Dr. Kerasidis received his bachelor of science degree in zoology at George Washington University in 1981. He completed a master of science degree in human physiology at Georgetown University in 1982. He was awarded his doctor of medicine from Georgetown University where he also completed his internship and neurology residency.
In 1991, Dr. Kerasidis was granted a fellowship in clinical neuro-physiology at Georgetown University. His training included clinical experience in epilepsy, involving evaluation of medically refractory seizures for potential surgical intervention, intraoperative electrodiagnostic mornitoring, evoked potentials, topographical mapping, EMG and the diagnosis and treatment of sleep disorders.
Dr. Kerasidis has been a member of the Calvert Memorial Hospital Medical Staff since 1992. He has been the Director of Calvert Memorial Hospital's Sleep Disorders Center since 1993, and Director of the Stroke Center since 2007, and the Director of the Center for Neuroscience since it began in 2010.
In 1990, Dr. Kerasidis received the Hugh H. Hussey Award for excellence in teaching. He has held teaching appointments at Georgetown University School of Medicine, Georgetown School of Nursing and Georgetown University. He is a member of the American Medical Association, the American Academy of Neurology, the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, and the International Headache Society.
Dr. Kerasidis is board certified in neurology by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, and is certified by the American Board of Sleep Disorders. He has been published in several medical journals including Neuroscience Abstracts, Experimental Neurology, Journal of Neuroscience Method, and has presented abstracts to the American Association of Neurologists and the Frank B. Walsh Society.
Dr. Kerasidis is on the medical staff at Calvert Memorial Hospital.
Gabriella Reed received her Associate of Science in Nursing in December 2010 from College of Southern Maryland. She began her career as a Nurse Case Manager/Delegating Nurse for pediatric and adult patients with developmental disabilities. Over the next five years she taught CNA and CMT courses, assisted in Quality Assurance for Registered Nurses in the community and continued pursuing her education and obtained her Bachelors of Science in Nursing in May 2014 from University of Phoenix. Over the next two years she continued working as a Registered Nurse in pediatric neurologic rehabilitation and in the emergency room while obtaining her Masters of Science in Nursing in October 2016 from Simmons College of Boston. Ms. Reed began her Nurse Practitioner career at Chesapeake Neurology, and has been clinically trained by Dr. Kerasidis. She has a special interest in strokes and Attention-Deficit Disorder in pediatric patients. In 2016, she was granted the Daisy Team Award, and is also PALS and ACLS certified through the American Heart Association. She is a Nationally Certified Family Nurse Practitioner through the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP).
Danielle Anderson is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor. She received her M.S. in Counseling Psychology from Loyola University Maryland in 2013, and her B.A. in Psychology from James Madison University in 2011. As part of the staff at Chesapeake Neurology Associates, Ms. Anderson provides outpatient therapy to adults, families, adolescents, and children using various treatment modalities. Ms. Anderson’s clinical interests include treatment for depression and anxiety, stress management, anger management, adjustment issues, self-esteem, social skills, and divorce and separation.
Alexandria Rigby is an LCSW-C, or a Licensed Certified Social Worker – Clinical. She received her BSW at Salisbury University, her MSW at Catholic University of America in 2016, and has had her independent license since 2018. Alex has experience working with adults, adolescents, and children, though is specifically trained with adolescent girls ages eight to eighteen. These relationships are based on an individual practice setting, though a family approach is always in mind. She has a certificate in Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, which is the approach most often used with her clients but still has experience with Family Structural, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and various other theoretical approaches. Understanding emotional clinical needs stemming between physiological and psychological conditions, empowerment and compassion are main components facilitated in session in order to achieve mental wellness.