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About Premier Neurosurgical Institute

Premier Neurosurgical Institute was founded in 2010 by Dr. Vidyadhar Chitale, a board certified neurosurgeon. The purpose of the Institute is to provide global attention to patients neurosurgical needs and to give patients a personalized experience. At Premier patients can receive an in office diagnostic evaluation with X-rays and MRI imaging all in the same visit. This shortens the time a patient goes without treatment and expeditiously takes decision making to the next level of therapeutic intervention, be it surgical or nonsurgical. In April 2013 Premier Ambulatory Surgical Center was opened to provide minimally invasive surgical treatment for a variety of cervical, lumbar, and peripheral nerve conditions.

Our Physicians

Vidyadhar Chitale, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Born in 1954 in a small village near Mumbai, Dr. Vidyadhar S. Chitale was exposed to the rural farm life until he graduated from high school at the age of 14. He has a deep understanding of rural life and has compassion for hard-working people. This understanding and compassion carries over into his medical practice and treatment of his patients. Read Vidyadhar Chitale’s full bio.

Alan Maloon, M.D., Board Certified Neurologist

Dr. Maloon graduated from the University of the Witwatersrand Johannesburg, South Africa. He did his residency and fellowship training at University of Massachusetts Medical Center in Worcester, MA. His special interests include dementia and disorders of aging, headache, and multiple sclerosis. He is married and has three children. Dr. Maloon is Certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. Read Alan Maloon’s full bio.

Quentin Jenkins, PA-C

Quentin Jenkins has been a board certified Physician’s Assistant for over 13 years. Prior to becoming a Physician’s Assistant, Quentin worked in the operating rooms as a surgical tech for 15 years. For six of those years he was the first assistant to a neurosurgeon during surgical procedures. Read Quentin Jenkins’ full bio.

Kristen Coleman, NP-C

Kristen Coleman is a board certified Nurse Practitioner that works alongside Dr. Chitale.¬†She has worked primarily in the neurosurgical, cardiovascular and general surgery settings and began working with Dr. Chitale in 2016. She is involved in the entire continuum of care of Dr. Chitale patients and you will see her in the office, the operating room and the hospital. Read Kristen Coleman’s fill bio.

Premier Neurosurgical Institute’s Team


Vernon Spellman
Practice Administrator
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Vernon Spellman Jr.
Operations Manager

Erica Henderson, RN, BSN
ASC Manager
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Alex M. Smith, Esq.
Legal Department Manager
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Emily Bowen
Marketing Director

Wendy Myers
Office Manager

Roderick Ball
Billing Manager

Stephanie Okpani
Administrative Assistant/HR

Katie Marschka
Marketing Representative

Samantha Montague
Marketing Representative
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Karen Babar
Legal Department Assistant

Aracelis Delgado
Lien Coordinator
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Debbie Jones
Lien Coordinator

Taundra Dunbar, RN
Assistant ASC Manager

Kennedy Muhoro
Certified Surgical Technician

Brittany Kovel
Medical Records

Jessica Smith
Medical Assistant

Lori Meyers
MRI Technologist

Frances Pelham
MRI Technologist

Jessica Hugg
Front Office Supervisor

Tara Janos
ASC Front Office Coordinator

Meagan Cash
Front Office Administration

Beth Serio
Front Office Administration

Elise Stafford
Front Office Administration

Jessica Rodgers
Front Office Administration

Susan Laden
Billing Coordinator

Brooke Thompson
Billing Coordinator

Tahirah Belcher
Billing Coordinator