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Specializes in Neurology
5153 N 9th Avenue; Suite 300
Pensacola, FL
 

Dr. Lawrence King's specialty is neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). Dr. King studied medicine at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. He has a 2.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. King takes.

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Specializes in Neurology
5153 N 9th Avenue; Suite 300
Pensacola, FL
 

Dr. Terry Neill is a specialist in neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). Dr. Neill takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Dr. Neill studied medicine at the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Neurology
5153 N 9th Avenue
Pensacola, FL
 

Dr. George Dmytrenko works as a neurologist. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 3.5 stars out of 5. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Dmytrenko graduated from MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Neurology
4400 Bayou Boulevard; Suite 43
Pensacola, FL
 

Dr. John Axley is a neurology (brain & spinal cord disease) specialist. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and more. He studied medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Pediatric Neurology
400 Gulf Breeze Parkway; Suite 300
Gulf Breeze, FL
 

Dr. Sara Winchester is a medical specialist in pediatric neurology. She accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Dr. Winchester studied medicine at the University of Virginia School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Pain Medicine, Psychiatry, Neurology
101 S Jefferson Street; Suite C
Pensacola, FL
 

Dr. Kiumars Shams is a pain specialist, psychiatrist, and neurologist. Dr. Shams is an in-network provider 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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Specializes in Neurology
1717 N E Street; Suite 208
Pensacola, FL
 

Dr. Keena Risola, who practices in Pensacola, FL, is a medical specialist in neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). She is a graduate of A.T. Still University, Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Risola is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and more.

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Specializes in Pediatric Neurology
400 Gulf Breeze Parkway; Suite 300
Gulf Breeze, FL
 

Dr. James Renfroe specializes in pediatric neurology. Dr. Renfroe is a graduate of the University of South Alabama College of Medicine. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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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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