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St. Luke’s Clinic – Neurology: Meridian, S. Eagle Rd., Suite 1237

Our providers offer comprehensive diagnosis and treatment for people ages 15 and older who need neurological care. A neurologist specializes in disorders of the nervous system, including brain, spinal cord, nerves, and muscles. This can include epilepsy, stroke, sleep disorders, multiple sclerosis, migraines, and movement disorders such as Parkinson’s disease.

Providers

  • Neurology

    Biography

    Stephen Asher, MD specializes in the diagnosis and management of neurological disorders. He has been involved with the neurosurgical management of disorders of movement (deep brain stimulation), as well as the use of botulinum toxin in various dystonias and spasticity. He has extensive experience in the management of Parkinson’s disease, both in medical treatment and in programming deep brain stimulation systems. 

    Dr. Asher is director of St. Luke's movement disorders program, a fellow in the American Academy of Neurology, and also serves as the medical director of the St. Luke’s Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders Center. He serves on several medical boards, and is a charter member of the Movement Disorder Society. He is the author of a number of peer-reviewed scientific papers and published essays.

    Dr. Asher earned his bachelor’s degree with highest honors from UCLA and his medical degree with distinction in research from the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. Between college and medical school, he was a fellow in biochemistry at St. Catherine’s College, Oxford. He served as an intern in internal medicine at Strong Memorial Hospital, followed by two years in the Public Health Service, then completed his residency in neurology at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). After residency and chief residency, he was an assistant professor of Neurology at UCSF, involved in clinical research and teaching.

    Availability

    Accepting new patients
  • Neurology

    Biography

    Martha A. Cline, MD has a special interest in caring for patients with multiple sclerosis, as well as general neurology. She strives to offer compassionate care.  

    Dr. Cline was a part time faculty member at Oregon Health Sciences University, where she taught neurology residents and fellows to perform nerve conduction studies and electromyography.  

    Availability

    Accepting new patients

Conditions

  • Epilepsy

    A common condition that causes repeated seizures.

  • Multiple Sclerosis

    A condition affecting the brain and spinal cord that impacts muscle control and strength, vision, balance, and more.

  • Stroke

    Stroke occurs when a blood vessel in the brain is blocked or bursts. Brain damage can begin within minutes, so act quickly.