We found 6 neurologists who accept United Healthcare Gold HMO near Kissimmee, FL.

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

Dr. Khizar Malik's medical specialty is neurophysiology and neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). He has a 3.5 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, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Malik graduated from St. George's University School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Stony Brook University Medical Center. Dr. Malik (or staff) is conversant in Urdu. He is affiliated with Orlando Health.

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Specializes in Neurology
802 Rose Avenue
Kissimmee, FL
 

Dr. Stuart Farber practices neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). Dr. Farber attended medical school at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine. He has a 2.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. 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.

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

Dr. Walter Morgan's medical specialty is neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). Dr. Morgan accepts several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Compass, United Healthcare Navigate, and United Healthcare HSA.

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Specializes in Vascular Neurology, Neurophysiology, Sleep Medicine
2400 N Orange Blossom Trail; Suite 204
Kissimmee, FL
 

Dr. Tariq Irfan is a specialist in vascular neurology, neurophysiology, and sleep medicine. He works in Kissimmee, FL. He 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 Neurology
2400 N Orange Blossom Tr; Suite 204
Kissimmee, FL
 

Dr. Ricardo Villalobos is a Kissimmee, FL physician who specializes in neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He attended medical school at the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine.

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

Dr. Elias Giraldo sees patients in Kissimmee, FL. His medical specialty is neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). Dr. Giraldo is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, as well as other insurance carriers. He is professionally affiliated with Osceola Regional Medical Center.

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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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