Erlanger welcomes two specialty medical directors

Dr. Mounzer Yassin-Kassab
Medical Director of Erlanger Neurology

Chattanooga, Tenn. – Erlanger Medical Group welcomes two new medical directors to its growing list of providers – Dr. Mounzer Yassin-Kassab, as Medical Director of Erlanger Neurology, and Dr. Juan Cuebas, as Medical Director of the Erlanger Sleep Disorders Center.

Mounzer Yassin-Kassab, MD, MA, is board-certified in neurology, clinical neurophysiology, vascular neurology (stroke) and epilepsy. Dr. Yassin-Kassab serves as the Medical Director of Erlanger Neurology, as well as professor of neurology and chairman of the department of neurology at the University of Tennessee College of Medicine Chattanooga. He is a member of the American Academy of Neurology and the American Epilepsy Society. Dr. Yassin-Kassab completed a neurology residency and two accredited fellowships in clinical neurophysiology and vascular neurology at Southwestern Medical Center, affiliated with the University of Texas in Dallas. He has participated in numerous national and international clinical trials, is well-published and has given national and international presentations on stroke and epilepsy topics.

Dr. Juan Cuebas
Medical Director of Erlanger Sleep Disorders Center

Juan Cuebas, MD, is a board-certified neurologist and sleep medicine specialist with more than 20 years of experience. He is the Medical Director of the Erlanger Sleep Disorders Center and is committed to making sleep health a priority for patients. Dr. Cuebas attended the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine in San Juan, Puerto Rico, and he stayed in the area following medical school to complete an internship at Veterans Administration Medical Center. Following his time in Puerto Rico, Dr. Cuebas completed a neurology residency at Georgetown University Medical Center in Washington D.C. In addition to sleep medicine, Dr. Cuebas also has interests in general neurology, including conditions like multiple sclerosis, movement disorders, headaches and gait disorders. He believes in empowering patients to take control of their own health. To make an appointment with Dr. Cuebas, call 423-778-3316.

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