We found 7 neurologists who accept Humana Catastrophic near Boca Raton, FL.

Dr. Adel Kamal Helmy, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Neurology
4510 N Federal Highway
Lighthouse Point, FL
 

Dr. Adel Helmy is a pediatric neurology specialist. His average patient rating is 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Helmy is affiliated with Plantation General Hospital, Kendall Regional Medical Center, and Broward Health Coral Springs. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at Ain Shams University Faculty of Medicine. He is conversant in French.

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Specializes in Neurology
233 S Federal Highway; Suite 110
Boca Raton, FL
 

Dr. Lekhraj Patel's specialty is neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). Dr. Patel (or staff) is conversant in Gujarati and Hindi. He studied medicine at Medical College Baroda. Dr. Patel is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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Specializes in Neurophysiology, Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine, Neurology
800 Meadows Road
Boca Raton, FL
 

Dr. Patricio Espinosa specializes in neurophysiology, osteopathic manipulative medicine, and neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Dr. Espinosa studied medicine at Central University of Ecuador.

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Dr. Samuel Farhan Siddiqui, MD
Specializes in Neurology
16244 S Military Trail; Suite 150
Delray Beach, FL
 

Dr. Samuel Siddiqui's area of specialization is neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). Areas of expertise for Dr. Siddiqui include facial problems, dermabrasion, and jessner peel. He is rated 5.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. Dr. Siddiqui is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Dr. Robert O Schiftan, MD
Specializes in Neurology
1905 Clint Moore Road; Suite 308
Boca Raton, FL
 

Dr. Robert Schiftan sees patients in Boca Raton, FL. His medical specialty is neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). Patients gave Dr. Schiftan an average rating of 1.0 stars out of 5. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Neurology
800 Meadows Road; 1st Floor
Boca Raton, FL
 

Dr. Sameea Husain is a neurology (brain & spinal cord disease) specialist in Boca Raton, FL. Dr. Husain is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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Dr. Richard S Bailyn, MD
Specializes in Neurology
3848 Fau Boulevard; Suite 305
Boca Raton, FL
 

Dr. Richard Bailyn specializes in neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). Dr. Bailyn is rated 3.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He graduated from Weill Cornell Medical College.

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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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