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Hon and Hollenbeck Named American Academy of Neurology Fellows

American Academy of Neurology LogoLarry Hollenbeck, MD, FAAN, and Sarah Hon, DO, FAAN, with Meritas Health Neurology recently were granted fellowship status in the American Academy of Neurology. Both physicians met the AAN’s stringent requirements including exemplary work, practice tenure, participation in research, achievement in neurosciences, along with demonstrated hospital leadership and community involvement.

Due to the rigorous nature of the year-long approval process, only a handful of physicians in the Kansas City metro area are neurology fellows and even fewer are primarily associated with community-based hospitals. “To have two physicians in the same group named fellows in the same year is quite an honor,” Dr. Hon said.

Dr. Hollenbeck agreed. “It’s an honor to be recognized by our peers and to know our hard work is seen as beneficial.”

Larry Hollenbeck, MD

Larry Hollenbeck, MDDr. Hollenbeck earned his medical degree from the University of Kansas School of Medicine, completed his internal medicine internship at St. Luke’s Hospital in Kansas City, and his neurology residency at the University of Kansas Medical Center. He is a founding member of Meritas Health Neurology, a former president of the medical staff of NKCH and was chosen as a Kansas City Top Doc by Ingram’s Magazine. Dr. Hollenbeck is board certified in neurology and electrodiagnostic medicine. He is a member of the American Academy of Neurology and the American Board of Electrodiagnostic Medicine. Dr. Hollenbeck serves as clinical assistant professor in the neurology department at the University of Kansas Medical Center.

Sarah Hon, DO

Sarah Hon, DODr. Hon earned her medical degree from KCUMB and completed her internship in internal medicine at St. Luke’s Hospital and Truman Medical Center. She finished her neurology residency at the University of Kansas. She is board certified in neurology and is a member of the American Academy of Neurology. Dr. Hon is the clinical associate professor and chair of the neurology division at Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCUMB) and the clinical associate professor in the neurology department at the University of Kansas Medical Center. She has previously served as chair of the NKCH Department of Medicine, chair of the Medicine Advisory Committee, and has served as a member of the Executive Committee. She currently serves as a board member of the Greater Kansas City Osteopathic Medical Society.