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.

  • Nov. 6, 2015 Speaker:  Dr. James Russell, Vice Chair, Lahey Clinic Dept. of Neurology, Director, Curt and Shonda Schilling ALS Clinic at Lahey Clinic, Burlington, MA.  Topic:  Is There a Right to Try?
  • Nov. 13, 2015 Canceled due to no speaker scheduled.
  • Nov. 20, 2015 Speaker:  Guangwei Du, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Neurology, PSU.  Topic: An Update on MRI Markers for Parkinson's Disease and Atypical Parkinsonisms.
  • Nov. 27, 2015 Holiday