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Dimitrios (Jim) Manou, M.D.Manou Picture

Hometown:  Rochester, New York
Medical School: University of Rochester
Neurology Residency: University of Rochester, Rochester, NY

Jim is a PGY-5 Vascular Neurology Fellow. He was born and raised in the Rochester area and stayed in the region for the majority of his schooling and training, where he completed his neurology residency. He is married with two children, a 3-year-old son named Braden and a newborn daughter named Brynn. He enjoys being a father and watching his children grow and learn, hiking around the various parks in the Rochester area, watching and participating in sports, and travelling.

Carolina Vivar Cruz, M.D.Vivar Cruz picture

Hometown: Guayaquil, Ecuador
Medical School: Universidad Catolica de Santiago de Guayaquil Facultad de Ciencias Medicas, Ecuador
Neurology Residency: Geisinger Medical Center

Carolina is a PGY-5 Fellow in Vascular Neurology. She was born and raised in Ecuador.  She attended medical school at Universidad Catolica de Santiago de Guayaquil and did her residency at Geisinger Medical Center, where she met a former URMC vascular fellow who convinced her to enjoy the winter in Rochester.  Neurology is strong in Carolina's family, her husband is a neurologist and brother is a neurologist.  Carolina enjoys travelling around the world, trying new food with her husband, David, and playing tennis with friends.  As a good South American, Carolina likes soccer and her favorite team is Barcelona.