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We found 19 neurologists who accept Aetna QPOS near Palo Alto, CA.

Dr. Leland Mark Greenwald, MD
Specializes in Neurosurgery, Neurology
701 E El Camino Real
Mountain View, CA
 

Dr. Leland Greenwald practices neurosurgery and neurology (brain & spinal cord disease) in Mountain View, CA. His clinical interests encompass neurological disorders. Dr. Greenwald's professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. He obtained his medical school training at the University of Southern California (USC), Keck School of Medicine and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Temple University. The average patient rating for Dr. Greenwald is 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Greenwald accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. He has an open panel.

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Clinical interests: Dizziness, Migraine, Myasthenia Gravis, Nerve Conduction Studies, Stroke, Epilepsy, Neurological ... (Read more)

Dr. Minal Jaysing Bhanushali, MD
Specializes in Neurophysiology, Neurology
795 El Camino Real; Lee Building, Level 3
Palo Alto, CA
 

Dr. Minal Bhanushali is a specialist in neurophysiology and neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). She is professionally affiliated with Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. Dr. Bhanushali is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. Her practice is open to new patients. After completing medical school at the University of Mumbai and Grant Medical College, Dr. Bhanushali performed her residency at Detroit Medical Center/Wayne State University.

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Dr. Christopher William Lee-Messer, PhD, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Neurology
730 Welch Road; Suite 206
Palo Alto, CA
 

Dr. Christopher Lee-Messer's medical specialty is pediatric neurology. Dr. Lee-Messer accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Valley Health Plan, and more. He attended Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine and subsequently trained at Stanford University Medical Center for residency. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, California Pacific Medical Center (CPMC), and Brown & Toland Physicians. Dr. Lee-Messer is open to new patients.

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Dr. Sarah R Cheyette, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Neurology
795 El Camino Real; Lee Building, Level 1
Palo Alto, CA
 

Dr. Sarah Cheyette specializes in pediatric neurology. Dr. Cheyette's patients gave her an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. She has indicated that her clinical interests include neurological disorders. She honors several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE. She graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), David Geffen School of Medicine and then she performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Washington. She speaks Spanish. Dr. Cheyette's professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, San Mateo Medical Center, and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. Dr. Cheyette welcomes new patients.

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Clinical interests: Migraine, Attention Deficit Disorder, Autism, Neurological Disorders, Seizures

Dr. Chien-Ye Liu, MD
Specializes in Neurology
701 E El Camino Real
Mountain View, CA
 

Dr. Chien-Ye Liu is a physician who specializes in neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). In his practice, Dr. Liu focuses on neurological disorders. His patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. Dr. Liu accepts several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE. Dr. Liu is a graduate of Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine and a graduate of Stanford University Medical Center's residency program. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. He is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Dizziness, Neck Pain, Migraine, Myasthenia Gravis, Nerve Conduction Studies, Stroke, Epilepsy, ... (Read more)

Dr. Charlene Chen, MD
Specializes in Neurology
300 Pasteur Drive
Stanford, CA
 

Dr. Charlene Chen is a specialist in neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). She works in Stanford, CA and San Francisco, CA. She is a graduate of the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), School of Medicine and a graduate of Stanford University Medical Center's residency program. Clinical interests for Dr. Chen include neurological disorders. Dr. Chen accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Medi-Cal, and more. Dr. Chen's hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Sutter Pacific Medical Foundation, and California Pacific Medical Center (CPMC). New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment.

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

Dr. Amy C Lee, MPH, MD
Specializes in Neurology
701 E El Camino Real
Mountain View, CA
 

Dr. Amy Lee works as a neurologist in Mountain View, CA. She speaks Cantonese. Dr. Lee's hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. After attending Harvard Medical School, she completed her residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). She is rated 4.5 stars out of 5 by her patients. Dr. Lee honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, TRICARE, and more. She is accepting new patients.

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Dr. Ealon Joelson, MD
Specializes in Neurology
795 El Camino Real; Lee Building, Level 3
Palo Alto, CA
 

Dr. Ealon Joelson works as a neurologist. Patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Joelson include neurological disorders. Dr. Joelson's professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. He is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, TRICARE, and more. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Joelson's office for an appointment. He studied medicine at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), School of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Joelson completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). In addition to English, he speaks Hebrew.

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Clinical interests: Neuromuscular Disorders, Migraine, Neurological Disorders, Memory Loss, Electromyography, ... (Read more)

Dr. David N Gershfield, MD
Specializes in Neurology
795 El Camino Real; Lee Building, Level 3
Palo Alto, CA
 

Dr. David Gershfield is a medical specialist in neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). Dr. Gershfield is rated highly by his patients. He has a special interest in neurological disorders. He is professionally affiliated with Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. He is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Gershfield's practice is open to new patients. He obtained his medical school training at Yale School of Medicine and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA).

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Clinical interests: Myasthenia Gravis, Neurological Disorders, Electromyography, Peripheral Neuropathy, Amyotrophic ... (Read more)

Dr. Joy S Meng, MD
Specializes in Neurology, Sleep Medicine
 

Dr. Joy Meng is a neurology (brain & spinal cord disease) and sleep medicine specialist in San Francisco, CA. Patients gave her an average rating of 1.5 stars out of 5. Areas of expertise for Dr. Meng include sleep disorders and neurological disorders. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Meng takes. Dr. Meng attended medical school at Tian Jin Medical University. She trained at Albany Medical Center for her residency. She speaks the following languages: Mandarin and Cantonese. Dr. Meng is affiliated with Sutter Medical Network and Brown & Toland Physicians. She welcomes new patients.

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

Dr. Joseph R Lacy, MD
Specializes in Neurology
795 El Camino Real; Lee Building, Level 3
Palo Alto, CA
 

Dr. Joseph Lacy's specialty is neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). His patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars. Dr. Lacy is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Pennsylvania and a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Irvine, Dr. Lacy attended the University of Vermont College of Medicine for medical school. His professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. Unfortunately, Dr. Lacy is not currently accepting new patients.

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Dr. Nelli Boykoff, MD
Specializes in Neurology
300 Pasteur Drive; Stanford Medicine Residency Office, Grant S101
Stanford, CA
 

Dr. Nelli Boykoff's specialty is neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). In her practice, she is particularly interested in neurological disorders. She is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Boykoff graduated from Mayo Medical School. For her residency, Dr. Boykoff trained at Stanford University Medical Center. She is conversant in Russian. Dr. Boykoff's hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, California Pacific Medical Center (CPMC), and Sutter Pacific Medical Foundation. She is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Migraine, Neurological Disorders, Botox Injection, Concussion, Pain Management

Dr. David Richard Chen, MD
Specializes in Neurology
701 E El Camino Real
Mountain View, CA
 

Dr. David Chen is a physician who specializes in neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). He is professionally affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, VA Palo Alto Health Care System (VAPAHCS), and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. He is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Chen has an open panel. He is a graduate of New York University (NYU) School of Medicine. Dr. Chen's medical residency was performed at Stanford University Medical Center.

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Dr. Mark M Saleh, MD
Specializes in Neurology
795 El Camino Real; Lee Building, 3rd Level
Palo Alto, CA
 

Dr. Mark Saleh's area of specialization is neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). Before performing his residency at Stanford University Medical Center, Dr. Saleh attended Tufts University School of Medicine. He has indicated that his clinical interests include neurological disorders. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE. Dr. Saleh's hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Clinical interests: Dizziness, Migraine, Myasthenia Gravis, Stroke, Epilepsy, Neurological Disorders, Memory Loss, ... (Read more)

Dr. Philip H Wasserstein, MD
Specializes in Neurology
795 El Camino Real; Lee Building, Level 3
Palo Alto, CA
 

Dr. Philip Wasserstein is a medical specialist in neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). Dr. Wasserstein is a graduate of Stanford University School of Medicine. His medical residency was performed at Stanford University Medical Center. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Wasserstein honors. He is affiliated with Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. Dr. Wasserstein welcomes new patients.

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Dr. Susy Shu-Hsin Jeng, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Neurology
730 Welch Road; Suite 206
Palo Alto, CA
 

Dr. Susy Jeng works as a pediatric neurologist in San Francisco, CA and Palo Alto, CA. Dr. Jeng is professionally affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, California Pacific Medical Center (CPMC), and Brown & Toland Physicians. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Valley Health Plan are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Jeng accepts. She is accepting new patients. She attended medical school at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD), School of Medicine. Dr. Jeng's training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). She speaks Mandarin.

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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.