We found 8 neurologists who accept United Healthcare Compass near Lubbock, TX.

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Specializes in Neurophysiology, Neurology
3506 21st Street; Suite 400
Lubbock, TX
 

Dr. Kalarickal Oommen practices neurophysiology and neurology (brain & spinal cord disease) in Lubbock, TX. He is in-network for United Healthcare Compass, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended Government Medical College, Thiruvananthapuram for medical school and subsequently trained at Arizona Health Sciences Center for residency.

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Specializes in Neurology
3601 4th Street
Lubbock, TX
 

Dr. John De Toledo practices neurology (brain & spinal cord disease) in Lubbock, TX. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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Specializes in Other, Internal Medicine, Neurology, Sleep Medicine
3815 23rd Street
Lubbock, TX
 

Dr. Bhupesh Dihenia specializes in neurology (brain & spinal cord disease) and sleep medicine. He graduated from Emory University School of Medicine. His average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Dihenia accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He has received the following distinction: Texas Super Doctors.

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Specializes in Neurology
3506 21st Street; Suite 400
Lubbock, TX
 

Dr. Katie Hendley's specialty is neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). She is in-network for United Healthcare Compass, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice, as well as other insurance carriers. She graduated from the University of Texas Medical School at Houston.

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Specializes in Neurology
3601 4th Street; 3a105
Lubbock, TX
 

Dr. Henrik Wilms is a physician who specializes in neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). Dr. Wilms is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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Specializes in Neurology
2310 Indiana Avenue
Lubbock, TX
 

Dr. Annie Lincoln specializes in neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). Dr. Lincoln's average rating from her patients is 2.0 stars out of 5. She accepts United Healthcare Compass, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Choice, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Neurophysiology, Neurology
3601 4th Street; # Ms 8321
Lubbock, TX
 

Dr. Jong-Yeol Kim works as a neurophysiologist and neurologist. Dr. Kim honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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Specializes in Pediatric Neurology
3601 4th Street; Ms 9406
Lubbock, TX
 

Dr. Daniel Hurst is a pediatric neurologist. Dr. Hurst is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO.

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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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