The Banner Good Samaritan Stroke Team is made up of physicians, a nurse practitioner, a stroke coordinator, and nurses.
Physicians on our Stroke Team include:
- Jeremy Payne, MD, Medical Director
- Douglas Franz, MD
- Aleksander Tkach, MD
Douglas Franz, MD
Board certified in neurology, Dr. Franz participates in multiple national and international clinical trials related to stroke. His research interests include acute therapies for stroke and intracerebral hemorrhage. His academic interests lie in the medical education of students and residents.