We found 7 neurologists who accept Humana HMO Open Access Copay 50/5000 near Port Saint Lucie, FL.
Dr. Michael Maraist is a neurologist in Port Saint Lucie, FL and Gainesville, FL. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Dr. Maraist obtained his medical school training at the University of Florida College of Medicine and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Florida Health Science Center. He has received distinctions including Resident Teacher Award Neurology and Resident Award for excellence in research. Dr. Maraist is affiliated with the University of Florida Health (UF Health).
Dr. Jose Arbona is a physician who specializes in neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). He is a graduate of the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine. Dr. Arbona is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers.
Dr. Paul Schmidt's specialty is neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Schmidt accepts. Dr. Schmidt attended medical school at Ross University School of Medicine.
Dr. Luz Vazquez's area of specialization is neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). She is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more.
Dr. Jose Pozo, who practices in Port Saint Lucie, FL, is a medical specialist 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.
Dr. Delvis Celdran specializes in neurology (brain & spinal cord disease) and practices in Port Saint Lucie, FL. The average patient rating for Dr. Celdran is 2.0 stars out of 5. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Celdran honors.
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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.