We found 97 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 is a physician who specializes in neurophysiology and neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). She takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Bhanushali graduated from the University of Mumbai and Grant Medical College and then she performed her residency at Detroit Medical Center/Wayne State University. She is professionally affiliated with Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. 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's medical specialty is neuromuscular medicine and neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). These areas are among his clinical interests: myasthenia gravis, muscular dystrophy, and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). He is professionally affiliated with the University of Minnesota Medical Center (UMMC) and Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford. Dr. Day attended the University of Minnesota Medical School and Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Valley Health Plan, and Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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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 is a pediatric neurology specialist. After completing medical school at Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine, Dr. Lee-Messer performed his residency at Stanford University Medical Center. He is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Valley Health Plan, as well as other insurance carriers. He is affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, California Pacific Medical Center (CPMC), and Brown & Toland Physicians. Dr. Lee-Messer is accepting new patients.

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

Dr. Charlene Chen is a specialist in neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). She is a graduate of the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), School of Medicine and a graduate of Stanford University Medical Center's residency program. Areas of expertise for Dr. Chen include neurological disorders. She is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal. She is professionally affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, Sutter Pacific Medical Foundation, and California Pacific Medical Center (CPMC). Dr. Chen is open to new patients.

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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's specialty is pediatric neurology. Dr. Cheyette has received a 4.5 out of 5 star rating by her patients. In her practice, Dr. Cheyette focuses on 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, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Cheyette has an open panel. After completing medical school at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), David Geffen School of Medicine, she performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Washington. She speaks Spanish.

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

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

Dr. Ealon Joelson is a neurology (brain & spinal cord disease) specialist in Palo Alto, CA. He speaks Hebrew. In his practice, Dr. Joelson focuses on neurological disorders. He is affiliated with Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), Dr. Joelson attended the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), School of Medicine. He has received a 4.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Joelson accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. He 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 practices neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Dr. Gershfield attended medical school at Yale School of Medicine. In Dr. Gershfield's practice, he is particularly interested in neurological disorders. Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, TRICARE, and more. He is professionally affiliated with Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Gershfield's office for an appointment.

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

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

Dr. Joy Meng is a medical specialist in neurology (brain & spinal cord disease) and sleep medicine. Her clinical interests include sleep disorders and neurological disorders. Patient ratings for Dr. Meng average 1.5 stars out of 5. She takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal, as well as other insurance carriers. She studied medicine at Tian Jin Medical University. For her residency, Dr. Meng trained at Albany Medical Center. She speaks the following foreign languages: Mandarin and Cantonese. She is professionally affiliated with Sutter Medical Network and Brown & Toland Physicians. Her practice is open to new patients.

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

Dr. Joseph R Lacy, MD
Specializes in Neurology
795 El Camino Real; Lee Building, Level 3
Palo Alto, CA
 

Dr. Joseph Lacy works as a neurologist. His professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. He attended the University of Vermont College of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Pennsylvania and a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Irvine. Dr. Lacy's average patient rating is 5.0 stars out of 5. He takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is closed to new patients at this time.

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

Dr. Nelli Boykoff's area of specialization is neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). Dr. Boykoff is especially interested in neurological disorders. She has received a 5.0 out of 5 star rating by her patients. She honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Boykoff's education and training includes medical school at Mayo Medical School and residency at Stanford University Medical Center. In addition to English, she speaks Russian. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, California Pacific Medical Center (CPMC), and Sutter Pacific Medical Foundation. Dr. Boykoff has an open panel.

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

Dr. Mark M Saleh, MD
Specializes in Neurology
795 El Camino Real; Lee Building, 3rd Level
Palo Alto, CA
 

Dr. Mark Saleh's area of specialization is neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). In his practice, Dr. Saleh focuses on neurological disorders. He is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. Before performing his residency at Stanford University Medical Center, Dr. Saleh attended Tufts University School of Medicine. He is affiliated with Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. He has an open panel.

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

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

Dr. Philip Wasserstein is a neurology (brain & spinal cord disease) specialist in Palo Alto, CA. Before completing his residency at Stanford University Medical Center, Dr. Wasserstein attended medical school at Stanford University School of Medicine. Dr. Wasserstein has received a 4.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, TRICARE, and more. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Specializes in Vascular Neurology
701 Welch Road; Suite B325
Palo Alto, CA
 

Dr. Anna Finley Caulfield's specialty is vascular neurology. She is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Valley Health Plan, Blue Shield, and more. Dr. Finley Caulfield's practice is open to new patients. She graduated from Georgetown University School of Medicine.

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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 is a specialist in neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). She works in Palo Alto, CA and Stanford, CA. She is affiliated with Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford. She accepts Blue Shield, Health Net, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Monje studied medicine at Stanford University School of Medicine. Dr. Monje trained at Brigham and Women's Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital, and a hospital affiliated with Harvard Medical School for residency.

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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's medical specialty is pediatric neurology. Dr. Jeng speaks Mandarin. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, California Pacific Medical Center (CPMC), and Brown & Toland Physicians. After attending the University of California, San Diego (UCSD), School of Medicine, she completed her residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). She accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Valley Health Plan, and more. Dr. Jeng is open to new patients.

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Dr. Michael C Ke, MD
Specializes in Neurology
300 Pasteur Drive; Stanford Medicine Residency Office, Grant S101
Stanford, CA
 

Dr. Michael Ke is a neurologist in Stanford, CA and San Francisco, CA. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, Sutter Pacific Medical Foundation, and California Pacific Medical Center, St. Luke's Campus. Dr. Ke honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal, in addition to other insurance carriers. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment. He attended Stanford University School of Medicine and subsequently trained at Stanford University Medical Center for residency.

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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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