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We found 11 neuromuscular medicine providers who accept Medicare near Houston, TX.

Dr. Steven Marc Lovitt, MD
Specializes in Neuromuscular Medicine, Neurology
6565 Fannin Street
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Steven Lovitt's areas of specialization are neuromuscular medicine and neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). These areas are among his clinical interests: myasthenia gravis, polymyositis, and sleep apnea. Dr. Lovitt has received a 3.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Workers' Compensation, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, Dr. Lovitt attended medical school at Baylor College of Medicine. He has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Super Doctors. Dr. Lovitt (or staff) speaks the following languages: Spanish and Russian. He is professionally affiliated with Texas Children’s Hospital and Houston Methodist. He is accepting new patients.

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Clinical interests: Guillain-Barre Syndrome, Bone Spurs, Sleep Disorders, Musculoskeletal Pain, Neck Pain, Chronic ... (Read more)

Dr. Karin Hoang Woodman, MD
Specializes in Neuromuscular Medicine, Neurology
1515 Holcombe Boulevard, University of Texas; Unit 431
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Karin Woodman works as a neurologist and neuromuscular medicine specialist. Dr. Woodman studied medicine at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University. She completed her residency training at a hospital affiliated with Albert Einstein College of Medicine. She is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. Her distinctions include: Resident Scholarship, American Academy of Neurology; Office for the Arts Music Scholarship, Harvard University; and Undergraduate Scholarship, University of Florida. She is professionally affiliated with The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.

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Dr. Ching-Chiang Allen Chu, PhD, MD
Specializes in Other, Neuromuscular Medicine, Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine, Neurology
15655 Cypress Woods Medical Drive; Suite 400
Houston, TX
 

Dr. C. Chu practices neuromuscular medicine, osteopathic manipulative medicine, and neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). In addition to English, Dr. Chu speaks Chinese. Areas of expertise for Dr. Chu include facial problems, tremors, and sleep apnea. He is affiliated with Houston Methodist and Houston Northwest Medical Center. Dr. Chu's education and training includes medical school at Kaohsiung Medical University and residency at Duke University Hospital and a hospital affiliated with the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC). He is rated 5.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Clinical interests: Sleep Disorders, Neck Pain, Lower Back Pain, Facial Problems, Sleep Apnea, Neck Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Kazim Ali Sheikh, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Neurology, Neuromuscular Medicine
6410 Fannin Street; Suite 1014
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Kazim Sheikh's medical specialty is pediatric neurology and neuromuscular medicine. In his practice, he is particularly interested in neuromuscular disorders (nerve & muscle diseases). Dr. Sheikh is affiliated with Memorial Hermann. He is in-network for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, in addition to other insurance carriers. After attending the University of the Punjab and King Edward Medical University for medical school, Dr. Sheikh completed his residency training at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Columbia University.

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Clinical interests: Neuromuscular Disorders

Dr. Robert Glenn Smith, PhD, MD
Specializes in Neuromuscular Medicine, Neurology
6560 Fannin Street; Scurlock Tower, Suite 802
Houston, TX
 

Dr. R. Smith is a neuromuscular medicine and neurology (brain & spinal cord disease) specialist in Houston, TX and Galveston, TX. His clinical interests include multiple sclerosis (MS), spasticity, and myasthenia gravis. He is professionally affiliated with Houston Methodist. Dr. Smith attended Baylor College of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. Patients rated Dr. Smith highly, giving him an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. His practice is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Guillain-Barre Syndrome, Myasthenia Gravis, Neuropathy, Muscular Dystrophy, Electromyography, ... (Read more)

Dr. Nicolas Maher Nammour, MD
Specializes in Neuromuscular Medicine, Neurology
2002 Holcombe Boulevard
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Nicolas Nammour works as a neurologist and neuromuscular medicine specialist in Houston, TX and Katy, TX. His areas of expertise include depression, myasthenia gravis, and acoustic neuroma. Dr. Nammour's hospital/clinic affiliations include Houston Methodist, Memorial Hermann Katy Hospital, and Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center - Main Facility. He graduated from Lebanese University Faculty of Medical Sciences and then he performed his residency at NYU Langone Medical Center. He has a 1.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. He takes several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Nammour's office for an appointment.

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Clinical interests: Depression, Guillain-Barre Syndrome, Sleep Disorders, Musculoskeletal Pain, Neck Pain, Brain ... (Read more)

Dr. Yadollah Harati, MD
Specializes in Neuromuscular Medicine, Neurology
6565 Fannin Street
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Yadollah Harati works as a neurologist and neuromuscular medicine specialist. Clinical interests for Dr. Harati include myasthenia gravis, polymyositis, and guillain-barre syndrome. He is professionally affiliated with Houston Methodist and Baylor College of Medicine. He is a graduate of Tehran University of Medical Sciences. He has received a 4.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Harati is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. He has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Super Doctors. He is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Guillain-Barre Syndrome, Dermatomyositis, Neuromuscular Disorders, Myasthenia Gravis, Physical ... (Read more)

Dr. Suur Biliciler, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Neurology, Neuromuscular Medicine
6410 Fannin Street; #1014
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Suur Biliciler practices pediatric neurology and neuromuscular medicine in Houston, TX and Missouri City, TX. She is affiliated with Memorial Hermann. Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Biliciler honors. After completing medical school at Istanbul University, Istanbul Faculty of Medicine, Dr. Biliciler performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with St. Louis University (SLU).

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Dr. David Barry Rosenfield, MD
Specializes in Neurophysiology, Neuromuscular Medicine, Neurology
6560 Fannin Street; Suite 802
Houston, TX
 

Dr. David Rosenfield practices neurophysiology, neuromuscular medicine, and neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). These areas are among his clinical interests: complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS), multiple sclerosis (MS), and musculoskeletal pain. Dr. Rosenfield is professionally affiliated with Houston Methodist. He graduated from the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago and then he performed his residency at Duke University Medical Center. His patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. Dr. Rosenfield is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice. He has received the following distinction: Texas Super Doctors.

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Clinical interests: Musculoskeletal Pain, Shoulder Problems, Myasthenia Gravis, Movement Disorders, Epilepsy, Memory ... (Read more)

Dr. Milvia Yadira Pleitez, MD
Specializes in Neurophysiology, Neuromuscular Medicine, Neurology
6560 Fannin Street; Suite 802
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Milvia Pleitez is a neurophysiologist, neurologist, and neuromuscular medicine specialist. Her average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. These areas are among Dr. Pleitez's clinical interests: facial problems, myasthenia gravis, and guillain-barre syndrome. She is affiliated with Houston Methodist Hospital. She takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Pleitez is accepting new patients. She is a graduate of the University of Texas Medical School at Houston. She has received the following distinction: Texas Super Doctors.

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Clinical interests: Guillain-Barre Syndrome, Neck Pain, Lower Back Pain, Facial Problems, Myasthenia Gravis, Neck ... (Read more)

Dr. Ericka Portley Simpson, MD
Specializes in Neuromuscular Medicine, Neurology
6560 Fannin Street; Suite 802
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Ericka Simpson works as a neurologist and neuromuscular medicine specialist. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Simpson include myasthenia gravis, polymyositis, and guillain-barre syndrome. She is rated 5.0 stars out of 5 by her patients. She is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice. She graduated from the University of Texas Medical School at Houston. She has received the following distinction: Texas Super Doctors. Dr. Simpson is affiliated with Houston Methodist. She is accepting new patients.

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Clinical interests: Guillain-Barre Syndrome, Myasthenia Gravis, Muscular Dystrophy, Neurodegenerative Diseases, ... (Read more)

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What is Neuromuscular Medicine?

Neuromuscular medicine can be broadly defined as a medical specialty devoted to disorders of nerves and muscles. It has some similarities to the specialty of physical medicine and rehabilitation, in that it is concerned with how people move and function. It is also similar to the specialty of neurology because it has to do with disorders of the nervous system. However, neuromuscular medicine specifically deals with disorders in how the nerves interact with muscles. These disorders often require a level of knowledge greater than that of a general neurologist or physical medicine specialist.

Our nervous system is made up of two parts. The peripheral nervous system includes sensory nerves, nerves that move muscles, and the junctions between muscles and nerves. The central nervous system includes the brain and spinal cord. Neuromuscular medicine deals with disorders that occur specifically when the two parts of the nervous system do not connect or work well together. These disorders include:
  • Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, sometimes known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease
  • Muscular dystrophy
  • Myasthenia gravis, a disorder where the muscles feel weak and fatigued
  • Ataxia, characterized by involuntary movements

Neuromuscular medicine specialists are usually knowledgeable about electrodiagnostic medicine, the use of electrical impulses to check nerve and muscle function. These tests play an important role in neuromuscular management. Neuromuscular medicine specialists also perform physical exams, diagnose their patients and manage their care, and provide medical counseling for those with life-altering illnesses.