We found 9 neurologists who accept Humana HMO Premier near Silver Spring, MD.

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Specializes in Neurophysiology, Neurology, Sleep Medicine
2041 Georgia Avenue; Neurology Department
Washington, DC
 

Dr. Yash Mehndiratta is a physician who specializes in neurophysiology, neurology (brain & spinal cord disease), and sleep medicine. He has indicated that his clinical interests include sleep disorders, stroke, and neurological disorders. He accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Mehndiratta attended Maulana Azad Medical College for medical school and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with Medical University of South Carolina for residency. He is affiliated with Howard County General Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Sleep Disorders, Stroke, Neurological Disorders

Dr. David Francis Moore, PhD, MD
Specializes in Vascular Neurology
10313 Georgia Avenue; Suite 101-a
Silver Spring, MD
 

Dr. David Moore's medical specialty is vascular neurology. He graduated from the University of Liverpool Faculty of Medicine. He accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Moore is affiliated with Holy Cross Hospital. He is open to new patients.

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Specializes in Neurophysiology, Neurology
1325 Dale Drive
Silver Spring, MD
 

Dr. Edward Urban practices neurophysiology and neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Urban accepts. Dr. Urban attended medical school at Emory University School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Vascular Neurology
10903 New Hampshire Avenue; Wo-22 Room 5402
Silver Spring, MD
 

Dr. Kachikwu Illoh's area of specialization is vascular neurology. United Healthcare Choice, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare EPO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Illoh takes. Dr. Illoh attended medical school at Ahmadu Bello University Faculty of Medicine.

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Specializes in Neurology
3700 Massachusetts Avenue Nw; Apartment 523
Washington, DC
 

Dr. Beth Leeman-Markowski is a neurology (brain & spinal cord disease) specialist. In Dr. Leeman-Markowski's practice, she is particularly interested in epilepsy. She accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. She graduated from Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine. Dr. Leeman-Markowski has received the following distinctions: Phi Beta Kappa Society; Graduated with Highest Distinction University; and Michigan. She is professionally affiliated with Massachusetts General Hospital. She is not currently accepting new patients.

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Clinical interests: Epilepsy

Specializes in Internal Medicine, Neurology
3800 Reservoir Road Nw
Washington, DC
 

Dr. April Erwin's area of specialization is neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). She graduated from Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans. Dr. Erwin accepts several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic.

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Specializes in Neurology
110 Irving Street Nw
Washington, DC
 

Dr. Jignesh Shah's area of specialization is neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic.

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Specializes in Neurology
2041 Georgia Avenue Nw
Washington, DC
 

Dr. An Tran is a specialist in neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). Her education and training includes medical school at Howard University College of Medicine and residency at St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Tran takes.

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Specializes in Pediatric Neurology, Sleep Medicine
111 Michigan Avenue Nw
Washington, DC
 

Dr. Erick Viorritto is a specialist in pediatric neurology and sleep medicine. United Healthcare HSA, United Healthcare HMO, and United Healthcare Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Viorritto honors.

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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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