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 sees patients in Alcoa, TN. Her medical specialty is neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). Her average patient rating is 1.5 stars out of 5. She accepts several insurance carriers, including Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic. Dr. Mullins studied medicine 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). He works in Alcoa, TN. His average patient rating is 3.5 stars out of 5. He takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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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. Before performing his residency at Chicago Medical School, Dr. Bhatti attended World University for medical school. In addition to English, Dr. Bhatti (or staff) speaks Urdu and Spanish.

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Specializes in Neurology
266 Joule Street
Alcoa, TN
 

Dr. Darel Butler, who practices in Alcoa, TN, is a medical specialist in neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). He takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Butler graduated from the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Neurology
2060 Lakeside Centre Way
Knoxville, TN
 

Dr. David Brandes' area of specialization is neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). Patient ratings for Dr. Brandes average 5.0 stars out of 5. He takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Brandes is a graduate of the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), David Geffen School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Neurology
2060 Lakeside Centre Way
Knoxville, TN
 

Dr. Sibyl Wray's area of specialization is neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). Her patients gave her an average rating of 3.5 out of 5 stars. She takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. Dr. Wray graduated from Duke University School of Medicine and Wake Forest University 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 medical specialist in neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). His average patient rating is 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Paulsen takes Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers. His education and training includes medical school at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health and residency 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 practices neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). Dr. Rehmani is an in-network provider for Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to 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.

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