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We found 18 neurologists who accept Health Net near Woodland Hills, CA.

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Specializes in Neurology
18370 Burbank Avenue; Suite 107
Tarzana, CA
 

Dr. Peter-Brian Andersson sees patients in Tarzana, CA. His medical specialty is neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). Dr. Andersson attended medical school at the University of Cape Town Faculty of Health Sciences. His training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). He accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. Dr. Andersson has received the distinction of Southern California Super Doctors. He is professionally affiliated with Providence Tarzana Medical Center and Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Dr. Veena Venkatesh Sengupta, MD
Specializes in Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine, Neurology
7320 Woodlake Avenue; Suite #250
West Hills, CA
 

Dr. Veena Sengupta is a specialist in osteopathic manipulative medicine and neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). Dr. Sengupta (or staff) is conversant in Spanish and Japanese. Her clinical interests include back pain, tremors, and multiple sclerosis (MS). Dr. Sengupta graduated from Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans. Her medical residency was performed at Parkland Health & Hospital System. She accepts several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield.

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Clinical interests: Headache, Electromyography, Multiple Sclerosis, Neck Pain, Parkinson's Disease, Dementia, Nerve ... (Read more)

Dr. Teri E Engelberg, MD
Specializes in Other, Neurology
23101 Sherman Place; Suite 501
West Hills, CA
 

Dr. Teri Engelberg specializes in neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). Patients gave Dr. Engelberg an average rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. Her areas of expertise include seizure disorders, migraine, and parkinson's disease. She is professionally affiliated with Providence Tarzana Medical Center. She accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Medi-Cal, and more. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment. Dr. Engelberg studied medicine at Albany Medical College. Her residency was performed at Strong Memorial Hospital. She is conversant in Spanish.

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Clinical interests: Pain, Headache, Multiple Sclerosis, Thoracic Problems, Seizure Disorders, Parkinson's Disease, ... (Read more)

Dr. Meril Sue Platzer, MD
Specializes in Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine, Neurology
6325 Topanga Canyon; Suite 101
Woodland Hills, CA
 

Dr. Meril Platzer practices osteopathic manipulative medicine and neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). Dr. Platzer speaks Spanish. Her areas of expertise include autism and alzheimer's disease. She is affiliated with Providence Tarzana Medical Center. She obtained her medical school training at Wayne State University School of Medicine and performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Southern California (USC). She is rated highly by her patients. Dr. Platzer takes several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Aetna. She has an open panel.

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Clinical interests: Autism, Alzheimer's Disease

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Specializes in Neurology
18370 Burbank Boulevard; 107
Tarzana, CA
 

Dr. Justin Dominick is a physician who specializes in neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). He is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. He graduated from Brown University, Alpert Medical School and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Dr. Dominick has received professional recognition including the following: Southern California Super Doctors. His professional affiliations include Providence Tarzana Medical Center and Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center. He is accepting new patients.

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Specializes in Neurology
18370 Burbank Boulevard; #107
Tarzana, CA
 

Dr. Michael Wienir works as a neurologist in Tarzana, CA. He is especially interested in migraine, carpal tunnel syndrome, and alzheimer's disease. Dr. Wienir is professionally affiliated with Providence Tarzana Medical Center. He studied medicine at the University of Washington School of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Wienir trained at Yale-New Haven Hospital. Patient ratings for Dr. Wienir average 3.5 stars out of 5. He honors several insurance carriers, including Health Net, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield. Dr. Wienir is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Headache, Migraine, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Alzheimer's Disease

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Specializes in Neurophysiology, Neurology
4934 Lindley Avenue
Encino, CA
 

Dr. Evgeny Tsimerinov's specialties are neurophysiology and neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). Dr. Tsimerinov (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Russian and Ukrainian. His areas of expertise include thoracic outlet syndrome, vagus nerve stimulation (VNS), and dystonia. Dr. Tsimerinov is affiliated with Cedars-Sinai, PeaceHealth Sacred Heart Medical Center at RiverBend, and PeaceHealth Southwest Medical Center. After attending Kemerovo State Medical Academy for medical school, he completed his residency training at Regions Hospital, St. Paul and Loma Linda University Medical Center. Dr. Tsimerinov is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and HealthSmart, in addition to other insurance carriers. He has received the following distinction: Southern California Super Doctors.

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Clinical interests: Neuromuscular Disorders, Electroencephalography, Nerve Conduction Studies, Hyperhidrosis, Skin ... (Read more)

Dr. Robert Michael Hutchman, MD
Specializes in Neurology
19231 Victory Boulevard; Suite 355
Reseda, CA
 

Dr. Robert Hutchman is a neurologist. Before performing his residency at Mayo Clinic and St. Joseph Mercy Ann Arbor, Dr. Hutchman attended Wayne State University School of Medicine. On average, patients gave Dr. Hutchman a rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. He accepts Blue Shield, Health Net, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Neurology
18370 Burbank Avenue; Suite 107
Tarzana, CA
 

Dr. George Chow practices neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). He is professionally affiliated with Providence Tarzana Medical Center. He is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. Dr. Chow's practice is open to new patients. Dr. Chow is a graduate of the University of California, San Diego (UCSD), School of Medicine. His training includes a residency program at Los Angeles County+USC Medical Center. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Chow include: Southern California Super Doctors; Southern California Super Doctors 2008; and Los Angeles Super Doctors.

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Dr. Vivek M Savur, MD
Specializes in Other, Neurology
7320 Woodlake Avenue; Suite 250
West Hills, CA
 

Dr. Vivek Savur sees patients in Agoura Hills, CA and West Hills, CA. His medical specialty is neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). He is rated highly by his patients. Dr. Savur is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. He obtained his medical school training at SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine, B.J. Medical College, Pune, and Armed Forces Medical College and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with New York Medical College. In addition to English, Dr. Savur (or staff) speaks Spanish, Japanese, and Russian.

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Specializes in Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine, Neurology
23101 Sherman Place; Suite 405
West Hills, CA
 

Dr. Jenny Zhu practices osteopathic manipulative medicine and neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). She is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Shield, Health Net, and more. Her education and training includes medical school at Shanghai Second Medical University and residency at a hospital affiliated with Loyola University. In addition to English, Dr. Zhu speaks Mandarin.

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Specializes in Neurology
7320 Woodlake Avenue; Suite 250
West Hills, CA
 

Dr. Nastaran Rafiei practices neurology (brain & spinal cord disease) in West Hills, CA, Oxnard, CA, and Los Angeles, CA. She is conversant in Persian. In Dr. Rafiei's practice, she is particularly interested in nerve conduction studies (NCS). She is professionally affiliated with UCLA Health. Dr. Rafiei is a graduate of Tehran University of Medical Sciences. For her residency, Dr. Rafiei trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Irvine. She takes Blue Shield, Health Net, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Clinical interests: Nerve Conduction Studies

Dr. Adel Olshansky, MD
Specializes in Neurophysiology, Neurology
7320 Woodlake Avenue; Suite 250
West Hills, CA
 

Dr. Adel Olshansky's specialties are neurophysiology and neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). Her areas of expertise include the following: nerve conduction studies (NCS), seizure disorders, and migraine. Dr. Olshansky honors several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. She studied medicine at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD), School of Medicine. For her professional training, Dr. Olshansky completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of California. Dr. Olshansky (or staff) speaks Arabic, Spanish, and Japanese.

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Clinical interests: Seizure Disorders, Preventive Care, Migraine, Nerve Problems, Nerve Conduction Studies, Physiology, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Neurology
17525 Ventura Boulevard; Suite 203.
Encino, CA
 

Dr. Neil Rosenthal is a physician who specializes in neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). He studied medicine at the University of Minnesota Medical School. Dr. Rosenthal is in-network for Health Net and Health Net HMO insurance.

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Specializes in Neurophysiology, Neurology
18433 Roscoe Boulevard; Suite 108
Northridge, CA
 

Dr. Wei Mi is a neurophysiologist and neurologist in Northridge, CA. She is an in-network provider for Health Net and Medicare insurance. She graduated from Shanghai Medical University.

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Specializes in Neurology
18433 Roscoe Boulevard; Suite 108
Northridge, CA
 

Dr. Lawrence Weinberg practices neurology (brain & spinal cord disease) in Northridge, CA. He is a graduate of St. Louis University School of Medicine. Patient reviews placed Dr. Weinberg at an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Health Net and 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.