The physicians are all board certified by the American Board of Neurology and Psychiatry.
They are on the medical staff at Boone Hospital Center where they direct both the neurorehabiliation and neurodiagnostic units.
All of them practice general neurology as well as each of them have an area of specific interest such as epilepsy, movement disorders, multiple sclerosis, neuromuscular disorders, cognitive disorders and stroke.
received his medical degree from Boston University, School of Medicine, in 1982. He completed his neurology residency at the University of Chicago in Chicago, Illinois in 1986. Dr. Sher is a Diplomat of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. He is the Medical Director for the Stroke Center at Boone Hospital. He specializes in the treatment of Stroke, Multiple Sclerosis and Dizziness.
Dr. McLaren graduated with honors from the University of Oklahoma, College of Medicine, in 1980. He completed his neurology residency and neurophysiology fellowship at the University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois in 1987. Dr. McLaren is a Diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, the American Board of Clinical Neurophysiology and the American Sleep Disorders Association. He is also a member of Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society.He specializes in the treatment of epilepsy, neuropathy, and sleep medicine. He is also the director of Boone Hospital Center’s EEG laboratory and sleep lab center, Advanced Sleep Labs.
Dr. Malone received his medical degree from Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska in 2002. He completed neurology residency at Saint Louis University in 2006, followed by fellowship training in Neuromuscular Diseases and Clinical Neurophysiology with additional training in electromyography at Washington University in Saint Louis in 2007. Dr. Malone is a Diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, the American Board of Electrodiagnostic Medicine, and the American Board of Sleep Medicine. Dr. Malone is also the Director of Inpatient Rehabilitation and Chief of Medicine at Boone Hospital Center. He practices general neurology with an emphasis on neuromuscular disorders, and electrodiagnosis of those disorders, including electromyography and nerve conduction testing; Parkinson’s Disease including deep brain stimulator management, and sleep medicine.
completed his medical school and residency at University of Missouri. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. He has a special interest in Multiple Sclerosis but actively sees patients with all neurological disorders. Dr. Goble has done basic science research in Multiple Sclerosis and was awarded MS scholarship in 2010. Dr. Goble practices general neurology with emphasis on multiple sclerosis.
James D. Dexter Award for Excellence in Neurology 2006 Scott A
Willis Memorial Scholarship – 2006 Christy M. Welliver Multiple Sclerosis Neuroscience Award in 2005
Dr. Koch received his medical degree from St. Louis University School of
Medicine in 2005. He trained in both Internal Medicine and Neurology
residencies at St. Louis University Hospital. Upon completing his Neurology
residency and board certification in 2010, Dr. Koch began a Neuromuscular
Medicine fellowship at the Washington University School of Medicine at
Barnes Jewish Hospital. After completing his fellowship, he joined
Neurology, Inc. in the summer of 2011. Dr. Koch is a Diplomate of the
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. He practices general neurology,
with an emphasis on disorders of the muscle and peripheral nervous system.
is a Board Certified adult neurologist. Dr. Ashraf and her husband are originally from Iowa and graduated from Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2009. She completed her neurology residency at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, and her epilepsy fellowship at the University of Michigan. Dr. Ashraf practices general neurology with an emphasis on epilepsy, concussions and neurological concerns in women.
received her nursing diploma from St. Luke’s School of Nursing in Kansas City. She then completed her BSN from Webster University in St. Louis, and her MSN, FNP was completed at the University of Missouri Columbia. She has over twenty five years of experience in neuroscience nursing, is board certified by the American Association of Neuroscience Nurses, and certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner by the American Nurses Association. Janet is recognized as an Advanced Practice Nurse in the State of Missouri. Her special areas of interest are dementia, epilepsy, headaches and spasticity.
is certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner by the American Nurses Association. She completed her undergraduate studies at Ohio University and earned her Master’s Degree in Nursing from University of Nebraska.
She has accumulated over twenty years of medical experience within the Columbia area between Boone Hospital and Boone Clinic.