Neuroscience

Cape Fear Valley Neuroscience in Fayetteville, NC

Our neurosurgeons and neurologists have diverse medical backgrounds and training, which include the latest in neurosurgical and pain management techniques. We are pleased to discuss prospective referrals and to help you choose an appropriate specialist.

PHYSICIANS

Charles Haworth, M.D.
Inad Atassi, M.D. 
Rhunelle Murray, M.D.
Peter Kovacs, M.D.
Iraj Nikfarjam, M.D.
David Goodman, M.D.
Ravinder Annamaneni, M.D.
Kelly Van Fossen, DO
Ijeoma Ejeh, MD


Neurosurgeons


Dr. John Whitley

Charles Haworth, Medical Director of Neurosurgery
Active Staff 
Medical School: Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC
Residency: University of Virginia Medical Center, Charlottesville, VA
Board Certification: American Board of Neurological Surgery
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Dr. Inad Atassi

Inad Atassi, M.D.
Associate Staff 
Medical School: University of Damascus School of Medicine, Damascus, Syria
Residency: University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS
Board Certification: American Board of Neurological Surgery
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Neurologists


Dr. Rhunelle Murray

Rhunelle Murray, Medical Director for Neurology
Active Staff 
Medical School: St. Georges University School of Medicine, St. Georges, Grenada
Residency: North Shore LIJ, Manhasset, NY
Fellowship: University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA
Board Certification: American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Special Interests: Epilepsy management

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Dr. Peter Kovacs

Peter Kovacs, M.D.
Active Staff 
Medical School: Semmelweis University of Medical Sciences, Budapest, Hungary
Residency: State University of New York, Buffalo, NY
Fellowship: Millard Fillmore Hospital, Buffalo, NY
Board Certification:American Board of Neurology and Psychiatry
Special Interests: General neurology, movement disorders
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Dr. Iraj Nickfarjam

Iraj Nikfarjam, M.D.
Active Staff 
Medical School: Superior Institute of Medical Science of Havana, Havana, Cuba
Residency: Neurological and Neurosurgical Institute of Havana, Havana, Cuba, Neurosurgery; University of Florida College of Medicine, Jacksonville, FL
Fellowship: University of Chicago Medical Center, Chicago, IL, Neurocritical Care Fellowship; University of Massachusetts, Worcester, MA, Endovascular Surgical Fellowship
Board Certification: American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Special Interests: Neurocritical Care, Endovascular Surgery
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General Surgeon


Dr. David Goodman

David Goodman, M.D.
Active Staff 
Medical School: St. Thomas Hospital Medical School, London University, London, England
Residency: York Hospital, York, PA
Board Certification: American Board of Surgery
Special Interests: Breast, hernia, gastrointestinal, thyroid, laparoscopic surgery
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Dr. Ravinder Annamaneni

Ravinder Annamaneni, M.D.
Active Staff 
Medical School: Gandhi Medical College, Hyderabad, India
Residency: Our Lady of Mercy Medical Center/New York Medical College, Bronx, NY
Fellowship: Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY and Lankenau Hospital, Wynnewood, PA, Minimally Invasive Colorectal Surgery
Board Certification: American Board of Surgery
Special Interests: Laparoscopic colorectal surgery, rectal cancer
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Dr. Kelly Van Fossen

Kelly Van Fossen, DO, FACOS
Active Staff 
Medical School: Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine, Kirksville, MO
Residency: Grandview Hospital and Medical Center, Dayton, OH
Board Certification: American Osteopathic Board of Surgery
Special Interests: Breast care and surgery, minimally invasive surgery
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Dr. Ijeoma Acholonu Ejeh

Ijeoma Acholonu Ejeh, M.D.
Active Staff 
Medical School: Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY
Residency: Howard University Hospital, Washington, DC
Fellowship: Peachtree Surgical & Bariatrics/Morehouse School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA
Board Certification: American Board of Surgery
Special Interests: Advanced laparoscopic general surgery, bariatric surgery and endoscopic surgery
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