Neurology Clinic | Neuroscience Institute

Address:
Valley Professional Center
3915 Talbot Rd S, Suite 104
Renton, WA 98055
Phone: 425.656.5566 or 1.888.686.4964
Fax: 425.656.5567
Hours:

Mon—Fri, 8:00AM – 5:00 PM
Closed 11:45 AM – 12:45 PM for lunch
Closed major holidays

 

The Neurology Clinic at The Neuroscience Institute features practitioners and high-level technology with the goal of diagnosing and treating multiple neurological conditions affecting the brain and spinal cord, and other systemic disorders or diseases that may affect central nervous system functioning. Conditions may include brain injury, stroke, epilepsy/ seizure disorders, Alzheimer’s Disease, Parkinson’s Disease, multiple sclerosis and headache.

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  • Erica Brandling-Bennett, PhD

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    Specialties

    • Primary: Neuro-psychology
    • Secondary: Neurology, Epilepsy

    Languages Spoken

    • Primary: English

    Locations

    Neurology Clinic | Neuroscience Institute
    Valley Professional Center
    3915 Talbot Rd S, Suite 104
    Renton, WA, 98055
    Phone: 425.656.5566
    Fax: 425.656.5567

    Biography

    Erica M. Brandling-Bennett, PhD, ABPP, completed her BA in psychology and neuroscience at Dartmouth College. She received her PhD in clinical psychology from Washington University in St. Louis, which included an internship in clinical psychology at the University of Illinois, Chicago in the Department of Psychiatry. She then completed a postdoctoral fellowship in clinical neuropsychology at the UCLA Semel Institute and Resnick Neuropsychiatric Hospital, where she specialized in neuropsychological evaluations of patients with epilepsy and served as Chief Fellow of the UCLA Medical Psychology Assessment Center. She is board certified in clinical neuropsychology. She conducts neuropsychological evaluations, which involve the evaluation of cognitive, behavioral, and emotional functioning, in patients with a variety of neurological conditions, including seizures, brain tumors, strokes, traumatic brain injury, and dementia.

    Other Info

    Gender: Female
    Board Certified: Yes
    Affiliation: Valley Medical Group Providers
  • Sophia Cheng, MD

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    Specialties

    • Primary: Neurology

    Languages Spoken

    • Primary: English
    • Secondary: Chinese

    Locations

    Neurology Clinic | Neuroscience Institute
    3915 Talbot Road South, Suite 104
    Renton, WA, 98055
    Phone: 425.656.5566
    Fax: 425.656.5567

    Biography

    Dr. Sophia Cheng graduated from Shanghai Medical College, Fudan Undiversity with additional medical research training and faculty positions at University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Baylor College of Medicine and University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. She completed her residency in Neurology at Louisiana State University Health Science Center in Shreveport and further fellowship in Neurophysiology at University of Texas Medical School in Houston. Before joining the Valley Medical Center, she was in private practice in Ohio. 

    Other Interests

    Dr. Sophia Cheng is board certified in neurology and psychiatry. She practices all aspects of general neurology medicine, with special interests in dementia, stroke, Parkinson’s Disease, epilepsy, neuropathy and neuromuscular disease.  

    In her spare time she likes traveling, cooking, music and spending time with her family.

    Other Info

    Gender: Female
    Board Certified: Yes
    Affiliation: Valley Medical Group Providers
  • Baburaj Thankappan, MD

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    Specialties

    • Primary: Neurology

    Languages Spoken

    • Primary: English
    • Secondary: Hindi

    Locations

    Neuroscience Institute
    3915 Talbot Road South
    Renton, WA, 98055
    Phone: 425.656.5566
    Fax: 425.656.5567

    Biography

    Baburaj Thankappan, M.D is board certified in neurology, clinical neurophysiology and sleep medicine. He is a member of American Academy of Neurology, American Epilepsy Society, American Medical Association and American Academy of Sleep Medicine.

    After graduating from University of Kerala, India, he completed an internal medicine residency. He did further training in internal medicine in the United Kingdom and is a member of the college of physicians, M.R.C.P (U.K). He then completed residency in Neurology from Wayne state University, Michigan and fellowship in Clinical Neurophysiology/Epilepsy from Cleveland Clinic.

    Other Interests

    He practices general neurology with focus on epilepsy, long term EEG monitoring and evoked potentials. His clinical interests also include sleep medicine.

    Other Info

    Gender: Male
    Board Certified: Yes
    Affiliation: Valley Medical Group Providers
  • Yahua Yu, MD

    Yahua Yu

    Specialties

    • Primary: Neurology
    • Secondary: Headaches, Epilepsy, Stroke Management

    Languages Spoken

    • Primary: English
    • Secondary: Chinese, English, Mandarin

    Locations

    Neurology Clinic | Neuroscience Institute
    3915 Talbot Rd S, Suite 104
    Renton, WA, 98055
    Phone: 425.656.5566
    Fax: 425.656.5567

    Biography

    Yahua Yu, MD, is a board certified general Neurologist.  She completed her residency in Neurology at the University of Washington in 2002 and has been an active member of the American Academy of Neurology since.  She graduated from Tongji Medical University in Wuhan, Hubei, China.

    Dr. Yu practices the entire range of Neurology and has professional interests in Clinical Neurophysiology (EEG, EMG), treatment of headaches, seizures, neuropathy, Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson's disease, dementia, and stroke care.

    She enjoys music and travel and spending time with her two kids and family.

    Other Info

    Gender: Female
    Board Certified: Yes
    Affiliation: Valley Medical Group Providers