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

Dr. Ravi Patel is a vascular neurologist. He honors Medicaid and Medicare insurance. Dr. Patel studied medicine at 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 Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine, Neurology (Brain & Spinal Cord Disease)
14374 Borego Road; #912
Victorville, CA

Dr. Marshall Handleman is a specialist in osteopathic manipulative medicine and neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). Dr. Handleman graduated from the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine. Dr. Handleman (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Lao and Thai.

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Specializes in Neurology (Brain & Spinal Cord Disease)
15995 Tuscola Road; #201
Apple Valley, CA
(760) 946-4004; (760) 242-2620

Dr. Noel Bernales works as a neurologist in Apple Valley, CA. The average patient rating for Dr. Bernales is 4.0 stars out of 5. He takes Medicare insurance. Dr. Bernales attended medical school at the University of the East, Ramon Magsaysay Memorial Medical Center. Dr. Bernales speaks Filipino.

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

Dr. Eduardo Gallegos' specialty is neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. He is a graduate of Autonomous University of Guadalajara Faculty of Medicine. Dr. Gallegos is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance.

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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 neurologist. Dr. Karnani is in-network for Medicare insurance. Dr. Karnani is a graduate of 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 neurology (brain & spinal cord disease) specialist. She is a graduate of J.J.M. Medical College. She 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 specializes in neurology (brain & spinal cord disease) and practices in Apple Valley, CA and Barstow, CA. Dr. Thakran is a graduate of Armed Forces Medical College. Dr. Thakran is rated 2.0 stars out of 5 by Dr. Thakran's patients. Dr. Thakran honors Medicare insurance.

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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's areas of specialization are neurophysiology and neurology (brain & spinal cord disease); she sees patients in Apple Valley, CA. She is a graduate of Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Herrington trained at a hospital affiliated with Loyola University for residency. She takes Medicare insurance.

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

Dr. Manmohan Nayyar is a specialist in neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). He works in Apple Valley, CA. On average, patients gave him a rating of 3.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Nayyar is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance.

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

Dr. Darshan Patel is a specialist in pediatric neurology. He is in-network for Medicare insurance. He graduated from the University of Debrecen Medical School and Health Science Center. Dr. Patel is professionally affiliated with the University of North Carolina Hospitals.

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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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