca, MD, Director
Associate Professor of Neurology
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

Functional & Restorative Neurosurgery Center
Jonathan Miller, MD, Director

Music & Medicine Center
Michael A. DeGeorgia, MD, Director 

Neurocritical Care Center
Michael A. DeGeorgia, MD, Co-Director

Neurocritical Care Center
Seth Alan Hoffer, MD, Co-Director

Neurological & Behavioral Outcomes Center
Martha Sajatovic, MD, Director
216-368-7572 or 216-844-2808

Neuromuscular Center
Bashar Katirji, MD, Director

Neuroscience Nursing Practice Center
Erin Supan, RN, Director

Parkinson’s and Movement Disorders Center
Camilla Kilbane, MD, Interim Director

Spine Institute
Gabriel Smith, MD, Co-Director

Traumatic Brain Injury Center
Seth Alan Hoffer, MD, Director 

Adult Neurosurgery Referrals

To refer an adult patient, please call 440-870-8240.
24/7 Transfers and Urgent Consultations

For quick, efficient transfers and 24/7 consultation with attending physicians, please call the UH Transfer Referral Center at 216-844-1111 or 1-800-421-9199.

Physician Advice Line

For free advice from our nationally renowned neurosurgery specialists, please call 216-844-1001.

Immediate Access Available

The UH Neurological Institute offers triage services and same-day/next-day availability for patients with urgent needs. When you call 440-870-8240 to refer a patient, please identify the level of urgency so that we can best accommodate you and your patient.
Same-Day EMG Services

To schedule a same-day EMG, please call 216-844-1923.

Urgent Access or Concerns with Neurology and Neurosurgery Access

Monday – Friday 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Angela Foote – Office: 216-844-9249
Patient Access Supervisor – 216-207-7244 Page: 35289

All Other Times for Neurosurgery Access

Warren Selman, MD – Office: 216-844-5745
Chairman – 216-207-7244 Page: 35047

Nicholas Bambakidis, MD – Office: 216-844-8758
Vice Chair Clinical Affairs – 216-207-7244 Page: 37758