We found 65 neurologists who accept Bronze Compass Balanced 6500 near Houston, TX.

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Smith Center: Dr. Kevin Smith
Specializes in Facial Plastic Surgery, Neurology, Complementary and Alternative Medicine, Otolaryngology
1701 S. Shepherd Drive; D
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Kevin Smith practices facial plastic surgery, neurology (brain & spinal cord disease), and complementary and alternative medicine in Houston, TX. His average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Smith's areas of expertise include chin implants, eyelid surgery, and cleft lip and palate repair. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. He graduated from the University of Texas. His practice is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Eyelid Surgery, Septoplasty, Botox Injection, Rhinoplasty, Laser Resurfacing, Lip Implants, Chin ... (Read more)

Dr. Eli M Mizrahi, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Neurology, Neurophysiology
One Baylor Plaza; Department of Neurology, Nb302
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Eli Mizrahi is a pediatric neurology and neurophysiology specialist. His areas of expertise consist of seizures, epilepsy, and neurological disorders. He is affiliated with Texas Children's Hospital, Baylor College of Medicine (BCM) Medical Center, and Houston Methodist. Dr. Mizrahi is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. He has an open panel. He graduated from the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Mizrahi completed residency programs at Stanford University Medical Center and Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia.

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Clinical interests: Electroencephalography, Epilepsy, Neurological Disorders, Sleep Problems, Seizure Disorders, ... (Read more)

Dr. Jack Meng-Fen Su, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Hematology, Pediatric Neuro-Oncology
6701 Fannin Street
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Jack Su's areas of specialization are pediatric hematology and pediatric neuro-oncology; he sees patients in Houston, TX. Dr. Su's areas of expertise include cancer. He is professionally affiliated with Texas Children's Hospital and Texas Medical Center (TMC). He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. He attended medical school at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), School of Medicine. His medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). Dr. Su speaks Mandarin.

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Clinical interests: Cancer

Dr. David Kuan-Hua Chen, MD
Specializes in Neurophysiology, Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine, Neurology
2002 Holcombe Boulevard
Houston, TX
 

Dr. David Chen practices neurophysiology, osteopathic manipulative medicine, and neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). In addition to English, he speaks Mandarin. Clinical interests for Dr. Chen include epilepsy. Dr. Chen is professionally affiliated with Texas Children's Hospital, Baylor College of Medicine (BCM) Medical Center, and Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center - Main Facility. Before completing his residency at Stanford University Medical Center, Dr. Chen attended medical school at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) School of Medicine. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Clinical interests: Seizure Disorders, Epilepsy

Dr. Jose Ignacio Suarez, MD
Specializes in Vascular Neurology
6550 Fannin; Suite 1801
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Jose Suarez is a vascular neurologist. In his practice, Dr. Suarez focuses on stroke and neurocritical care. Dr. Suarez's hospital/clinic affiliations include Texas Children's Hospital and Baylor College of Medicine (BCM) Medical Center. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He graduated from Pontifical Xavierian University Faculty of Medicine. He completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with Case Western Reserve University. Dr. Suarez speaks Spanish.

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Clinical interests: Intensive Care, Neurocritical Care, Stroke

Specializes in Vascular Neurology
6720 Bertner Avenue; St Luke's Episcopal Hospital, 7south
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Stelios Smirnakis sees patients in Houston, TX. His medical specialty is vascular neurology. Dr. Smirnakis has indicated that his clinical interests include neurocritical care. He is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at Harvard Medical School. He trained at Brigham and Women's Hospital for his residency. He has received the following distinctions: Howard Hughes Medical Institute Early Career Award Recipient; 2006-9 Recipient of the Dana Neuroimaging Award (Track A).2005 ECOR; and Leon Reznick Memorial Prize for Outstanding M.D. Thesis, Harvard Medical School. In addition to English, Dr. Smirnakis (or staff) speaks Spanish, German, and Greek. He is affiliated with Texas Children's Hospital. He is not accepting new patients at this time.

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Clinical interests: Neurocritical Care

Dr. Doris Hichi Kung, DO
Specializes in Neurophysiology, Neurology
1 Baylor Plaza; Nb302
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Doris Kung's areas of specialization are neurophysiology and neurology (brain & spinal cord disease); dr. Doris Kung sees patients in Houston, TX. Dr. Kung is a graduate of Western University of Health Sciences, College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific. Dr. Kung's training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. In Dr. Kung's practice, Dr. Kung is particularly interested in general neurology, nerve conduction studies (NCS), and neuromuscular disorders (nerve & muscle diseases). Dr. Kung is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Kung has received the distinction of Texas Rising Stars. Dr. Kung is professionally affiliated with Texas Children's Hospital, Baylor College of Medicine (BCM) Medical Center, and Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center - Main Facility.

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Clinical interests: Electromyography, General Neurology, Neuromuscular Disorders, Nerve Conduction Studies

Dr. Paolo M Moretti, MD
Specializes in Neurology
1 Baylor Plaza; Nb302
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Paolo Moretti is a Houston, TX physician who specializes in neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). Areas of particular interest for Dr. Moretti include movement disorders and neurodegenerative diseases. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He obtained his medical school training at the University of Padua Faculty of Medicine and Surgery and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Michigan. In addition to English, Dr. Moretti (or staff) speaks Spanish and Italian. He is affiliated with Texas Children's Hospital, Baylor College of Medicine (BCM) Medical Center, and Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center - Main Facility.

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Clinical interests: Movement Disorders, Neurodegenerative Diseases

Dr. Chethan Padavanapalli Venkatasubba Rao, MD
Specializes in Vascular Neurology
7200 Cambridge Street, Department of Neurology; 9th Floor
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Chethan Venkatasubba Rao specializes in vascular neurology. He has a special interest in stroke and neurocritical care. His professional affiliations include Texas Children's Hospital and Baylor College of Medicine (BCM) Medical Center. Dr. Venkatasubba Rao studied medicine at Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute. Dr. Venkatasubba Rao completed his residency training at Henry Ford Health System. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. He has received the following distinction: Texas Rising Stars.

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Clinical interests: Intensive Care, Neurocritical Care, Stroke

Dr. Alica M Goldman, PhD, MD
Specializes in Neurophysiology, Neurology
6720 Bertner; Sleh 2-171
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Alica Goldman, who practices in Houston, TX, is a medical specialist in neurophysiology and neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). Dr. Goldman is especially interested in genetic issues and epilepsy. She is affiliated with Texas Children's Hospital, Baylor College of Medicine (BCM) Medical Center, and Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center - Main Facility. She graduated from Comenius University and then she performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. Dr. Goldman is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO.

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Clinical interests: Seizure Disorders, Genetic Issues, Epilepsy

Dr. Charles T Gay, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Neurology
6701 Fannin Street; Suite 1250
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Charles Gay is a pediatric neurologist. Dr. Gay's average rating from his patients is 3.5 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. He studied medicine at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. Dr. Gay's training includes residency programs at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center and a hospital affiliated with West Virginia University. He has received the distinction of Texas Super Doctors. He is professionally affiliated with Texas Children's Hospital.

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Dr. Jacob Joseph Mandel, MD
Specializes in Neurology
7200 Cambridge Street; 9th Floor
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Jacob Mandel is a specialist in neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). Dr. Mandel has a special interest in leptomeningeal disease. He is professionally affiliated with Texas Children's Hospital and Baylor College of Medicine (BCM) Medical Center. He accepts Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. After completing medical school at Rush Medical College, he performed his residency at Ohio State University Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Clinical Trials, Cancer, Leptomeningeal Disease, Brain Tumor

Dr. Joohi Jimenez-Shahed, MD
Specializes in Neurology
6550 Fannin Street; Suite 1801
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Joohi Jimenez-Shahed works as a neurologist. Areas of expertise for Dr. Jimenez-Shahed include parkinson's disease, spasticity, and tourette syndrome. She is professionally affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine (BCM) Medical Center. She attended medical school at Baylor College of Medicine. Dr. Jimenez-Shahed's average rating from her patients is 3.0 stars out of 5. She honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more.

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Clinical interests: Movement Disorders, Tourette Syndrome, Deep Brain Stimulation, Huntington's Disease, Botulinum ... (Read more)

Specializes in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities, Pediatric Emergency Medicine
6701 Fannin Street; Suite 1250
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Sarah Risen's medical specialty is neurodevelopmental disabilities and pediatric emergency medicine. She is professionally affiliated with Texas Children's Hospital. She honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. Dr. Risen is a graduate of Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans and a graduate of Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh's residency program.

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Dr. Elaine Sing-Wah Seto, PhD, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Neurology, Neurophysiology
6701 Fannin St. Ccc 1250
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Elaine Seto works as a pediatric neurologist and neurophysiologist in Houston, TX. In her practice, Dr. Seto focuses on epilepsy. She honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. Dr. Seto obtained her medical school training at Baylor College of Medicine and performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. She is affiliated with Texas Children's Hospital and Texas Medical Center (TMC).

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Clinical interests: Epilepsy

Specializes in Neurology
1200 Binz Street; Suite 1490
Houston, TX
 

Dr. William Gilmer's area of specialization is neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). His average rating from his patients is 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Gilmer's areas of expertise include transient ischemic attack (TIA), multiple sclerosis (MS), and neck pain. He is affiliated with Park Plaza Hospital. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Gilmer takes. Dr. Gilmer attended Baylor College of Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine for residency. He has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Super Doctors.

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Clinical interests: Neck Pain, Neuropathy, Stroke, Transient Ischemic Attack, Headache, Multiple Sclerosis, HIV/AIDS, ... (Read more)

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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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