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

Dr. Ravi Patel's specialty is vascular neurology. He accepts Medicaid and Medicare insurance. Dr. Patel graduated from the University of Debrecen Medical School and Health Science Center. Dr. Patel (or staff) speaks 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's areas of specialization are 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 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 is a neurologist. Dr. Bernales is rated 4.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. He is in-network for Medicare insurance. He studied medicine 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)
18523 Corwin Road; Suite A
Victorville, CA
(760) 946-3876

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

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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's area of specialization is neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). Dr. Karnani is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance. Dr. Karnani graduated from the University of Santo Tomas Faculty of Medicine and Surgery. Dr. Karnani (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Filipino, Spanish, and Hindi.

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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 specializes in neurophysiology and neurology (brain & spinal cord disease) and practices in Apple Valley, CA. She honors Medicare insurance. She studied medicine at Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Herrington's residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with Loyola University.

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

Dr. Veena Patel specializes in neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). She is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance. Dr. Patel attended medical school at J.J.M. Medical College.

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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 practices neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). Dr. Thakran studied medicine at Armed Forces Medical College. Dr. Thakran has a 2.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Thakran honors 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 neurology (brain & spinal cord disease) specialist. The average patient rating for Dr. Nayyar is 3.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Nayyar accepts Medicare insurance.

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

Dr. Darshan Patel practices pediatric neurology. He is a graduate of the University of Debrecen Medical School and Health Science Center. He accepts Medicare insurance. 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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