Our Stroke Rehabilitation Doctors

Shepherd Center staff physicians are specialized in physical medicine and rehabilitation. 

Shepherd Center Medical Staff

Dr. Andrew Cullen Dennison
Andrew Cullen Dennison, M.D.
Medical Director,
Brain Injury Services
Dr. Anna Choo Elmers
Anna Choo Elmers, M.D.
Staff Physiatrist

Dr. Payal Fadia
Payal Fadia, M.D.
Medical Director
Post-Acute Services

Dr. Ford Vox
Ford Vox, M.D.
Staff Physiatrist

Our Stroke Rehabilitation Consulting Staff

Consulting physicians provide expertise in a variety of medical disciplines that may be needed in the treatment of Shepherd Center patients.

Dr. Luther Burse
Luther Burse, M.D.

Dr. Jesse Couk
Jesse Couk, M.D.
Infectious Diseases
Consulting Physician
Dr. David DeRuyter
David N. DeRuyter, M.D.
Associate Medical Director
Critical Care Services


Dr. Keith Dockery
Keith Dockery, M.D.
Medical Director

Dr. Bryce T. Gillespie
Bryce T. Gillespie, M.D.
Orthopaedic Surgery

Dr. Gary Gropper
Gary R. Gropper, M.D.
Consulting Neurologist


Dr. Kaveh Khajavi
Kaveh Khajavi, M.D.
Medical Director
Neurosurgical Services
Dr. Douglas Murray
Douglas Murray, M.D.
Orthopaedic Surgery

Dr. Gary Richter
Gary C. Richter, M.D.
Dr. Andrew Zadoff
Andrew Zadoff, M.D.
Medical Director
Respiratory and Critical Care Services