Steven Kanarek, MDSteven Kanarek, MD

Dr. Kanarek obtained his Bachelors of Science Degree from The University of Kansas and his Medical Degree from Saint George’s University School of Medicine.  He completed his Neurology residency at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School.  He also completed a Clinical Neurophysiology fellowship at SUNY Upstate Medical University and an additional fellowship in Sleep Medicine at Eastern Virginia Medical School.  Dr. Kanarek is board certified in Neurology and Clinical Neurophysiology by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. His special interest is in sleep disorders, neuropathy, headaches and general neurology.


Steven Kanarek, MDKrzysztof Romanowski, MD

Dr. Romanowski grew up in South Carolina where he completed his undergraduate training in biology at the College of Charleston. He ventured northward to Washington, D.C. for medical school at Georgetown University. He subsequently completed residency training in neurology at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill. He pursued additional fellowship training in his subspecialty, MS/neuroimmunology, at the University of Colorado. Dr. Romanowski is passionate about caring for patients with multiple sclerosis and other inflammatory disorders of the central nervous system, including neuromyelitis optica and MOG antibody disease. Dr. Romanowski is board certified in Neurology by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. His hobbies include keeping marine aquariums, fishing, and beachgoing.


Renee Scott Walker MPARenee Scott Walker, MPA, PA-C

Mrs. Walker completed her undergraduate degree at Xavier University and obtained her Master of Public Health and Master of Physician Assistant from Eastern Virginia Medical School.  She is an instructor of neurology at EVMS.  Mrs. Walker is trained in neurology and treats all neurological disorders.  She has a special interest in multiple sclerosis and is recognized as a Multiple Sclerosis Certified Specialist by the Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers.  In her free time, Mrs. Walker enjoys cooking and taking walks with her family.


Cori Brander AGACNP BCCori Brander, AGAC, NP-BC

Ms. Brander completed her undergraduate degree at Norfolk State University and obtained her Masters in Nursing from Walden University as an Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner.  Ms. Brander is certified as a Neuroscience nurse (CNRN), stroke nurse (SCRN), and in emergency neuroscience life support (ENLS).  She was the recipient of the CNRN of the Year Award in 2013.  Ms. Brander is the president of the Southeastern Virginia American Association of Neuroscience Nurses and is a guest lecturer for various organizations.  She has developed stroke education for public, patients, nursing and physicians.  She helped lead a rural hospital to become the local area’s first Comprehensive Stroke Program.  She is trained in all neurological conditions but has special interest in stroke, dementia and multiple sclerosis.  She is an active member of the Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers, American Academy of Neurology, and the American Academy of Neuroscience Nurses.  Her interest in MS includes cognitive function, mood disorders, acute, new and emerging therapies as well as Neuromyelitis Optica Spectrum Disorders, and health issues specifically related to women.