We found 6 pediatric neurologists who accept Humana Silver 3800/HMO Premier near Weston, FL.

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Dr. Mark Alan Epstein, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Neurology
2900 S Commerce Parkway
Weston, FL
 

Dr. Mark Epstein works as a pediatric neurologist. He is rated 3.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. Dr. Epstein honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. He is a graduate of Mount Sinai School of Medicine. Dr. Epstein is professionally affiliated with Nicklaus Children's Hospital and Broward Health Medical Center.

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Dr. Diana Martinez, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Neurology
2900 S Commerce Parkway
Weston, FL
 

Dr. Diana Martinez specializes in pediatric neurology. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Martinez takes. She graduated from Central University of the East School of Medicine. She speaks Spanish. She is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hospital Miramar, Memorial Hospital West, and Memorial Regional Hospital, Hollywood.

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Dr. Enme Gabriel Corrales-Reyes, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Neurology
2900 S Commerce Parkway
Weston, FL
 

Dr. Enme Corrales-Reyes is a pediatric neurology specialist. He is conversant in Spanish. Dr. Corrales-Reyes's hospital/clinic affiliations include Nicklaus Children's Hospital, South Miami Hospital, and Kendall Regional Medical Center. After completing medical school at Higher Institute of Medical Sciences of Villa Clara, he performed his residency at Long Island College Hospital and Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt. On average, patients gave him a rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Corrales-Reyes is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO.

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Dr. Roberto F Tuchman, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Neurology
2900 South Commerce Parkway; 1st Floor
Weston, FL
 

Dr. Roberto Tuchman is a pediatric neurologist in Weston, FL and Miami, FL. Dr. Tuchman's patients gave him an average rating of 2.5 out of 5 stars. He is affiliated with Nicklaus Children's Hospital. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Tuchman accepts. He is a graduate of New York University (NYU) School of Medicine. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Tuchman include: Boca Raton Super Doctors and South Florida Super Doctors.

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Dr. Migvis Monduy, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Neurology
2900 S Commerce Parkway
Weston, FL
 

Dr. Migvis Monduy is a pediatric neurology specialist. Her professional affiliations include Nicklaus Children's Hospital and Broward Health Medical Center. She accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. Dr. Monduy is a graduate of the University of South Florida (USF) College of Medicine. For her residency, Dr. Monduy trained at Texas Children's Hospital.

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Dr. Carlos A Gadia, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Neurology
2900 S Commerce Parkway
Weston, FL
 

Dr. Carlos Gadia is a specialist in pediatric neurology. Dr. Gadia (or staff) speaks Spanish and Portuguese. He is professionally affiliated with Nicklaus Children's Hospital and Broward Health Medical Center. Dr. Gadia studied medicine at Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul Faculty of Medicine. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 2.5 stars out of 5. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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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.
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