Three Providers Join NHRMC Physician Group - Neurology

December 11, 2016
WILMINGTON, NC – NHRMC Physician Group - Neurology is pleased to announce that Vinodh T. Doss, DO; Panida Piboolnurak, MD; and Esther R. Murray, PA; have joined the practice to care, treat and support patients with neurological disorders and diseases.

“The addition of these three exceptional providers continues our mission to provide a high standard of comprehensive and coordinated care to patients,” said James S. McKinney III, MD, medical director of the NHRMC Stroke Program and neurologist with NHRMC Physician Group - Neurology. “Their education, experience and specialties mirror the same professional and compassionate manner patients expect and deserve at our practice and throughout New Hanover Regional Medical Center.”

Dr. Doss is board certified in neurology and vascular neurology with a focus on the medical and endovascular treatment of stroke patients hospitalized at NHRMC.

Dr. Doss has had experience as a teleneurologist for Patronus Medical; vascular neurologist and neurointerventional surgeon at Semmes-Murphey Neurologic & Spine Institute in Memphis, TN; and as an assistant professor in neurology and neurosurgery at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) in Memphis. He also served as stroke medical director at St. Francis Hospital in Bartlett, TN, and at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Memphis.

Dr. Doss completed fellowship training in endovascular surgical neuroradiology from the Semmes-Murphey Clinic in Memphis and in vascular neurology from UTHSC. He completed a residency in neurology from the Medical College of Virginia – Virginia Commonwealth University Health System in Richmond, VA, where he also served as chief resident; and completed an internship in internal medicine at Virginia Tech-Carilion Clinic in Roanoke, VA. Dr. Doss received his medical degree from the Edward Via Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine in Blacksburg, VA, and a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Virginia Tech also in Blacksburg.

Dr. Piboolnurak is board certified in neurology and will focus on the treatment and care of patients with Parkinson’s disease and movement disorders.

She previously worked as the director of the Hawaii Parkinson’s Disease, Movement Disorders and Neurodegenerative Diseases Center in Kailua, HI. Dr. Pilboolnurak has practiced medicine for 11 years, including working as a neurologist at Bumrungrad International Hospital in Bangkok, Thailand, and Neurohealth Inc. in Warwick, RI. She has also been an assistant professor of neurology and neuroscience in the Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders Center and Department of Neurology at Weill Cornell Medical College in New York.

Dr. Pilboolnurak completed three fellowships, one at the University of Toronto and two at Columbia University in New York. She completed her first and second year residency at Southern Illinois University and completed her third and fourth year residency at Weill Cornell Medical College. Dr. Piboolnurak received her doctorate in medicine from Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok.

Murray is a certified physician assistant who will be seeing neurology patients on both an inpatient and outpatient basis. She received a graduate degree from the physician assistant program at Campbell University in Buies Creek, where she also received a bachelor’s degree in biology. She also completed a bachelor’s degree in medical technology from Moses H. Cone School of Medical Technology in Greensboro.

She was previously a physician assistant for Coastal Neurology in Wilmington and has more than 16 years’ experience as a medical technologist with NHRMC Physician Group - New Hanover Medical Group, NHRMC, Wilmington Health, Onslow Memorial Hospital in Jacksonville and Moses H. Cone Hospital.

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