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We found 8 neurologists who accept Anthem Blue Cross of California near Whittier, CA.

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Specializes in Neurology
14350 Whittier Boulevard; Suite 320
Whittier, CA
 

Dr. Chan Kim's specialty is neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). Patients gave Dr. Kim an average rating of 1.5 stars out of 5. He is affiliated with PIH Health. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield. He graduated from Yonsei University College of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Kim completed residency programs at NYU Langone Medical Center and Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center. Dr. Kim (or staff) speaks the following languages: Korean and Spanish.

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Dr. Ron Andrew Shatzmiller, MS, MD
Specializes in Neurology
2603 Via Campo
Montebello, CA
 

Dr. Ron Shatzmiller is a neurologist in Montebello, CA, Glendale, CA, and Los Angeles, CA. He speaks French. Dr. Shatzmiller graduated from Tulane University School of Medicine. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield.

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Specializes in Internal Medicine, Neurology
8337 Telegraph Road; Suite 222
Pico Rivera, CA
 

Dr. Dane Copeland works as a neurologist in Pico Rivera, CA and Downey, CA. He honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Shield, and more. Dr. Copeland is a graduate of Oregon Health & Science University School of Medicine. He trained at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center for his residency. Dr. Copeland is professionally affiliated with PIH Health.

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Specializes in Neurology
12291 Washington Boulevard; 303
Whittier, CA
 

Dr. Richard Rison is a neurology (brain & spinal cord disease) specialist in Whittier, CA. He is affiliated with PIH Health. He attended Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University for medical school and subsequently trained at Los Angeles County+USC Medical Center for residency. Dr. Rison is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Neurology
12291 Washington Boulevard; 303
Whittier, CA
 

Dr. Leonard Gale is a medical specialist in neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). Dr. Gale graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), David Geffen School of Medicine. His training includes residency programs at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with the University of Southern California (USC). He is rated 3.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. He accepts Health Net, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. He is affiliated with PIH Health.

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Specializes in Neurology
12291 Washington Boulevard; 303
Whittier, CA
 

Dr. Gautam Ganguly is a neurologist. In addition to English, Dr. Ganguly (or staff) speaks Hindi. He is professionally affiliated with PIH Health. Before completing his residency at Los Angeles County+USC Medical Center, Dr. Ganguly attended medical school at Medical College and Hospital Kolkata. He has received a 4.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Ganguly takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Neurology
12291 Washington Boulevard; 303
Whittier, CA
 

Dr. Brian Beck practices neurology (brain & spinal cord disease) in Whittier, CA. Blue Shield, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Beck accepts. Before performing his residency at Los Angeles County+USC Medical Center and Alameda County Medical Center, Highland Hospital, Dr. Beck attended the University of California, Irvine, School of Medicine. Dr. Beck is affiliated with PIH Health.

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Specializes in Neurology
12291 Washington Boulevard; 303
Whittier, CA
 

Dr. Paul Helfgott specializes in neurology (brain & spinal cord disease) and practices in Whittier, CA and Montebello, CA. Dr. Helfgott is professionally affiliated with PIH Health. He studied medicine at Boston University School of Medicine. He completed his residency training at Los Angeles County+USC Medical Center. Patients gave him an average rating of 2.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Helfgott takes several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield.

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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.