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 works as a neurophysiologist, neurologist, and neuromuscular medicine specialist in New York, NY and Astoria, NY. Her areas of expertise consist of peripheral neuropathy, nerve conduction studies (NCS), and myasthenia gravis. Coresource, United Healthcare Compass, and Health Insurance Plan of New York (HIP) are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Fatimi accepts. She attended Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University for medical school and subsequently trained at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and Columbia University Medical Center for residency. Dr. Fatimi (or staff) speaks the following languages: Spanish, French, and Hindi. She is professionally affiliated with Lenox Hill Hospital and Weill Cornell Medicine. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Fatimi's office for an appointment.

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

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

Dr. Naomi Feuer's specialties are neuromuscular medicine and neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). She attended New York Medical College and then went on to complete her residency at Long Island Jewish Medical Center. These areas are among her clinical interests: peripheral neuropathy, back pain, and nerve conduction studies (NCS). Dr. Feuer is in-network for Coresource, United Healthcare Compass, POMCO, and more. Dr. Feuer has received professional recognition including the following: New York Rising Stars. Dr. Feuer (or staff) speaks Mandarin, Arabic, and Spanish. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include 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)

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

Dr. Bridget Carey's specialties are neuromuscular medicine and neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). She practices in New York, NY. Areas of expertise for Dr. Carey include peripheral neuropathy, nerve conduction studies (NCS), and neck pain. She honors Coresource, United Healthcare Compass, and POMCO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Carey's education and training includes medical school at Weill Cornell Medical College and residency at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Weill Cornell Medical College. She is affiliated with Weill Cornell Medicine.

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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 is a specialist in neuromuscular medicine and neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). In addition to English, she speaks Spanish. These areas are among Dr. Langsdorf's clinical interests: nerve conduction studies (NCS), neuromuscular disorders (nerve & muscle diseases), and muscle problems. She is professionally affiliated with Weill Cornell Medicine. She attended medical school at Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine. Dr. Langsdorf trained at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center for residency. She takes several insurance carriers, including Coresource, United Healthcare Compass, and POMCO.

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

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

Dr. Pavel Tishuk works as a neurologist and neuromuscular medicine specialist. United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and United Healthcare POS are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Tishuk takes. He is a graduate of Belarussian State Medical University. He is conversant in 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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