Stroke Team

The Leader in Comprehensive Neurological Care

The comprehensive neurological team at Memorial Medical Center is committed to quality patient care and outcomes. This dedicated stroke team includes multi-specialty physicians, surgeons and advanced practice nurses from SIU Medicine, Springfield Clinic and Clinical Radiologists, S.C. supported by MidAmerica Emergency Physicians.

Memorial Medical Center uniquely offers:

  • Dedicated SIU Vascular Neurology coverage
  • A full scope of Neuroendovascular and Neurosurgical Services including Neurointerventional fellowship and Neurosurgical residency
  • SIU Stroke residency program and advanced practice nurses
  • Neurocritical care board-certified physicians
  • A multidisciplinary Stroke Response Team, which expedites diagnosis and treatment of stroke The MemorialACCESS patient transfer process is staffed 24/7 by a team led by experienced registered nurses. This team accepts patient transfers and will facilitate consultations with dedicated board-certified neurocritical physicians and stroke trained neurologists.

Core Stroke Team

Sajjad Mueed, MD

SIU Medicine



Devin V. Amin, MD

SIU Medicine



Matt Johnston, MD

Mid-America Emergency Physicians



Brett Jones, MD

Mid-America Emergency Physicians



Casey Muehle, MD

Clinical Radiologists, S.C.



Tiffany Whitaker

Director, Comprehensive Stroke Center &
Leader of Associated Neurosciences Programs.