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We found 8 neurologists who accept Humana Open Access near Alcoa, TN.

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Specializes in Neurology
266 Joule Street
Alcoa, TN
 

Dr. Karen Mullins is a neurologist. She attended medical school at Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine. She has received a 1.5 out of 5 star rating by her patients. Dr. Mullins honors several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic.

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Specializes in Neurology
266 Joule Street
Alcoa, TN
 

Dr. Fredric Radoff is a medical specialist in neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). Dr. Radoff's average patient rating is 3.5 stars out of 5. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic.

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Specializes in Neurology
907 E Lamar Alexander Parkway
Maryville, TN
 

Dr. Mohammed Bhatti's medical specialty is neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Humana HMO, and Humana Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. After attending World University for medical school, he completed his residency training at Chicago Medical School. Dr. Bhatti (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Urdu and Spanish.

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Specializes in Neurology
266 Joule Street
Alcoa, TN
 

Dr. Darel Butler is a neurology (brain & spinal cord disease) specialist in Alcoa, TN. He attended medical school at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), School of Medicine. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic.

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Specializes in Neurology
2060 Lakeside Centre Way
Knoxville, TN
 

Dr. Sibyl Wray is a neurology (brain & spinal cord disease) specialist. Dr. Wray studied medicine at Duke University School of Medicine and Wake Forest University School of Medicine. Patients gave her an average rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. She takes several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic.

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Specializes in Neurology
2060 Lakeside Centre Way
Knoxville, TN
 

Dr. David Brandes is a medical specialist in neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). Dr. Brandes's patients gave him an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars. He is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. He studied medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), David Geffen School of Medicine.

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Dr. William A Paulsen, MD
Specializes in Neurology
9625 Kroger Park Drive; Suite 300
Knoxville, TN
 

Dr. William Paulsen is a physician who specializes in neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). Dr. Paulsen graduated from the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. He completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Wisconsin. On average, patients gave him a rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Neurology
451 Bmh Physicians; Office Building
Maryville, TN
 

Dr. Obeidurahman Rehmani sees patients in Maryville, TN. His medical specialty is neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). He is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers.

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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.