The Center for Heart & Vascular Health welcomes three new physicians to the Neurosciences team.
Valerie E. Dechant, M.D., is the new medical director of Neuro Critical Care. She is board-certified in neurology and vascular neurology. Dr. Dechant completed her fellowship in neuro critical care at Thomas Jefferson University in 2010.
She is joined by David Ethan Kahn, D.O., neuro intensivist. Dr. Kahn completed his fellowship in neuro critical care from the University of Miami in 2012.
Jonathan Raser-Shramm, a stroke hospitalist, has also joined Christiana Care’s award-winning Stroke Program. Dr. Raser-Shramm is board certified in neurology and completed his fellowship in Vascular Neurology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in 2011.
Melissa Bollinger, RN, BSN, MBA, has been promoted to administrative director of Neurosciences from her former position as manager of Emergency Medicine Research.
Look for more news from the Neurosciences team soon, as final preparations take place before the opening of a new Neuro Critical Care unit, located on 2D, Christiana Hospital, in the spring. The unit will increase neuro critical care bed count to 18 from the current number, six.