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

Dr. Peter-Brian Andersson's medical specialty is neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). He accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), Dr. Andersson attended the University of Cape Town Faculty of Health Sciences for medical school. He has received the following distinction: Southern California Super Doctors. Dr. Andersson's hospital/clinic affiliations include Providence Tarzana Medical Center and Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center. His practice is open to new patients.

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Specializes in Neurology
18370 Burbank Boulevard; 107
Tarzana, CA
 

Dr. Justin Dominick is a neurologist. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Dominick takes. His education and training includes medical school at Brown University, Alpert Medical School and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). He has received professional recognition including the following: Southern California Super Doctors. Dr. Dominick's professional affiliations include 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's specialties are neurophysiology and neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). Dr. Tsimerinov (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Russian and Ukrainian. His areas of expertise include the following: thoracic outlet syndrome, vagus nerve stimulation (VNS), and dystonia. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Cedars-Sinai, PeaceHealth Sacred Heart Medical Center at RiverBend, and PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center. He graduated from Kemerovo State Medical Academy and then he performed his residency at Regions Hospital, St. Paul and Loma Linda University Medical Center. He takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and HealthSmart, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Tsimerinov has received professional recognition including the following: Southern California Super Doctors.

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Clinical interests: Neuromuscular Disorders, Electroencephalography, Nerve Conduction Studies, Hyperhidrosis, Skin ... (Read more)

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

Dr. George Chow's area of specialization is neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). Dr. Chow takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD), School of Medicine, he performed his residency at Los Angeles County+USC Medical Center. He has received the following distinctions: Southern California Super Doctors; Southern California Super Doctors 2008; and Los Angeles Super Doctors. He is professionally affiliated with Providence Tarzana Medical Center. He welcomes 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 is a specialist in neurophysiology and neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). Dr. Olshansky (or staff) speaks the following languages: Arabic, Spanish, and Japanese. Dr. Olshansky's areas of expertise include nerve conduction studies (NCS), seizure disorders, and migraine. Before completing her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Dr. Olshansky attended medical school at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD), School of Medicine. Dr. Olshansky accepts several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry.

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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.