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We found 6 neurologists near Simi Valley, CA.

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

Dr. Bangaruswamy Kumar specializes in neurology (brain & spinal cord disease) and practices in Simi Valley, CA. Dr. Kumar is professionally affiliated with Adventist Health System. He takes United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, United Healthcare Navigate, and more. After completing medical school at Madras Medical College, he performed his residency at Boston Medical Center, a hospital affiliated with the University of Tennessee, and a hospital affiliated with the University of South Florida (USF).

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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 is a physician who specializes in neurophysiology, neuromuscular medicine, and neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). He is rated highly by his patients. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Shield, Health Net, and more. Dr. Tang graduated from Western University of Health Sciences, College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific and Des Moines University, College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Tang trained at Loma Linda University Medical Center for his residency. In addition to English, he speaks Cantonese. He is professionally 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 works as a neurophysiologist, neurologist, and neuromuscular medicine specialist. Patient ratings for Dr. Kim average 4.0 stars out of 5. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Kim honors. He studied medicine at Meharry Medical College. He trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Davis for his residency. He is conversant in Korean. Dr. Kim is affiliated with Adventist Health System.

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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 is an in-network provider for United Healthcare Compass, United Healthcare Navigate, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. His education and training includes medical school at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School and residency at Shands HealthCare. 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's areas of specialization are neurophysiology, neuromuscular medicine, and neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). Dr. Mora accepts Medicare insurance. He is a graduate of the University of Southern California (USC), Keck School of Medicine. He trained at Los Angeles County+USC Medical Center for residency. Dr. Mora is conversant in 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 is a specialist in neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). He works in Oak Park, CA and Simi Valley, CA. Dr. Cobasko is in-network for Blue Shield, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medicare insurance. After attending the University of California, San Diego (UCSD), School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Wisconsin. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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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.