Faculty

Neurology Residency Faculty

SankaraneniRam R. Sankaraneni, MBBS
Program Director

Dr. Rammohan Rao Sankaraneni is board certified in Internal Medicine and Neurology. He is fellowship trained in Epilepsy.

Dr. Sankaraneni is a member of the American Academy of Neurology, American College of Physician, Illinois State Medical Society and the Indian Medical Association. Since completing his fellowship, he joined CHI Health Creighton University Medical Center Neurology Center in June 2014.

Clinical Interests:

  • Epilepsy
  • General Neurology
  • EEG
  • ICU Monitoring

Analiese Bosco, MD
Faculty

Dr. Bosco has joined CHI Immanuel Neurological Institute as a General Neurologist after completing her residency and internship at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics with an emphasis on medical education.

She attended medical school at the University of Nebraska Medical Center where she completed an enhanced track in Aging and Integrated Medicine.

She is a member of the American Academy of Neurology and Phi Beta Kappa. Dr. Bosco is a native of Omaha.


bremerKaren Bremer, MD
Core Faculty

After graduating from Idaho State University with a zoology major, Karen Bremer went on to attend the University of Nebraska Medical Center, graduating in 1994. After medical school, she entered the UNMC/Creighton psychiatry program and after 2 years, transferred to the UNMC/Creighton neurology program. She finished her residency in 1999 and worked one year in Kearney, Nebraska for a multi-specialty group. Returning to Omaha, she joined the Creighton neurology department and started specializing in headache management. She is currently the director of the Alegent-Creighton Headache Clinic and is board certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and certified by the United Council for Neurologic Subspecialties in headache medicine.

Dr. Bremer sees patients in clinic and at Creighton University Medical Center and treats patients with headaches and other neurologic conditions.


burnettMelinda Burnett, MD
Core Faculty

A member of the American Academy of Neurology and the Movement Disorders Society, Dr. Burnett is also the recipient of the First Melvin Yahr International Young Scientists Award for Outstanding Work in the Field of Brain and Movement Disorders Research. She attended Medical School at the University of California in San Francisco and completed her residency and internship at the Mayo Graduate School of Medicine in Rochester, Minnesota. She also completed a Research Fellowship in Movement Disorders at the Royal Brisbane & Women’s Hospital in Brisbane, Australia, and a Fellowship in Movement Disorders at the Mayo Graduate School of Medicine. She also worked as a Movement Disorders Specialist at Mayo Clinic.


chenYu Ting Chen, MD
Core Faculty

Dr. Chen is an assistant professor of Neurology at Creighton University School of Medicine.

Dr. Chen graduated from Kaohsiung Medical school in Taiwan. He finished the neurology residency training in University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), where he also served as a chief resident. He subsequently completed the neuromuscular medicine training from Washington University at St. Louis, and is specialized in neuromuscular disorders, neuromuscular pathology and electromyography (EMG).


Laura M. Danielson, MD, MS
Faculty

Dr. Danielson graduated from University of South Dakota Sanford School of Medicine for medical school then went on to complete neurology residency training at West Virginia University (WVU) in 2019. During residency, she earned a Master’s in Clinical and Translational Science, also at WVU. After that she completed a Neuromuscular Medicine fellowship at University Hospitals/Case Western Reserve University where she received training in neuromuscular diseases, electromyography as well as the growing field of neuromuscular ultrasound.

Besides developing the use of neuromuscular ultrasound at CHI Health/Creighton University she also hopes to continue her work in neurology advocacy at both the state and national level.

During training, she participated in “Neurology on the Hill” several times, advocating for neurology to both Representative and Senate offices.


JaniVishal Jani, MBBS
Core Faculty

Dr. Jani is an Assistant Professor of Neurology in Stroke and Neurointerventional surgery division, Department of Neurology at Creighton University School of Medicine

Dr. Jani graduated from one of the largest medical school in Asia B J Medical College and pursued his postgraduate training at Michigan State University Lansing as a Neurology Resident where he also served as a chief resident as a Department of Neurology. His sustained research interest in Endovascular Treatment of Neurological Disease allowed him to subsequently finish Vascular Neurology and Neurointerventional Surgery Fellowship under mentorship of eminent national leaders in Division of Neurosurgery at Michigan State University and Division of NeuroInterventional Surgical Radiology at Medical College of Wisconsin. Now He has decided to join our team.

He has received several awards and honors and an active junior faculty committee member in Society of Vascular and Interventional Neurology and Society of Neurointerventional Surgery and many other national and international professional organizations. He is actively involved in research as well as being published in peer-reviewed journals. His current area of research interest includes Endovascular Stroke and Cerebral Aneurysm Treatment and strategic planning for optimizing delivery of state-of-the-art care.

He is board certified in Neurology as well as Vascular Neurology. He has been invited to various national-international conferences to talk about his clinical research/ opinion. He has been also invited for “Neurology on the Hill”, a platform to increase awareness of prominent healthcare issues among Senators/ House Representatives. He takes interest in healthcare advocacy and outreach at local as well as national level. He enjoys photography and traveling.


MudugalDharani Mudugal, MD
Core Faculty

Dr. Dharani Mudugal is a recent graduate from University of Nebraska Medical Center / Creighton University. She currently holds an academic appointment in the Department of Neurology at Creighton University School of Medicine and CHI Health Creighton University Medical Center.

Dr. Mudugal graduated from M.S Ramaiah Medical College in Bangalore, India and completed her training in Family Medicine at Genesys Regional Medical Center in Michigan. She then pursued her 3-year training in Neurology and is board eligible. She served as an Assistant Chief Resident at the Creighton/University of Nebraska Medical Center neurology residency program.

Dr. Mudugal has published articles in medical journals, and her research interests include headache disorders and Multiple Sclerosis. She is passionate about practicing general neurology and delivering the highest quality care to her patients.


Sona Shah, MD
Faculty

Dr. Sona Shah is an associate professor in the School of Medicine and board-certified Neurologist and Epileptologist with Fellow of American Epilepsy Society.

She completed her Neurology residency at SUNY Downstate Medical Center in New York and her two-year fellowship specializing in Neurophysiology and Epilepsy at the University of Chicago-Illinois.

She is in practice since year 2006 and enjoys reading EEG and visiting with the patients.

Dr. Shah is a member of the American Academy of Neurology and American Epilepsy Society.


Abhishek Singh, MBBS
Faculty

Dr. Abhishek Singh is board certified neurologist. He is fellowship trained in Endovascular Surgical Neuroradiology.

Dr. Singh is a member of American Academy of Neurology, American Heart Association, American Stroke Association and council member on Stroke, Society of Vascular and Interventional Neurology. Since completing his fellowship, he has practiced in Detroit MI then joined CHI Health Creighton University Neurology in June 2020.

Clinical interest:

  • Stroke
  • Carotid Stenosis
  • Vascular Malformations of Brain and Spinal Cord
  • Cerebral Aneurysm
  • Medical Informatics and AI in Medicine
  • Patient Safety

Jagkirat Singh, MBBS
Faculty

Dr. Jagkirat Singh is an Assistant Professor of Neurology at Creighton University School of Medicine.

Dr. Singh completed his Neurology residency training at University of Missouri-Columbia. He subsequently did Neurophysiology fellowship at University of Chicago School of Medicine where he specialized in EEG’s (Electroencephalography) and EMG’s (Electromyography). He is board certified in Neurology and his interests include TeleNeurology. 


Amna Sohail, MBBS
Core Faculty

Dr. Sohail is an Assistant Professor of Neurology at Creighton University School of Medicine who specializes in Vascular Neurology.

She completed her Neurology residency at University of Oklahoma where she also served as a chief resident. She completed her vascular neurology fellowship from Harvard Medical School.

She is board certified in Neurology and is a member of American Academy of Neurology, American Neurological Association, American Heart and Stroke Association where she also serves as a senior reviewer for the journal ‘Stroke’.


vlahovicLuka Vlahovic, MD
Core Faculty

Dr. Luka Vlahovic is Assistant Professor of Neurology in the Neurology Department at Creighton University School of Medicine in Omaha, Nebraska.

He graduated from School of Medicine, University of Belgrade in Serbia where he was accepted to be a scholar of the Serbian Ministry of Education due to being one of the top students in his class.

In 2012, Luka became a neurology resident at Loyola University Medical Center in Chicago, where he had the opportunity to be exposed to a wide array of neurological conditions, from both the inpatient and outpatient side. The time spent in training had helped him to sharpen his future career goals and to define Neuroimmunology as his central field of interest.

After finishing his residency training at Loyola, he was offered and accepted Multiple Sclerosis/Neuroimmunology fellowship position at Stanford University Medical Center. During that period, his was trained to provide comprehensive and companionate care of patients with complex MS and other neuroimmunology conditions. Upon graduation, he joined Creighton University, where he is dedicated to creating a comprehensive MS center.

Dr. Vlahovic is a board-certified neurologist. He is interested in translational research connecting MS clinical practice and immunology laboratories to identify biomarkers of disease and treatment response, as well as participating in clinical trials.

“It’s very exciting time to be part of initiation of a new neurology residency program. As somebody who was trained by world class physicians and leaders in the field, I feel empowered and obligated to help new trainees to grow professionally.

After work or on weekends I enjoy swimming and discovering new restaurants and different national cuisines in Omaha with my spouse. Whenever the time allows, I also like to travel, especially exploring the states – I have visited 23 states so far in less than 7 years.”


rathoreGeetanjali Rathore, MBBS
Core Faculty