We found 9 neurologists who accept 1199 near East Meadow, NY.

Dr. Robin Errol Smith, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Neurology
990 Stewart Avenue; Suite 400
Garden City, NY
 

Dr. Robin Smith is a specialist in pediatric neurology. Areas of expertise for Dr. Smith include peripheral neuropathy, migraine, and dystonia. Patient reviews placed Dr. Smith at an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. He honors several insurance carriers, including Coresource, Aetna EPO, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield. Before performing his residency at Long Island Jewish Medical Center, Dr. Smith attended the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg for medical school. Dr. Smith (or staff) is conversant in Spanish and Afrikaans. Dr. Smith is professionally affiliated with North Shore University Hospital, Long Island Jewish (LIJ) Medical Center, and NYU Langone Medical Center. He is accepting new patients.

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Clinical interests: Facial Problems, Migraine, Attention Deficit Disorder, Autism, Epilepsy, Muscular Dystrophy, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities
2201 Hempstead Turnpike; #772, Department of Neurology
East Meadow, NY
 

Dr. Satish Kadakia, who practices in East Meadow, NY, is a medical specialist in neurodevelopmental disabilities. His areas of expertise include epilepsy. Dr. Kadakia is affiliated with NuHealth. He accepts Amerigroup, POMCO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and more. After attending Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences and Patliputra Medical College for medical school, Dr. Kadakia completed his residency training at Nassau University Medical Center and Jersey Shore University Medical Center. Dr. Kadakia (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Urdu, Arabic, and Spanish.

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Clinical interests: Epilepsy

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Specializes in Pediatric Neurology, Pediatric Emergency Medicine
2201 Hempstead Turnpike
East Meadow, NY
 

Dr. Nadeem Shabbir is a specialist in pediatric neurology and pediatric emergency medicine. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Amerigroup, POMCO, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield. He obtained his medical school training at Rawalpindi Medical College and Government Medical College, Surat and performed his residency at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Columbia University. Dr. Shabbir (or staff) is conversant in Urdu, Mandarin, and Sign Language. Dr. Shabbir is affiliated with NuHealth.

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Specializes in Electrodiagnostic Medicine, Neurology
4250 Bethpage; Suite 21
Bethpage, NY
 

Dr. Steven Ender specializes in electrodiagnostic medicine and neurology (brain & spinal cord disease) and practices in Bethpage, NY. Patient ratings for Dr. Ender average 3.0 stars out of 5. He is professionally affiliated with Plainview Hospital. Vytra, 1199, and Cigna are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Ender takes. His practice is open to new patients. Dr. Ender is a graduate of New York College of Osteopathic Medicine.

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Specializes in Internal Medicine, Neurology
2200 Hempstead Tpk
East Meadow, NY
 

Dr. Anil Kanth is a neurology (brain & spinal cord disease) specialist in East Meadow, NY. He honors Amerigroup, Health Insurance Plan of New York (HIP), and POMCO, as well as other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of Osmania Medical College. Dr. Kanth completed his residency training at North Shore University Hospital and a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Davis. Dr. Kanth (or staff) speaks the following languages: Urdu, Mandarin, and Sign Language. He is affiliated with NuHealth.

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Specializes in Neurology
2201 Hempstead Turnpike; Department of Neurology
East Meadow, NY
 

Dr. Harpreet Grewal is a specialist in neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). She works in Great Neck, NY and East Meadow, NY. She has a special interest in movement disorders. Dr. Grewal is professionally affiliated with NuHealth. She is in-network for Fidelis, 1199, Healthfirst, and more. Before performing her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston and a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Dr. Grewal attended Dayanand Medical College & Hospital for medical school. Dr. Grewal (or staff) is conversant in Hindi and Punjabi.

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Clinical interests: Movement Disorders

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Specializes in Neurology
2201 Hempstead Turnpike
East Meadow, NY
 

Dr. Bernard Berkowitz's area of specialization is neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). He honors several insurance carriers, including Amerigroup, Health Insurance Plan of New York (HIP), and POMCO. He attended medical school at New York University (NYU) School of Medicine. Dr. Berkowitz is conversant in Spanish. Dr. Berkowitz is affiliated with NuHealth.

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Specializes in Neurology
2201 Hempstead Turnpike
East Meadow, NY
 

Dr. Imran Wahedna works as a neurologist in East Meadow, NY. He honors Amerigroup, Health Insurance Plan of New York (HIP), POMCO, and more. After attending Dow Medical College for medical school, Dr. Wahedna completed his residency training at Nassau University Medical Center. He is affiliated with NuHealth.

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Specializes in Pediatric Psychiatry, Neurology
2201 Hempstead Turnpike; Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health Services
East Meadow, NY
 

Dr. Jeffrey Sverd works as a pediatric psychiatrist and neurologist in Mount Sinai, NY and East Meadow, NY. Dr. Sverd is affiliated with NuHealth. He is in-network for Fidelis, 1199, and Healthfirst, as well as other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine.

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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.