We found 8 neurologists who accept Humana Silver HMO near Crystal Lake, IL.

Specializes in Neurology
1 S Virginia Street
Crystal Lake, IL
 

Dr. Sapna Rathi is a specialist in neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). She works in Crystal Lake, IL and Elk Grove Village, IL. Areas of expertise for Dr. Rathi include general neurology, sleep disorders, and sleep study. Dr. Rathi honors Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. She graduated from Rush Medical College. For her residency, Dr. Rathi trained at Rush University Medical Center. In addition to English, Dr. Rathi (or staff) speaks Hindi. She is professionally affiliated with Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS).

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Clinical interests: Sleep Disorders, Fibromyalgia, Nerve Block, Sleep Study, Trigger Point Injections, Pain, Headache, ... (Read more)

Dr. Benjamin Jay Nager, MD
Specializes in Neurophysiology, Neurology, Sleep Medicine
750 East Terra Cotta Avenue; Suite A
Crystal Lake, IL
 

Dr. Benjamin Nager practices neurophysiology, neurology (brain & spinal cord disease), and sleep medicine in Crystal Lake, IL. He is affiliated with Centegra Health System. Before completing his residency at the University Hospitals, Cleveland, Dr. Nager attended medical school at Tulane University School of Medicine. Dr. Nager is rated highly by his patients. Dr. Nager honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Dr. Amarish A Dave, MD, DO
Specializes in Neurology
350 Congress Parkway; Suite E
Crystal Lake, IL
 

Dr. Amarish Dave is a physician who specializes in neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). Dr. Dave attended medical school at Midwestern University, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine. His residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of Illinois at Chicago. Areas of expertise for Dr. Dave include migraine, parkinson's disease, and stroke. He is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Mercy Health System and Centegra Health System.

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Clinical interests: Electromyography, Parkinson's Disease, Migraine, Neuropathy, Dementia, Stroke, Epilepsy, ... (Read more)

Specializes in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities
2575 W Algonquin Road; Suite A
Algonquin, IL
 

Dr. Abrar Arshad is a neurodevelopmental disabilities specialist. Dr. Arshad (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Urdu and Hindi. His professional affiliations include Alexian Brothers Health System (ABHS) and Centegra Health System. He graduated from King Edward Medical University. Dr. Arshad's training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of Minnesota. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO.

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Specializes in Behavioral Neurology & Neuropsychiatry
649 Ridgeview Drive
Mchenry, IL
 

Dr. Robert Kohn's area of specialization is behavioral neurology & neuropsychiatry. After completing medical school at the University of North Texas Health Science Center, Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine, he performed his residency at the University of Missouri Health System and a hospital affiliated with West Virginia University. Dr. Kohn's patients gave him an average rating of 1.5 out of 5 stars. He is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. He is professionally affiliated with Centegra Health System.

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Dr. Karyn H Karlin, MD
Specializes in Neurology
750 E. Terra Cotta
Crystal Lake, IL
 

Dr. Karyn Karlin's specialty is neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). Patient ratings for Dr. Karlin average 1.5 stars out of 5. She is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. She is a graduate of the University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine and the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago. Dr. Karlin is professionally affiliated with Centegra Health System.

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Dr. Paul Leonard Grindstaff, MD
Specializes in Neurology
750 East Terra Cotta Avenue; Suite A
Crystal Lake, IL
 

Dr. Paul Grindstaff is a neurology (brain & spinal cord disease) specialist. After completing medical school at American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine, he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Loyola University. On average, patients gave him a rating of 2.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Grindstaff honors several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. He is affiliated with Centegra Health System.

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Specializes in Pediatric Psychiatry, Neurology
390 E Congress Parkway; Suite J
Crystal Lake, IL
 

Dr. Katherine Godfrey's specialties are pediatric psychiatry and neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). She takes several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic.

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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.

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