We found 11 neurologists who accept Empire BlueCross BlueShield PPO near Tarrytown, NY.

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Specializes in Pediatric Neurology, Neurophysiology
155 White Plains Road; Suite W100
Tarrytown, NY
 

Dr. Cigdem Akman's medical specialty is pediatric neurology and neurophysiology. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Akman include epilepsy. She is professionally affiliated with ColumbiaDoctors. Dr. Akman is in-network for Aetna EPO, POMCO, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. She has an open panel. Before performing her residency at a hospital affiliated with SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Dr. Akman attended Ankara University for medical school. She has received distinctions including One of America's Top Doctors; Rated one of New York Magazine's Best Doctors; and Castle Connoly Top Doctors. Dr. Akman (or staff) speaks the following languages: Hebrew, Spanish, and German.

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Clinical interests: Epilepsy

Specializes in Neurology
155 White Plains Road; Suite W100
Tarrytown, NY
 

Dr. Alison Pack's specialty is neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). She obtained her medical school training at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and performed her residency at Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Pack include epilepsy. She is an in-network provider for Aetna EPO, POMCO, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Pack include: Young Investigator Award, American Epilepsy Society and AAN Neuroendocrine Research Award. Dr. Pack (or staff) speaks Sign Language, Korean, and Spanish. Dr. Pack is affiliated with ColumbiaDoctors. She welcomes new patients.

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Clinical interests: Seizure Disorders, Epilepsy

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Specializes in Vascular Neurology
155 White Plains Road; Suite W100
Tarrytown, NY
 

Dr. James Roberts specializes in vascular neurology and practices in New York, NY and Tarrytown, NY. Areas of expertise for Dr. Roberts include dizziness, balance disorders (vestibular disorders), and stroke. He is affiliated with ColumbiaDoctors. Dr. Roberts accepts several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Anthem, and POMCO. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment. Dr. Roberts graduated from Weill Cornell Medical College and then he performed his residency at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and Columbia University Medical Center. He has received distinctions including New York Super Doctors; Castle Connolly Top Doctors: New York Metro Area, 2012, 2013; and New York Magazine's Best Doctors. Dr. Roberts speaks Spanish.

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Clinical interests: Dizziness, Balance Disorders, Carotid Artery Disease, Cerebrovascular Disease, Stroke, Vertigo

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Specializes in Neurophysiology, Other, Neurology
245 N Broadway; Suite 102
Sleepy Hollow, NY
 

Dr. Sanda Carniciu is a neurophysiologist and neurologist in Sleepy Hollow, NY. Patients gave her an average rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. Her areas of expertise include dizziness, neuropathic pain, and stroke. Dr. Carniciu honors Aetna EPO, POMCO, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Carniciu attended medical school at Gr. T. Popa University of Medicine and Pharmacy Iasi and Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy. Her medical residency was performed at NYU Langone Medical Center. She has received professional recognition including the following: New York Magazine Best Doctors; Westchester Magazine Top Doctors; and New York Magazine Best Doctors (2007, 2014). Dr. Carniciu (or staff) speaks the following languages: Spanish and Romanian. She is professionally affiliated with SJRH Dobbs Ferry Pavillion, Phelps Memorial Hospital Center, and ColumbiaDoctors. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment.

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Clinical interests: Dizziness, Movement Disorders, Stroke, Vertigo, Headache, Neuropathic Pain

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Specializes in Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine, Neurology
160 North Midland Avenue; Weill Cornell Ms Center at Nyack Hospital
Nyack, NY
 

Dr. Jai Perumal works as a neurologist and osteopathic manipulative medicine specialist in New York, NY and Nyack, NY. The average patient rating for Dr. Perumal is 3.5 stars out of 5. She has indicated that her clinical interests include multiple sclerosis (MS) and vasculitis. Dr. Perumal is affiliated with Weill Cornell Medicine and Nyack Hospital. She accepts Coresource, United Healthcare Compass, and POMCO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Perumal's education and training includes medical school at Stanley Medical College and The Tamilnadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University and residency at Detroit Medical Center/Wayne State University. She has received the following distinction: Sylvia Lawry Fellow of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.

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Clinical interests: Multiple Sclerosis, Vasculitis

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Specializes in Neurology
33 Davis Avenue
White Plans, NY
 

Dr. Ronald Silverman's medical specialty is neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). Dr. Silverman attended medical school at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University. For his residency, Dr. Silverman trained at Mount Sinai Medical Center. His clinical interests include general neurology, tremors, and dystonia. Patients rated Dr. Silverman highly, giving him an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. He takes Amerigroup, Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and more. He is professionally affiliated with WESTMED Medical Group.

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Clinical interests: Headache, Dizziness, Multiple Sclerosis, Neck Pain, General Neurology, Dystonia, Parkinson's ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Neurology
155 White Plains Road; Suite W100
Tarrytown, NY
 

Dr. Cheryl Waters is a neurology (brain & spinal cord disease) specialist in New York, NY and Tarrytown, NY. She graduated from the University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine and then she performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Toronto. Her clinical interests include parkinson's disease. Patients gave Dr. Waters an average rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. Aetna EPO, POMCO, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Waters accepts. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Waters include: New York Super Doctors and One of America's Top Doctors. She is conversant in Spanish. She is professionally affiliated with ColumbiaDoctors. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Waters's office for an appointment.

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Clinical interests: Parkinson's Disease, Movement Disorders

Specializes in Neurology
155 White Plains Road; Suite W100
Tarrytown, NY
 

Dr. Karen Bell practices neurology (brain & spinal cord disease) in New York, NY and Tarrytown, NY. Clinical interests for Dr. Bell include memory loss and dementia. She is an in-network provider for Aetna EPO, POMCO, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. Before performing her residency at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and Columbia University Medical Center, Dr. Bell attended the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. She is affiliated with ColumbiaDoctors. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment.

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Clinical interests: Dementia, Neurological Disorders, Memory Loss

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Specializes in Neuro-Oncology
155 White Plains Road; Suite W100
Tarrytown, NY
 

Dr. Teri Kreisl works as a neuro-oncologist in Tarrytown, NY and New York, NY. These areas are among her clinical interests: cancer and brain tumor. Dr. Kreisl accepts several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, POMCO, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield. After attending Weill Cornell Medical College for medical school, she completed her residency training at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Weill Cornell Medical College. Dr. Kreisl (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Mandarin, Spanish, and Cantonese. Dr. Kreisl is professionally affiliated with ColumbiaDoctors. Her practice is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Cancer, Brain Tumor

Specializes in Pediatric Neurology
503 Grasslands Road; Suite 100
Valhalla, NY
 

Dr. Stanley Rothman is a medical specialist in pediatric neurology. He accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield, as well as other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of McGill University Faculty of Medicine and a graduate of The Montreal Children's Hospital's residency program. Dr. Rothman is affiliated with Westchester Medical Center. Dr. Rothman is open to new patients.

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Specializes in Neuromuscular Medicine, Neurology
755 N Broadway; Suite 417
Sleepy Hollow, NY
 

Dr. Eliz Agopian specializes in neuromuscular medicine and neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). She is a graduate of SUNY, University at Buffalo School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences. Dr. Agopian accepts Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Empire BlueCross BlueShield, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Agopian (or staff) speaks the following languages: Armenian and Bulgarian. She is professionally affiliated with North Shore University Hospital. She welcomes new patients.

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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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