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We found 6 neurologists who accept Coventry Silver HMO near Atlantis, FL.

Dr. James Nathan Goldenberg, MD
Specializes in Neurology
140 Jfk Drive
Atlantis, FL
 

Dr. James Goldenberg works as a neurologist in Atlantis, FL. He has a 5.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Goldenberg takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He is a graduate of the University of South Florida (USF) College of Medicine. He has received distinctions including Boca Raton Super Doctors; South Florida Super Doctors; and Florida Super Doctors 2009 - South Florida Edition.

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Specializes in Neurology
4801 S Congress Avenue; Suite 304
Lake Worth, FL
 

Dr. Jason Kiner practices neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). He attended medical school at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine. He takes United Healthcare Navigate, Coventry, and Coventry Carelink, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Neurology
140 Jfk Drive
Atlantis, FL
 

Dr. Casandra Mateo's area of specialization is neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). Dr. Mateo is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. She has received professional recognition including the following: Boca Raton Super Doctors.

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Specializes in Neurology
140 Jfk Drive
Atlantis, FL
 

Dr. Mark Goldstein works as a neurologist in Atlantis, FL. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Goldstein takes. He studied medicine at Emory University School of Medicine. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Goldstein include: Boca Raton Super Doctors and South Florida Super Doctors.

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Specializes in Neurology
140 Jfk Drive
Atlantis, FL
 

Dr. Jose Labault-Santiago is a specialist in neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). He works in Atlantis, FL. He attended medical school at the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine. Dr. Labault-Santiago honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Neurology
140 Jfk Drive
Atlantis, FL
 

Dr. Yvonne Jurcik practices neurology (brain & spinal cord disease) in Atlantis, FL. Patient reviews placed her at an average of 3.0 stars out of 5. She takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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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.