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

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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. His clinical interests include peripheral neuropathy, migraine, and dystonia. He is rated highly by his patients. Dr. Smith honors Coresource, Aetna EPO, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, he performed his residency at Long Island Jewish Medical Center. Dr. Smith (or staff) is conversant in Spanish and Afrikaans. His professional affiliations include North Shore University Hospital, Long Island Jewish (LIJ) Medical Center, and NYU Langone Medical Center. He welcomes 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's specialty is neurodevelopmental disabilities. Dr. Kadakia (or staff) speaks Urdu, Arabic, and Spanish. He has indicated that his clinical interests include epilepsy. Dr. Kadakia is professionally affiliated with NuHealth. He graduated from Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences and Patliputra Medical College. His residency was performed at Nassau University Medical Center and Jersey Shore University Medical Center. Amerigroup, POMCO, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Kadakia honors.

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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 specializes in pediatric neurology and pediatric emergency medicine. Dr. Shabbir's education and training includes medical school at Rawalpindi Medical College and Government Medical College, Surat and residency at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Columbia University. Amerigroup, POMCO, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Shabbir honors. Dr. Shabbir (or staff) speaks the following languages: Urdu, Mandarin, and Sign Language. He is professionally affiliated with NuHealth.

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

Dr. Steven Ender practices electrodiagnostic medicine and neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). Patient ratings for Dr. Ender average 3.0 stars out of 5. He is professionally affiliated with Plainview Hospital. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Vytra, 1199, and Cigna. He welcomes new patients. He graduated from 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 specialist in neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). He works in East Meadow, NY. He is an in-network provider for Amerigroup, Health Insurance Plan of New York (HIP), and POMCO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before completing his residency at North Shore University Hospital and a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Davis, Dr. Kanth attended medical school at Osmania Medical College. Dr. Kanth (or staff) speaks Urdu, Mandarin, and Sign Language. He is professionally 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. Dr. Grewal attended Dayanand Medical College & Hospital and then went on to complete 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. Clinical interests for Dr. Grewal include movement disorders. She is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Fidelis, 1199, and Healthfirst. Dr. Grewal (or staff) speaks Hindi and Punjabi. Dr. Grewal is affiliated with NuHealth.

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Clinical interests: Movement Disorders

Specializes in Neurology
2201 Hempstead Turnpike
East Meadow, NY
 

Dr. Bernard Berkowitz's area of specialization is neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). Dr. Berkowitz honors Amerigroup, Health Insurance Plan of New York (HIP), POMCO, and more. He graduated from New York University (NYU) School of Medicine. He is conversant in Spanish. He is affiliated with NuHealth.

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Specializes in Neurology
2201 Hempstead Turnpike
East Meadow, NY
 

Dr. Imran Wahedna sees patients in East Meadow, NY. His medical specialty is neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). He is affiliated with NuHealth. He is a graduate of Dow Medical College and a graduate of Nassau University Medical Center's residency program. Dr. Wahedna takes Amerigroup, Health Insurance Plan of New York (HIP), POMCO, and more.

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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's areas of specialization are pediatric psychiatry and neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). He is affiliated with NuHealth. Fidelis, 1199, and Healthfirst are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Sverd accepts. Dr. Sverd studied medicine at 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.

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