OUR TEAM

As experienced doctors serving Southwestern PA, our patients appreciate the warm, professional integrity, and open communication that define Adult Neurology Center. We're determined to help our patients understand their own health so they can be well informed when making important health decisions.

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Dr. Bruce Cotugno

Dr. Bruce Cotugno, M.D.

Dr. Cotugno attended New York University where he received his degree in Biochemistry. He received his Medical Degree from the New York College of Medicine and completed his residency at the Medical College of Virginia. Dr. Cotugno completed  an Electrophysiology Fellowship and an Epilepsy Mini-Fellowship. He is board certified in Neurology and is a CMSC - Multiple Sclerosis Certified Specialist. Additionally, He is on staff at The Washington Hospital where he serves as the Neurology Director and as a Physician Advisor for the Stroke Program. He has a special interest in Parkinson’s Disease.  He is the President of Adult Neurology Center.

Dr. Kent Berkey

Dr. Kent Berkey, M.D.

Dr. Berkey attended the University of Virginia where he received a Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry. He also received his Medical Degree from that University in 1988. He completed his Neurology residency at the University of Pittsburgh in 1993 and started at Mercy Hospital as an attending neurologist in 1993.  He is board certified in Neurology. He is on staff at The Washington Hospital and joined Adult Neurology Center in 2007.

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Alexandra Barbara, MPAS, PA-C

Alexandra attended Seton Hill University’s accelerated 5-year Physician Assistant Program graduating in 2020.  She completed both her Bachelor’s of Science and Master’s of Science in Physician Assistant Studies.  She joined the practice in 2020 and is on staff at The Washington Hospital.

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Kelly Shearer, CRNP

Kelly attended Ohio Valley General Hospital School of Nursing, graduating in 2008. She received a Bachelor's of Science of Nursing from Slippery Rock University in 2014. In 2018 she received her Master's of Science of Nursing in the Adult-Gerontology Nurse Practitioner program from the University of Cincinnati. She practiced in primary care and urgent care prior to joining Adult Neurology Center.

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Mary Fiedorczyk, CCT, REDT, REEGT Technologist

Mary is a Certified Cardiographic Technologist passing the boards in the 1990’s.  In July of 1998 she became board certified in EEG through the American Board of Registration of Electroencephalographic Technologists.  In September 2000, she was board certified by the American Association of Electrodiagnostic Technologists for Nerve Conduction Testing. Mary has many years of experience in neuro-diagnostic testing such as Nerve Conduction, EMG, EEG, Evoked Potentials, VNG, and 24/48 Hour EEG testing.  Mary joined Adult Neurology Center in 2002.

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Nicole Perez, RN

Nicole attended Community College of Allegheny County, receiving her Associate's Degree in Nursing in 2020. She has nursing experience from working in the Stroke and Neurology Units at St. Clair Hospital where she remains on staff. Nicole joined Adult Neurology Center in 2021 as the charge nurse for the practice’s infusion center.