We found 6 neurologists who accept Aetna near Reading, PA.
Dr. Stanford Feinberg is a specialist in neurology (brain & spinal cord disease) and sleep medicine. His average rating from his patients is 4.0 stars out of 5. These areas are among his clinical interests: nerve conduction studies (NCS), multiple sclerosis (MS), and parkinson's disease. Dr. Feinberg's professional affiliations include Bryn Mawr Hospital and WellSpan Health. Dr. Feinberg is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment. After attending MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at Boston Medical Center, Rhode Island Hospital, and Penn State Hershey Medical Center.
Clinical interests: Electromyography, Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson's Disease, Dementia, Nerve Conduction Studies, ... (Read more)
Dr. Agustin Legido is a physician who specializes in pediatric neurology. Dr. Legido's medical residency was performed at St. Christopher's Hospital for Children and a hospital affiliated with MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine, Allegheny University. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Highmark, as well as other insurance carriers. Awards and/or distinctions he has received include Philadelphia Super Doctors and Philadelphia Magazine's Top Docs. His hospital/clinic affiliations include St. Christopher's Hospital for Children, Reading Health System, and Abington Health. He has an open panel.
Dr. Allen Tyler works as a neurophysiologist and neurologist. After attending Thomas Jefferson University, Jefferson Medical College for medical school, Dr. Tyler completed his residency training at Hahnemann University Hospital and Graduate Hospital. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 3.5 stars out of 5. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry.
Dr. Kavitha Marri's specialty is pediatric neurology. Patients gave Dr. Marri an average rating of 4.5 stars out of 5. She is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Capital BlueCross, and Coventry. She obtained her medical school training at Gandhi Medical College Hyderabad and performed her residency at Arkansas Children's Hospital. She is affiliated with St. Christopher's Hospital for Children and Reading Health System.
Dr. Antonio Sotomayor is a medical specialist in neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). The average patient rating for Dr. Sotomayor is 3.5 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Coventry, Aetna HSA, Coventry HSA, and more.
Dr. Warqaa Majeed is a physician who specializes in neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). Coventry, Aetna HSA, and Coventry HSA are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Majeed accepts.
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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.