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We found 7 neurologists who accept Blue Cross Blue Shield Silver HMO near Pensacola, FL.

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

Dr. Lawrence King is a specialist in neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). He works in Pensacola, FL. Dr. King graduated from the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. He is rated 2.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. He accepts 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 Neurology
5153 N 9th Avenue
Pensacola, FL
 

Dr. George Dmytrenko, who practices in Pensacola, FL, is a medical specialist in neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). On average, patients gave Dr. Dmytrenko a rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He graduated from MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine.

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

Dr. Terry Neill practices neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). Dr. Neill studied medicine at the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine. Dr. Neill 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 Pediatric Neurology
400 Gulf Breeze Parkway; Suite 300
Gulf Breeze, FL
 

Dr. Sara Winchester is a physician who specializes in pediatric neurology. She graduated from the University of Virginia School of Medicine. Dr. Winchester accepts 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 Pain Medicine, Psychiatry, Neurology
101 S Jefferson Street; Suite C
Pensacola, FL
 

Dr. Kiumars Shams' areas of specialization are pain medicine, psychiatry, and neurology (brain & spinal cord disease); he sees patients in Pensacola, FL. 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
1717 N E Street; Suite 208
Pensacola, FL
 

Dr. Keena Risola works as a neurologist. Dr. Risola graduated from A.T. Still University, Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine. She honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO.

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

Dr. James Renfroe's area of specialization is pediatric neurology. He studied medicine at the University of South Alabama College of Medicine. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Renfroe honors.

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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.