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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.

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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.

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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.

Misty White, ANP-C

Misty White has been in the medical field for almost 25 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 an 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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Samta Bhakta

Samta Bhakta MSN, RN, ANP-BC is a board-certified Nurse Practitioner who has been in the medical field for over 25 years.  She completed her Bachelor of Science in Nursing at the University of New Mexico in 1997.  As a registered nurse, she primarily worked in the Post Anesthesia Care Unit and multiple ICU specialty units.  She earned her Master of Science in Nursing at University of California Los Angeles in 2007.  Prior to joining the practice, she worked as a nurse practitioner in various specialties such as family practice, nephrology, as well as pain management.

Mark Jularbal

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.

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Natalie Miller Blackmon

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Natalie Miller Blackmon MSN, RN, AGNP-BC is a board-certified Nurse Practitioner.  She earned an Associates of Nursing Science in 2004 from Columbia College and Bachelor of Science in Nursing from West Virginia University in 2012. She enjoyed nine fulfilling years at the bedside in various specialties including CT ICU, SI/Trauma/Neuro ICU, and Interventional Radiology. She then obtained a Master of Science in Nursing from Duke University in 2015 and holds a national certification with the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) as a Adult Geriatric Nurse Practitioner.  


Prior to joining the practice, Natalie worked at Duke Health as a nurse practitioner and specialized in interventional pain management. She remains interested in interventional procedures and neuromodulation.  Her philosophy is to approach each patient individually and treat them as though they were one of her own family members. She strives to develop a mutually trusting relationship with each patient and recognizes the importance of listening and truly understanding how the pain impacts their lives.  Outside of work, Natalie enjoys being a wife, mother to three girls, 3 dogs and church. She has varied interests and hobbies including gardening, dance mom, live music and cheering on her favorite teams, Steelers, Mountaineers and Blue Devils!

Meredith Tschoke

Meredith started her nursing career at Wake Med Raleigh on an intermediate neurology floor.  While there, she cared for stroke patients as well as post neck/back surgeries.  She also spent several years on a heart failure floor.


She graduated with her master’s degree from UNC Chapel Hill in 2017.  She then worked in the palliative care field for 5 years caring for mostly geriatric patients in their homes or facilities.  
Her objective is to treat each person individually by developing a mutual relationship based on trust.  She strives to achieve these relationships with her patients and families.  


She has been married to her husband since 1989.  They have 3 children, 5 grandchildren and 2 German shepherds. 

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Anmol Clairmont

Anmol Clairmont was born and raised in India and moved to the United States at age 17. She became a Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Scholar and graduated from Montana State University, where she obtained her undergraduate degree in Cell Biology and Neuroscience. She excelled in research and was a Student Chemist Research Assistant through the Montana Space Grant Consortium. She volunteered in several missions and outreach programs to Ukraine, Brazil and Nepal, where she found a deep passion for helping people overcome their pain, suffering, and limitations. She went on to obtain her Physician Assistant Degree from Bethel University in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Her international exposure and unique experience allow her to relate with a diverse and varied population. She is easy to interact with and is intentional about taking care of her patients, where they feel heard, understood, and made to feel like they are more than just their pain.

Amanda Lewis

Amanda Lewis MSN, APRN, FNP is a board-certified nurse practitioner. She has been in the medical field for more than 20 years. She has worked in various specialties including trauma and burn care. She most recently spent the last 4 years in family medicine in her home state of Ohio. She is a member of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP).

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Ko Kim

Ko Kim is a board-certified Family Nurse Practitioner. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing at Hawaii Pacific University. She was in Endoscopy at Duke Health and Perioperative settings, including First Assist, Pre-op, OR circulator, and PACU, for 8 years as RN. She obtained her Master of Science in Nursing at Walden University. She is a member and holds national certifications with the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) and American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) as Family Nurse Practitioner.


She loves learning and has a deep passion for providing education; she also has a Bachelor of Arts in Early Child Education. She is continuing her education in a doctoral program at Walden University to further build knowledge, insights, and leadership striving to improve patient health outcomes.


Outside the office, she loves to spend time with her husband, son, and pocket bully. She loves traveling, sports, photography, and exploring new food and learning about culture.

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