We found 5 electrodiagnostic medicine providers who accept Gold Navigate Plus 1000 near Monroeville, PA.

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Dr. Edward Jacob Mistler, DO
Specializes in Electrodiagnostic Medicine, Neurology
4th Floor, Upmc Mckeesport Painter Building; 500 Hospital Drive
Mckeesport, PA
 

Dr. Edward Mistler is a medical specialist in electrodiagnostic medicine and neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. His hospital/clinic affiliations include UPMC McKeesport and UPMC St. Margaret. Dr. Mistler is in-network for United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate, in addition to other insurance carriers. He graduated from Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Maryland.

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Specializes in Electrodiagnostic Medicine, Neurology
3824 Northern Pike; Suite 300
Monroeville, PA
 

Dr. Seth Lichtenstein specializes in electrodiagnostic medicine and neurology (brain & spinal cord disease) and practices in Monroeville, PA and Pittsburgh, PA. Dr. Lichtenstein is affiliated with UPMC St. Margaret. Before completing his residency at Barnes-Jewish Hospital, Dr. Lichtenstein attended medical school at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. He accepts several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry.

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Specializes in Electrodiagnostic Medicine, Neurology
3824 Northern Pike; Suite 300
Monroeville, PA
 

Dr. J. Shymansky is a specialist in electrodiagnostic medicine and neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). He works in Monroeville, PA and Pittsburgh, PA. He graduated from West Virginia University School of Medicine. Dr. Shymansky's training includes a residency program at Cleveland Clinic. He has a 3.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. He takes United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate, as well as other insurance carriers. He is affiliated with UPMC St. Margaret.

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Dr. Hayes Ronald Berk, MD
Specializes in Neurophysiology, Electrodiagnostic Medicine, Neurology
3824 Northern Pike; Suite 300
Monroeville, PA
 

Dr. H. Berk specializes in neurophysiology, electrodiagnostic medicine, and neurology (brain & spinal cord disease) and practices in Monroeville, PA and Pittsburgh, PA. He is professionally affiliated with UPMC St. Margaret. Dr. Berk is a graduate of Ohio State University College of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Berk trained at Yale-New Haven Hospital and UPMC Presbyterian. He is in-network for United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Physiatry, Electrodiagnostic Medicine
1500 Fifth Avenue
Mckeesport, PA
 

Dr. Mary Miknevich is a physiatrist and electrodiagnostic medicine specialist. After attending the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, she completed her residency training at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC). Dr. Miknevich honors United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, United Healthcare Navigate, and more. Her professional affiliations include UPMC Mercy, UPMC McKeesport, and UPMC St. Margaret.

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What is Electrodiagnostic Medicine?

An electrodiagnostic exam uses sensors to check the electrical activity of muscles and nerves in order to determine if they have been damaged. Electrodiagnostic medicine specialists are the technicians that perform these exams and the physicians who interpret the results to determine which treatments are necessary.

An electrodiagnostic exam can tell you how well the nerves and muscles of the body are functioning or connected. Nerves work by conducting electrical impulses, and muscles are controlled by electrical charges from nerves. Certain symptoms, injuries, or illnesses can indicate a problem with the function of this electrical system within the body. A patient may be referred for an electrodiagnostic exam for conditions such as:
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Limb trauma, such as a very deep cut that may have injured the nerves
  • Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or Lou Gehrig’s disease, which can destroy nerve cells
  • Unexplained numbness, pain, or weakness

There are two main tests done as part of electrodiagnostic medicine: nerve conduction testing to check the function of nerves, and electromyography to check the health of muscles. Both tests involve inserting a needle into the affected area, applying a small electrical current, and measuring the response. The tests are painless except for inserting the needle, and the electricity usually feels like a mild tingling or buzzing if it can be felt at all. Depending on what is being tested, an electrodiagnostic exam may take only a few minutes or more than an hour.

Electrodiagnostic medicine is not routine, but it is an important diagnostic tool for patients living with neuromuscular disease.
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