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. Dr. Pestronk's clinical interests include myasthenia gravis, nerve disorders, and muscular dystrophy. He is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. He attended Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and subsequently trained at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center for residency. Dr. Pestronk is professionally affiliated with Washington University Physicians, St. Louis Children's Hospital, and Barnes-Jewish Hospital.

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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 practices neuromuscular medicine and neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). Areas of expertise for Dr. Black include peripheral neuropathy, neuromuscular disorders (nerve & muscle diseases), and movement disorders. Dr. Black is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. Before performing his residency at Jackson Memorial Medical Center and Barnes-Jewish Hospital, Dr. Black attended SUNY Upstate Medical University for medical school. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital, Washington University Physicians, and Barnes-Jewish Hospital.

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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 is a neuromuscular medicine and neurology (brain & spinal cord disease) specialist in Saint Louis, MO. Before performing his residency at Washington University Medical Center in St. Louis, Dr. Bucelli attended SUNY, University at Buffalo School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences for medical school. Clinical interests for Dr. Bucelli include electromyography (EMG). He is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. He is professionally affiliated with Washington University Physicians, St. Louis Children's Hospital, and Barnes-Jewish Hospital.

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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 is a medical specialist in neuromuscular medicine and neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). He takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. After attending Temple University School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at Barnes-Jewish Hospital. Dr. Varadhachary speaks German. His professional affiliations include Missouri Baptist Medical Center, Washington University Physicians, and Barnes-Jewish Hospital.

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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's medical specialty is neuromuscular medicine and neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). He graduated from the University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Weihl completed a residency program at Barnes-Jewish Hospital. Dr. Weihl's areas of clinical interest consist of muscular dystrophy and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). He accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Washington University Physicians and Barnes-Jewish Hospital.

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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 is a Saint Louis, MO physician who specializes in neurophysiology, neuromuscular medicine, and neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). Dr. Al-Lozi's areas of expertise include myasthenia gravis, nerve disorders, and muscular dystrophy. He is professionally affiliated with Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital, Washington University Physicians, and St. Louis Children's Hospital. His education and training includes medical school at the University of the Punjab and King Edward Medical University and residency at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center. He has a 4.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Al-Lozi takes.

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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 specialties are neuromuscular medicine, electrodiagnostic medicine, and neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). Clinical interests for Dr. Lopate include myasthenia gravis, nerve disorders, and muscular dystrophy. He accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. Dr. Lopate attended Ohio State University College of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Washington University Medical Center in St. Louis. Dr. Lopate is affiliated with Washington University Physicians, St. Louis Children's Hospital, and Barnes-Jewish Hospital.

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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 practices neuromuscular medicine and neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). Dr. Sommerville attended Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons and then went on to complete his residency at Barnes-Jewish Hospital. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Sommerville include myasthenia gravis, nerve disorders, and electromyography (EMG). He takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. His professional affiliations include Washington University Physicians and 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 areas of specialization are pediatric neurology and neuromuscular medicine. Dr. Connolly has a special interest in myasthenia gravis, nerve disorders, and muscular dystrophy. She is professionally affiliated with Washington University Physicians, St. Louis Children's Hospital, and Barnes-Jewish Hospital. She honors several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. She is a graduate of Indiana University School of Medicine. Dr. Connolly's medical residency was performed at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and St. Louis Children's Hospital.

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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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