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

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

Dr. Sameea Husain is a specialist in neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). Dr. Husain is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. She attended medical school at Nova Southeastern University, College of Osteopathic Medicine. For her professional training, Dr. Husain completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with St. Louis University (SLU).

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

Dr. Samuel Siddiqui is a neurology (brain & spinal cord disease) specialist. His clinical interests include facial problems, dermabrasion, and jessner peel. On average, patients gave Dr. Siddiqui a rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze.

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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). Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Patel honors. He attended medical school at Medical College Baroda. Dr. Patel (or staff) speaks Gujarati and Hindi.

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

Dr. Adel Helmy is a medical specialist in pediatric neurology. Dr. Helmy graduated from Ain Shams University Faculty of Medicine. Patient ratings for Dr. Helmy average 4.0 stars out of 5. 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 is conversant in French. Dr. Helmy's professional affiliations include Plantation General Hospital, Kendall Regional Medical Center, and Broward Health Coral Springs.

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Specializes in Other, Neurology
1601 Clint Moore Road; Suite 120
Boca Raton, FL
 

Dr. Scott Blumenthal is a medical specialist in neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is affiliated with Kendall Regional Medical Center.

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

Dr. Richard Bailyn is a specialist in neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). He works in Boca Raton, FL. He studied medicine at Weill Cornell Medical College. On average, patients gave him a rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Bailyn honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO.

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Specializes in Neurology
1905 Clint Moore Road; Suite 308
Boca Raton, FL
 

Dr. Robert Schiftan is a neurologist. Dr. Schiftan's average rating from his patients is 1.0 stars out of 5. He takes 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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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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