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

Dr. Sudhir Malik sees patients in San Diego, CA. His medical specialties are pediatric neurology and sleep medicine. These areas are among his clinical interests: trigger point injections, attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD), and tourette syndrome. On average, patients gave Dr. Malik a rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. He takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Shield, and more. Before performing his residency at Metropolitan Hospital Center, New York, Dr. Malik attended Maulana Azad Medical College for medical school. In addition to English, Dr. Malik (or staff) speaks Hindi. Dr. Malik is affiliated with Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla, Scripps Mercy Hospital, and Sharp HealthCare. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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

Specializes in Neurology
300 Fir Street
San Diego, CA

Dr. Paul Raffer, who practices in San Diego, CA and Chula Vista, CA, is a medical specialist in neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). Dr. Raffer's clinical interests include nerve conduction studies (NCS), multiple sclerosis (MS), and parkinson's disease. He is professionally affiliated with Sharp Rees-Stealy. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. He welcomes new patients. He is a graduate of UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School. In addition to English, Dr. Raffer speaks Spanish.

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All Interests: Headache, Electromyography, Multiple Sclerosis, Seizure Disorders, Parkinson's Disease, ... (Read more)

Specializes in Neurology
2020 Genesee Avenue
San Diego, CA

Dr. Kelly Askim's area of specialization is neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). These areas are among her clinical interests: nerve conduction studies (NCS) and electromyography (EMG). Dr. Askim is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. She attended medical school at Western University of Health Sciences, College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific. Dr. Askim's medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Diego (UCSD). Her hospital/clinic affiliations include VA San Diego Healthcare System (VASDHS) and Sharp Rees-Stealy. She has an open panel.

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Relevant Interests: , electromyography (EMG)

All Interests: Electromyography, Botox Injection, Nerve Conduction Studies



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What is Electromyography?

Electromyography, or EMG, is a kind of diagnostic test that checks the health of muscles and the nerves that make them move. Nerves that move muscles, called motor neurons, use electrical impulses to stimulate muscle fibers to contract. An EMG records these electrical impulses. Electromyography uses a very tiny needle placed in the muscle tissue to measure the amount of electricity inside the muscle. It is often done along with a test called a nerve conduction study, where electrodes placed on the skin measure how efficiently electricity can move around the body.

An EMG is usually done when a patient has symptoms of a nerve or muscle disorder, such as numbness, tingling, or weakness. It can help diagnose disorders such as muscular dystrophy, myasthenia gravis, peripheral neuropathy, or ALS. The test is very safe, only mildly uncomfortable, and usually takes less than an hour to complete. It can provide important information about muscle problems.
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