Neuroscience Institute Welcomes New Physicians

Premier Pulse     March 2018

Premier Health Neuroscience Institute brings together a diverse team of leaders in neuroscience care and research who offer truly comprehensive and coordinated care.

Our subspecialists are experts in their fields, combining the latest in clinical care and neuroscience research to advance medicine. Our goal is to focus on the patient to assure a timely and accurate diagnosis, an organized care plan, improved quality of life, and the best outcomes for all of our patients.

We are excited to announce the addition of several new providers to our team:

Chauncy Eakins, MD, MS – physical medicine and rehab

Dr. Eakins received his medical degree from Ross University SOM, and completed a residency at Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center.

Daniel Gaudin, MD – functional neurosurgery and spine

Dr. Gaudin received a PhD from Laval University, and his medical degree from Montreal University College of Medicine. He completed a residency in neurosurgery at Montreal University, and his functional neurosurgery fellowship at University of Montpellier in France.

Peter Letarte, MD, FACS, FAANS – trauma neurosurgery and spine

Dr. Letarte received his medical degree from Northwestern University. He did a surgical internship at Oakland Naval Hospital and residency at the University of Wisconsin. He also completed a neurotrauma fellowship at the University of Pittsburgh. Dr. Letarte is a captain in the United States Naval Reserve, and has served as a surgeon in the military for more than 30 years. 

Mangala Venkatesh, MD – general neurology

Dr. Venkatesh received her medical degree from Christian Medical College in India, and completed a neurology residency at Ohio State University Hospitals.

Neal Mehan, MD – general neurosurgery and spine, starting in July 2018

Dr. Mehan received his medical degree from the University of Cincinnati. He will complete his neurosurgery residency at Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine.

Michael Kentris, MD – epileptology, starting August 2018

Dr. Kentris received his medical degree from Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine. He completed his neurology residency at Wright State University. Dr. Kentris is currently in a post-doctoral clinical fellowship in the clinical neurophysiology program at Vanderbilt University in Tennessee.

These are representative of just a few of the subspecialties within neurosciences that we have created. As a result, our teams share expertise and information with each other more quickly, providing comprehensive evaluation and treatment for complex, rare, and common neurological conditions.

We look forward to continuing our rapid growth in the Neuroscience Institute through expanding our treatment options and offering the latest advances in our region to build healthier communities. 

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