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Specializes in Neurology (Brain & Spinal Cord Disease)

2108 South
Mcallen, TX
(956) 686-8100

(Average of 4 in 3 ratings)

Dr. Miguel Gutierrez is a medical specialist in neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). Patients gave him an average rating of 3.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Gutierrez attended medical school at National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) Faculty of Medicine. He trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences for residency.

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Specializes in Pediatric Neurology

110 E Savannah Avenue; #C202
McAllen, TX
(956) 631-2529

(Average of 2.4 in 7 ratings)

Dr. Wilson Sy practices pediatric neurology. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Dr. Sy attended medical school at the University of Santo Tomas Faculty of Medicine and Surgery. His average patient rating is 2.5 stars out of 5. He accepts Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Pediatric Neurology

3125 Center Pointe Drive
Edinburg, TX
(956) 683-9300

Dr. Priti Manohar is a pediatric neurology specialist. Dr. Manohar is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance. She is a graduate of Seth G.S. Medical College. She speaks Spanish.

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Specializes in Pediatric Neurology

110 E Savannah Avenue; #C201
McAllen, TX
(956) 687-3318; (956) 682-6744

(Average of 1 in 2 ratings)

Dr. Leonardo Garcia-Mendez, who practices in McAllen, TX, is a medical specialist in pediatric neurology. He studied medicine at the University of Zulia School of Medicine. He takes Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Neurology (Brain & Spinal Cord Disease)

5517 North McColl Road
Mcallen, TX

(Average of 3 in 1 rating)

Dr. Zuka Khabbazeh's specialty is neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). She is a graduate of American University of Beirut Faculty of Medicine. Dr. Khabbazeh is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Neurology (Brain & Spinal Cord Disease)

1913 S 1st Street; Suite 200
Mcallen, TX
(956) 686-2393

(Average of 5 in 1 rating)

Dr. Tommy Yee practices neurology (brain & spinal cord disease) in McAllen, TX. Dr. Yee is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance. He graduated from Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans. His residency was performed at The Regional Medical Center at Memphis and a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. Dr. Yee has received the following distinction: Texas Super Doctors.

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Specializes in Neurology (Brain & Spinal Cord Disease)

316 Lindberg Avenue
Mcallen, TX
(956) 664-0002

(Average of 5 in 1 rating)

Dr. Gabriel Diaz, who practices in McAllen, TX, is a medical specialist in neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). Dr. Diaz is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance. He studied medicine at National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) Faculty of Medicine.

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Specializes in Neurology (Brain & Spinal Cord Disease)

1910 S 1st Street; #200
McAllen, TX
(956) 687-7885

Clinical interests: Neurology, Epilepsy, Emg, Eeg

Dr. Ruy Quintanilla is a physician who specializes in neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). Dr. Quintanilla's areas of clinical interest consist of epilepsy, neurological disorders, and electromyography (EMG). He honors Medicare insurance. He is a graduate of Autonomous University of Nuevo Leon Faculty of Medicine.

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Specializes in Pediatric Neurology

1200 E Ridge Road; #2
Mcallen, TX
(956) 668-0088

(Average of 2 in 3 ratings)

Dr. Marcos Valdez practices pediatric neurology in McAllen, TX and Corpus Christi, TX. He is a graduate of Autonomous University of Nuevo Leon Faculty of Medicine. He has a 2.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Valdez honors Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Neurophysiology, Neurology (Brain & Spinal Cord Disease)

4302 S Sugar Road; Suite 213
Edinburg, TX
(956) 383-5700; (956) 287-9810

Dr. Luis Frias works as a neurophysiologist and neurologist. He attended medical school at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry.

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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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