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Dr. David Ronald Lesch Doctor Of Medicine, MD
Specializes in Neurology (Brain & Spinal Cord Disease), Sleep Medicine
210 Oakside Lane; Suite B
Canton, GA
(770) 814-9455

Dr. David Lesch's specialties are neurology (brain & spinal cord disease) and sleep medicine. He practices in Suwanee, GA and Canton, GA. His areas of expertise include migraines, myasthenia gravis, and sleep apnea. His average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Lesch takes Medicare insurance. After completing medical school at Rush Medical College, Dr. Lesch performed his residency at the University of Chicago Medical Center, a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, and a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. He is professionally affiliated with Wellstar Windy Hill Hospital, Emory Johns Creek Hospital, and Northside Hospital Forsyth.

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Clinical interests: ALS-Lou Gehrig's disease, Alzheimers disease, Bell's palsy, botox, carpal tunnel syndrome, ... (Read more)

Dr. Scott David Cooper MD
Specializes in Neurology (Brain & Spinal Cord Disease)
320 Hospital Road
Canton, GA
(770) 479-5535; (770) 889-7118

Dr. Scott Cooper, who practices in Canton, GA and Cumming, GA, is a medical specialist in neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). He graduated from Ross University School of Medicine. His clinical interests encompass neurological disorders. Dr. Cooper's average rating from his patients is 3.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Cooper accepts Medicare insurance. He is affiliated with Northside Hospital Forsyth.

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Clinical interests: neurology

Dr. Faiz Ehsan Niaz MD
Specializes in Neurology (Brain & Spinal Cord Disease)
125 Oakside Lane; Suite 301
Canton, GA
(770) 345-0070

Dr. Faiz Niaz is a neurologist. Dr. Niaz graduated from Dow Medical College and then he performed his residency at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Patients gave him an average rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. He accepts Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Neurology (Brain & Spinal Cord Disease)
145 Riverstone Terrace; 102
Canton, GA
(770) 721-3975

Dr. Saima Khurram's area of specialization is neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). She is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance.

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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.