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We found 10 neurologists who accept Humana Silver HMO near Galveston, TX.

Dr. Rosa Ana Tang, MPH, MBA, MD
Specializes in Other, Neurology, Ophthalmology
301 University Boulevard
Galveston, TX
 

Dr. Rosa Tang sees patients in Houston, TX, Nassau Bay, TX, and Galveston, TX. Her medical specialties are neurology (brain & spinal cord disease) and ophthalmology (eye disease). Her education and training includes medical school at Cayetano Heredia University and residency at Jackson Memorial Medical Center and Georgetown University Hospital. Her areas of expertise include the following: thyroid problems, strabismus, and electrophysiological (EP) study. On average, patients gave Dr. Tang a rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Amerigroup Star are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Tang takes. She has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Super Doctors. She speaks Spanish. Dr. Tang's professional affiliations include Texas Children’s Hospital, Houston Methodist, and Memorial Hermann. She is open to new patients.

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Dr. Todd Simon Masel, MD
Specializes in Neurology
1005 Harborside Drive
Galveston, TX
 

Dr. Todd Masel practices neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine. Dr. Masel trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston and a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston for residency. Dr. Masel is affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB Health).

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Dr. Robert R McKendall, MD
Specializes in Neurology
301 University Boulevard; Utmb, Department of Neurology
Galveston, TX
 

Dr. Robert McKendall's specialty is neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic are among the insurance carriers that Dr. McKendall takes. He attended medical school at Tufts University School of Medicine. He completed his residency training at Rush University Medical Center. Dr. McKendall is professionally affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB Health).

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Dr. Elena Shanina, PhD, MD
Specializes in Neurology
301 University Boulevard; Jsa 9.128
Galveston, TX
 

Dr. Elena Shanina is a physician who specializes in neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). Dr. Shanina is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. After completing medical school at Rostov State Medical University, she performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. She is professionally affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB Health).

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Dr. Charles F Dreyer, MS, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Neurology
301 University Boulevard; Utmb Department of Pediatrics 3.220p
Galveston, TX
 

Dr. Charles Dreyer's specialty is pediatric neurology. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. Dr. Dreyer graduated from the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine. His residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. Dr. Dreyer is affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB Health).

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Specializes in Neurophysiology, Neurology
301 University Boulevard; Department of Neurology; 9.128
Galveston, TX
 

Dr. Joseph Oommen works as a neurophysiologist and neurologist in Beaumont, TX and Galveston, TX. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Oommen is a graduate of the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine.

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Dr. Chilvana V Patel, MD
Specializes in Neurology
301 8th Street
Galveston, TX
 

Dr. Chilvana Patel sees patients in Galveston, TX and League City, TX. Her medical specialty is neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). She takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. Dr. Patel is a graduate of Smt. NHL Municipal Medical College and a graduate of North Shore University Hospital's residency program. Dr. Patel (or staff) speaks Urdu, Greek, and Ukrainian. She also offers interpreting services for her patients. She is affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB Health).

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Dr. Xiangping Li, MD
Specializes in Neurology
1005 Harborside Drive
Galveston, TX
 

Dr. Xiangping Li's area of specialization is neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). She is professionally affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB Health). Dr. Li attended medical school at Shandong University. Her residency was performed at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center - Shreveport. Dr. Li honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more.

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Dr. Xiang Fang, PhD, MD
Specializes in Neurology
1005 Harborside Drive
Galveston, TX
 

Dr. Xiang Fang's specialty is neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). He is affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB Health). For his professional training, Dr. Fang completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Fang honors.

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Specializes in Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine, Neurology
301 Uni
Galveston, TX
 

Dr. Mohamed Khalil is an osteopathic manipulative medicine and neurology (brain & spinal cord disease) specialist in Webster, TX and Galveston, TX. Dr. Khalil accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. He graduated from Cairo University, Kasr Al-Ainy Faculty of Medicine.

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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.