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We found 6 neurophysiologists who accept Humana near New Orleans, LA.

Dr. Fawad Ahmed Khan, MD
Specializes in Neurophysiology, Neurology
1514 Jefferson Highway
New Orleans, LA
 

Dr. Fawad Khan is a specialist in neurophysiology and neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). Dr. Khan is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. He graduated from Deccan College of Medical Sciences and then he performed his residency at UNC Hospitals. He is professionally affiliated with Ochsner.

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Specializes in Physiatry, Other, Neurophysiology
2700 Napoleon Avenue
New Orleans, LA
 

Dr. Ashfaq Qureshi is a rehabilitation physician and neurophysiologist in Marrero, LA and New Orleans, LA. He honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Qureshi attended medical school at American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine. He completed his residency training at Baylor University Medical Center. In addition to English, Dr. Qureshi (or staff) speaks Urdu. Dr. Qureshi is professionally affiliated with Ochsner.

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Dr. Piotr Wladyslaw Olejniczak, MD
Specializes in Neurophysiology, Neurology
1542 Tulane Avenue
New Orleans, LA
 

Dr. Piotr Olejniczak is a physician who specializes in neurophysiology and neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). He attended medical school at Wroclaw Medical University Faculty of Medicine. Dr. Olejniczak honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Viant, in addition to other insurance carriers. He has received the following distinction: New Orleans Super Doctors. His hospital/clinic affiliations include West Jefferson Medical Center (WJMC), Ochsner, and Touro Infirmary.

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Dr. Jeffrey Scott Nicholl, MD
Specializes in Neuropsychology, Neurophysiology
275 Lasalle Street
New Orleans, LA
 

Dr. Jeffrey Nicholl's medical specialty is neuropsychology and neurophysiology. He is a graduate of Georgetown University School of Medicine. Dr. Nicholl trained at a hospital affiliated with Tulane University and a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) for residency. He honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Nicholl has received professional recognition including the following: New Orleans Super Doctors. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Tulane Medical Center and Lakeview Regional Medical Center.

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Dr. Patricia Colon-Garcia, MD
Specializes in Neurophysiology, Neurology
1415 Tulane Avenue; 5th Floor
New Orleans, LA
 

Dr. Patricia Colon-Garcia is a physician who specializes in neurophysiology and neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). Dr. Colon-Garcia has indicated that her clinical interests include migraine, multiple sclerosis (MS), and electromyography (EMG). She is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. She studied medicine at Central University of the Caribbean School of Medicine. In addition to English, Dr. Colon-Garcia speaks Spanish. She is affiliated with Tulane Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Headache, Electromyography, Multiple Sclerosis, Neuromuscular Disorders, Migraine, ... (Read more)

Dr. Shannon Maura McGuire, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Neurology, Neurophysiology
200 Henry Clay Avenue
New Orleans, LA
 

Dr. Shannon McGuire, who practices in New Orleans, LA, is a medical specialist in pediatric neurology and neurophysiology. Patients gave Dr. McGuire an average rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. McGuire honors. She studied medicine at Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans. Her practice is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Sleep Disorders, Epilepsy

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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.