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We found 13 neurologists near Caguas, PR.

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Specializes in Vascular Neurology
Ave Luis Munoz Marin Hima San Pablo; Sotano Dpto Neurologia
Caguas, PR
 

Dr. Ulises Nobo specializes in vascular neurology. He accepts Medicare insurance. Dr. Nobo studied medicine at the University of Buenos Aires Faculty of Medicine. He speaks Spanish.

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Specializes in Neurophysiology, Neurology
1 Calle Nazario
Caguas, PR
 

Dr. Luis Forastieri is a Caguas, PR physician who specializes in neurophysiology and neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). He is a graduate of the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine. He is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Neurophysiology, Neurology
V28 Ave Luis Munoz Marin; Urb. Mariolga
Caguas, PR
 

Dr. Briseida Feliciano-Astacio's areas of specialization are neurophysiology and neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). She accepts Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Neurology
#2 Munoz Rivera Street; Suite #213 Professional Center Cond
Caguas, PR
 

Dr. Hector Cases Mayoral practices neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). He accepts Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Pediatric Neurology
Consolidated Mall C-33b
Caguas, PR
 

Dr. Antonio Gonzalez, who practices in Caguas, PR, is a medical specialist in pediatric neurology. He attended medical school at Ponce School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Neurology
Carr. 1 Km 24
Caguas, PR
 

Dr. Julio Calcano practices neurology (brain & spinal cord disease) in Caguas, PR. He takes Medicare insurance. He is a graduate of the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Neurology
2 Calle Munoz Rivera; Suite 213 Professional Center Building
Caguas, PR
 

Dr. Lourdes Benes' specialty is neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). Dr. Benes takes Medicare insurance. She attended medical school at New York Medical College.

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Specializes in Neurology
100 Ave Luis Munoz Marin
Caguas, PR
 

Dr. Patricia De Jesus is a Caguas, PR physician who specializes in neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). Dr. De Jesus attended medical school at the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine. She accepts Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Neurology
30 Calle Padial Gatsby Plaza; Suite 318
Caguas, PR
 

Dr. David Blas-Boria is a neurology (brain & spinal cord disease) specialist. He graduated from the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Neurology
200 Grand Boulevard Los Prados; Plaza Los Prados Office Z-5
Caguas, PR
 

Dr. Katherine Padilla-Rodriguez is a specialist in neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). She works in Caguas, PR. Dr. Padilla-Rodriguez honors Medicare insurance. She is a graduate of the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Neurology
77 Gran Bulevar De Los Prados; Urb. Islabella
Caguas, PR
 

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Specializes in Neurology
100 Ave L Munoz Marin; Hospital Hima
Caguas, PR
 

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Specializes in Pediatric Neurology
Plaza Los Prados; Suite Z-5
Caguas, PR
 

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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.