We found 9 neuromuscular medicine providers who accept Anthem near Saint Louis, MO.

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Dr. Alan Pestronk, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Neurology, Neuromuscular Medicine
1 Children's Place; Suite 2d
Saint Louis, MO
 

Dr. Alan Pestronk is a pediatric neurology and neuromuscular medicine specialist in Saint Louis, MO. He is especially interested in myasthenia gravis, nerve disorders, and muscular dystrophy. He is professionally affiliated with Washington University Physicians, St. Louis Children's Hospital, and Center for Advanced Medicine. After attending Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Dr. Pestronk completed his residency training at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center. Dr. Pestronk is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry.

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Clinical interests: Myasthenia Gravis, Neuropathy, Neuroimmunology, Fatigue, Muscular Dystrophy, Pain, Amyotrophic ... (Read more)

Dr. Joseph T Black, MD
Specializes in Neuromuscular Medicine, Neurology
4921 Parkview Place
Saint Louis, MO
 

Dr. Joseph Black is a Saint Louis, MO physician who specializes in neuromuscular medicine and neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). Dr. Black obtained his medical school training at SUNY Upstate Medical University and performed his residency at Jackson Memorial Medical Center and Barnes-Jewish Hospital. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Black include peripheral neuropathy, neuromuscular disorders (nerve & muscle diseases), and movement disorders. He is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Black's hospital/clinic affiliations include Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital, Washington University Physicians, and Center for Advanced Medicine.

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Clinical interests: Neuromuscular Disorders, Movement Disorders, Peripheral Neuropathy

Dr. Robert Charles Bucelli, PhD, MD
Specializes in Neuromuscular Medicine, Neurology
517 S. Euclid Avenue; Mcmillan Building
St. Louis, MO
 

Dr. Robert Bucelli's specialties are neuromuscular medicine and neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). After completing medical school at SUNY, University at Buffalo School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, Dr. Bucelli performed his residency at Washington University Medical Center in St. Louis. He has a special interest in electromyography (EMG). He honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. Dr. Bucelli is professionally affiliated with Washington University Physicians, St. Louis Children's Hospital, and Center for Advanced Medicine.

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Clinical interests: Electromyography, General Neurology, Neuromuscular Disorders

Dr. Arun Seevaram Varadhachary, PhD, MD
Specializes in Neuromuscular Medicine, Neurology
4921 Parkview Place
Saint Louis, MO
 

Dr. Arun Varadhachary practices neuromuscular medicine and neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). His hospital/clinic affiliations include Missouri Baptist Medical Center, Washington University Physicians, and Center for Advanced Medicine. He is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. Dr. Varadhachary attended Temple University School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Barnes-Jewish Hospital. He speaks German.

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Dr. Conrad Christian Weihl, PhD, MD
Specializes in Neuromuscular Medicine, Neurology
4921 Parkview Place; Suite 6c
Saint Louis, MO
 

Dr. Conrad Weihl is a neuromuscular medicine and neurology (brain & spinal cord disease) specialist. Areas of expertise for Dr. Weihl include muscular dystrophy and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). Dr. Weihl's professional affiliations include Washington University Physicians, Center for Advanced Medicine, and Barnes-Jewish Hospital. He graduated from the University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Barnes-Jewish Hospital. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry.

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Clinical interests: Inclusion Body Myositis, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, Muscular Dystrophy

Dr. Muhammad Taher Al-Lozi, AA, MD
Specializes in Neurophysiology, Neuromuscular Medicine, Neurology
1 Children's Place; Suite 2s89
Saint Louis, MO
 

Dr. Muhammad Al-Lozi's specialties are neurophysiology, neuromuscular medicine, and neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). He practices in Saint Louis, MO. His average patient rating is 4.0 stars out of 5. He is especially interested in myasthenia gravis, nerve disorders, and muscular dystrophy. Dr. Al-Lozi is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. Dr. Al-Lozi studied medicine at the University of the Punjab and King Edward Medical University. His residency was performed at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center. He is affiliated with Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital, Washington University Physicians, and St. Louis Children's Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Electrodiagnostic Testing, Research, Neuromuscular Disorders, Myasthenia Gravis, Muscular ... (Read more)

Dr. Glenn Lopate, MD
Specializes in Neuromuscular Medicine, Electrodiagnostic Medicine, Neurology
517 S Euclid Avenue; Ground Floor
Saint Louis, MO
 

Dr. Glenn Lopate's medical specialty is neuromuscular medicine, electrodiagnostic medicine, and neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). Clinical interests for Dr. Lopate include myasthenia gravis, nerve disorders, and muscular dystrophy. His professional affiliations include Washington University Physicians, St. Louis Children's Hospital, and Center for Advanced Medicine. He takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. He studied medicine at Ohio State University College of Medicine. Dr. Lopate's training includes a residency program at Washington University Medical Center in St. Louis.

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Clinical interests: Neuromuscular Disorders, Myasthenia Gravis, Muscular Dystrophy, Paralysis, Electromyography, ... (Read more)

Dr. Richard Brian Sommerville, MD
Specializes in Neuromuscular Medicine, Neurology
517 S. Euclid Avenue; Mcmillan Building
St. Louis, MO
 

Dr. R. Sommerville specializes in neuromuscular medicine and neurology (brain & spinal cord disease) and practices in Saint Louis, MO. His areas of expertise include the following: myasthenia gravis, nerve disorders, and electromyography (EMG). His professional affiliations include Washington University Physicians, Center for Advanced Medicine, and Barnes-Jewish Hospital. Dr. Sommerville takes several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. He attended Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons and then went on to complete his residency at Barnes-Jewish Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Myasthenia Gravis, Fatigue, Muscular Dystrophy, Polymyositis, Mitochondrial Disease, ... (Read more)

Dr. Anne Maureen Connolly, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Neurology, Neuromuscular Medicine
1 Children's Place
St. Louis, MO
 

Dr. Anne Connolly's specialties are pediatric neurology and neuromuscular medicine. She practices in Saint Louis, MO. Dr. Connolly's areas of expertise consist of myasthenia gravis, nerve disorders, and muscular dystrophy. She is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. She attended Indiana University School of Medicine and then went on to complete her residency at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and St. Louis Children's Hospital. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Washington University Physicians, St. Louis Children's Hospital, and Center for Advanced Medicine.

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Clinical interests: Electrodiagnostic Testing, Electromyography, Myasthenia Gravis, Brachial Plexus Injury, Nerve ... (Read more)

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What is Neuromuscular Medicine?

Neuromuscular medicine can be broadly defined as a medical specialty devoted to disorders of nerves and muscles. It has some similarities to the specialty of physical medicine and rehabilitation, in that it is concerned with how people move and function. It is also similar to the specialty of neurology because it has to do with disorders of the nervous system. However, neuromuscular medicine specifically deals with disorders in how the nerves interact with muscles. These disorders often require a level of knowledge greater than that of a general neurologist or physical medicine specialist.

Our nervous system is made up of two parts. The peripheral nervous system includes sensory nerves, nerves that move muscles, and the junctions between muscles and nerves. The central nervous system includes the brain and spinal cord. Neuromuscular medicine deals with disorders that occur specifically when the two parts of the nervous system do not connect or work well together. These disorders include:
  • Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, sometimes known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease
  • Muscular dystrophy
  • Myasthenia gravis, a disorder where the muscles feel weak and fatigued
  • Ataxia, characterized by involuntary movements

Neuromuscular medicine specialists are usually knowledgeable about electrodiagnostic medicine, the use of electrical impulses to check nerve and muscle function. These tests play an important role in neuromuscular management. Neuromuscular medicine specialists also perform physical exams, diagnose their patients and manage their care, and provide medical counseling for those with life-altering illnesses.
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