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

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Specializes in Neurology
266 Joule Street
Alcoa, TN
 

Dr. Karen Mullins is a neurology (brain & spinal cord disease) specialist. On average, patients gave her a rating of 2.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Mullins takes several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. She attended medical school at Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine.

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Specializes in Neurology
266 Joule Street
Alcoa, TN
 

Dr. Fredric Radoff is a specialist in neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). Patient ratings for Dr. Radoff average 3.5 stars out of 5. He accepts 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 is a medical specialist in neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). Dr. Bhatti is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Humana HMO, and Humana Bronze. After completing medical school at World University, he performed his residency 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 works as a neurologist. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. Dr. Butler is a graduate of the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Neurology
2060 Lakeside Centre Way
Knoxville, TN
 

Dr. Sibyl Wray is a specialist in neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). She works in Knoxville, TN. She is rated 3.5 stars out of 5 by her patients. She accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Wray studied medicine at Duke University School of Medicine and Wake Forest University School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Neurology
2060 Lakeside Centre Way
Knoxville, TN
 

Dr. David Brandes, who practices in Knoxville, TN, is a medical specialist in neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). He graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), David Geffen School of Medicine. Dr. Brandes's average patient rating is 5.0 stars out of 5. He honors several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic.

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

Dr. William Paulsen, who practices in Knoxville, TN, is a medical specialist in neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). He is rated highly by his patients. Dr. Paulsen is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. He studied medicine at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. For his residency, Dr. Paulsen trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Wisconsin.

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

Dr. Obeidurahman Rehmani's specialty is neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). Dr. Rehmani honors 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.