Penn State Hershey Neurology

Welcome to the web site of the Department of Neurology at the Penn State College of Medicine Milton S. Hershey Medical Center. We are a strong, growing department that is part of the Penn State Hershey Neuroscience Institute. Our goal is to be the premier academic neurological center in Central Pennsylvania by providing the highest quality patient care, research, and training.

We are committed to excellence in the delivery of neurological care, and we place the needs, well-being, and comfort of our patients above and beyond all other considerations. We strive to provide care that is accessible, evidence based, effective, efficient, compassionate, economically competitive and patient centered.  More...


Sankar Bandyopadhyay, M.D., "Bandy," completed his medical school training and graduate medical education from Calcutta University in India. He then completed his neurology residency training at University of Wisconsin Health at Madison, and fellowship training in clinical neurophysiology in Medical College of Georgia. Dr. Bandy is presently Assistant Professor of Neurology and cares for patients with neuromuscular disorders.

Date:  Aug. 7, 2015 Speaker:  Edward "Ted" Bollard, MD, DDS, FACP, Professor of Medicine, Associate Dean for Graduate Medical Education, Designated Institutional Official (DIO), PSU.  Topic:  Professionalism and Culture of Respect.

Date: Aug. 14, 2015 Speaker: Quynh Huong Pham, MD, Neurology Resident, PSU. Topic: Neurology Resident Case Presentation

Date: Aug. 21, 2015 

Date: Aug. 28, 2015 Speaker: Myla Goldman, MD, MSc, Associate Professor of Neurology, University of Virginia. Topic: Assessing the Potential Impact of New and Emerging Disease-Modifying Therapies on the Initial Treatment and Comprehensive Management of Multiple Sclerosis.

2nd Speaker: Madhuri Hegde, PhD, FACMG, Executive Director, Emory Genetics Laboratory, Professor, Department of Human Gentics, Emory University School of Medicine.  Topic: Genetics.