We found 98 neurologists who accept Medicare near Stanford, CA.

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

Dr. Minal Bhanushali works as a neurophysiologist and neurologist. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. Dr. Bhanushali is a graduate of the University of Mumbai and Grant Medical College. For her professional training, Dr. Bhanushali completed a residency program at Detroit Medical Center/Wayne State University. 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.

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Dr. John West Day, PhD, MD
Specializes in Neuromuscular Medicine, Neurology
300 Pasteur Drive
Stanford, CA
 

Dr. John Day works as a neurologist and neuromuscular medicine specialist. Dr. Day is especially interested in myasthenia gravis, muscular dystrophy, and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). His hospital/clinic affiliations include the University of Minnesota Medical Center (UMMC) and Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), Dr. Day attended medical school at the University of Minnesota Medical School and Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Valley Health Plan, and Blue Shield.

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Clinical interests: Neuromuscular Disorders, Myasthenia Gravis, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, Muscular Dystrophy

Dr. Christopher William Lee-Messer, MD, PhD
Specializes in Pediatric Neurology
300 Pasteur Drive
Palo Alto, CA
 

Dr. Christopher Lee-Messer's specialty is pediatric neurology. Before performing his residency at Stanford University Medical Center, Dr. Lee-Messer attended Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine. He takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Valley Health Plan, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Lee-Messer is professionally affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, California Pacific Medical Center (CPMC), and Brown & Toland Physicians. His practice is open to new patients.

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

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

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

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

Dr. Sarah Cheyette practices pediatric neurology in San Mateo, CA, San Carlos, CA, and Palo Alto, CA. Dr. Cheyette's average rating from her patients is 4.5 stars out of 5. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Cheyette include neurological disorders. She is professionally affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, San Mateo Medical Center, and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. She honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, TRICARE, and more. Dr. Cheyette's practice is open to new patients. 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 is conversant in Spanish.

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

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

Dr. Nelli Boykoff is a neurologist. In addition to English, she speaks Russian. Dr. Boykoff has a special interest in neurological disorders. She is affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, California Pacific Medical Center (CPMC), and Sutter Pacific Medical Foundation. She is a graduate of Mayo Medical School and a graduate of Stanford University Medical Center's residency program. On average, patients gave her a rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Boykoff honors. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment.

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

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

Dr. Ealon Joelson is a specialist in neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). He works in Palo Alto, CA. On average, patients gave Dr. Joelson a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include neurological disorders. He takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, TRICARE, and more. He is a graduate of the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), School of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Joelson trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). In addition to English, he speaks Hebrew. He is professionally affiliated with Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. Dr. Joelson's practice is open to new patients.

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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's area of specialization is neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). He has indicated that his clinical interests include neurological disorders. Dr. Gershfield's professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. He attended Yale School of Medicine and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) for residency. Dr. Gershfield's patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. He takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. He welcomes new patients.

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

Specializes in Vascular Neurology
300 Pasteur Drive; Mc 5778
Stanford, CA
 

Dr. Anna Finley Caulfield's area of specialization is vascular neurology. Clinical interests for Dr. Finley Caulfield include neurocritical care. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Valley Health Plan, and Blue Shield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Finley Caulfield honors. She studied medicine at Georgetown University School of Medicine. Her practice is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Neurocritical Care

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). The average patient rating for Dr. Lacy is 5.0 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Lacy obtained his medical school training at the University of Vermont College of Medicine and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Pennsylvania and a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Irvine. He is affiliated with Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. Unfortunately, he is not accepting new patients at this time.

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

Dr. Joy Meng is a San Francisco, CA physician who specializes in neurology (brain & spinal cord disease) and sleep medicine. She has a 1.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Meng's areas of expertise consist of sleep disorders and neurological disorders. She accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before performing her residency at Albany Medical Center, Dr. Meng attended Tian Jin Medical University for medical school. She speaks the following foreign languages: Mandarin and Cantonese. Dr. Meng's professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network and Brown & Toland Physicians. She has an open panel.

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Clinical interests: Restless Leg Syndrome, Sleep Disorders, Dizziness, Neck Pain, Vagus Nerve Stimulation, Migraine, ... (Read more)

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

Dr. Philip Wasserstein's specialty is neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). Dr. Wasserstein is rated 4.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. He takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. He welcomes new patients. He studied medicine at Stanford University School of Medicine. Dr. Wasserstein's 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 works as a neurologist in Palo Alto, CA. He is especially interested in neurological disorders. He accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before completing his residency at Stanford University Medical Center, Dr. Saleh attended medical school at Tufts University School of Medicine. He is professionally affiliated with Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. His practice is open to new patients.

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

Specializes in Neurology
3801 Miranda Avenue
Palo Alto, CA
 

Dr. Mark Perlow is a medical specialist in neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Dr. Perlow attended medical school at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine. He takes Medicare insurance. Dr. Perlow is professionally affiliated with VA Palo Alto Health Care System (VAPAHCS).

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Dr. Michelle L Monje-Deisseroth, MD, PhD
Specializes in Neurology
300 Pasteur Drive; Room A343 Mc 5235
Stanford, CA
 

Dr. Michelle Monje's specialty is neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). She is professionally affiliated with Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford. She is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Shield, Health Net, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield. Dr. Monje graduated from Stanford University School of Medicine and then she performed her residency at Brigham and Women's Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital, and a hospital affiliated with Harvard Medical School.

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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, who practices in San Francisco, CA and Palo Alto, CA, is a medical specialist in pediatric neurology. She is professionally affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, California Pacific Medical Center (CPMC), and Brown & Toland Physicians. Dr. Jeng is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Valley Health Plan. She welcomes new patients. Before performing her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), Dr. Jeng attended the University of California, San Diego (UCSD), School of Medicine. 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.

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