Welcome to the Neurology and Ophthalmology Clinic! We are delighted to welcome you as a patient to our Clinic. Here at the Michigan State University Neurology and Ophthalmology Clinic we specialize, treat and assist patients in a variety of ways.


Historically, the Department was formally initiated on July 1, 2000 by the Michigan State University’s Board of Trustees. It is the first jointly administered Clinical Department (Colleges of Osteopathic and Human Medicine) created at MSU since 1975.


Faculty & Staff Highlights

Syed Hussain
Syed Hussain, Assistant Professor and Medical Director of Sparrow Hospital Advanced Comprehensive Stroke Center

The Sparrow Stroke Center, in collaboration with Michigan State University, has achieved recognition as the first facility in Michigan...Read more.

Mounzer Kassab
Mounzer Kassab, Associate Professor and Medical Director of the Epilepsy Monitoring Unit at Sparrow Health Systems

Dr. Kassab was interviewed by WLNS TV6 regarding the expansion of the Epilepsy Monitoring Unit at Sparrow Health Systems...Read more about this interview.


More Faculty & Staff Highlights




Conference Offerings

MSU' s Department of Neurology and Ophthalmology offers a variety of conferences and seminars throughout the year.

Sparrow Neuroscience Center Update:

By the Fall of 2013, the new Sparrow Hospital Neuroscience Center will be completed.  This comprehensive patient-centered facility will bring together our leading-edge William & Claire Dart Stroke Center, Neuro-Interventional Unit, Neuro Trauma ICU, Epilepsy Monitoring Unit, Neurophysiology Unit and Neuro-Oncology Services, as well as a support for patients and their families on the top two floors of the Sparrow Tower.  (

For a brief glimpse at the construction process of this major project, along with an overview of what the center will mean to the community, please click on the following link:


Welcome to Michigan State University's Department of Neurology and Ophthalmology’s Web Page!

David Kaufman, D.O.We are delighted to share with you that which our Department has to offer.

Enclosed in the website are insights into our neurology and neuro-ophthalmology clinics, our clinical and research faculty, descriptions of our research portfolio as well as a review of our education and outreach programs.

For a complete department outline - please click here.

Please feel free to contact me directly if there is anything specific I can do to be of assistance to you that is not outlined within our web page. You can reach me at 517-353-8122  or by e-mail:

Once again, welcome to the Department of Neurology and Ophthalmology!

David Kaufman, D.O.
Department of Neurology and Ophthalmology
Michigan State University

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