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We found 6 neurologists who accept Gold Compass 1000 near Exton, PA.

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Dr. Burton Thomas Mark, MD, DO
Specializes in Psychiatry, Neurology, Sleep Medicine
915 Old Fern Hill Road
West Chester, PA
 

Dr. Burton Mark's specialties are psychiatry, neurology (brain & spinal cord disease), and sleep medicine. He practices in West Chester, PA and Philadelphia, PA. Patient ratings for Dr. Mark average 4.5 stars out of 5. He honors Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He graduated from A.T. Still University, Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine. He is professionally affiliated with Chester County Hospital.

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Dr. Philip A Adelman, MD
Specializes in Electrodiagnostic Medicine, Neurology
153 Exton Square Parkway
Exton, PA
 

Dr. Philip Adelman practices electrodiagnostic medicine and neurology (brain & spinal cord disease) in Phoenixville, PA, Exton, PA, and Paoli, PA. Patient ratings for Dr. Adelman average 3.5 stars out of 5. Areas of expertise for Dr. Adelman include ischemic stroke, epilepsy, and electromyography (EMG). Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Adelman honors. After attending Rush Medical College for medical school, he completed his residency training at Rush University Medical Center. Dr. Adelman is affiliated with Main Line Health and Phoenixville Hospital. He welcomes new patients.

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Clinical interests: Electromyography, Multiple Sclerosis, Bell's Palsy, Parkinson's Disease, Encephalitis, Dementia, ... (Read more)

Dr. Fred Martin Weinblatt, MD
Specializes in Neurology
440 East Marshall Street
West Chester, PA
 

Dr. Fred Weinblatt is a neurology (brain & spinal cord disease) specialist. He graduated from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Weinblatt completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of Colorado Denver. Areas of expertise for Dr. Weinblatt include back pain, peripheral neuropathy, and multiple sclerosis (MS). He is rated 3.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. Dr. Weinblatt takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. Awards and/or distinctions he has received include Recognized by Main Line Today's Top Doctor's 2016 issue and Recognized by Best Doctors in America 2005-2006. His professional affiliations include Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP) and Chester County Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Neck Pain, Dementia, Stroke, Epilepsy, Back Pain, Alzheimer's Disease, Headache, Multiple ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Pediatric Neurology
481 John Young Way
Exton, PA
 

Dr. Donna Stephenson's medical specialty is pediatric neurology. She is professionally affiliated with Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP). Dr. Stephenson is in-network for United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate, in addition to other insurance carriers. She studied medicine at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Her medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF).

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Specializes in Neurology
80 West Welsh Pool Road; Suite 200-north
Exton, PA
 

Dr. Kelly Geary's medical specialty is neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). Patients rated Dr. Geary highly, giving her an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. She is affiliated with Lankenau Medical Center. She is an in-network provider for Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. She is open to new patients. She attended Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Pennsylvania for residency.

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Specializes in Pediatric Neurology
481 John Young Way
Exton, PA
 

Dr. Margarita Meehan is a physician who specializes in pediatric neurology. The average patient rating for Dr. Meehan is 3.5 stars out of 5. Her areas of expertise include the following: metabolic disorders and epilepsy. Dr. Meehan accepts several insurance carriers, including Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO. She trained at Hahnemann University Hospital for residency. She is affiliated with Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP).

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Clinical interests: Metabolic Disorders, Epilepsy

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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.