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We found 8 pediatric neurologists who accept Coventry Bronze $15 Copay HMO PD near Tampa, FL.

Dr. Jose Ramon Foradada III, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Neurology
4710 N Habana Avenue; Suite 307
Tampa, FL
 

Dr. Jose Foradada is a pediatric neurology specialist in Tampa, FL. Clinical interests for Dr. Foradada include back pain, peripheral neuropathy, and headache. Patients gave him an average rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Foradada honors. He is a graduate of Central University of the East School of Medicine. Dr. Foradada completed his residency training at Montefiore Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with Albert Einstein College of Medicine. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. His professional affiliations include St. Joseph's Hospital, St. Joseph's Women's Hospital, and St. Joseph Children's Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Sports Health, Headache, Neck Problems, Peripheral Neuropathy, Concussion, Epilepsy, Back Pain

Dr. Maria A Gieron-Korthals, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Neurology
17 Davis Boulevard; Suite 200, Usf Department of Pediatrics
Tampa, FL
 

Dr. Maria Gieron is a pediatric neurology specialist in Tampa, FL. In her practice, she is particularly interested in concussion, neuromuscular disorders (nerve & muscle diseases), and headache. She is professionally affiliated with the University of South Florida (USF) Health. After attending Medical University of Warsaw for medical school, Dr. Gieron completed her residency training at Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center and a hospital affiliated with SUNY Downstate Medical Center. Dr. Gieron takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. She has an open panel.

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Clinical interests: Neuromuscular Disorders, Headache, Concussion

Dr. Ernesto Jose Millan, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Neurology, Other
5110 N Habana Avenue; Suite 1
Tampa, FL
 

Dr. Ernesto Millan's area of specialization is pediatric neurology. He graduated from the University of the Andes School of Medicine. His residency was performed at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and Beth Israel Medical Center, New York. Dr. Millan has a 4.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. Dr. Millan's professional affiliations include St. Joseph's Hospital and St. Joseph's Women's Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Sports Health, Concussion

Dr. Raymond J Fernandez, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Neurology
2508 W Virginia Avenue; Suite B
Tampa, FL
 

Dr. Raymond Fernandez works as a pediatric neurologist in Tampa, FL. Patient ratings for Dr. Fernandez average 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Fernandez's areas of expertise include the following: attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD), epilepsy, and cerebral palsy. He is affiliated with St. Joseph's Hospital, St. Joseph's Women's Hospital, and St. Joseph Children's Hospital. Dr. Fernandez honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. He obtained his medical school training at Tulane University School of Medicine and performed his residency at Charity Hospital, New Orleans. He has received the distinction of Florida Super Doctors 2009 - Gulf Coast Edition. He is conversant in Spanish.

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Clinical interests: Neuromuscular Disorders, Cerebral Palsy, Attention Deficit Disorder, Epilepsy

Dr. John Richard Gunderman, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Neurology, Other
5106 N Armenia Avenue; Suite 5
Tampa, FL
 

Dr. John Gunderman is a specialist in pediatric neurology. Dr. Gunderman's areas of expertise include back pain, attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD), and spine problems. His hospital/clinic affiliations include St. Joseph's Hospital, St. Joseph's Women's Hospital, and St. Joseph Children's Hospital. He studied medicine at State University of New York (SUNY). The average patient rating for Dr. Gunderman is 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Gunderman is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. He has received professional recognition including the following: Florida Super Doctors 2009 - Gulf Coast Edition.

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Clinical interests: Spine Problems, Attention Deficit Disorder, Back Pain

Dr. Jose Andres Ferreira, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Neurology, Other
508 South Habana Avenue; Suite 340
Tampa, FL
 

Dr. Jose Ferreira is a specialist in pediatric neurology. He attended medical school at Central University of the East School of Medicine. His residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of Connecticut. Dr. Ferreira accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Dr. Ferreira has received the distinction of Florida Super Doctors 2009 - Gulf Coast Edition. He speaks Spanish. He is affiliated with St. Joseph's Hospital, St. Joseph's Women's Hospital, and St. Joseph Children's Hospital.

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Specializes in Pediatric Neurology
17 Davis Boulevard; Usf Department of Pediatrics
Tampa, FL
 

Dr. Sagarika Nallu's medical specialty is pediatric neurology. She attended medical school at Technical University of Santiago (UTESA). Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Nallu accepts.

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Specializes in Pediatric Neurology
2 Tampa General Circle; 6th Floor
Tampa, FL
 

Dr. Anne Csere works as a pediatric neurologist in Tampa, FL. She 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. Dr. Csere graduated from Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences (KCUMB), College of Osteopathic Medicine.

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What is Pediatric Neurology?

The nervous system is made up of the brain, spinal column, nerves, and muscles. It is what allows our brain and body to communicate with each other. Disorders of the nervous system are treated by a neurologist. When these disorders affect children or teens, they are treated by a pediatric or child neurologist.

Child neurologists have a special understanding of how the nervous system functions in a child’s growing body. Some neurological illnesses are rarely seen in adults, and others have symptoms that are different in children than in adults. Children’s developing brains and bodies can change quickly, and a pediatric neurologist is trained to quickly evaluate and manage symptoms before they cause future problems.

There is a very wide variety of disorders in pediatric neurology. Some issues, like seizures, are quite common, while others are very rare. A few examples of the problems treated by a child neurologist include:
  • Seizures and epilepsy
  • Migraines and other headaches
  • Neurological disorders that cause physical disabilities, including cerebral palsy, multiple sclerosis, and muscular dystrophy
  • Developmental movement disorders, such as motor delays or low coordination
  • Hydrocephalus, or fluid in the brain
  • Brain tumors
  • Social and behavioral disorders that originate in the brain, such as ADHD and autism (many, but not all pediatric neurologists offer this service)

To figure out what is happening in a patient’s nervous system, pediatric neurologists make frequent use of brain scans. These may be CT scans (computed tomography, which uses x-rays), MRIs (magnetic resonance imaging, done with radio waves and magnets), or PET scans (positron emission tomography, which uses small amounts of radioactive material). In addition, child neurologists may use:
  • Blood tests
  • Ultrasounds
  • Chromosomal testing
  • EEG (electroencephalogram, a test to measure electrical activity in the brain)
  • EMG (electromyography, tests to measure how well nerves and muscles work)
  • Developmental screening tests
  • Hearing and vision tests

It can be incredibly difficult for parents when their child is hurting or isn’t able to do things that other kids their age can do. A pediatric neurologist is a great resource to help kids with neurological disorders reach their full potential.