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Dr. Tanya R. Bilchik

Tanya R. Bilchik is a Board Certified Neurologist, with a Subspecialty Certification in Headache Medicine awarded by the United Council for Neurological Subspecialties. She completed her neurology residency at Yale University in New Haven, CT after graduating from The University of Witwatersrand Medical School in Johannesburg, SA.

Before joining Hartford Neurology in 1994, a private practice affiliated with Hartford Hospital, Dr. Bilchik spent a year on the faculty of LSU Shreveport, and the VA Medical Center in Shreveport.

She has taken an active role in headache research, and has been an Investigator in numerous pharmaceutical migraine studies involving the treatment of headache disorders.

Dr. Bilchik is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Neurology at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine. Through speaking engagements with primary care providers and residents, and grand rounds participation, she promotes increased awareness in the management of headaches. She is an activemember of several professional headache associations.

Dr. Bilchik founded the Hartford Headache Center in 2004 after ten years with a general neurology practice where she developed a special interest in caring for individuals experiencing headache pain. Increased patient awareness, and involvement in numerous research studies into the causes of treatment of migraine has helped the Hartford Headache Center expand its services.


Annette Eppler, APRN

Annette Eppler is an experienced advanced practice nurse with a demonstrated history of working in the medical practice industry. She earned her bachelor’s degree in nursing from Michigan State University in 1993 and her master’s degree from Quinnipiac University in 2009. She is certified by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners and is skilled in nursing education, acute care, critical care nursing, and chronic illness management. Annette is an active working mother to two young women and enjoys spending time with them, her dog Piper, and friends and family. She practices a healthy lifestyle of exercise, running, hiking, and yoga.

Davi-Ann Francis Brown, APRN

Davi-Ann Francis Brown, APRN, received her nursing degree from the College of Education, Nursing, and Health Professions at Hartford University, and went on to graduate with a master’s degree in family practice from Simmons University School of Nursing in Boston, MA.

A natural inclination to help others motivated Devi-Ann to pursue a career in nursing. In her own words, “I have always had the desire to help and care for people and I knew I could impact health outcomes positively, leading to long-term health and wellness.”

Davi-Ann’s commitment to patient satisfaction and comprehensive approach to wellness make her a great addition to the team at ProHealth Physicians Hartford Headache Center, where she will be able to explore her interest in migraine headaches.