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

Soe Myint Aung MD
Specializes in Neurology (Brain & Spinal Cord Disease), Sleep Medicine, Neurophysiology, Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine, Neuromuscular Medicine
812 Avis Drive
Ann Arbor, MI
(734) 213-3920; (734) 213-9262

Dr. Soe Aung is a specialist in neurophysiology, neuromuscular medicine, and osteopathic manipulative medicine. He attended the University of Medicine 1, Yangon and the University of Medicine 2, Yangon for medical school and subsequently trained at Duke University Hospital for residency. Patients gave Dr. Aung an average rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Aung takes. He 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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Steven Mark Zak MD
Specializes in Neurology (Brain & Spinal Cord Disease), Neurophysiology
812 Avis Drive
Ann Arbor, MI
(734) 213-3946; (734) 213-3920

Dr. Steven Zak is a specialist in neurophysiology and neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). After attending Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at Arizona Health Sciences Center and Tucson Hospitals Medical Education Program. In his practice, Dr. Zak focuses on migraine, alzheimer's disease, and telemedicine. Dr. Zak is in-network for Humana HMO, Child Health Plus, and Humana Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Zak's professional affiliations include Montefiore Medical Center, St. Cloud Regional Medical Center, and Oakwood Hospital - Wayne. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Clinical interests: Teleneurology, Alzheimer's Disease, Migraine Disorders, Multiple Sclerosis (MS), Epilepsy

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Specializes in Neurology (Brain & Spinal Cord Disease)
812 Avis Drive
Ann Arbor, MI

Dr. Michael Evans is a physician who specializes in neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). In his practice, Dr. Evans focuses on telemedicine. Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Evans takes. He studied medicine at Queen's University School of Medicine. His training includes residency programs 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
4200 Whitehall Drive; Suite 240
Ann Arbor, MI
(734) 622-5000

Dr. Brian Woodruff is a specialist in pediatric neurology. He is affiliated with St. Joseph Mercy Ann Arbor. He attended Michigan State University College of Human Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at the University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics. On average, patients gave Dr. Woodruff a rating of 3.0 stars out of 5. He takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more.

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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.