Pediatric Neurology Residency Current Residents :: Nationwide Children's Hospital

Meet Our Neurology Residents/ Fellow

Clinical Neurophysiology Fellow

James Brenton

James Brenton, MD

  • Child Neurology Residency: University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA

  • General Pediatrics Residency: University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA

  • Medical School: Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN

Neurology Current Residents


Erin Fedak

Erin Fedak, DO - Chief Resident, Child Neurology 3rd Year

  • Residency: Nationwide Children's Hospital, Columbus, OH

  • Medical School: Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine, East Lansing, MI

  • Publications:

    • Symptoms Predictive of Postural Tachycardia Syndrome (POTS) in the Adolescent Headache Patient. Heyer GL, Fedak EM, Legros AL. Headache. 2013;53:947-953.

    • The diagnostic role for susceptibility-weighted MRI during sporadic hemiplegic migraine. Fedak EM, Zumberge NA, Heyer GL. Cephalgia. 2013 June 13.  [Epub ahead of print]

    • Hepatoblastoma with Butterfly Hemorrhage Across the Corpus Callosum.
      Rose SC, Fedak EM. Pediatr Neurol. 2013;49:141-142.

Syed Ali Shan Idris

Syed Ali Shan Idris, MD - Child Neurology 3rd Year

  • Residency: IM/Peds Residency Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, TX

  • Medical School: University of Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan

  • Research: "Analgesic Overuse Contributes to Chronic Post-Traumatic Headaches in Adolescent Concussion Patients." Among a cohort of adolescents with chronic post-concussion headaches, we sought to compare signs, symptoms, and headache outcomes among those with and without overuse of acute headache treatments. Excessive use of analgesics post-concussion may exacerbate or chronify post-traumatic headaches in some adolescents.

Amanda Berger

Amanda Berger-Weber, DO - Child Neurology 2nd Year

  • Residency: Nationwide Children's Hospital Dual Pediatrics Residency, Columbus, OH

  • Medical School: Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine, East Lansing, MI

  • Presentations:

    • Copenheaver D, Berger-Weber A. Postpartum Depression Screening in the Ambulatory Pediatric Setting.  Presented at:  American College of Osteopathic Pediatricians, Spring Conference; 2013 April 25-28.  Columbus, OH.

    • Berger A.  Screening for Postpartum Depression At Nationwide Children’s Hospital Hilltop Clinic:  An Administrative Project.  Presented at: American College of Osteopathic Pediatricians, Spring Conference; 2011 April 7-10.  Pittsburg, PA. and Central Ohio Patient Safety Conference; 2011 April 15.  Columbus, OH.

Sean Rose

Sean Rose, MD - Child Neurology 2nd Year

  • Residency: Nationwide Children's Hospital Pediatrics Residency, Columbus, OH

  • Medical School: University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, VA

  • Publications:

    • Rose SC, Fedak EM. Butterfly hemorrhage across the corpus callosum. Pediatric Neurology. 2013;49:141-142.

    • Harle H, Rose SC, Goodkin H. Case 2: Vomiting, headache, and seizures in a 7-year-old boy. Pediatrics in Review. 2011;32:209-214.  

    • Dube D, Brecher MB, Delos SE, Rose SC, Park EW, Schornberg KL, Kuhn JH, White JM.  The primed ebolavirus glycoprotein (19-kilodalton GP1,2): sequence and residues critical for host cell binding. Journal of Virology. 2009;83:2883-2891.

Natalie Gillson

Natalie Gillson, MD - Child Neurology 1st Year

  • Residency: Nationwide Children's Hospital Pediatrics Residency, Columbus, OH

  • Medical School: Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC

Sunjay Nunley, MD - Child Neurology 1st Year

  • Residency: Nationwide Children's Hospital Pediatrics Residency, Columbus, OH

  • Medical School: West Virginia University School of Medicine, Morgantown, WV

Lauren Bader, MD - Pediatric 2nd Year

  • Residency: Nationwide Children's Hospital Pediatrics Residency, Columbus, OH

  • Medical School: Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN

Marina Korkmazsky, DO, MS - Pediatric 1st Year

  • Residency: Nationwide Children's Hospital Pediatrics Residency, Columbus, OH

  • Medical School: University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey School of Osteopathic Medicine, Stratford, New Jersey

  • Publications:

    • Korkmazsky M, Ghandehari J, Sanchez A, Lin HM, Lin HM, Pappagallo M. Feasibility study of rapid opioid rotation and titration. Pain Physician. 2011;14:71-82.

    • Korkmazsky M, Pappagallo M. In response: Study not designed to address socio-economic issues[letter]. Pain Physician. 2011;14:569-572.

Kelsey Merison, MD - Pediatric 1st Year

  • Residency: Nationwide Children's Hospital Pediatrics Residency, Columbus, OH

  • Medical School: The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Columbus, Ohio

  • Award: Dr. John R. Warmolts Award for Excellence in Research, 2012. The Ohio State University Department of Neurology.

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