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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's medical specialty is neurophysiology and neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). Dr. Khan takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. After attending Deccan College of Medical Sciences for medical school, he completed his residency training at UNC Hospitals. He is affiliated with Ochsner.

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

Dr. Ashfaq Qureshi's medical specialty is physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation) and neurophysiology. He is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Qureshi obtained his medical school training at American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine and performed his residency at Baylor University Medical Center. Dr. Qureshi (or staff) is conversant in Urdu. He 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 New Orleans, LA physician who specializes in neurophysiology and neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Viant, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of Wroclaw Medical University Faculty of Medicine. Dr. Olejniczak has received the distinction of New Orleans Super Doctors. His professional 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 is a physician who specializes in neuropsychology and neurophysiology. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Nicholl accepts. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Tulane University and a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Dr. Nicholl attended Georgetown University School of Medicine. Dr. Nicholl has received professional recognition including the following: New Orleans Super Doctors. He is affiliated with 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 neurophysiologist and neurologist in New Orleans, LA. She speaks Spanish. Her clinical interests include migraine, multiple sclerosis (MS), and electromyography (EMG). Dr. Colon-Garcia is professionally affiliated with Tulane Medical Center. Dr. Colon-Garcia studied medicine at Central University of the Caribbean School of Medicine. She is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more.

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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 specializes in pediatric neurology and neurophysiology. Dr. McGuire graduated from Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans. Her average patient rating is 4.0 stars out of 5. She is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. Dr. McGuire welcomes 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.