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

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

Dr. Philip Adelman is a medical specialist in electrodiagnostic medicine and neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). His clinical interests include ischemic stroke, epilepsy, and electromyography (EMG). Dr. Adelman is professionally affiliated with Main Line Health and Phoenixville Hospital. He attended Rush Medical College for medical school and subsequently trained at Rush University Medical Center for residency. His patients gave him an average rating of 3.5 out of 5 stars. He takes Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Adelman's office for an appointment.

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

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

Dr. Burton Mark is a specialist in psychiatry, neurology (brain & spinal cord disease), and sleep medicine. He works in West Chester, PA and Philadelphia, PA. Dr. Mark is professionally affiliated with Chester County Hospital. He graduated from A.T. Still University, Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine. Patient ratings for Dr. Mark average 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Mark is an in-network provider for Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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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. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 3.0 stars out of 5. Clinical interests for Dr. Weinblatt include back pain, peripheral neuropathy, and multiple sclerosis (MS). He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and TRICARE. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Colorado Denver, Dr. Weinblatt attended medical school at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. He has received the following distinctions: Recognized by Main Line Today's Top Doctor's 2016 issue and Recognized by Best Doctors in America 2005-2006. Dr. Weinblatt is affiliated with 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)

Dr. Donna Jo Stephenson, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Neurology
481 John Young Way
Exton, PA
 

Dr. Donna Stephenson is a pediatric neurologist in Philadelphia, PA, Lancaster, PA, and Glen Mills, PA. Dr. Stephenson is an in-network provider for United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate, as well as other insurance carriers. She studied medicine at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. She completed her residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). She is professionally affiliated with Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) and Lancaster General Health.

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

Dr. Kelly Geary practices neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). She is rated 4.0 stars out of 5 by her patients. She is affiliated with Lankenau Medical Center. Dr. Geary is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO. She is open to new patients. Before performing her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Pennsylvania, Dr. Geary attended Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine for medical school.

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Specializes in Pediatric Neurology
481 John Young Way
Exton, PA
 

Dr. Margarita Meehan is a specialist in pediatric neurology. Dr. Meehan's average rating from her patients is 3.5 stars out of 5. Clinical interests for Dr. Meehan include metabolic disorders and epilepsy. She is professionally affiliated with Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP). Dr. Meehan honors several insurance carriers, including Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO. Her training includes a residency program at Hahnemann University Hospital.

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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.

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