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We found 12 neurologists who accept Blue Cross Blue Shield Silver HMO near Hialeah, FL.

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Specializes in Neurology
2801 Nw 87th Avenue; Unit 7
Doral, FL
 

Dr. Kester Nedd's area of specialization is neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). He is rated 4.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. Dr. Nedd is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. For his residency, Dr. Nedd trained at Jackson Memorial Medical Center. He is affiliated with Kendall Regional Medical Center.

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Specializes in Neurophysiology, Neurology
7100 W 20th Avenue; Suite 504
Hialeah, FL
 

Dr. Shaun Smart is a neurophysiology and neurology (brain & spinal cord disease) specialist in Hialeah, FL. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of South Florida (USF), Dr. Smart attended medical school at the University of Michigan Medical School.

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Dr. Gail P Ballweg, MD
Specializes in Other, Neurology
7000 West 12th Avenue; Suite G176
Hialeah, FL
 

Dr. Gail Ballweg is a physician who specializes in neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). Dr. Ballweg's average patient rating is 2.0 stars out of 5. She is affiliated with Memorial Hospital West. She honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. She is a graduate of MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine and a graduate of Saint Vincent Catholic Medical Centers' residency program.

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Dr. Daniel Ahoubim, MD
Specializes in Neurology
9960 Nw 116 Way; Suite 13
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Daniel Ahoubim's area of specialization is neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). Dr. Ahoubim studied medicine at Tel Aviv University, Sackler Faculty of Medicine. His medical residency was performed at North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System and Jersey Shore University Medical Center. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Dr. Ahoubim (or staff) is conversant in Hebrew and Persian. He is professionally affiliated with Homestead Hospital.

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Dr. Gilberto Melchor Cruz, MD
Specializes in Neurology
4160 W 16th Avenue; Suite 506
Hialeah, FL
 

Dr. Gilberto Cruz is a neurology (brain & spinal cord disease) specialist. Dr. Cruz's average patient rating is 5.0 stars out of 5. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. His practice is open to new patients.

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Dr. Larissa Borisovna Elberg, MD
Specializes in Neurology
2801 Nw 87th Avenue; Unit 7
Doral, FL
 

Dr. Larissa Elberg's area of specialization is neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). On average, patients gave Dr. Elberg a rating of 2.5 stars out of 5. She accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. She studied medicine at Saint Petersburg State Pediatric Medical Academy. She trained at Jackson Memorial Medical Center for residency. She is affiliated with Kendall Regional Medical Center.

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Specializes in Neurology
2801 Nw 87th Avenue; Unite 7
Doral, FL
 

Dr. Andrew Brown works as a neurologist in Doral, FL. Dr. Brown studied medicine at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Brown honors.

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Dr. Eugenio Moises Guevara, MD
Specializes in Interventional Pain Medicine, Neurology
777 E 25th Street; Suite 308
Hialeah, FL
 

Dr. Eugenio Guevara's areas of specialization are interventional pain medicine and neurology (brain & spinal cord disease); he sees patients in Hialeah, FL. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Guevara honors.

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Specializes in Neurosurgery, Neurology
2801 Nw 87th Avenue; Unit 7
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Bruce Rubin is a specialist in neurosurgery and neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. After attending SUNY Upstate Medical University for medical school, he completed his residency training at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and Columbia University Medical Center. Dr. Rubin is affiliated with Kendall Regional Medical Center.

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Specializes in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities, Neuromuscular Medicine
4160 W 16th Avenue; Suite 100
Hialeah, FL
 

Dr. Martha Bustamante is a neurodevelopmental disabilities specialist and neuromuscular medicine specialist in Hialeah, FL. Patient reviews placed her at an average of 3.0 stars out of 5. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Bustamante honors.

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Specializes in Internal Medicine, Neurology
7100 W 20th Avenue; Suite 504
Hialeah, FL
 

Dr. Lourdes Lago, who practices in Hialeah, FL, is a medical specialist in 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. Lago honors.

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Specializes in Vascular Neurology
7100 W 20th Avenue; Suite 504
Hialeah, FL
 

Dr. Ritesh Kaushal practices vascular neurology in Hialeah, FL. Dr. Kaushal is in-network for 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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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.