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

Dr. Marshall Handleman works as a neurologist and osteopathic manipulative medicine specialist. Dr. Handleman studied medicine at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine. Dr. Handleman (or staff) speaks the following languages: Lao and Thai.

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

Dr. Eduardo Gallegos specializes in neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). He graduated from Autonomous University of Guadalajara Faculty of Medicine. Dr. Gallegos accepts Medicare insurance. He is conversant in Spanish.

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

Dr. Ravi Patel works as a vascular neurologist. Dr. Patel is in-network for Medicare insurance. He is a graduate of the University of Debrecen Medical School and Health Science Center.

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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 is an Apple Valley, CA physician who specializes in neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). He is rated 4.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. Dr. Bernales accepts Medicare insurance. He attended medical school at the University of the East, Ramon Magsaysay Memorial Medical Center. He is conversant in Filipino.

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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 specializes in neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). Dr. Karnani is in-network for Medicare insurance. Dr. Karnani is a graduate of the University of Santo Tomas Faculty of Medicine and Surgery. Dr. Karnani (or staff) is conversant in Filipino, Spanish, and Hindi.

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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 is a specialist in neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). Dr. Thakran graduated from Armed Forces Medical College. Dr. Thakran's patients gave Dr. Thakran an average rating of 2.0 out of 5 stars. Dr. Thakran accepts 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 is a neurophysiology and neurology (brain & spinal cord disease) specialist. Dr. Herrington obtained her medical school training at Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine and performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with Loyola University. She accepts Medicare insurance.

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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 neurologist in Apple Valley, CA and Victorville, CA. Dr. Patel is in-network for Medicare insurance. She graduated from J.J.M. Medical College.

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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 medical specialist in neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). Dr. Nayyar has received a 3.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He accepts Medicare insurance.

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

Dr. Darshan Patel's area of specialization is pediatric neurology. He is affiliated with the University of North Carolina Hospitals. He attended medical school at the University of Debrecen Medical School and Health Science Center. Dr. Patel 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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