News and Events


  Mpls. St. Paul Magazine released its 2019 edition of “Top Doctors in the Twin Cities.”  Physicians named to the list were nominated by their peers and evaluated on various factors, including professional achievement, extensive research and disciplinary history. Congratulations to each of our neurologists named to this year's list! Irfan Altafullah, M.D. – MCN, Read More →

MCN Welcomes Dr. Matthew Ostrander!

We are pleased to welcome Matthew Ostrander, M.D. to our Golden Valley office, where he provides general adult neurology, in addition to specializing in stroke services. He also provides acute neurology care at Maple Grove Hospital and North Memorial Medical Center. Dr. Ostrander completed his medical degree and internal medicine internship at the University of Minnesota.  He completed his neurology Read More →

2018 MCN Employee Recognition Event

"MCN’s Got Talent” was the theme for the 2018 Employee Recognition Event on October 11th.  MCN employees entertained us with their talents, lots of laughs were had by MCN Admin's "Minute to Win It" games, and 29 employees were honored for reaching service milestones.  A special congratulations goes out to Dr. Idelkope, and EMG Techs, Sharon Read More →

2018 Employee Recognition Award Recipient Announced

Congratulations to Kristin Helling,EMG Technologist!  She was named the recipient of the 2018 Minneapolis Clinic of Neurology Employee Recognition Award at MCN’s employee recognition event on October 11th!  This award is presented to one employee each year who does an exceptional job of advancing MCN’s mission and demonstrating our core values. He/she is one who routinely Read More →

MCN Welcomes Dr. Raluca Banica-Wolters!

We are pleased to welcome Raluca Banica-Wolters, M.D.!  Dr. Banica-Wolters provides general adult neurology services, in addition to specializing in epilepsy and seizure disorder management, at our Edina office, and acute neurology care at Fairview Southdale Hospital.  We are pleased to welcome her to our team!

MCN Welcomes Dr. Aboubaker Sharaf!

We are pleased to welcome Aboubaker Sharaf, M.D.  Dr. Sharaf provides general adult neurology services at our Maple Grove office and acute care at Maple Grove Hospital and North Memorial Medical Center.  We are pleased to welcome him to our team!

Welcome Dr. Anthony Odland, Neuropsychologist (Adult Patient Population)

Minneapolis Clinic of Neurology is pleased to welcome neuropsychologist, Anthony Odland, Ph.D., L.P., ABPP, to our Burnsville, Edina and Golden Valley clinics.  Dr. Odland works with adult and older adult populations, and specializes in neuropsychological assessment of seizure disorders and epilepsy, traumatic brain injury and concussion, mild cognitive impairment and dementia, and cognitive/behavioral effects of Read More →

Golden Valley Road Bridge Over Bassett Creek Closed June 4 – August 31

Golden Valley Road Bridge (Co. Rd. 66) over Bassett Creek will be closed for bridge replacement work June 4 until August 31, 2018.  People coming to Minneapolis Clinic of Neurology from the west will not be impacted by the closure.  However, we advise people coming from the east to check their planned route and consider Read More →

April is Occupational Therapy Month!

The Occupational Therapists at MCN provide treatments to address physical, visual, or cognitive problems due to a neurological condition that impacts a person’s ability to perform daily living tasks.  Occupational Therapy interventions focus on adapting the environment, modifying the task, teaching the skill, and educating the patient/family in order to increase participation and performance of Read More →

Drs. Cornelius, Kelly-Williams and Veen are named to Mpls. St. Paul Magazine’s Rising Stars List

Congratulations to Dr. Jason Cornelius, Dr. Kristen Kelly-Williams and Dr. Lyla Veen for being named to this year’s Mpls. St. Paul Magazine’s Top Doctors Rising Star list.  “Rising Stars” have been practicing 10 years or less and have been recognized by their peers as being trail blazers in their area of expertise.  Congratulations on being Read More →