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We found 4 neurologists who accept Humana Simplicity HMO near Ann Arbor, MI.

Dr. Soe Myint Aung, MD
Specializes in Neurophysiology, Neuromuscular Medicine, Neurology, Sleep Medicine
812 Avis Drive
Ann Arbor, MI
 

Dr. Soe Aung's areas of specialization are neurophysiology, neuromuscular medicine, and osteopathic manipulative medicine. Patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Aung is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. Before performing his residency at Duke University Hospital, Dr. Aung attended the University of Medicine 1, Yangon and the University of Medicine 2, Yangon for medical school. Dr. Aung is conversant in Spanish. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Osceola Regional Medical Center, Bayfront Health Punta Gorda, and OSF Saint Francis Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Restless Leg Syndrome, Radiculopathy, Neck Pain, Multiple Sleep Latency Test, Lower Back Pain, ... (Read more)

Dr. Steven Mark Zak, MD
Specializes in Neurophysiology, Neurology
812 Avis Drive
Ann Arbor, MI
 

Dr. Steven Zak is a medical specialist in neurophysiology and neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). His areas of clinical interest consist of migraine and alzheimer's disease. Dr. Zak is affiliated with Montefiore Medical Center, St. Cloud Regional Medical Center, and Oakwood Hospital - Wayne. Before performing his residency at Arizona Health Sciences Center and Tucson Hospitals Medical Education Program, Dr. Zak attended Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine. He takes Humana HMO, Child Health Plus, and Humana Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. He has an open panel.

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Clinical interests: Multiple Sclerosis, Migraine, Epilepsy, Alzheimer's Disease

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Specializes in Other, Neurology
812 Avis Drive
Ann Arbor, MI
 

Dr. Michael Evans is a medical specialist in neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). Clinical interests for Dr. Evans include telemedicine. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Evans honors. After attending Queen's University School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at The Ottawa Hospital, a hospital affiliated with the University of British Columbia, and a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine.

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Clinical interests: Telemedicine

Dr. Brian Eric Woodruff, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Neurology, Other
4200 Whitehall Drive; Suite 240
Ann Arbor, MI
 

Dr. Brian Woodruff's specialty is pediatric neurology. His average patient rating is 3.0 stars out of 5. He accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Woodruff attended Michigan State University College of Human Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at the University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics. He is professionally affiliated with St. Joseph Mercy Ann Arbor and OSF Saint Francis Medical Center.

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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.