Meet Our Providers
Dr. Nailesh D. Dave, MD
Dr. Nailesh Dave was born and raised in India. He graduated from the Medical College at Gujarat University in 1990. He completed his Neurology Residency at the University of North Carolina Hospitals in North Carolina from 1995 through 1998. He then finished a fellowship in neuro-rehabilitation at Southern Illinois of Medicine from 1998 through 1999. He is board certified in Neurology by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and board certified in Pain Medicine by the American Academy of Pain Medicine. He founded Neurology and Pain Management Center, PLLC in February 2005. He is one of the few Neurologists who provide pain management and neurological services as well as treatment of sleep disorders for the surrounding counties. Dr. Dave has been practicing Neurology and Pain Management in this area since 1999.
Dr. Dave is a member of the North Carolina Medical Society, American Academy of Neurology, America Academy of Pain Management, American Academy of Sleep Medicine, and the International Spine Intervention Society.
Dr. Dave and his wife have been married since 1990 and have three children. Dr. Dave enjoys reading, community service & traveling.
Meena Dave, PA-C
Meena Dave is a certified Physician Assistant and the Administrator of Neurology & Pain Management Center. Mrs. Dave graduated from Touro College Physician Assistant Program in New York in 1989 and completed her Post Graduate Surgical Residency Program at Montefiore Medical Center. Mrs. Dave was certified by the National Commission of Physician Assistants in 1990. She has worked in many clinical settings, including Emergency Medicine, Urgent Care, and Sickle Cell Management, and has a vast experience as a Surgical Physician Assistant in Cardiac Surgery. She is a member of the NC Association of Physician's Assistants and a member of the American Academy of Physician’s Assistants.
Neema Dave, PA-C
Neema Dave was born in Queens, NY and raised in Cary, NC. She got her B.S. in Health Education and Promotion from East Carolina University in 2014. After graduating from ECU, she pursued her education and graduated from Methodist University Physician Assistant Program in 2017. She is certified by the National Commission of Physician Assistants, and is a member of the North Carolina Academy of Physician Assistants and the American Academy of Physician Assistants.
Bianca Goo, PA-C
Bianca Goo is a graduate of the Methodist University Physician Assistant Program. She is certified by the National Commission of Physician Assistants and is a member of the North Carolina Academy of Physician Assistants and the American Academy of Physician Assistants.
David Paulson, PA-C
Certified by the National Commission of Physicians Assistants in 1975. David Paulson has worked in internal medicine for over thirty-five years. He graduated from the University of Mississippi Medical Center Physician Assistant Program in 1974. David served over twenty-two years in the Armed Forces. He retired from the U.S. Army in 1993. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Physician Assistants, Member of North Carolina Association of Physicians Assistants, Past President of the Society of Army Physicians Assistants, Life Member of SAPA, and a member of the SAPA Hall of Fame.
Alan Wagner served over 20 years in the U.S. Army before retiring. He served as a medic before being accepted and graduating from the Interservice Physician Program in January 2009. While in the Army He deployed to both Iraq and Afghanistan. He has experience in Family medicine, Emergency medicine, Critical care medicine and sports medicine. His last job before retiring from the Army was training special operations medics and teaching trauma medicine and wilderness medicine overseas. He is a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants, a lifetime member of Dustoff Association and a member of the special operations medicine association. He is certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA).
Misty White, ANP-C
Misty White has been in the medical field for almost 20 years. She earned her Bachelor of Integrated Studies in Occupational Safety and Health at Murray State University and her Master of Science in Nursing in Adult Gerontology Nurse Practitioner at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee. She is board certified as a AGNP. She spent several years at Vanderbilt University Medical Center working in the Medical ICU. She also gained experience at Cape Fear Valley Medical Center as a Charge Nurse on a Neurology, Orthopedic, and Surgical unit for nearly 5 years. She is a member of American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP).
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Emily Self was born and raised outside of Charlotte, NC in Gaston County. In 2013 she received her Bachelor’s Degree of Science in Biology with a minor in Chemistry at Belmont Abbey College in Belmont, NC where she also played collegiate softball for four years in the NCAA as a pitcher. Ms. Self then went to Philippi, WV to complete her Master’s Degree in Physician Assistant Studies at Alderson-Broaddus University where she graduated with honors as a part of the National Honors Society for Physician Assistants in 2015. Prior to joining the practice, Ms. Self’s career experience has been in cardiovascular medicine from 2016 until she joined the practice in 2019.
Mrs. Grossman has been a nurse for over 15 years. She started her nursing career as a LPN at Martin Army Community Hospital working on a med/surg/ortho/pediatric floor. She completed her RN ADN in 2010, where she transitioned to the operating room gaining experience with several surgical specialties to include spine and orthopedic surgeries. She continued her education completing her BSN from Columbus State University in 2013. She then furthered her education obtaining a MSN in Nursing Education in 2015, and then a MSN in Family Nurse Practitioner in 2017, where she was inducted into Sigma Theta Tau a nursing honor society. She is certified through ANCC - American Nurses Credentialing Center. Prior to joining our practice she spent 2 years in Fort Walton Beach, Florida working orthopedic trauma for the Houston orthopedic clinic.
Mark Jularbal is board certified as a Nurse Practitioner. He completed his Bachelor of Science in Nursing at Queens University of Charlotte in 2010. Prior to becoming a Nurse Practitioner, Mark worked as an RN in various specialties including the medical intensive care unit and the emergency department.
In December 2018, he received his Master of Science in Nursing from Duke University and holds a national certification with the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) as a family nurse practitioner. Mark’s experience has been in orthopedic surgery before joining the practice.
Pooja Parmar was born and raised in Raleigh, NC. She received her
Bachelor of Science in Biology from the University of North Carolina -
Chapel Hill. After working for several years as a clinical research
coordinator at both UNC-CH and Duke Department of Psychiatry, she
completed her Masters of Health Sciences in Physician Assistant
Studies at Duke University - School of Medicine. She is certified by
the National Commission of Physician Assistants and is a member of the
North Carolina Academy of Physician Assistants and the American
Academy of Physician Assistants.
Mrs. Alexandra (Ali) Elios was born and raised in sunny south Florida. She completed her Bachelor's degree in Biology, graduating Magna Cum Lade. She then went on to attend Nova Southeastern University where she graduated with honors with a Masters in Medical Science in 2014. Since graduation, she has worked in the field of Endocrinology, Cardiology, Dermatology and Pain Management. She is certified by the National Commission of Physician Assistants and a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants.