Hrachya Hersesyan, M.D., Ph.D.

Hrachya Hersesyan, M.D., Ph.D

Dr. Nersesyan is graduated from Yerevan State Medical University (Armenia) in June 1993. He then completed neurosurgery residency at Burdenko Neurosurgery Institute in Moscow, Russia. From 2001 to 2004 Dr. Nersesyan was conducting an EFA and NIH funded bench research in functional neuroimaging and epilepsy at Yale University School of Medicine, and then completed a clinical fellowship in Functional and Stereotactic Neurosurgery (interventional management of movement disorders and pain) at the University of Illinois at Chicago in 2005.

Further expanding his interest in clinical neurology, Dr. Nersesyan then completed neurology residency training at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria in June 2009. Upon graduation from residency, he joined the Illinois Neurological Institute as a specialist in Headache and Chronic Pain.

Dr. Nersesyan has co-authored multiple publications in nationally recognized scientific and clinical Journals in the field of Neurosurgery and Neurology. In addition, he has been involved with presentations at the local and national level. He is a member of several professional associations and has received multiple awards.

Dr. Nersesyan joined the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria in 2008 after completing his residency here. he is currently a Clinical Assistant professor with the Department of Neurology, as well as an attending physician with the Illinois neurological institute and OSF Saint Francis Medical Center.

Doctorate of Medicine:
Yerevan State Medical University, Yerevan, Armenia

Neurosurgical Residency:
Burdenko Neurosurgery Institute, Moscow, Russia
Postdoctoral Research Fellowship at Yale University
American Epilepsy Foundation Personal Research Grant

Functional and Stereotactic Neurosurgery Clinical Fellowship:
University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL

Board Certification: ECFMG Certificate
Licensed to practice medicine in Illinois