Laura Brown is recognized as a certified Physician Assistant by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants. She started her career in healthcare as a certified surgical assistant/first assistant specializing in Neurosurgery. During that time, she earned her Bachelor's Degree with a concentration in Neurobiology and Behaviors from Georgia State University, followed by a Master's Degree in Medical Science from Emory University School of Medicine.
Laura has specialized in Neurology since 2006, when she gained valuable experience in brain and spinal cord injury rehabilitation at the renowned Shepherd Center Rehabilitation Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia. She is a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants and is active in her local chapter.
She currently is engaged in the practice of General Neurology and Pain Management in the outpatient setting. Her skills include managing patients with complex neurological diseases and chronic pain syndromes, applying alternative therapies, and performing minor procedures.
Khurram Nazir earned his M.D degree form Allama Iqbal Medical College, Lahore, Pakistan. Before moving to the states, he completed a year of internship in his home country. He was involved in clinical research at Harvard Medical Center, Boston, MA before joining North Shore University Hospital, Long Island, NY for his training in Neurology. He was elected as the Chief Resident in his final year and chose to stay for an extra year of fellowship training in Clinical Neurophysiology.
He is a diplomate of American board of Psychiatry and Neurology. He is a member of American Academy of Neurology, American Association of Neuromuscular & Electrodiagnostic Medicine and Florida Medical Association. He has recently joined Brain and Spine Center, LLC
Dr. Maddox graduated from the Medical College of Georgia School of Medicine in 1997. She works in Panama City, FL and specializes in Neurology. Dr. Maddox is affiliated with Gulf Coast Regional Medical Center.
M.D., FACP, FAAN
Kamel Elzawahry received M.D. degree from Ain Shams University Cairo, Egypt 1969. He completed internship and residency in internal medicine 1971. He was sent on a scholarship for training to the United Kingdom in 1972 where he studied at Oxford University, Leicester University, Edinburgh University, and the Midland Neuro Center. After this training he served on the staff at University Hospital, West Indies. In 1976 he began neurology residency Hahnemann University, Philadelphia Pennsylvania followed by Chief Resident Internal Medicine Muhlenberg Hospital, Rutgers University, New Jersey.
He began his private practice in Panama City, Florida July 1980. He is Diplomate American Board of Neurology and Psychiatry, Vascular Neurology, and Board Certified Headache. Additionally, he is Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Pain Medicine, and Tropical Medicine. He is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians and the American Academy of Neurology.
His awards include the Merit Award of the Florida Medical Association, Wall of Honor Gulf Coast Medical Center, Kenneth M. Viste Patient Advocate of American Academy of Neurology, Bay Medical Center Community Service, and Gulf Coast Medical Center Doctor of the Year.
He is an active member of the Florida Medical Association, Florida Society of Pain Medicine, Florida Society of Interventional Pain Medicine, Florida Society of Neurology, and American Academy of Neurology.
He has served as a member or chairman of the Florida Medical Quality Assurance Committee, Florida Medical Association, Florida Society of Neurology, and Brain and Spine / Headache Center. He served as Chair of the Department of Medicine Bay Medical Center and Gulf Coast Medical Center, and has served on the Board at Health South Emerald Coast Rehabilitation Hospital, as well as Chief of Staff Gulf Coast Medical Center. He is the founding member of Bay Cares program in Bay County.
Dr. Hoda Elzawahry was raised and lived her entire life in Panama City, Florida. She is a graduate of the Rutherford International Baccalaureate program which allowed her to attend medical school at her father's alma mater of Ain Shams University in Cairo, Egypt.
She returned to the United States at which point she trained at the University of South Florida in Tampa, Florida in neurology. She completed a subspeciality in neurophysiology, neuromuscular medicine, and epilepsy at Emory University, Atlanta, Georgia.
She is Board Certified in Neurology and Psychiatry, Neurophysiology, and Headache Medicine. She has special interest in multiple sclerosis and pediatric neurology. She has returned to Bay County to be with her immediate and extended family.
Dr. Douglas Stringer is a neurosurgeon in Panama City, Florida and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Bay Medical Center Sacred Heart Health System and Gulf Coast Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Medical College of Georgia School of Medicine and has been in practice for more than 20 years. He is one of 5 doctors at Bay Medical Center Sacred Heart Health System and one of 2 at Gulf Coast Medical Center who specialize in Neurological Surgery.