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Specializes in Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine, Neurology (Brain & Spinal Cord Disease)
14374 Borego Road; #912
Victorville, CA

Dr. Marshall Handleman's medical specialty is osteopathic manipulative medicine and neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). He attended medical school at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine. Dr. Handleman (or staff) speaks Lao and Thai.

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Specializes in Vascular Neurology
15963 Quantico Road; Suite C
Apple Valley, CA
(760) 242-4810

Dr. Ravi Patel is a physician who specializes in vascular neurology. Dr. Patel accepts the following insurance: Medicaid and Medicare. He is a graduate of the University of Debrecen Medical School and Health Science Center. Dr. Patel (or staff) speaks the following languages: Urdu, Greek, and Ukrainian.

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Specializes in Neurology (Brain & Spinal Cord Disease)
18523 Corwin Road; Suite A
Victorville, CA
(760) 946-3876

Dr. Eduardo Gallegos is a neurology (brain & spinal cord disease) specialist in Apple Valley, CA and Victorville, CA. In addition to English, Dr. Gallegos speaks Spanish. He studied medicine at Autonomous University of Guadalajara Faculty of Medicine. He accepts Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Neurology (Brain & Spinal Cord Disease)
18387 Hwy; 18 Ste 1 & 2
Apple Valley, CA
(760) 242-0111; (760) 255-4600

Dr. Purnima Thakran's specialty is neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). Dr. Thakran graduated from Armed Forces Medical College. On average, patients gave Dr. Thakran a rating of 2.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Thakran accepts Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Neurology (Brain & Spinal Cord Disease)
15995 Tuscola Road; Suite 203
Apple Valley, CA
(760) 946-4004; (760) 242-2620

Dr. Noel Bernales' specialty is neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). He attended medical school at the University of the East, Ramon Magsaysay Memorial Medical Center. He has received a 4.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Bernales accepts Medicare insurance. Dr. Bernales is conversant in Filipino.

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Specializes in Neurology (Brain & Spinal Cord Disease), Neurophysiology
19167 Hwy; 18 #2
Apple Valley, CA
(760) 946-1837

Dr. Valerie Herrington is an Apple Valley, CA physician who specializes in neurophysiology and neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). She takes Medicare insurance. Her education and training includes medical school at Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with Loyola University.

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Specializes in Neurology (Brain & Spinal Cord Disease)
18419 Hwy; 18 Suite 1
Apple Valley, CA
(760) 946-0960

Dr. Rajan Karnani is a specialist in neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). He is in-network for Medicare insurance. He graduated from the University of Santo Tomas Faculty of Medicine and Surgery. In addition to English, Dr. Karnani (or staff) speaks Filipino, Spanish, and Hindi.

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Specializes in Neurology (Brain & Spinal Cord Disease)
7575 Spring Valley Lake Box
Victorville, CA
(760) 242-4810

Dr. Veena Patel is a specialist in neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). She works in Apple Valley, CA and Victorville, CA. She accepts Medicare insurance. She attended medical school at J.J.M. Medical College.

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Specializes in Neurology (Brain & Spinal Cord Disease)
18523 Corwin Road; Suite A
Apple Valley, CA
(760) 946-3876

Dr. Manmohan Nayyar is a specialist in neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). He works in Apple Valley, CA. He has received a 3.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He is in-network for Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Pediatric Neurology
18031 US Highway; 18 Ste C
Apple Valley, CA

Dr. Darshan Patel's specialty is pediatric neurology. After attending the University of Debrecen Medical School and Health Science Center for medical school, Dr. Patel completed his residency training at Brookdale University Hospital and Medical Center. He is in-network for Medicare insurance.

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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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