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Specializes in Neurophysiology, Neurology
4302 S Sugar Road; Suite 213
Edinburg, TX
 

Dr. Luis Frias' areas of specialization are neurophysiology and neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). Dr. Frias is a graduate of the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Frias honors.

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Specializes in Neurology
5517 North Mccoll Road
Mcallen, TX
 

Dr. Zuka Khabbazeh works as a neurologist in Edinburg, TX and McAllen, TX. Patients gave Dr. Khabbazeh an average rating of 2.5 stars out of 5. She takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. She graduated from American University of Beirut Faculty of Medicine.

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Specializes in Neurology
2108 South
Mcallen, TX
 

Dr. Miguel Gutierrez is a neurologist. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 3.0 stars out of 5. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Gutierrez studied medicine at National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) Faculty of Medicine.

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Specializes in Neurology
2108 S M Street; Suite 4
Mcallen, TX
 

Dr. Felix Rivera-Perez works as a neurologist in McAllen, TX and Harlingen, TX. Dr. Rivera-Perez is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He studied medicine at Autonomous University of Guadalajara Faculty of Medicine.

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Dr. Gabriel Diaz, MD
Specializes in Other, Neurology
316 Lindberg Avenue
Mcallen, TX
 

Dr. Gabriel Diaz practices neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). Dr. Diaz graduated from National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) Faculty of Medicine. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Pediatric Neurology
3125 Center Pointe Drive
Edinburg, TX
 

Dr. Priti Manohar works as a pediatric neurologist in Edinburg, TX. She is a graduate of Seth G.S. Medical College. Dr. Manohar honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Other, Neurology
1910 S 1st Street; Suite 200
Mcallen, TX
 

Dr. Ruy Quintanilla sees patients in McAllen, TX. His medical specialty is neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). Dr. Quintanilla takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of Autonomous University of Nuevo Leon Faculty of Medicine.

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Specializes in Pediatric Neurology, Other
110 E. Savannah; Building C Suite 201
Mcallen, TX
 

Dr. Leonardo Garcia-Mendez is a specialist in pediatric neurology. His average rating from his patients is 3.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Garcia-Mendez 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 graduated from the University of Zulia School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Neurology
1913 S 1st Street; Suite 200
Mcallen, TX
 

Dr. Tommy Yee practices neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). Dr. Yee is in-network for United Healthcare Compass, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and more. He graduated from Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans. He has received the distinction of Texas Super Doctors.

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Specializes in Pediatric Neurology
110 E Savannah Avenue; Building C202
Mcallen, TX
 

Dr. Wilson Sy practices pediatric neurology in McAllen, TX. He graduated from the University of Santo Tomas Faculty of Medicine and Surgery. Patient ratings for Dr. Sy average 4.0 stars out of 5. He takes 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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Specializes in Pediatric Neurology
1200 E. Ridge Road; Suite 2
Mcallen, TX
 

Dr. Marcos Valdez works as a pediatric neurologist. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. He studied medicine at Autonomous University of Nuevo Leon Faculty of Medicine.

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Specializes in Vascular Neurology
5501 S Mccoll Road
Edinburg, TX
 

Dr. Haitham Dababneh's medical specialty is vascular neurology. He accepts Medicaid and Medicare insurance. Dr. Dababneh is a graduate of the University of Jordan Faculty of Medicine. Dr. Dababneh (or staff) speaks the following languages: Arabic, Spanish, and Cantonese.

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Specializes in Pediatric Neurology
4302 S Sugar Road; Suite 200
Edinburg, TX
 

Dr. Randy Williamson is a specialist in pediatric neurology. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers.

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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.