More than 50 million people in the United States and a billion people worldwide have a neurological disorder, and the numbers are rising.

To meet this challenge, the world needs a leader in brain and spine treatment and research. Ohio State's Neurological Institute seeks to be that leader.


Benjamin Segal, MD

Chair, Department of Neurology
Director, Neuroscience Research Institute
Co-director, Neurological Institute

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Russell Lonser, MD

Chair, Department of Neurological Surgery
Co-director, Neurological Institute

Dr. Russell Lonser is a professor of neurological surgery. His clinical and surgical research interests are centered on the treatment of primary brain, brainstem and spinal cord tumors.

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W. Jerry Mysiw, MD

Chair, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Ernest W. Johnson Chair, of Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Dr. Jerry Mysiw is the medical director of the Dodd Rehabilitation programs. His clinical specialty and research focus on improving patient outcomes following traumatic brain injury and spinal cord injury.

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K. Luan Phan, MD

Chair, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health
The Charles F. Sinsabaugh Chair in Psychiatry

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Phillip Popovich, PhD

Chair, Department of Neuroscience
Director, Center for Brain and Spinal Cord Repair

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Amanda Lucas, MEd, MBA

Executive Director of Clinical Operations, Neurological Institute
Executive Director, OSU Harding Hospital

Amanda Lucas manages operations and finances for all Neurological Institute clinical and hospital locations. She also leads efforts related to strategic growth for the Institute, both in terms of volume and reputation.

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