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We found 6 neurologists near Simi Valley, CA.

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Dr. Tung Henry Henry Tang, DO
Specializes in Neurophysiology, Neuromuscular Medicine, Neurology
2650 Jones Way; Suite 30
Simi Valley, CA
 

Dr. Tung Tang practices neurophysiology, neuromuscular medicine, and neurology (brain & spinal cord disease) in Simi Valley, CA. Patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. He is affiliated with Adventist Health System. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Shield, and Health Net are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Tang takes. He graduated from Western University of Health Sciences, College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific and Des Moines University, College of Osteopathic Medicine and then he performed his residency at Loma Linda University Medical Center. In addition to English, he speaks Cantonese.

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Dr. Bangaruswamy Vijaya Kumar, MD
Specializes in Neurology
1195 Roadrunner Way
Simi Valley, CA
 

Dr. Bangaruswamy Kumar is a medical specialist in neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). Dr. Kumar attended Madras Medical College for medical school and subsequently trained at Boston Medical Center, a hospital affiliated with the University of Tennessee, and a hospital affiliated with the University of South Florida (USF) for residency. He honors several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate. He is affiliated with Adventist Health System.

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Dr. Peter K Kim, MD
Specializes in Neurophysiology, Neuromuscular Medicine, Neurology
1195 Roadrunner Way
Simi Valley, CA
 

Dr. Peter Kim's areas of specialization are neurophysiology, neuromuscular medicine, and neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). He is rated highly by his patients. He is professionally affiliated with Adventist Health System. Dr. Kim is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield. Dr. Kim graduated from Meharry Medical College. He trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Davis for residency. In addition to English, he speaks Korean.

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Dr. Omid Rabbani, MD
Specializes in Neurology
2650 Jones Way; Suite 30
Simi Valley, CA
 

Dr. Omid Rabbani is a neurology (brain & spinal cord disease) specialist in Simi Valley, CA. He honors several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Compass, United Healthcare Navigate, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield. Dr. Rabbani attended medical school at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School. He trained at Shands HealthCare for his residency. In addition to English, Dr. Rabbani (or staff) speaks Spanish and Persian. He is professionally affiliated with Adventist Health System.

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Dr. Jeffrey Ryan Mora, MD
Specializes in Neurophysiology, Neuromuscular Medicine, Neurology
2650 Jones Way; Suite 30
Simi Valley, CA
 

Dr. Jeffrey Mora is a neurophysiologist, neurologist, and neuromuscular medicine specialist in Simi Valley, CA. He takes Medicare insurance. He is a graduate of the University of Southern California (USC), Keck School of Medicine and a graduate of Los Angeles County+USC Medical Center's residency program. In addition to English, Dr. Mora speaks Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Adventist Health System.

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Specializes in Neurology
2876 N Sycamore Drive; Suite 305
Simi Valley, CA
 

Dr. David Cobasko, who practices in Oak Park, CA and Simi Valley, CA, is a medical specialist in neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). Dr. Cobasko's education and training includes medical school at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD), School of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Wisconsin. He honors Blue Shield, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medicare insurance. His practice is open to new patients.

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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.