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Specializes in Neurology
18370 Burbank Avenue; Suite 107
Tarzana, CA
 

Dr. Peter-Brian Andersson is a specialist in neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). He works in Tarzana, CA. Dr. Andersson is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended the University of Cape Town Faculty of Health Sciences and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). He has received the distinction of Southern California Super Doctors. He is affiliated with Providence Tarzana Medical Center and Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Specializes in Neurology
18370 Burbank Boulevard; 107
Tarzana, CA
 

Dr. Justin Dominick sees patients in Tarzana, CA and Los Angeles, CA. His medical specialty is neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Dominick accepts. He graduated from Brown University, Alpert Medical School. For his residency, Dr. Dominick trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). He has received the following distinction: Southern California Super Doctors. Dr. Dominick is professionally affiliated with Providence Tarzana Medical Center and Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center. He has an open panel.

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Specializes in Neurophysiology, Neurology
17777 Ventura Boulevard; #137
Encino, CA
 

Dr. Evgeny Tsimerinov is a neurophysiologist and neurologist. He studied medicine at Kemerovo State Medical Academy. He completed his residency training at Regions Hospital, St. Paul and Loma Linda University Medical Center. Dr. Tsimerinov's areas of expertise include the following: thoracic outlet syndrome, vagus nerve stimulation (VNS), and dystonia. Dr. Tsimerinov takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and HealthSmart, in addition to other insurance carriers. He has received professional recognition including the following: Southern California Super Doctors. Dr. Tsimerinov (or staff) speaks Russian and Ukrainian. Dr. Tsimerinov's hospital/clinic affiliations include Cedars-Sinai, PeaceHealth Sacred Heart Medical Center at RiverBend, and PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Vagus Nerve Stimulation, Neuromuscular Disorders, Electroencephalography, Nerve Conduction Studies, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Neurology
18370 Burbank Avenue; Suite 107
Tarzana, CA
 

Dr. George Chow is a Tarzana, CA physician who specializes in neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). He accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Chow's education and training includes medical school at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD), School of Medicine and residency at Los Angeles County+USC Medical Center. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Chow include: Southern California Super Doctors; Southern California Super Doctors 2008; and Los Angeles Super Doctors. He is professionally affiliated with Providence Tarzana Medical Center. Dr. Chow's practice is open to new patients.

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Dr. Adel Olshansky, MD
Specializes in Neurophysiology, Neurology
7320 Woodlake Avenue; Suite 250
West Hills, CA
 

Dr. Adel Olshansky specializes in neurophysiology and neurology (brain & spinal cord disease) and practices in West Hills, CA. In addition to English, Dr. Olshansky (or staff) speaks Arabic, Spanish, and Japanese. Areas of expertise for Dr. Olshansky include nerve conduction studies (NCS), seizure disorders, and migraine. 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. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Olshansky accepts.

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Clinical interests: Seizure Disorders, Preventive Care, Migraine, Nerve Problems, Nerve Conduction Studies, Physiology, ... (Read more)

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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.