As neurologists, our physicians are highly
trained to treat disorders
of the nervous system. This includes diseases of the brain, spinal
cord, nerves, and muscles. Some of the more common problems
that a neurologist will diagnose and treat are strokes, epilepsy
(seizures), headaches, dementias (Alzheimer's disease), multiple
sclerosis, Parkinson's disease, and various forms of pain.
Neurologists may serve as consultants to other physicians as well
as provide long-term care to patients with chronic neurological
Members of our medical staff include:
* David S. Rozenfeld, M.D.
* Steven M. Bayer, D.O.
* Andrea J. DeLeo, D.O., M.S.E.
* Andy Akan, M.D.
* Shaila B. Gupta, D.O.
Dr. David Rozenfeld was born and raised on Chicago's South Side. He attended college and medical school at the University of Chicago. Dr. Rozenfeld completed his Medical Internship at Michael Reese Hospital and his Neurological Residency at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York City. Dr. Rozenfeld spent a year-long Fellowship at Albert Einstein College studying Alzheimer's Disease, cerebral bloodflow, and neuropharmacology. He completed another year of Fellowship at Northwestern University in Chicago studying Electromyography and muscle disease. Dr. Rozenfeld is Board Certified in Neurology, with Added Qualifications in Clinical Neurophysiology. Dr. Rozenfeld is also Board Certified in Sleep Disorders, Neurosonology, Electrodiagnostic Medicine, Headache Medicine, Vascular Neurology, and Behavioral Neurology & Neuropsychiatry. He lectures on the topics of Sleep Disorders, Headache, Alzheimer's Disease and M.S.
Dr. Rozenfeld has been in practice in Northwest Indiana for the past 29 years and is currently the Director of Neurology and Neurodiagnostic Services at Munster Community Hospital and St. Catherine Hospital. He is also Medical Director of Sleep Diagnostics at Munster Community Hospital and St. Catherine Hospital. Dr. Rozenfeld specializes in Sleep Medicine, Clinical Neurophsysiology, Headache, Pain Disorders, Alzheimer's Disease, ADD and ADHD, and he administers Botox injections for the relief of muscle spasms and Dystonia.
Dr. Steven Bayer , a native of Cleveland, Ohio, attended college at the University of Chicago and completed his Osteopathic degree at the Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine. After his Internal Medicine Residency at the Illinois Masonic Medical Center in Chicago, Dr. Bayer was a Neurology Resident at The University of Cincinnati. He served as Chief Resident of Neurology at the Chicago Medical School.
Dr. Bayer has been in practice with Dr. Rozenfeld for the past 26 years and treats individuals who have a variety of neurologic disorders. He has lectured within the community and for physicians on topics relating to M.S. and Headache.
Dr. Andrea DeLeo , originally from Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, graduated from Bryn Mawr College . She received her Osteopathic Degree at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine and then completed her AMA Internship at Northwestern University /St. Joseph's Hospital in Chicago and her AOA Internship at Botsford General Hospital in Michigan . After her Neurology Residency at Rush-Presbyterian-St. Lukes Medical Center, Dr. DeLeo completed a two-year Movement Disorders Fellowship at the University of Iowa and a year-long Clinical Neurophysiology Fellowship at the University of Illinois .
Dr. DeLeo has been with our practice for 11 years. She received a Master's Degree in Epidemiology from the University of Iowa School of Public Health. Dr. DeLeo is Board Certified in Neurology, with special qualifications in Clinical Neurophysiology, Vascular Neurology, Headache Medicine, Neurosonology, and Sleep Medicine. She has authored a number of manuscripts and abstracts on Parkinson's Disease and other Movement Disorders, and has lectured and done research on Parkinson's Disease,Tremor, Tourettes, Epilepsy, Botulinum Toxin and Dystonia. In addition to the subspecialty training listed above, Dr. DeLeo specializes in “Women's” Neurological Issues, Multiple Sclerosis and other Neuroimmunological Disorders.
Dr. Andy Akan received his Medical degree from the University of Illinois at Chicago, where he also completed his Neurology Residency and served as Chief Resident. Prior to his decision to specialize in Neurology, Dr. Akan completed a full Internal Medicine Residency at Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge, Illinois, where he was the recipient of the “Spirit Award” for excellence in leadership and patient care. Dr. Akan has also worked as Medical House Officer, and has served on the Curriculum Committee at Lutheran General Hospital, Park Ridge, IL. Dr. Andy Akan was born and raised in the Chicagoland area and has served our community as a Volunteer Physician in a number of capacities. In addition to English, the doctor is familiar with the Turkish language.
Dr. Akan is experienced in all areas of Neurology and is especially interested in Adolescent and Adult Headache. He is board certified in Neurology by the American Academy of Neurology. Dr. Akan has been with our practice for over 5 years.
Dr. Shaila Gupta was born and raised in Michigan. She received her B.S. in Microbiology from the University of Michigan. She went on to receive her Osteopathic degree from the Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine in Erie, Pennsylvania. Dr. Gupta completed her Rotating Internship at Garden City Hospital in Garden City, Michigan. She then completed her Neurology Residency at Sparrow Hospital/ Michigan State University in Lansing, Michigan. Following her Residency, Dr. Gupta completed a year-long Neurophysiology and Epilepsy ACGME accredited Fellowship at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit. In addition to English, she is fluent in both Hindi and Gujarati.
Dr. Gupta is Board Certified in Neurology by the American Osteopathic Board of Neurology and Psychiatry. She specializes in Epilepsy and Clinical Neurophysiology. She authored several publications regarding Epilepsy and Ataxia.