We found 7 neurologists who accept United Healthcare Navigate Plus near New York, NY.

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Dr. Samuel Evans Gandy III, MD, PhD
Specializes in Neurology
5 E 98th Street #1139; 7th Floor
New York, NY
 

Dr. Samuel Gandy sees patients in New York, NY. His medical specialty is neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). Dr. Gandy's areas of expertise include alzheimer's disease. He takes United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and United Healthcare POS, as well as other insurance carriers. He is open to new patients. He is a graduate of the University of South Carolina School of Medicine and Medical University of South Carolina College of Medicine. He trained at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Weill Cornell Medical College for residency. Dr. Gandy has received the distinction of Arthur Cherkin Memorial Award in Geriatric Medicine.

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Clinical interests: Dementia, Alzheimer's Disease

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Dr. Soojin Park, MD
Specializes in Vascular Neurology
177 Fort Washington Avenue Mhb 8gs-300; Milstein Hospital Building
New York, NY
 

Dr. Soojin Park specializes in vascular neurology and practices in New York, NY. Her clinical interests include transient ischemic attack (TIA), spinal cord injuries, and subarachnoid hemorrhage. Dr. Park accepts Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Vytra, in addition to other insurance carriers. She studied medicine at Drexel University College of Medicine. Her training includes a residency program at Boston Medical Center. She is professionally affiliated with ColumbiaDoctors. Dr. Park welcomes new patients.

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Clinical interests: Traumatic Brain Injury, Meningitis, Encephalitis, Subarachnoid Hemorrhage, Spinal Cord Injuries, ... (Read more)

Dr. Steven Mandel, MD
Specializes in Electrodiagnostic Medicine, Neurology
12 East 86th Street
New York, NY
 

Dr. Steven Mandel practices electrodiagnostic medicine and neurology (brain & spinal cord disease) in New York, NY. He is professionally affiliated with Lenox Hill Hospital. Dr. Mandel graduated from Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University. His patients gave him an average rating of 3.0 out of 5 stars. He honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and United Healthcare POS. Dr. Mandel has received the distinction of New York Super Doctors. He is open to new patients.

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Dr. Musaid Ahmed Khan, MD
Specializes in Neurology
550 Newark Avenue; Suite 303
Jersey City, NJ
 

Dr. Musaid Khan is a neurologist in Jersey City, NJ. He is professionally affiliated with Jersey City Medical Center. He accepts Amerigroup, United Healthcare Platinum, and United Healthcare Compass, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Khan graduated from Dow Medical College. His residency was performed at St. Vincent's Hospital.

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Dr. Jocelyn Y Cheng, MD
Specializes in Neurology
223 East 34th Street
New York, NY
 

Dr. Jocelyn Cheng is a neurology (brain & spinal cord disease) specialist in New York, NY. She graduated from Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College and then she performed her residency at Jefferson University Hospitals. Her clinical interests include epilepsy. Coresource, Vytra, and Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Cheng accepts. Dr. Cheng is professionally affiliated with NYU Langone Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Epilepsy

Specializes in Neuromuscular Medicine, Neurology
447 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, NY
 

Dr. Pavel Tishuk's areas of specialization are neuromuscular medicine and neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). He takes several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and United Healthcare POS. Dr. Tishuk studied medicine at Belarussian State Medical University. He speaks Russian.

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Specializes in Neurophysiology, Neurology
Kings County Physician Group
255 East 98th Street, NY
 

Dr. Jeremy Meisel is a specialist in neurophysiology and neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Coventry, United Healthcare POS, and United Healthcare Silver. He graduated from Tel Aviv University, Sackler Faculty of Medicine. Dr. Meisel is conversant in Spanish.

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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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