Dr. Ankur Bindal, MD, MPH, FAPA, FAASM

Dr. Ankur Bindal, MD, MPH, FAPA, FAASM

Dr. Ankur Bindal, MD, MPH, FAPA, FAASM is a highly trained Psychiatrist who has a unique perspective of having grown up in India and embarking on his career in the United States at an early age. Dr. Bindal...

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Dr. Ankur Bindal, MD, MPH, FAPA, FAASM

Dr. Ankur Bindal, MD, MPH, FAPA, FAASM is a highly trained Psychiatrist who has a unique perspective of having grown up in India and embarking on his career in the United States at an early age. Dr. Bindal graduated from Government Medical College in Punjab, India and came to U.S. to obtain a Masters in public health in clinical research. He completed a residency in Psychiatry at University of Mississippi Medical Center, and a Sleep Medicine fellowship at University of Michigan Health System.

Dr. Bindal has been awarded the American Society of Clinical Psychopharmacology (ASCP)/National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)’s Clinical Scholars travel award; the prestigious Diversity Leadership Fellowship Award by the American Psychiatric Association (APA), and the Ed Draper Outstanding Senior Resident Award. He has presented extensively at national conferences, represented at Graduate Medical Education (GME) committees during his training and was a pioneer in starting the HEALing fellows program (Health, Engagement, Advocacy and Leadership) in 2010 exploring health care diversity among minority population groups in Jackson, MS. He has served on the National Council of Healthcare System & Financing of APA from 2011-2013.

Dr. Bindal loves watching Michigan Wolverines and Dallas Mavericks play with his wife and daughter and enjoys travelling the world and exploring ethnic food.

Dr. Bindal owns and practices at KMG Psychiatry.

Dr. Andrew Blumenfeld, MD

Dr. Andrew Blumenfeld, MD

One of the world authorities on post concussive headaches and TBI headaches, Dr. Blumenfeld grew up in South Africa and graduated from St. Andrews College, South Africa, with a first class pass and distinction...

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Dr. Andrew Blumenfeld, MD

One of the world authorities on post concussive headaches and TBI headaches, Dr. Blumenfeld grew up in South Africa and graduated from St. Andrews College, South Africa, with a first class pass and distinction in mathematics. He attended the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa Medical School and completed a neurology residency at Johannesburg Hospital. In 1986 he moved to the United States and completed a neurology residency at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. Following this, he completed an EEG and EMG fellowship, also at University of Massachusetts Medical School.

He served as staff neurologist at Kaiser Permanente, San Diego from 1990 to 2004. As Chief of Neurology Service at Kaiser from 1999-2004, his unit was named a Neurotoxin Center of Excellence by Thomas Jefferson University and Jefferson Medical College. The Neurotoxin Centers of Excellence recognize excellence in neurologists and other physicians who specialize in headache management.

Dr Blumenfeld is a member of the American Academy of Neurology and the American Headache Society. He has published widely and has been an active researcher in headaches.

Dr. Blumenfeld has been a principal investigator for many research studies showing that Botulinum toxin type A, sold under the brand name Botox®, is an effective preventative therapy for headache in chronic migraine sufferers. He has treated more patients with Botox therapy than any other provider in the world and trains other physicians on this nationally and internationally.

Dr. Bilal Choudry, MD

Dr. Bilal Choudry, MD

Dr. Bilal Choudry, MD is a board-certified member of the American Board of Neurology and Psychiatry. He completed his undergraduate training at UC Davis and medical school at the Medical University of...

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Dr. Bilal Choudry, MD

Dr. Bilal Choudry, MD is a board-certified member of the American Board of Neurology and Psychiatry. He completed his undergraduate training at UC Davis and medical school at the Medical University of Lublin. Dr. Choudry’s residency was completed at University of Kentucky where he also served as Chief resident. Subsequently, he did an epilepsy fellowship at Harvard University-Brigham and Women’s Hospital. During this fellowship, he was able to participate in advanced surgical and non-surgical treatment and work up of epileptics under the tutelage of world renowned Epileptologists.

Choudry enjoys educating and giving presentations in Epilepsy surgical conferences, as well as giving weekly lectures to Harvard medical students introducing them to EEGs and training Harvard residents in interpreting and reporting routine, intracranial and continuous video EEGs.

He is an active member of the American Epilepsy Society, American Academy of Neurology, and American Clinical Neurophysiology Society. Dr. Choudry works diligently to be an advocate for his patients.

Dr. Monika A. Gupta, MD

Dr. Monika A. Gupta, MD

Monika A. Gupta, MD is a board-certified member of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology as well as the American Board of Electrodiagnostic Medicine. She graduated from the University of Miami...

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Dr. Monika A. Gupta, MD

Monika A. Gupta, MD is a board-certified member of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology as well as the American Board of Electrodiagnostic Medicine. She graduated from the University of Miami with a B.S. in Biology and completed her M.D. at the University of Florida College of Medicine. After a medical internship at Loma Linda University, she completed her Neurology Residency at University of California San Diego, and was given the honor of Chief Resident. She subsequently completed her neuromuscular fellowship at UCSD with subspecialty training in neuromuscular diseases, electromyography/nerve conduction studies, and botulinum toxin use.

Following her training, Dr. Gupta moved to Bakersfield, CA after joining Kaiser Permanente where she started the Neurology Department. After practicing in Kern County for 4.5 years, she relocated to San Diego with her husband, who is an Internal Medicine/Allergy & Immunology physician, and her two young daughters. Dr. Gupta worked in private practice for a year and was then recruited by the University of California San Diego to open a Neurology practice in Temecula. Dr. Gupta was an integral part of starting the stroke and neurology services at Temecula Valley Hospital where she also served as the Stroke Medical Director. Since the end of 2016, Dr. Gupta has been treating patients with traumatic brain injuries at Coastal Medical Group in Del Mar. She is committed to helping patients who have suffered brain and other neurological injuries as a result of accidents.

Dr. Gupta owes much of her passion and interests in Neurology to her father who is also a neurologist in Florida.

Dr. Raphael Morris, MD

Dr. Raphael Morris, MD

Dr. Raphael Morris, MD is a clinical and forensic psychiatrist in practice for 20 years. He is a Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association, was the Director of Forensic Psychiatry at...

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Dr. Raphael Morris, MD

Dr. Raphael Morris, MD is a clinical and forensic psychiatrist in practice for 20 years. He is a Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association, was the Director of Forensic Psychiatry at Bellevue Hospital Center in New York City, and spent years training psychiatrists in hospital settings. In addition to his clinical practice, he has consulted as an expert on high profile criminal cases around the country. In his practice he treats treatment refractory mood disorders, chemical dependency, and psychiatric manifestations of medical conditions. He spent years working in hospitals as a Consultation Liaison Psychiatrist and also evaluated and treated traumatized and brain injured patients in the correctional system. He has a special interest in psychiatric rehabilitation and nutritional supplementation for mood disorders.

Dr. Angela D. Eastvold, PhD, MA, BA

Dr. Angela D. Eastvold, PhD, MA, BA

Dr. Eastvold, PhD, MA, BA is an American Board Certified Clinical Neuropsychologist who provides Neuropsychological assessments of adults with neurologic and neurodegenerative disease (e.g., dementia,...

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Dr. Angela D. Eastvold, PhD, MA, BA

Dr. Eastvold, PhD, MA, BA is an American Board Certified Clinical Neuropsychologist who provides Neuropsychological assessments of adults with neurologic and neurodegenerative disease (e.g., dementia, movement disorders, multiple sclerosis), acquired brain injury, and sport concussion. Dr. Eastvold serves as the independent neuropsychological consultant to the San Diego Gulls hockey team, assisting with baseline assessments, post concussion evaluations and return-to-play decision making. Additionally she provides psychotherapy/tele psychology, independent medical exams, worker’s compensation evaluations, case review/consultation and forensic evaluation, both civil and criminal for both California and Utah.

Jim Davis, MS, OTR/L

Jim Davis, MS, OTR/L

Jim Davis, MS, OTR/L is an Occupational Therapist with over 20 years of experience specializing in neurological rehabilitation with an emphasis in management of concussions and mild traumatic brain injuries....

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Jim Davis, MS, OTR/L

Jim Davis, MS, OTR/L is an Occupational Therapist with over 20 years of experience specializing in neurological rehabilitation with an emphasis in management of concussions and mild traumatic brain injuries. Jim has post graduate studies in neuroscience and performance brain training. His passion is helping clients achieve optimal levels of brain performance in all aspects of life.

Dr. Catherine J. Ward, PsyD

Dr. Catherine J. Ward, PsyD

Dr. Ward, PsyD is a Fellowship-trained Board Eligible Neuropsychologist participating in active clinical and forensic practice. She has over 14 years of experience assessing children, adults, and seniors...

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Dr. Catherine J. Ward, PsyD

Dr. Ward, PsyD is a Fellowship-trained Board Eligible Neuropsychologist participating in active clinical and forensic practice. She has over 14 years of experience assessing children, adults, and seniors for deficits in cognition, psychological, and biological psychological conditions largely focused on Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI).

Dr. Ward is an experienced clinical expert in dementia, mood, brain injuries, concussion, and medical conditions with a focus on rehabilitation and restoration. Dr. Ward is an expert witness of 12 years called upon by the civil court and workman’s compensation and disability cases. Additionally, she is a consulting neuropsychologist for multiple hospitals, assisted and adult living facilities, and federal/state agencies and serves as adjunct faculty at several institutions including the Chicago School of Professional and The University of Mary Washington.