Bon Secours Neurology Clinic physicians
Dr. Epps attended Virginia Commonwealth University for his undergraduate degree. He received his medical degree from Georgetown University School of Medicine and completed his completed his internal medicine internship at Inova Fairfax Hospital, located in Falls Church, Virginia. Dr. Epps completed his neurology residency with Georgetown University Medical Center and the Washington Veterans Affairs Medical Center. In addition, he completed a fellowship in epilepsy at the University of Virginia Health System. He is a diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. Prior to joining Bon Secours Medical Group, Dr. Epps had been in private practice for eight years in Richmond and is on the board of directors for the Epilepsy Foundation of Virginia. Dr. Epps was the chief of neurology at CJW's Medical Center, where he played a key role in the development of the neuroscience and stroke program. Dr. Epps specializes in neurological disorders such as migraines and other headache syndromes, stroke, Alzheimer's, multiple sclerosis, and has a subspecialty emphasis on seizures and epilepsy. He is also able to interpret carotid and transcranial ultrasounds as part of stroke and cerebrovascular care.
Dr. Asghar attended the University of Alabama at Birmingham for his undergraduate degree. He received his medical degree from the University of South Alabama College of Medicine and completed his neurology residency at the University of South Alabama. In addition, Dr. Asghar completed a clinical neurophysiology fellowship at the University of Michigan and pain medicine fellowship at the Medical College of Georgia/Georgia Health Sciences University. Dr. Asghar is a diplomate of the American Boards of Psychiatry and Neurology and Clinical Neurophysiology and is board eligible in pain medicine.
Dr. Hennessey attended Virginia Commonwealth University for his undergraduate degree. He received his medical degree from the Medical College of Virginia/Virginia Commonwealth University. Dr Hennessey completed his neurology residency at the Medical College of Virginia/Virginia Commonwealth University where during his third year, he was the Chief Resident. In addition, Dr. Hennessey completed a neuro-ophthalmology fellowship from the Medical College of Virginia/Virginia Commonwealth University. Dr. Hennessey is a diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. Dr Hennessey's interests include migraines, dementia, movement disorders, multiple sclerosis, seizures, stroke and other neurological disorders found in adults. He also has a special emphasis on neuro-ophthalmology. He has been trained to administer therapeutic Botox to patients with intractable migraines. He has received training to interpret carotid dopplers, transcranial dopplers and EEG recordings. Prior to joining Bon Secours Medical Group, Dr. Hennessey had been in private practice for 29 years in Richmond.
After graduation from the Virginia Military Institute, Dr. Khawaja completed both a Master of Arts and an Educational Specialist degree from James Madison University, and was accepted into the Combined-Integrated Clinical & School Psychology doctoral program at JMU. While attending JMU, Dr. Khawaja won various awards, including a scholarship for work related to suicide prevention and an award for outstanding teaching. Dr. Khawaja then completed his internship at Eastern Virginia Medical School and two years of residency/fellowship in clinical neuropsychology at Neuropsychological Services of Virginia, Inc., and also attended selected didactics at the University of Virginia Medical Center and the VCU Medical Center. As a licensed clinical psychologist and neuropsychologist, Dr. Khawaja provides personalized and confidential services including comprehensive neuropsychological, psychological, and educational evaluations for patients across the age spectrum in a relaxed, professional environment. Dr. Khawaja works closely with the treatment team to provide the most advanced and effective services, and to help obtain the optimal treatment outcome.
Our nurse practitioner, Kara Clark, attended Virginia Commonwealth University School of Nursing for her Bachelor of Science in Nursing and nurse practitioner degree in acute adult health. Ms. Clark is credentialed by the American Nurses Credentialing Center as a Acute Adult Nurse Practitioner. Ms. Clark has been working in neurology for three and a half years and is a member of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, and inductee of the Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing and the Golden Key National Honor Society.
Our nurse practitioner, Sean O'Laughlin, attended James Madison University for his Bachelor of Science in Nursing and Master of Science in Nursing. Mr. O'Laughlin is credentialed by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners as a Family Nurse Practitioner. Mr. O'Laughlin's medical interests include general neurology and migraine headaches. Outside of work he enjoys the outdoors, hiking and playing golf.