Morris Hospital Neurologist Earns Board Certification

Morris Hospital Neurologist Earns Board Certification
February 4, 2021 Mark Malone

Morris Hospital Neurologist Earns Board Certification

February 4, 2021, MORRIS, ILSamuel Quaynor, M.D., a neurologist with Morris Hospital Neurology Specialists since July 2020, has been certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN).

An ABPN board-certified neurologist is recognized as having specialized skills and knowledge to diagnose, treat and provide medical management for a range of neurological conditions. According to the ABPN, this certification identifies qualified providers through rigorous credential and training requirements and successful completion of examinations in neurology.

Dr. Quaynor specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of disorders that affect the brain, spinal cord and nerves, including stroke, headaches, seizures, speech and language disorders, infections of the brain and peripheral nervous system, movement disorders such as Parkinson’s disease, sleep disorders, dementia disorders such as Alzheimer’s, sports neurology, traumatic brain injuries, and multiple sclerosis. As an ImPACT certified provider, he specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of concussion.

Dr. Quaynor is fellowship trained, having studied sports neurology, headache and concussion at LifeBridge Health Sports Medicine Institute in Baltimore. During his fellowship, he worked with physicians from different professional and collegiate athletic teams in the Baltimore area, including the Baltimore Ravens. Prior to that, he earned a medical degree and Ph.D. in Molecular Medicine and Genetics at the Medical College of Georgia in Augusta, Ga., and completed an internship at Weiss Memorial Hospital in Chicago and a three-year neurology residency at the University of Chicago Medical Center, Chicago. He is a member of the American Academy of Neurology, International Congress for Athlete Brain Health and the American Society for Sports Neurology.

Dr. Quaynor is in practice with Dr. Isaac Mezo, Neurologist, and Stefanie Henline, N.P., at the Morris Hospital Neurology Specialists offices at 1802 N. Division St., Morris, and 25259 Reed Street, Channahon. To schedule an appointment, call 815-942-4506 (Morris) or 815-467-0555 (Channahon). For more information about the Morris Hospital Neurology Specialists, go to morrishospital.org/neurology.

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