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We found 8 neurologists who accept United Healthcare Gold HMO near Kissimmee, FL.

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Specializes in Other, Neurology
506 West Cherry Street
Kissimmee, FL
 

Dr. Najeeb Zuberi's medical specialty is neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). Before completing his residency at St. Vincent's Hospital, Staten Island, Dr. Zuberi attended medical school at Technical University of Santiago (UTESA). Patient reviews placed him at an average of 2.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Zuberi takes 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 Vascular Neurology, Neurophysiology
2400 N Orange Blossom Trail; Suite 204
Kissimmee, FL
 

Dr. Tariq Irfan's medical specialty is vascular neurology and neurophysiology. Dr. Irfan 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.

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Specializes in Neurophysiology, Neurology
407 W Oak Street
Kissimmee, FL
 

Dr. Khizar Malik is a neurophysiologist and neurologist in Kissimmee, FL. In addition to English, Dr. Malik (or staff) speaks Urdu. Dr. Malik is affiliated with Orlando Health. He obtained his medical school training at St. George's University School of Medicine and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Stony Brook University Medical Center. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Malik 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.

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Dr. Elias Aurelio Giraldo, MD
Specializes in Neurology
720 W Oak Street; Suite 360
Kissimmee, FL
 

Dr. Elias Giraldo specializes in neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). Dr. Giraldo is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and more.

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Specializes in Neurology
802 Rose Avenue
Kissimmee, FL
 

Dr. Stuart Farber's area of specialization is neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). Patient reviews placed him at an average of 2.0 stars out of 5. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Dr. Farber attended medical school at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Psychiatry, Neurology
700 W. Oak Street
Kissimmee, FL
 

Dr. Jose Mendez works as a psychiatrist. Dr. Mendez is in-network for United Healthcare HSA, United Healthcare HMO, and United Healthcare Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. He graduated from the University of the Andes School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Case Western Reserve University. He is affiliated with Osceola Regional Medical Center.

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Specializes in Neurology
2400 N Orange Blossom Trail; Suite 204
Kissimmee, FL
 

Dr. Walter Morgan is a neurology (brain & spinal cord disease) specialist. Dr. Morgan is in-network for United Healthcare Compass, United Healthcare Navigate, and United Healthcare HSA, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Neurology
2400 N Orange Blossom Tr; Suite 204
Kissimmee, FL
 

Dr. Ricardo Villalobos specializes in neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). Dr. Villalobos takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He graduated from the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine.

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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.