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We found 16 pediatric neurologists who accept Anthem near Roseville, CA.

Dr. Richard Harold Haas, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Neurology
3020 Children's Way; Mc 5008
San Diego, CA
 

Dr. Richard Haas practices pediatric neurology in San Diego, CA. He attended the University of Cambridge School of Clinical Medicine and the University of London for medical school and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with the University College London (UCL) and a hospital affiliated with the University of Colorado Denver for residency. His areas of expertise include neurological disorders. Dr. Haas takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Haas is affiliated with Rady Children's Specialists of San Diego and Scripps Mercy Hospital. He has an open panel.

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Clinical interests: Neurological Disorders

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Specializes in Pediatric Neurology
8001 Frost Street
San Diego, CA
 

Dr. James Nelson practices pediatric neurology in San Diego, CA. He honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Peoria, Dr. Nelson attended the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago for medical school. Dr. Nelson's hospital/clinic affiliations include Rady Children's Specialists of San Diego and Sharp Rees-Stealy. He welcomes new patients.

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Dr. Michelle Lynn Burtscher, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Neurology
8010 Frost Street; Suite 510
San Diego, CA
 

Dr. Michelle Sahagian works as a pediatric neurologist. After completing medical school at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD), School of Medicine, she performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Irvine. She honors several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Sharp Health Plan. Dr. Sahagian is conversant in Spanish. She is affiliated with Rady Children's Specialists of San Diego.

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Dr. Sudhir Malik, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Neurology, Sleep Medicine
4033 3rd Avenue; Suite 206
San Diego, CA
 

Dr. Sudhir Malik's specialties are pediatric neurology and sleep medicine. He practices in San Diego, CA. Areas of expertise for Dr. Malik include trigger point injections, attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD), and tourette syndrome. Patient ratings for Dr. Malik average 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Malik is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield. Dr. Malik graduated from Maulana Azad Medical College and then he performed his residency at Metropolitan Hospital Center, New York. Dr. Malik (or staff) speaks Hindi. His professional affiliations include Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla, Scripps Mercy Hospital, and Sharp HealthCare. Dr. Malik's practice is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Restless Leg Syndrome, Sleep Disorders, Back Problems, Sleep Apnea, Electroencephalography, Nerve ... (Read more)

Dr. Mark Peter Nespeca, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Neurology
8001 Frost Street; Nelson Pavilion, 3rd Floor
San Diego, CA
 

Dr. Mark Nespeca sees patients in San Diego, CA and Escondido, CA. His medical specialty is pediatric neurology. He is affiliated with Rady Children's Specialists of San Diego. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Sharp Health Plan are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Nespeca accepts. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Colorado Denver, Dr. Nespeca attended medical school at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. He has received the distinction of San Diego Super Doctors.

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Dr. Jeffrey Lorenz Neul, PhD, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Neurology
8001 Frost Street
San Diego, CA
 

Dr. Jeffrey Neul's area of specialization is pediatric neurology. Dr. Neul graduated from the University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Neul accepts. He is affiliated with Rady Children's Specialists of San Diego.

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Dr. John Ross Crawford, MS, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Neurology
8001 Frost Street; Nelson Pavilion
San Diego, CA
 

Dr. John Crawford specializes in pediatric neurology. He is professionally affiliated with Rady Children's Specialists of San Diego. He accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Sharp Health Plan, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Crawford graduated from the University of Massachusetts Medical School.

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Dr. Shifteh Sattar, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Neurology, Neurophysiology
3020 Childrens Way
San Diego, CA
 

Dr. Shifteh Sattar is a San Diego, CA physician who specializes in pediatric neurology and neurophysiology. She obtained her medical school training at St. George's University School of Medicine and performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Nevada. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Sharp Health Plan are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Sattar takes. Dr. Sattar is professionally affiliated with Rady Children's Specialists of San Diego.

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Dr. Evan Yale Snyder, MD, PhD
Specializes in Pediatric Neurology, Other, Neonatology, Pediatric Critical Care
402 Dickinson Street
San Diego, CA
 

Dr. Evan Snyder is a physician who specializes in pediatric neurology, neonatology, and pediatric critical care. He obtained his medical school training at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and performed his residency at Children's Hospital Boston. He is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Snyder has received the following distinctions: American Paralysis Association Award; Paralyzed Veterans Of America Board; and Councillor Of American Society Of Neural. Dr. Snyder's professional affiliations include Rady Children's Specialists of San Diego, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC), and Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH). He is open to new patients.

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Dr. Doris Ann Trauner, MD
Specializes in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities
8001 Frost Street; Nelson Pavilion
San Diego, CA
 

Dr. Doris Trauner's specialty is neurodevelopmental disabilities. She is professionally affiliated with Rady Children's Specialists of San Diego. She is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Sharp Health Plan. Dr. Trauner attended Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) School of Medicine and then went on to complete her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Chicago and a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Diego (UCSD).

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Dr. Sonya Grace Wang, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Neurology, Neurophysiology
8001 Frost Street; Nelson Pavilion, 3rd Floor
San Diego, CA
 

Dr. Sonya Wang's specialties are pediatric neurology and neurophysiology. She practices in Escondido, CA, Murrieta, CA, and San Diego, CA. Dr. Wang is affiliated with Rady Children's Specialists of San Diego. She takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Sharp Health Plan, and more. After attending Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, she completed her residency training at Floating Hospital for Children.

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Dr. Michael Richard Zimbric, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Neurology
8001 Frost Street; Nelson Pavilion, 3rd Floor
San Diego, CA
 

Dr. Michael Zimbric specializes in pediatric neurology. He is professionally affiliated with Rady Children's Specialists of San Diego. Dr. Zimbric studied medicine at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. He honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Sharp Health Plan, and more.

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Dr. Jeffrey Joseph Gold, MD, PhD
Specializes in Pediatric Neurology
8001 Frost Street
San Diego, CA
 

Dr. Jeffrey Gold is a pediatric neurology specialist in San Diego, CA. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Sharp Health Plan are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Gold takes. He attended the University of California, San Diego (UCSD), School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Diego (UCSD). Dr. Gold is affiliated with Rady Children's Specialists of San Diego.

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Dr. Andrew Irving Mower, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Neurology, Neurophysiology
8010 Frost Street; Suite 510
San Diego, CA
 

Dr. Andrew Mower's areas of specialization are pediatric neurology and neurophysiology; he sees patients in San Diego, CA. Dr. Mower (or staff) speaks Spanish and French. He is professionally affiliated with CHOC Children's at Mission Hospital. He attended medical school at St. George's University School of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Mower trained at Maimonides Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with SUNY Downstate Medical Center. Dr. Mower is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Dr. Joseph Gerard Gleeson, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Neurology
8010 Frost Street; Suite 510
San Diego, CA
 

Dr. Joseph Gleeson's specialty is pediatric neurology. Dr. Gleeson honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Sharp Health Plan, and more. He is a graduate of the University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine. He is conversant in Spanish.

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Specializes in Pediatric Neurology
8010 Frost Street; Suite 510
San Diego, CA
 

Dr. William Lewis' area of specialization is pediatric neurology. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Lewis honors. He is a graduate of the University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine.

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What is Pediatric Neurology?

The nervous system is made up of the brain, spinal column, nerves, and muscles. It is what allows our brain and body to communicate with each other. Disorders of the nervous system are treated by a neurologist. When these disorders affect children or teens, they are treated by a pediatric or child neurologist.

Child neurologists have a special understanding of how the nervous system functions in a child’s growing body. Some neurological illnesses are rarely seen in adults, and others have symptoms that are different in children than in adults. Children’s developing brains and bodies can change quickly, and a pediatric neurologist is trained to quickly evaluate and manage symptoms before they cause future problems.

There is a very wide variety of disorders in pediatric neurology. Some issues, like seizures, are quite common, while others are very rare. A few examples of the problems treated by a child neurologist include:
  • Seizures and epilepsy
  • Migraines and other headaches
  • Neurological disorders that cause physical disabilities, including cerebral palsy, multiple sclerosis, and muscular dystrophy
  • Developmental movement disorders, such as motor delays or low coordination
  • Hydrocephalus, or fluid in the brain
  • Brain tumors
  • Social and behavioral disorders that originate in the brain, such as ADHD and autism (many, but not all pediatric neurologists offer this service)

To figure out what is happening in a patient’s nervous system, pediatric neurologists make frequent use of brain scans. These may be CT scans (computed tomography, which uses x-rays), MRIs (magnetic resonance imaging, done with radio waves and magnets), or PET scans (positron emission tomography, which uses small amounts of radioactive material). In addition, child neurologists may use:
  • Blood tests
  • Ultrasounds
  • Chromosomal testing
  • EEG (electroencephalogram, a test to measure electrical activity in the brain)
  • EMG (electromyography, tests to measure how well nerves and muscles work)
  • Developmental screening tests
  • Hearing and vision tests

It can be incredibly difficult for parents when their child is hurting or isn’t able to do things that other kids their age can do. A pediatric neurologist is a great resource to help kids with neurological disorders reach their full potential.