Mother Child W Physician

Medical College of Wisconsin Pediatrics Neurology Residency Program Residents


Catherine Frye


Undergrad: Cornell University

Medical School: University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine 

Fun fact: Grew up on a sheep farm

Stephanie Hassouneh


Undergrad: Wichita State

Medical School: University of Kansas School of Medicine – Wichita  

Fun fact: Loves Disneyworld and would go every year if she could


Raquel Alonso

Alonso Raquel

Undergrad: La Sierra University

Medical School: Loma Linda University School of Medicine

Fun Fact: Lived in England for 5 months.

Janine Taitt

Taitt Janine

Medical School: University of the West Indies, Barbados - Faculty of Medical Sciences

Fun Fact: I could eat popcorn all day everyday.


Meghan Konda


Undergrad: University of North Texas

Medical School: University of Queensland School of Medicine

Fun fact: Eyes change color with mood


Varun Sampat

Sampat Varun

Undergrad: St. Louis University

Medical School: Saint Louis University School of Medicine

Fun fact: I like to DJ in my free time. 

John Whitinger

Whitinger John

Undergrad: Wheaton College

Medical School: University of Oklahoma College of Medicine

Fun fact: I ate PB & J toast every morning my senior year at High School.

Jennifer Meylor


Undergrad: Stanford University

Medical School: University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Fun fact: Jennifer taught herself to ski last year!


Laura Brickman

Brickman Laura

Undergraduate: Rhodes College

Medical School: Chicago Medical School at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine



Wei-Liang Chen

Wei-Liang Chen

Undergraduate: China Medical College

Medical School: China Medical College

Post residency: Wei completed a neurophysiology fellowship at MCW and is now completing a genetics fellowship at University of Washington in Settle.

Sara Siddiqui

Sara Siddiqui

Undergraduate: University of Chicago

Medical School: University of Illinois College of Medicine

Post residency: Sara completed her epilepsy fellowship at the University of Texas in Austin and is now faculty at MCW.

Akshat Katyayan, MD

Katyayan Ashkat MD

Assistant Professor, Pediatric Neurology- Neurophysiology and Epilepsy
Texas Children’s Hospital, Baylor College of Medicine
Post residency fellowships:
Epilepsy, UT Southwestern Medical Center
Neurophysiology, Boston Children’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School

Rachit Patil, MD

Patil Rachit MD

Attending Child Neurologist & Epileptologist,
Hasbro Childrens’ Hospital
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Neurology and Neurosurgery
Alpert Medical School of Brown University,
Providence, RI

Alexandra Wood

Wood Alexandra


Undergrad: University of Mississippi

Medical School: Saint Louis University

Post residency: Alex completed her residency at MCW in 2023. She is currently an Associate Program Director for the Child Neurology Residency at the University of Virginia.