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We found 10 neurophysiologists who accept Humana Catastrophic near Hinsdale, IL.

Dr. Manish Prabhakar Kapadia, MD
Specializes in Neurophysiology, Neurology
12004 S Rt; 59 Ste 100
Plainfield, IL
 

Dr. Manish Kapadia sees patients in Naperville, IL, Glen Ellyn, IL, and Plainfield, IL. His medical specialties are neurophysiology and neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). His areas of expertise include the following: cerebrovascular disease, multiple sclerosis (MS), and parkinson's disease. He accepts Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. Before completing his residency at McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University, Dr. Kapadia attended medical school at Wayne State University School of Medicine. He is affiliated with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Kapadia's office for an appointment.

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Clinical interests: Neuromuscular Disorders, Electrophysiological Study, Autoimmune Disorders, Epilepsy, Alzheimer's ... (Read more)

Dr. Takashi Nishida, MD
Specializes in Neurophysiology, Neurology
845 Cramer Court
Willowbrook, IL
 

Dr. Takashi Nishida's specialties are neurophysiology and neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). Dr. Takashi Nishida practices in Chicago, IL, Willowbrook, IL, and Maywood, IL. Dr. Nishida is professionally affiliated with Loyola University Medical Center (LUMC), Northwestern Medical Group (NMG), and Northwestern Memorial Hospital. Dr. Nishida is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Nishida is closed to new patients at this time. Dr. Nishida trained at the University of Kansas Medical Center for Dr. Nishida's residency. In addition to English, Dr. Nishida speaks Japanese.

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Dr. Jorge Juan Asconape, MD
Specializes in Neurophysiology, Neurology
6800 N. Frontage Road
Burr Ridge, IL
 

Dr. Jorge Asconape's specialties are neurophysiology and neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). Before completing his residency at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center, Dr. Asconape attended medical school at the University of Buenos Aires Faculty of Medicine. These areas are among Dr. Asconape's clinical interests: epilepsy, electroencephalography (EEG), and epilepsy surgery. He accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. He speaks Spanish. His professional affiliations include Loyola Outpatient Center (LOC) and Loyola Center for Health at Burr Ridge.

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Clinical interests: Epilepsy Surgery, Electroencephalography, Epilepsy

Dr. Gregory Gruener, MD
Specializes in Neurophysiology, Neurology
2160 S 1st Avenue; Maguire Center, Room 2700
Maywood, IL
 

Dr. Gregory Gruener is a neurophysiologist and neurologist. In his practice, he is particularly interested in electromyography (EMG). Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Gruener accepts. He graduated from Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine. Dr. Gruener completed his residency training at Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Loyola University. He is professionally affiliated with Loyola University Medical Center (LUMC).

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Clinical interests: Electromyography

Dr. Rizwan S Bajwa, DO
Specializes in Neurophysiology, Neurology
908 N Elm Street; Suite 202
Hinsdale, IL
 

Dr. Rizwan Bajwa practices neurophysiology and neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). Patients gave Dr. Bajwa an average rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital, Adventist Health Partners (AHP), and Adventist Hinsdale Hospital. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Loyola University, Dr. Bajwa attended the University of New England, College of Osteopathic Medicine for medical school. Dr. Bajwa (or staff) is conversant in Arabic and Punjabi.

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Clinical interests: Osteopathic Medicine, Migraine, Neck Problems, Spine Problems, Epilepsy, Multiple Sclerosis, ... (Read more)

Dr. John R Wilson, MD
Specializes in Vascular Neurology, Neurophysiology, Sleep Medicine
1s443 Summit Avenue; Suite 203
Oakbrook Terrace, IL
 

Dr. John Wilson's areas of specialization are vascular neurology, neurophysiology, and sleep medicine. Patient ratings for Dr. Wilson average 3.5 stars out of 5. His hospital/clinic affiliations include OSF Saint Francis Medical Center, Gottlieb Memorial Hospital, and Rush Oak Park Hospital. He accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. Before performing his residency at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC), Dr. Wilson attended Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Vascular Neurology, Neurophysiology, Neuromuscular Medicine
5000 South 5th Avenue; Building 1, Room F 201
Hines, IL
 

Dr. Jasvinder Chawla is a medical specialist in vascular neurology, neurophysiology, and neuromuscular medicine. After attending the University of Delhi, University College of Medical Sciences for medical school, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with Loyola University. Dr. Chawla accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. He is professionally affiliated with OSF St. Joseph Medical Center, OSF Saint Francis Medical Center, and Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital.

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Dr. Athena Kostidis, MD
Specializes in Neurophysiology, Neurology
6800 N. Frontage Road
Burr Ridge, IL
 

Dr. Athena Kostidis is a specialist in neurophysiology and neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). She works in Maywood, IL, Burr Ridge, IL, and Oakbrook Terrace, IL. Dr. Kostidis has a special interest in general neurology, headache, and electromyography (EMG). She is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. She obtained her medical school training at Indiana University School of Medicine and performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with Indiana University. She is conversant in Greek. Dr. Kostidis is affiliated with Loyola Center for Health at Burr Ridge.

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Clinical interests: Headache, Electromyography, General Neurology

Dr. Christopher P Simon, MD
Specializes in Neurophysiology, Neurology
908 N Elm Street; Suite 110
Hinsdale, IL
 

Dr. Christopher Simon's areas of specialization are neurophysiology and neurology (brain & spinal cord disease); he sees patients in Hinsdale, IL. Dr. Simon's patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. Areas of expertise for Dr. Simon include migraine, torticollis, and muscle pain. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Preferred Network Access (PNA), and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at West Virginia University School of Medicine. Dr. Simon (or staff) is conversant in German and French. Dr. Simon's hospital/clinic affiliations include Adventist Hinsdale Hospital and Adventist La Grange Memorial Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Sleep Disorders, Migraine, Myasthenia Gravis, Neuropathy, Dementia, Electroencephalography, Muscle ... (Read more)

Dr. Michael Joseph Boyd, MD
Specializes in Neurophysiology, Neurology
908 N Elm Street; Suite 202
Hinsdale, IL
 

Dr. Michael Boyd is a neurophysiologist and neurologist. Clinical interests for Dr. Boyd include migraine, myasthenia gravis, and stroke. Dr. Boyd's professional affiliations include Adventist Bolingbrook Hospital, Adventist Health Partners (AHP), and Adventist Hinsdale Hospital. After attending Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with Northwestern University. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Preferred Network Access (PNA).

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Clinical interests: Radiculopathy, Migraine, Myasthenia Gravis, Dementia, Electroencephalography, Stroke, Epilepsy, ... (Read more)

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What is Neurophysiology?

Neurophysiologists are doctors who use tests to evaluate the function of the nervous system. They are able to record the electrical transmissions of the brain, spinal cord, muscles and nerves in order to diagnose neurological diseases. A neurophysiologist may test for nerve and muscle conditions such as myasthenia gravis, demyelinating polyneuropathy, or ALS.

There are a number of tests that a neurophysiologist might use, depending on the part of the nervous system that is affected. Some of these include:
  • Nerve conduction studies, to show how well nerves are working
  • Electromyography, to show how well the muscles respond to signals from nerves
  • Electroencephalography (EEG), a test to measure brain activity (most often used to diagnose epilepsy)
  • Evoked potential studies, which measure electrical activity in the brain in response to a stimulus
  • Polysomnography, or a sleep study, which records brain activity and body functions during sleep

In addition, neurophysiologists are often called on to assist during brain or spinal cord surgery to monitor the health and function of the nervous system during the procedure.

After performing tests on the nervous system, neurophysiologists will offer their interpretation and opinion of the results to help make a diagnosis. They provide critical information to patients with serious neurological diseases.