MidState Medical Center Offers Advanced
Neuroscience in Central Connecticut

For patients who live in and around Meriden, Connecticut, the Neuroscience Center at MidState Medical Center provides the entire continuum of care. The Neuroscience Center provides inpatient and acute care, long-term care, outpatient services, preventive care, as well as education to the general public and others in the medical community.

As part of the Neuroscience Center, MidState Medical Center's highly regarded stroke program has earned the Joint Commissions' Gold Seal of Approval, as well as recognition from the Connecticut Department of Public Health. These distinctions demonstrate that the stroke team at MidState's Neuroscience Center has put forth exceptional efforts to ensure that stroke patients receive the highest quality, evidenced-based care. In stroke care, "time is brain." So having expert care close by can be critical. Since its inception, the stroke program at MidState Medical Center's Neuroscience Center has grown tremendously, by offering timely and outstanding care, based on several measures of quality, to patients throughout central Connecticut.

The MidState Neuroscience Center also includes MidState's Sleep Care Center and Balance & Hearing Institute. The Sleep Care Center offers state-of-the-art technology for the diagnosis and treatment of various sleep disorders including sleep apnea, insomnia, sleepwalking and narcolepsy. The Balance & Hearing Institute focuses on treating patients who experience dizziness or other symptoms that impair their balance. Patients living in central Connecticut know they can find convenient, expert care for these conditions closer to home, right here at MidState's Neuroscience Center.

Offering several integrated programs of excellence in neurology, MidState's Neuroscience Center includes services for the treatment of:

The MidState Neuroscience Center is staffed with a multidisciplinary team of physicians, nurses and support staff. Each member of our neurology team is dedicated to providing you with the highest standards of care that are aligned with evidenced-based practices.

The MidState Neuroscience Center is located in Suite 221 at the Hospital's main campus on Lewis Avenue, Meriden, CT. Patients with general neurology and neuro-oncology needs can schedule appointments by calling 203.694.8550.

Meet Our Physicians

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Hamid R. Sami, MD

Office Location:

  • 455 Lewis Ave
  • Suite 202
  • Meriden, CT 06451

Languages Spoken:

  • English, Spanish

Year Began Practicing:

  • 2005 (6 years)

Gender:

  • Male

Specialty:

  • Neurology, Neuromuscular Medicine, Vascular Neurology

Medical conditions, procedures, and areas of interest treated:

  • Anti-Aging
  • Botulinum Toxin (BOTOX Injection)
  • EEG
  • Electromyography (EMG)
  • Longevity
  • Medical Informatics
  • Nerve Conduction Studies

Education/Training:

  • Medical School: Mashad University
  • Internship: University of Oklahoma Hospital
  • Residency: University of Oklahoma Hospital
Justin T. Montayne, MD

Office Location:

  • 435 Lewis Ave
  • Suite 221
  • Meriden, CT 06451

Languages Spoken:

  • English

Year Began Practicing:

  • 2007 (4 years)

Gender:

  • Male

Specialty:

  • Neurology, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Medical conditions, procedures, and areas of interest treated:

  • General Adult Neurology
  • Headaches
  • Neuromuscular Disorders
  • Epilepsy

Education/Training:

  • Medical School: Albany Medical College
  • Internship: Albany Medical Center Hospital
  • Residency: Albany Medical Center Hospital
Brett T. Volpe, MD

Office Location:

  • Sleepcare Center at MidState Medical Center
  • 61 Pomeroy Avenue
  • Meriden, CT 06450

Languages Spoken:

  • English, Spanish

Year Began Practicing:

  • 1990 (21 years)

Gender:

  • Male

Specialty:

  • Sleep Medicine

Medical conditions, procedures, and areas of interest treated:

  • Advanced Sleep Phase Syndrome
  • Behavioral Sleep Medicine
  • Control Of Respiration During Sleep
  • Delayed Sleep Phase Syndrome
  • Excessive Daytime Sleepiness
  • MSLT (Sleep Disorders)
  • MSLT (Sleep Studies)
  • Multiple Sleep Latency Test/MSLT
  • Obstructive Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep & Snoring Disorders
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disordered Breathing
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sleep Disorders in Children
  • Sleep Medicine
  • Sleep Walking

Education/Training:

  • Medical School: University of Connecticut School of Medicine
  • Internship: Baystate Medical Center
  • Residency: Baystate Medical Center