We found 5 neuromuscular medicine providers who accept United Healthcare near New York, NY.

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Dr. Tanya Azra Fatimi, MD
Specializes in Neurophysiology, Neuromuscular Medicine, Neurology
162 East 78th Street
New York, NY
 

Dr. Tanya Fatimi specializes in neurophysiology, neuromuscular medicine, and neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). Her areas of expertise include the following: peripheral neuropathy, nerve conduction studies (NCS), and myasthenia gravis. She takes Coresource, United Healthcare Compass, and Health Insurance Plan of New York (HIP), as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Fatimi attended medical school at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University. She completed her residency training at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and Columbia University Medical Center. Dr. Fatimi (or staff) is conversant in Spanish, French, and Hindi. Dr. Fatimi's hospital/clinic affiliations include Lenox Hill Hospital, Sinai Health System, and Weill Cornell Medicine. Dr. Fatimi welcomes new patients.

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Clinical interests: Electromyography, Neuromuscular Disorders, Myasthenia Gravis, Neuropathy, Peripheral Neuropathy, ... (Read more)

Dr. Bridget Taylor Carey, MD
Specializes in Neuromuscular Medicine, Neurology
240 East 59th Street; 2nd Floor
New York, NY
 

Dr. Bridget Carey practices neuromuscular medicine and neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). Clinical interests for Dr. Carey include peripheral neuropathy, nerve conduction studies (NCS), and neck pain. Dr. Carey is affiliated with Weill Cornell Medicine. She graduated from Weill Cornell Medical College and then she performed her residency at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Weill Cornell Medical College. She honors several insurance carriers, including Coresource, United Healthcare Compass, and POMCO.

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Clinical interests: Facial Pain, Headache, Electromyography, Neck Pain, Neuropathy, Peripheral Neuropathy, Nerve ... (Read more)

Dr. Jennifer Allyson Langsdorf, MD
Specializes in Neuromuscular Medicine, Neurology
520 East 70th Street, Starr Pavilion; 607
New York, NY
 

Dr. Jennifer Langsdorf specializes in neuromuscular medicine and neurology (brain & spinal cord disease) and practices in New York, NY. Dr. Langsdorf's clinical interests include nerve conduction studies (NCS), neuromuscular disorders (nerve & muscle diseases), and muscle problems. She is in-network for Coresource, United Healthcare Compass, and POMCO, as well as other insurance carriers. After attending Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine, she completed her residency training at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. In addition to English, she speaks Spanish. Dr. Langsdorf is professionally affiliated with Weill Cornell Medicine.

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Clinical interests: Electromyography, Neck Pain, Neuromuscular Disorders, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Neuropathy, Nerve ... (Read more)

Dr. Naomi T Feuer, MD
Specializes in Neuromuscular Medicine, Neurology
240 East 59th Street; 2nd Floor
New York, NY
 

Dr. Naomi Feuer, who practices in New York, NY, is a medical specialist in neuromuscular medicine and neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). She is a graduate of New York Medical College and a graduate of Long Island Jewish Medical Center's residency program. Areas of expertise for Dr. Feuer include peripheral neuropathy, back pain, and nerve conduction studies (NCS). She accepts several insurance carriers, including Coresource, United Healthcare Compass, and POMCO. Dr. Feuer has received the distinction of New York Rising Stars. Dr. Feuer (or staff) speaks Mandarin, Arabic, and Spanish. She is professionally affiliated with Weill Cornell Medicine and North Shore University Hospital at Manhasset.

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Clinical interests: Radiculopathy, Neck Pain, Neuromuscular Disorders, Nerve Conduction Studies, Spine Problems, Muscle ... (Read more)

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

Dr. Pavel Tishuk's medical specialty is neuromuscular medicine and neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). He is in-network for United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and United Healthcare POS, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Tishuk graduated from Belarussian State Medical University. In addition to English, he speaks Russian.

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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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