We found 7 neurologists who accept Humana HMO Open Access Copay 50/5000 near Port Saint Lucie, FL.

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Dr. Michael Kevin Maraist, MD
Specializes in Neurology
1405 Se Goldtree Drive; Suite B
Port St Lucie, FL
 

Dr. Michael Maraist is a specialist in neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). He is professionally affiliated with the University of Florida Health (UF Health). His education and training includes medical school at the University of Florida College of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Florida Health Science Center. Dr. Maraist is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. Dr. Maraist has received professional recognition including the following: Resident Teacher Award Neurology and Resident Award for excellence in research.

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Specializes in Neurology
1889 Se Port St Lucie Boulevard
Port St Lucie, FL
 

Dr. Jose Arbona works as a neurologist. Dr. Arbona attended medical school at the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more.

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Specializes in Neurology
451 Sw Bethany Drive; 101
Port St Lucie, FL
 

Dr. Paul Schmidt is a physician who specializes in neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). He is a graduate of Ross University School of Medicine. Dr. Schmidt accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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Specializes in Neurology
240 Nw Peacock Boulevard; Suite 101
Port St Lucie, FL
 

Dr. Jose Pozo specializes in neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). Dr. Pozo 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
10377 S Us Highway 1; Suite 104
Port St Lucie, FL
 

Dr. Luz Vazquez is a specialist in neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). She accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more.

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Specializes in Neurology
543 Nw Lake Whitney Place; Unit 105
Port Saint Lucie, FL
 

Dr. Delvis Celdran's specialty is neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). He is rated 2.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. He 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 Neurology
10050 Sw Innovation Way; Suite 102
Port St Lucie, FL
 

Dr. Kathie Kowalczyk is a Port Saint Lucie, FL physician who specializes in neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). She honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO.

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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.