Meet the Doctors


Neurology Credentials

Specialty:      Neurology
Address:     3290 N. Ridge Rd. Suite 240
City:     Ellicott City
State:      MD
ZIP:      21043

Dr. Babkes completed his training in neurology at Mt. Sinai Medical Center in New York City, where he served as Chief Resident. He was fortunate to have trained under world renowned neurologists.
Dr. Morris Bender ( and Dr. Melvin Yahr (, and he gratefully acknowledges their influence on his career.

Board Certified and Experienced:
Dr. Babkes is Board Certified in Neurology, and has many years experience as a full-time clinical neurologist.

Academic Affiliation:
For over 25 years, Dr. Babkes has held a part - time academic appointment as Instructor in Neurology at Johns Hopkins Hospital, one of the top hospitals in the U.S. (http://
He is also affiliated with Howard County General Hospital in Columbia, MD.
Dr. Babkes is a member of the American Academy of Neurology.

Dr. Babkes has served as a disability consultant to the federal government and to the Social Security Administration.

Patient Care:
From thank you notes over the years, patients and their families have characterized Dr. Babkes as:

“...brilliant – he diagnosed me, after years of trying to find answers...” (SP).
“...the kindest, most caring doctor I have ever had” (RP).
“I would follow him to the ends of the earth – he’s the best!” (SG).
“Thank you for saving my father’s life and giving him 20 wonderful years” (CR).

Undergraduate Education:

Harvard University, Cambridge, MA.

A.B. magna cum laude, in Cognitive Neuroscience

Medical Degree: M.D.

Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago

Residency in Neurology:

University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore, Maryland.                                                                                  

Dr. Reaven served as a Chief Resident, and was named Resident of the Year.

Trained by world class neuroscientists, Dr. Reaven is one of the highest rated adult neurologists in practice in Howard County, Maryland. She is affiliated with Howard County General Hospital.

She has been certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology.

Member, The American Academy of Neurology



Undergraduate Education:

Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN

Bachelor of Science, with distinction

Molecular and Cellular Biology

Chancellor’s Scholarship Award

Medical Degree: M.D.

University of North Carolina School of Medicine Chapel Hill, NC

Board of Governors Award

Residency in Neurology:

University of Kentucky – Albert B. Chandler Medical Center Lexington, KY

Dr. Courtney is a board certified adult neurologist with experience in both outpatient and

hospital settings.

Member of the American Academy of Neurology.