The diagnosis and treatment of a neurological disorder often involves the services of many physicians and staff working together as a team.
Our physicians are supported by the technology and high-level credentials you'd expect from a world-class facility. But they also offer compassion and personal care that is second to none.
Martha Jefferson’s Neuroscience Center provides a central location for your physicians to consult with each other as well as the other members of your team, which allows them to take advantage of added expertise and ensure that they develop a comprehensive coordinated treatment plan for you.
Our board-certified neurologists provide treatment for the complex neurological conditions that may be caused by injury or disease. We use the latest technology and treatments to diagnose and treat diverse, chronic and challenging problems involving the brain, spine and nervous system.
Alex Grunsfeld, MD, Neuroscience Center Medical Director
Alex Grunsfeld graduated from Rutgers University with Highest Honors. He attended Robert Wood Johnson Medical School (UMDNJ) and completed his residency in Neurology and a fellowship in NeuroCritical Care at the University of Virginia. He is board-certified in Neurology, NeuroCritical Care and Vascular Neurology. He is currently the director of the Martha Jefferson Stoke Center. His academic interests include disorders of consciousness, traumatic brain injury, status epilepticus and stroke. He lives in Charlottesville with his wife, Karen, and children Kylie and Jakey. His passions are hiking, backcountry camping, diving and Jiu Jitsu.
Rob Adams, MD
Robert Adams is a board-certified neurologist practicing general adult neurology with a particular interest in disorders of the peripheral nerves. He completed his medical training at the University of Virginia, including his internship and neurology residency, being the chief resident his last year. He completed fellowship training at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Mo. He lives in Albemarle County with his wife and two daughters and enjoys spending time with them, cycling, canoeing and doing other activities outdoors.
Jeremy Gill, MD
Originally from Reisterstown, Md., Jeremy Gill graduated from Lehigh University and completed his medical training at University of Maryland in Baltimore. He then went on to complete his internship, and residency in Neurology and a fellowship in Clinical Neurophysiology at University of Massachusetts Memorial Heath Center in Worcester, Mass. Jeremy Gill is a board-certified neurologist who specializes in seizure disorders and epilepsy as well as nerve and muscular disorders. His interests include epilepsy and epilepsy monitoring, seizures, non-epileptic convulsions and status epilepticus. He and his wife Margo have four young children with whom they spend much of their time.
Chris Scherer, MD
Chris Scherer attended St. Vincent College on an academic and sports scholarship. He graduated with highest honors. He attended Penn State Medical School in Hershey, Pa., and subsequently completed his internship at Wake Forest University Medical Center in Winston Salem, NC. He then completed residency in neurology at the University of Virginia. Following his residency, he completed a neuromuscular fellowship at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He had practiced in private practice in Roanoke, Va., for 12 years prior to joining Martha Jefferson Hospital in 2010. His interests are peripheral nerve and muscle disorders .
Chris Winter, MD
Christopher Winter is the Medical Director of the Sleep Medicine Center and has practiced sleep medicine and neurology in Charlottesville, Virginia, since 2004. He has been involved with sleep medicine and sleep research since 1993. Currently, his research deals with sleep and its effect on athletic performance. Dr. Winter is a graduate of the University of Virginia and received his medical degree from Emory University. He completed his Neurology residency at the University of Virginia and won a national American Academy of Neurology Teaching Award during his chief year. He completed his sleep medicine fellowship at the University of North Carolina. Dr. Winter is board-certified in both neurology and sleep medicine. He enjoys not only studying athletics, but is an avid triathlete himself.