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Specializes in Neurology (Brain & Spinal Cord Disease)
2108 South
Mcallen, TX
(956) 686-8100

Dr. Miguel Gutierrez's medical specialty is neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). His patients gave him an average rating of 3.0 out of 5 stars. He attended medical school at National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) Faculty of Medicine. Dr. Gutierrez's training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences.

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

Dr. Wilson Sy's area of specialization is pediatric neurology. Dr. Sy attended the University of Santo Tomas Faculty of Medicine and Surgery for medical school and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with Albert Einstein College of Medicine for residency. His patients gave him an average rating of 2.5 out of 5 stars. He is an in-network provider for 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 in Edinburg, TX. Dr. Manohar takes Medicare insurance. She attended medical school at 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

Dr. Leonardo Garcia-Mendez's specialty is pediatric neurology. He graduated from the University of Zulia School of Medicine. Dr. Garcia-Mendez honors Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Neurology (Brain & Spinal Cord Disease)
5517 North McColl Road
Mcallen, TX

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

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Specializes in Neurology (Brain & Spinal Cord Disease)
1913 S 1st Street; Suite 200
Mcallen, TX
(956) 686-2393

Dr. Tommy Yee is a neurologist in McAllen, TX. He is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance. After attending Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans for medical school, he completed his residency training 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

Dr. Gabriel Diaz works as a neurologist in McAllen, TX. He attended medical school at National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) Faculty of Medicine. Dr. Diaz is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Neurology (Brain & Spinal Cord Disease)
1910 S 1st Street; #200
McAllen, TX
(956) 687-7885

Dr. Ruy Quintanilla is a neurology (brain & spinal cord disease) specialist in McAllen, TX. Dr. Quintanilla's areas of expertise include the following: epilepsy, neurological disorders, and electromyography (EMG). He takes Medicare insurance. He is a graduate of Autonomous University of Nuevo Leon Faculty of Medicine.

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Clinical interests: Neurology, Epilepsy, Emg, Eeg

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

Dr. Marcos Valdez is a pediatric neurology specialist in McAllen, TX and Corpus Christi, TX. Dr. Valdez's average rating from his patients is 2.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Medicare insurance. He attended medical school at Autonomous University of Nuevo Leon Faculty of Medicine.

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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 is a specialist in neurophysiology and neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). He graduated from 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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