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We found 6 neurologists who accept CIGNA PPO near Berkeley, CA.

Dr. Joanna Anat Cooper, MD
Specializes in Neurology
2850 Telegraph Avenue; Suite 110
Berkeley, CA
 

Dr. Joanna Cooper's specialty is neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). Her average patient rating is 2.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Cooper's areas of expertise consist of sleep disorders, transient ischemic attack (TIA), and neurological disorders. She is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal, as well as other insurance carriers. She graduated from Tel Aviv University, Sackler Faculty of Medicine. Dr. Cooper trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Davis for her residency. She has received the distinction of San Francisco Super Doctors. Dr. Cooper (or staff) speaks Hebrew and Polish. Dr. Cooper is professionally affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, Alta Bates Medical Group (ABMG), and Sutter East Bay Medical Foundation (SEBMF). She is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Restless Leg Syndrome, Sleep Disorders, Dizziness, Neck Pain, Migraine, Sleep Apnea, Evoked ... (Read more)

Dr. Bradley Thomas Wrubel, MD
Specializes in Neurology
2850 Telegraph Avenue; Suite 110
Berkeley, CA
 

Dr. Bradley Wrubel specializes in neurology (brain & spinal cord disease) and practices in Berkeley, CA and Richmond, CA. The average patient rating for Dr. Wrubel is 4.5 stars out of 5. Areas of expertise for Dr. Wrubel include neurological disorders. Dr. Wrubel's hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Alta Bates Medical Group (ABMG), and Sutter East Bay Medical Foundation (SEBMF). He is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Wrubel is open to new patients. After attending the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago for medical school, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). He has received the following distinction: San Francisco Super Doctors.

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Clinical interests: Myasthenia Gravis, Nerve Conduction Studies, Neurological Disorders, Injuries, Electromyography, ... (Read more)

Dr. Antonio Jose Silva Sayago, MD
Specializes in Neurology
2850 Telegraph Avenue; Suite 110
Berkeley, CA
 

Dr. Antonio Silva-Sayago sees patients in Berkeley, CA. His medical specialty is neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). In his practice, Dr. Silva-Sayago focuses on neurological disorders. He accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Silva-Sayago attended medical school at Luis Razetti School of Medicine. His medical residency was performed at Hospital of Saint Raphael and Boston Medical Center. He is conversant in Spanish. Dr. Silva-Sayago is affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, Sutter East Bay Medical Foundation (SEBMF), and Sutter Delta Medical Center. He has an open panel.

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Clinical interests: Neuromuscular Disorders, Nerve Conduction Studies, Neurological Disorders, Injuries, ... (Read more)

Dr. Brian Charles Richardson, MD
Specializes in Neurology
2850 Telegraph Avenue; Suite 110
Berkeley, CA
 

Dr. Brian Richardson practices neurology (brain & spinal cord disease) in Berkeley, CA. Before completing his residency at Martinez VA Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Davis, Dr. Richardson attended medical school at Loma Linda University School of Medicine. He has a special interest in neurological disorders. The average patient rating for Dr. Richardson is 3.5 stars out of 5. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Richardson takes. He is conversant in Spanish. Dr. Richardson is professionally affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, Alta Bates Medical Group (ABMG), and Sutter East Bay Medical Foundation (SEBMF). Dr. Richardson welcomes new patients.

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Clinical interests: Subarachnoid Hemorrhage, Stroke, Neurological Disorders, Memory Loss, Transient Ischemic Attack, ... (Read more)

Dr. Matthew William Arnold, MD
Specializes in Neurology
2850 Telegraph Avenue; Suite 110
Berkeley, CA
 

Dr. Matthew Arnold, who practices in Inglewood, CA, Berkeley, CA, and Antioch, CA, is a medical specialist in neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). His education and training includes medical school at the University of California, Davis, School of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Areas of particular interest for Dr. Arnold include parkinson's disease, dystonia, and botox injection. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Alta Bates Medical Group (ABMG), Sutter East Bay Medical Foundation (SEBMF), and Alta Bates Summit Medical Center - Alta Bates Campus. His practice is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Movement Disorders, Neurological Disorders, Botox Injection, Dystonia, Parkinson's Disease

Dr. Gulmohor D Roy, MD
Specializes in Neurology
2850 Telegraph Avenue; Suite 110
Berkeley, CA
 

Dr. Gulmohor Roy is a medical specialist in neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). She has indicated that her clinical interests include neurological disorders. Dr. Roy's professional affiliations include Sutter East Bay Medical Foundation (SEBMF) and Sutter Delta Medical Center. She accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal, in addition to other insurance carriers. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment. Dr. Roy graduated from St. George's University School of Medicine and then she performed her residency at the University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center.

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Clinical interests: Migraine, Myasthenia Gravis, Dementia, Stroke, Epilepsy, Neurological Disorders, Transient Ischemic ... (Read more)

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What is Neurology?

Neurology is the study of the brain and nervous system, including the spinal cord and nerves. Disorders of the nervous system can affect many parts of the body, and a neurological exam must be quite thorough. A neurologist examining a new patient will check for any issues with:

  • motor skills (the way your brain and muscles work together)
  • sensory skills (sight, hearing, taste, touch and smell)
  • nerve function
  • coordination and balance
  • changes in mood or behavior

A neurologist can order different kinds of tests to check the function of the brain and nerves. These tests may include a head CT scan (a type of 3-dimensional x-ray), an electroencephalogram (which measures the electrical impulses inside the brain), an MRI (a detailed image of the brain or spinal cord), or electromyography (which uses electricity to test nerve function). The results of the exam and the tests help neurologists diagnose and form treatment plans for disorders like multiple sclerosis, tremors, stroke, and migraine headaches.

Some neurological problems, such as certain brain tumors, may require surgical treatment. Since neurologists do not perform surgery, they will refer patients who need operations to a surgical subspecialist, such as a neurosurgeon. Beyond surgery, a neurologist might recommend any of the following treatments:

  • medication (such as interferon for MS or topiramate for migraines)
  • laser therapy (class IV laser treatment is sometimes used to alleviate peripheral neuropathy pain)
  • physical therapy (stretches and exercises can increase balance and range of motion, helping patients to move more easily and with less pain)

Therapies such as these can improve quality of life for patients dealing with neurological disorders. Neurologists help their patients sense and interact with the world at their very best.