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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's specialty is pediatric neurology. He is rated 3.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Epstein accepts. He studied medicine at Mount Sinai School of Medicine. Dr. Epstein's hospital/clinic affiliations include Nicklaus Children's Hospital and Broward Health Medical Center.

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

Dr. Enme Corrales-Reyes practices pediatric neurology in Weston, FL, Aventura, FL, and Fort Lauderdale, FL. Dr. Corrales-Reyes is conversant in Spanish. His professional affiliations include Nicklaus Children's Hospital, South Miami Hospital, and Kendall Regional Medical Center. He attended Higher Institute of Medical Sciences of Villa Clara and then went on to complete his residency at Long Island College Hospital and Vanderbilt University Medical Center. He has a 4.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Corrales-Reyes 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 Pediatric Neurology
2900 S Commerce Parkway
Weston, FL
 

Dr. Diana Martinez is a physician who specializes in pediatric neurology. Dr. Martinez 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. She attended medical school at Central University of the East School of Medicine. In addition to English, she speaks Spanish. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Memorial Hospital Miramar, Memorial Hospital West, and Memorial Regional Hospital, Hollywood.

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

Dr. Roberto Tuchman's medical specialty is pediatric neurology. He studied medicine at New York University (NYU) School of Medicine. Patient ratings for Dr. Tuchman average 2.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Tuchman is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. His distinctions include: Boca Raton Super Doctors and South Florida Super Doctors. Dr. Tuchman is affiliated with Nicklaus Children's Hospital.

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

Dr. Migvis Monduy, who practices in Miami, FL and Weston, FL, is a medical specialist in pediatric neurology. Dr. Monduy's professional affiliations include Nicklaus Children's Hospital and Broward Health Medical Center. She studied medicine at the University of South Florida (USF) College of Medicine. She trained at Texas Children's Hospital for her residency. She accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers.

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

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

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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.