Pediatrics Neurology Residency Program Residents


Megan LaCroix

La Croix_Megan

Undergrad: University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point

Medical School: Medical College of Wisconsin

Fun fact: Feature in local newspaper for being such a big Harry Potter fan as a kid ... twice.

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.


Laura Brickman

Brickman Laura

Undergraduate: Rhodes College

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



Alexandra Wood

Wood Alexandra

Undergraduate: University of Mississippi

Medical School: Saint Louis University


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 is completing an epilepsy fellowship at the University of Texas in Austin. 

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