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We found 47 neurologists who accept Humana near Lakewood, CO.

Dr. Benzi Michael Kluger, MS, MD
Specializes in Neurology
Denver, CO
 

Dr. Benzi Kluger sees patients in Aurora, CO and Denver, CO. His medical specialty is neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). Clinical interests for Dr. Kluger include parkinson's disease and alzheimer's disease. Dr. Kluger takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. He attended medical school at the University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine. He trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Colorado Denver for his residency. Dr. Kluger is conversant in Spanish. He is affiliated with Children's Hospital Colorado, Denver Health Medical Center, and the University of Colorado Hospital (UCH).

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Clinical interests: Botox Injection, Chorea, Dystonia, Parkinson's Disease, Movement Disorders, Alzheimer's Disease

Dr. Sharon Nicole Poisson, MA, MD
Specializes in Vascular Neurology
Denver, CO
 

Dr. Sharon Poisson's area of specialization is vascular neurology. Her education and training includes medical school at Indiana University School of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Michigan. She is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Humana HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Poisson is affiliated with Children's Hospital Colorado, the University of Colorado Hospital (UCH), and the University Physicians.

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Clinical interests: Stroke

Dr. Laur Marius Birlea, MD
Specializes in Neurology
Denver, CO
 

Dr. Laur Birlea's area of specialization is neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). In addition to English, Dr. Birlea (or staff) speaks Romanian and Spanish. In his practice, he is particularly interested in migraine and viral infection. He is professionally affiliated with the University of Colorado Hospital (UCH) and the University Physicians. After attending Iuliu Hatieganu University of Medicine and Pharmacy Cluj-Napoca for medical school, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Colorado Denver. Dr. Birlea is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more.

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Clinical interests: Neuromuscular Disorders, Viral Infection, Migraine, Stroke, Trigeminal Neuralgia, Infections, Brain ... (Read more)

Dr. Cornelia Natascha Drees, MD
Specializes in Neurophysiology, Neurology
Denver, CO
 

Dr. Cornelia Drees' specialties are neurophysiology and neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). She practices in Aurora, CO and Denver, CO. Patient ratings for Dr. Drees average 2.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Drees's areas of clinical interest consist of epilepsy and telemedicine. She is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. She graduated from the University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine and the University of Cologne Faculty of Medicine and then she performed her residency at Cleveland Clinic and a hospital affiliated with SUNY Downstate Medical Center. Dr. Drees (or staff) is conversant in German and French. Dr. Drees's professional affiliations include Children's Hospital Colorado, the University of Colorado Hospital (UCH), and the University Physicians.

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Clinical interests: Epilepsy, Neurological Disorders, Telemedicine

Dr. Olga Sergeevna Klepitskaya, MD
Specializes in Neurology
Englewood, CO
 

Dr. Olga Klepitskaya's specialty is neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). She is a graduate of International. Her medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of Colorado Denver. In her practice, Dr. Klepitskaya focuses on neurological disorders. She honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. In addition to English, she speaks Russian. Dr. Klepitskaya is affiliated with VA Eastern Colorado Health Care System, the University of Colorado Hospital (UCH), and the University Physicians.

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Clinical interests: Dystonia, Parkinson's Disease, Neurological Disorders

Dr. Sandra Lee Friedman, MD
Specializes in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities, Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics
Denver, CO
 

Dr. Sandra Friedman's areas of specialization are neurodevelopmental disabilities and developmental-behavioral pediatrics; she sees patients in Aurora, CO and Denver, CO. She is affiliated with Children's Hospital Colorado and the University Physicians. Dr. Friedman obtained her medical school training at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine and performed her residency at Stanford University Medical Center. She accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more.

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Clinical interests: Mental Health Issues

Dr. Laura A Strom, MD
Specializes in Neurophysiology, Neurology
2229 Blake Street; Apartment 705
Denver, CO
 

Dr. Laura Strom, who practices in Aurora, CO and Denver, CO, is a medical specialist in neurophysiology and neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). She studied medicine at Penn State College of Medicine. She trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Colorado Denver for residency. Dr. Strom has a special interest in women's health issues and epilepsy. She is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. Dr. Strom's professional affiliations include the University of Colorado Hospital (UCH) and the University Physicians.

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Clinical interests: Women's Health Issues, Epilepsy, Neurological Disorders

Dr. Pramote Laoprasert, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Neurology, Neurophysiology
Englewood, CO
 

Dr. Pramote Laoprasert, who practices in Aurora, CO and Englewood, CO, is a medical specialist in pediatric neurology and neurophysiology. Dr. Laoprasert's clinical interests include epilepsy. He is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. He graduated from Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University and the University of Alberta Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry and then he performed his residency at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center and a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago. He has received distinctions including Top Doctor of America, US News & World Reports; Paul Moe Teacher Of The Year, Children's Hospital Colorado; and Paul Moe Teacher Of The Year 2010 - Children's Hospital Colorado. Dr. Laoprasert speaks Thai. He is professionally affiliated with Children's Hospital Colorado and the University Physicians.

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Clinical interests: Epilepsy Surgery, Electroencephalography, Brain Imaging, Epilepsy

Dr. Joanne Solliday Janas, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Neurology, Pediatric Psychiatry
3455 Lutheran Parkway; Suite 230
Wheat Ridge, CO
 

Dr. Joanne Janas' areas of specialization are pediatric neurology and pediatric psychiatry. She is professionally affiliated with Children's Hospital Colorado and the University Physicians. Dr. Janas is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. She obtained her medical school training at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Colorado Denver.

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Dr. Susan P Koh, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Psychiatry, Neurophysiology, Neurology
Centennial, CO
 

Dr. Susan Koh is a specialist in pediatric psychiatry, neurophysiology, and neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). Dr. Koh's clinical interests include epilepsy. She accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. She obtained her medical school training at the University of Southern California (USC), Keck School of Medicine and performed her residency at Children's Hospital Los Angeles. Dr. Koh's professional affiliations include Children's Hospital Colorado and the University Physicians.

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Clinical interests: Epilepsy

Dr. Richard Lewis Hughes, MD
Specializes in Vascular Neurology
777 Bannock Street
Denver, CO
 

Dr. Richard Hughes works as a vascular neurologist in Denver, CO and Aurora, CO. He has indicated that his clinical interests include neurological disorders. Dr. Hughes takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. He obtained his medical school training at the University of New Mexico School of Medicine and performed his residency at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC). He is affiliated with Denver Health Medical Center, the University of Colorado Hospital (UCH), and the University Physicians.

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Clinical interests: Hemorrhage, Aneurysm, Arteriovenous Malformation, Neurological Disorders, Transient Ischemic Attack

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Specializes in Neurology
Englewood, CO
 

Dr. Cori Millen is a medical specialist in neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). Her patients gave her an average rating of 3.0 out of 5 stars. She is in-network for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Millen studied medicine at Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine. Her professional affiliations include Swedish Medical Center and the University of North Carolina Hospitals.

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Dr. Jeremy Michael Toler, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Neurology
1200 Galapago Street; Apartment 412
Denver, CO
 

Dr. Jeremy Toler's specialty is pediatric neurology. He is affiliated with Children's Hospital Colorado and the University Physicians. Dr. Toler is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. He graduated from West Virginia University School of Medicine.

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Dr. Samantha K Holden, MD
Specializes in Neurology
Denver, CO
 

Dr. Samantha Holden is a medical specialist in neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). Areas of expertise for Dr. Holden include neurological disorders. She accepts several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. Dr. Holden attended medical school at Stony Brook University Medical Center, School of Medicine. Dr. Holden completed her residency training at Rush University Medical Center. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include the University of Colorado Hospital (UCH), the University Physicians, and Rush University Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Neurological Disorders, Lewy Body Dementia, Alzheimer's Disease

Dr. Peter Andreas Michas-Martin, MD
Specializes in Neurology
Denver, CO
 

Dr. Peter Michas-Martin specializes in neurology (brain & spinal cord disease) and practices in Aurora, CO and Denver, CO. He is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Michas-Martin attended medical school at New York Medical College. He completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Colorado Denver. Dr. Michas-Martin is professionally affiliated with the University of Colorado Hospital (UCH), the University Physicians, and Veterans Health Administration (VA).

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Clinical interests: Movement Disorders

Dr. Paul Myron Levisohn, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Neurology
Denver, CO
 

Dr. Paul Levisohn works as a pediatric neurologist. His clinical interests encompass epilepsy. He is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Levisohn is a graduate of the University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine. His residency was performed at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and St. Louis Children's Hospital. Dr. Levisohn's hospital/clinic affiliations include Children's Hospital Colorado and the University Physicians.

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Clinical interests: Epilepsy Surgery, Epilepsy

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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.