Meet Our Doctors
Our physicians use the latest data and advanced therapies available to diagnose and treat patients with individualized care plans. We know the prospect of dealing with a brain or neurologic disorder can be frightening and overwhelming. We will work with you to help improve the quality of your life.
Kenneth Pugar, DO
Dr. Pugar is the founder and President of Dayton Center for Neurological Disorders. He is a nationally recognized neurologist who has helped develop DCND into one of the largest private neurology practices in Ohio.
Timothy Schoonover, DO
Dr. Schoonover is a senior partner and Vice President of Clinical Quality at DCND. He is also the Medical Director of stroke programs at Grandview, Southview, Kettering, Sycamore, Good Samaritan, Greene and Soin hospitals.
Petre Udrea, MD
Dr. Udrea has been with Dayton Center for Neurological Disorders since 1999. He has a special interest in treating movement disorders and stroke. He obtained both of his degrees at Wright State University in Dayton, OH.
James Beegan, MD
Dr. Beegan joined DCND in 2001. He’s always had a drive to help patients facing disabling illnesses and has dedicated his career to them. He has years of experience in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.
Ryan Maenpa, MD
Dr. Maenpa has been a physiatrist with DCND since 2006. He has helped people with neurological conditions live better lives from the start of his career through rehabilitation & physical medicine.
Michelle Noel, DO
Dr. Noel joined DCND in 2010. She enjoys all neurology but has a special interest in sleep medicine. Dr. Noel believes by fixing sleep issues, you can address a lot of other health problems.
Megan Mackenzie, DO
Dr. Mackenzie joined DCND in 2015. She has a particular interest in treating women who suffer from neurological disorders while they’re pregnant and patients with headaches. She says neurology gives her the opportunity to be a lifelong learner while helping people.
Jon Durrani, DO
Dr. Durrani joined DCND in 2017. He loves the challenge of neurology and the meaningful changes he gets to help make in his patient’s lives. Dr. Durrani originally trained to be a neurosurgeon but changed course to neurology.
K. Douglas Pugar, DO
Dr. Pugar joined DCND in 2017. He has a special interest in treating patients with dementia, stroke, headaches, and concussions. He has always liked the puzzle aspect of neurology and enjoys helping patients come up with solutions. He is also the neurology residency program director.
Drew Dula, DO
Dr. Dula joined DCND in 2018 with a particular interest in headache and MS treatment. He focuses his practice to improve the quality of life of his patients. He is currently the assistant director for the neurology residency program.
Derek Menkedick, DO
Dr. Menkedick joined DCND in 2020. He has a special interest in treating MS and headaches. From a young age he’s had the goal of helping people.
Sara Ramquist, DO
Dr. Ramquist has been with DCND since 2021. She has a special interest in general neurology as well as headache and osteopathic manipulative medicine. She says her patients are the best part of her job!
Nicole Alexander, DO
Dr. Alexander has been with DCND since 2021. Philanthropy and service has always been a big part of her life. She has a special interest in treating MS, headache, stroke, & movement disorders.
Taylor Kabacinski, DO
Dr. Kabacinski is a neurologist at DCND with a specialty in epilepsy. She enjoys building relationships with patients in order to find the best treatments to improve their quality of life when diagnosed with a neurological condition.