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

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

Dr. H. Berk sees patients in Monroeville, PA and Pittsburgh, PA. His medical specialties are neurophysiology, electrodiagnostic medicine, and neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). He accepts United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Berk studied medicine at Ohio State University College of Medicine. His medical residency was performed at UPMC Presbyterian. Dr. Berk is affiliated with UPMC St. Margaret.

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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 specialist in electrodiagnostic medicine and neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). On average, patients gave him a rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Mistler's hospital/clinic affiliations include UPMC McKeesport and UPMC St. Margaret. He is an in-network provider for United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate, as well as other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine, Dr. Mistler 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 is an electrodiagnostic medicine and neurology (brain & spinal cord disease) specialist. He is affiliated with UPMC St. Margaret. Dr. Lichtenstein studied medicine at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. He trained at Barnes-Jewish Hospital for his residency. Dr. Lichtenstein is in-network for 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 an electrodiagnostic medicine and neurology (brain & spinal cord disease) specialist in Monroeville, PA and Pittsburgh, PA. On average, patients gave him a rating of 3.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Shymansky honors several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate. His education and training includes medical school at West Virginia University School of Medicine and residency at Cleveland Clinic. He is professionally affiliated with UPMC St. Margaret.

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

Dr. Mary Miknevich specializes in physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation) and electrodiagnostic medicine. She takes United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, United Healthcare Navigate, and more. Her education and training includes medical school at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and residency at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC). Dr. Miknevich is professionally affiliated with 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.