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George Urban , MD
Lana Tymouch , PA
Konrad Kothmann , Dr . Brad
Torphy , Dr . Merle Diamond
Patient Exam Room
( Neurology ) at Loyola University of Chicago ’ s Stritch School of Medicine . He received the Certificate of Added Qualification in Headache Medicine in 2016 .
Alexander Feoktistov , MD , PhD , is Director of Research at the Clinic . He joined the medical staff of the Clinic in 2011 but originally arrived at the Clinic in 2001 as a Fellow . He received his M . D . with honors at Moscow Medical Academy , Moscow , Russia , where he also completed a residency in neurology . In 2002 , Doctor Feoktistov received a Ph . D . in neurology from the Department of Neurology at the Moscow Medical Academy . He received board certification in neurology and psychotherapy in Russia , and served as Deputy of Medical Director at the Professor Alexander Vein Pain Clinic in Moscow . In 2001 , Doctor Feoktistov received a Presidential award for a 1-year fellowship of his choice . He was approved to study headache at the Diamond Headache Clinic in Chicago , working directly with Seymour Diamond , MD and the other physicians . From 2002 to 2007 , he remained on staff at the Diamond Headache Clinic , conducting research and assisting in clinical duties . In 2007 , Doctor Feoktistov started a residency in medicine at Saint Joseph Hospital , Chicago . From 2010 through 2011 , he completed a fellowship in pain medicine at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation .
Dr . Feoktistov received board certification in Internal Medicine from the American Board of Internal Medicine ( ABIM ), in 2010 , and has received Certification in Headache Medicine from the United Council of Neurological Subspecialties in 2012 . He is also a certified Diplomate in Pain Medicine by the American Board of Pain Medicine . In addition to his research activities at the Clinic , he provides interventional pain procedures including BOTOX ® injections , nerve blocks , and facet blocks .
Bradley Torphy , MD , joined the staff in 2012 . Dr . Torphy graduated from Indiana University in Bloomington , IN , with a double major BA in Biology and History . Prior to attending medical school , he held numerous positions with
the Johnson & Johnson Corporation . He graduated from Xavier University School of Medicine , where he received the President ’ s Scholarship . He completed his residency at the University of Illinois College of Medicine , which is affiliated with Presence-Saint Joseph Hospital , Chicago , where he served as Chief Resident . Prior to joining the Clinic , Dr . Torphy practiced at MacNeal Hospital in Berwyn , IL , where he was named Physician of the Year by the inpatient nursing staff .
He is actively involved in headache research , and has presented these findings at numerous national and international headache conferences . In 2016 , he received the Certificate of Added Qualification in Headache Medicine ( CAQ ). Currently , he is an instructor of Clinical Medicine at Rush Medical College , Chicago .
The other health care providers at the Clinic include certified Physician Assistants , Christine Lantin , Lana Tymouch , and Caitlin Johnston . Ms . Lantin joined the Clinic staff in 1997 . Ms . Lantin ’ s mission is to ensure that a patient ’ s treatment plan is executed in a closely guided way . She sees patients at the Clinic and also provides phone consultations for the patients of Dr . Merle Diamond . Ms . Lantin received her MMA in Physician Assistant Studies at Midwestern University , Downers Grove , IL .
Ms . Tymouch joined the staff in 2002 after completing PA training at Cook County Hospital / Malcolm X College in Chicago . She sees patients at the Clinic , and also provides phone consultations for patients of Dr . George Urban . Her focus of interest at the outpatient clinic is IV treatment , which is prescribed for patients with migraine or cluster headache conditions .
Mmes . Lantin and Tymouch received the Certificate of Added Qualification in Headache Medicine in 2016 .
Ms . Johnston is a graduate of the Rush University Physician Assistant program in Chicago , IL , where she completed an additional 9 months of advanced clinical training in internal medicine . She joined the Clinic staff in 2015 where
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Lana Tymouch, PA George Urban, MD (Neurology) at Loyola University of Chicago’s Stritch School of Medicine. He received the Certificate of Added Qualifica- tion in Headache Medicine in 2016. Alexander Feoktistov, MD, PhD, is Director of Research at the Clinic. He joined the medical staff of the Clinic in 2011 but originally arrived at the Clinic in 2001 as a Fel- low. He received his M.D. with honors at Moscow Medi- cal Academy, Moscow, Russia, where he also completed a residency in neurology. In 2002, Doctor Feoktistov received a Ph.D. in neurology from the Department of Neurology at the Moscow Medical Academy. He received board certifica- tion in neurology and psychother 䁥I͕ٕͥ)䁽5ɕѽȁЁѡAɽͽȁᅹȁY)A 5͍ܸ%İѽȁѥѽ؁ɕٕ)Aɕͥѥ݅ɐȁĵ啅ȁ́͡!)݅́ɽٕѼՑ䁡Ёѡ!) ݽɭɕѱݥѠM嵽ȁ)5ѡѡȁ̸ͥɽȁѼܰ)ɕхЁѡ! )Սѥɕ͕ɍͥѥѥ̸%ܰ)ѽȁѥѽ؁хѕɕͥ䁥ЁM))͕!х ɽѡɽ՝İ)ѕ͡Ёѡ ٕ) չѥ)ȸѥѽ؁ɕٕɐѥѥ%ѕɹ)5ɽѡɥ ɐ%ѕɹ5( %4́ɕٕ ѥѥ!)5ɽѡUѕ չ9ɽ)MՉѥ́ȸ!́ͼѥє)A5ѡɥ ɐA5%)ѥѼ́ɕ͕ɍѥ٥ѥ́Ёѡ ɽ٥)ѕٕѥɽɕ́Ց =Q=c )ѥ̰̰ٔЁ̸) ɅQ䰁5ѡхȸȸQȴ)䁝ɅՅѕɽ%Uٕͥ䁥 ѽ%8)ݥѠՉȁ  䁅!ѽ丁AɥȁѼ)ѕ͍յɽ́ͥѥ́ݥѠ()!\͔ ))Yյذ%Քȃ)-Ʌ-ѡȸ Ʌ)Q䰁ȸ5ɱ)AѥЁᅴI)ѡ)ͽ)ͽ Ʌѥ!ɅՅѕɽ)a٥ȁUٕͥM5ݡɔɕٕѡ)AɕͥӊéM͡!ѕ́ɕͥ䁅Ёѡ)Uٕͥ䁽%́ 5ݡ́ѕ)ݥѠAɕ͕MЁ)͕!х ݡɔ)͕ٕ́ IͥиAɥȁѼѡ ȸ)QɅѥЁ59!х 帰%0ݡɔ)݅́AͥѡeȁѡѥЁͥ)х)!́ѥٕ䁥ٽٕɕ͕ɍ́ɔ)͕ѕѡ͔́Ёյɽ́ѥѕɹѥ)ɕ̸%ذɕٕѡ ѥє)EՅѥ!5 D) ɕѱ䰁́Սѽȁ 5ЁI͠)5 )QѡȁѠɔɽ٥́Ёѡ ՑѤ)Aͥͥх̰ ɥѥ1ѥ1Q嵽Ս) ѱ)ѽ5̸1ѥѡ х)ܸ5̸1ѥéͥ́ѼɔѡЁѥӊe)ɕѵЁ́ᕍѕ͕䁝ե݅丁M͕)ѥ́Ёѡ ͼɽ٥́ձхѥ)ȁѡѥ́ȸ5ɱ5̸1ѥɕٕ)ȁ55AͥͥхЁMՑ́Ё5ݕѕɸ)Uٕͥ䰁ݹ́ɽٔ%0)5̸Q嵽Սѡхȁѕȁѥ)AɅЁ չ!х5` ) Ḿ͕ѥ́Ёѡ ͼɽ٥)ձхѥ́ȁѥ́ȸɝUɉ!)́ѕɕЁЁѡѥЁ́%Xɕѵа)ݡ́ɕ͍ɥȁѥ́ݥѠɅȁѕ)ѥ̸)5̸1ѥQ嵽Սɕٕѡ ѥє)EՅѥ!5ظ)5̸)ѽ́ɅՅєѡI͠UٕͥAͤ)ͥхЁɽɅ %0ݡɔ͡ѕ)ѥ䁵ѡ́مɅ)ѕɹMѡ хԁݡ