BOCA RATON, FL – July 24, 2018 – Officials at Boca Raton Regional Hospital today announced the appointment
of Joshua Chalkley, DO, MS and Timothy Miller, Jr., MD, MS to the medical
staff of the Marcus Neuroscience Institute (MNI) and BocaCare® Physician Network.
Dr. Joshua Chalkley is board-certified in psychiatry and neurology. His
special areas of interest include autoimmune disease of the nervous system,
infusion therapies, multiple sclerosis, neurological infections and neuromyelitis
optica. He earned his medical degree from Nova Southeastern University
in Davie, Florida and his Master of Science degree in Clinical Psychology
from Eastern Kentucky University in Richmond, Kentucky. His postgraduate
training included an internship and residency program in neurology at
University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center in Lexington, Kentucky;
followed by a fellowship in neuroimmunology at Brigham & Women’s
Hospital, affiliate of Harvard Medical School in Boston, Massachusetts.
He served as Assistant Professor of Neurology at the University of Kentucky
neuroimmunology division and at its Veterans Affairs’ Hospital.
Dr. Chalkley also served as Director of University of Kentucky Multiple
Sclerosis Center. His research has appeared in such peer-reviewed publications as
Future Directions in Pediatric Multiple Sclerosis, Treatment of Pediatric
Multiple Sclerosis and the
Journal of Neuro Viorology.
Dr. Timothy Miller is board-eligible in neurosurgery. His special areas
of interest include brain surgery, functional neurosurgery and spine surgery.
He earned his medical degree and master of science degree in Molecular
Medicine from University of South Florida in Tampa, Florida where he also
served as Founder and President of the Neurological Surgery Interest Group.
His postgraduate training included a neurosurgical residency and functional
neurosurgery fellowship, including Chief Resident at Duke University Health
System in Durham, North Carolina. His has authored or co-authored three
book chapters and his research has appeared in such noted peer-reviewed
publications as the
Journal of Clinical Neuroscience and the
Journal of Neurosurgery.
“The appointments of Drs. Chalkley and Miller represent the ongoing
programmatic and medical staff growth at MNI,” said Frank Vrionis,
MD, Ph.D., Director of MNI. “Our patients will certainly benefit
from their respective expertise.”
About the Marcus Neuroscience Institute.
The Marcus Neuroscience Institute at Boca Raton Regional Hospital is an
innovative nexus for neurologic and neurosurgical care. The 57,000-square-foot
facility houses a 20-bed Neuro Intensive Care and Step-Down Unit, four
dedicated operating rooms — including one equipped with intraoperative
MRI and two with intraoperative CT capability — and a biplane angiography
suite, a crucial component in the diagnosis and care of neurological conditions.
The Institute has a staff of three neurosurgeons and eight neurologists
who represent some of the most respected clinicians in their fields and
is affiliated with Florida Atlantic University’s Charles E. Schmidt
College of Medicine.
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