The Hoag Hospital Neuroscience team is one of the best in the nation and in Newport Beach, we are so fortunate to have top board-certified neurologists and epileptologists join our team. In July 2018, we added four key members who specialize in different areas of neurology.
Vivek Mehta, MD is a Neurosurgeon with particular expertise in complex and minimally invasive brain and spine surgery. He is a member of the Hoag Epilepsy Surgery Program at the Pickup Family Neurosciences Institute.
James Park, D.O. is a board-certified neurologist and epileptologist – a neurologist who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of seizures. He brings that passion and expertise to the Hoag Epilepsy Program, where he works to provide the most comprehensive and compassionate care for the patients of Orange County.
Charles Liu, MD has been an integral member of the neurosurgery team at the Pickup Family Neurosciences Institute since 2014. He currently serves as the Surgical Director of the Hoag Comprehensive Epilepsy Program and is also the Director of Neurorestoration at Hoag.
Jonathan Russin, MD has been an integral member of the neurosurgery team at the Pickup Family Neuroscience Institute since 2016. He serves as the primary cerebrovascular microsurgical resource to support the neurosurgical and neuroendovascular programs at the Hoag Comprehensive Stroke Center and is also a key member of the Hoag Comprehensive Epilepsy Program.