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We found 6 neurologists who accept Humana HMO near Delray Beach, FL.

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Specializes in Vascular Neurology
5162 Linton Boulevard; Suite 106
Delray Beach, FL
 

Dr. Nils Mueller is a vascular neurology specialist in Delray Beach, FL. He honors 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
4723 West Atlantic Avenue; A-7
Delray Beach, FL
 

Dr. Mark Brody is a neurology (brain & spinal cord disease) specialist in Delray Beach, FL. He is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. Dr. Brody is a graduate of the University of Calgary Faculty of Medicine.

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Specializes in Neurology
3848 Fau Boulevard; Suite 305
Boca Raton, FL
 

Dr. Richard Bailyn's specialty is neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). Dr. Bailyn's patients gave him an average rating of 3.5 out of 5 stars. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. He is a graduate of Weill Cornell Medical College.

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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 specialty is neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). He accepts 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
6080 Boynton Beach Boulevard; Suite 100
Boynton Beach, FL
 

Dr. Robert Schiftan, who practices in Boynton Beach, FL, is a medical specialist in neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). Dr. Schiftan has a 1.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. He honors 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
5210 Linton Boulevard; Suite 204
Delray Beach, FL
 

Dr. Oscar Farronay is a neurologist. His average patient rating is 3.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Farronay 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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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.