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Specializes in Neurology
5517 North Mccoll Road
Mcallen, TX
 

Dr. Zuka Khabbazeh works as a neurologist. Patient ratings for Dr. Khabbazeh average 3.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Khabbazeh accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. She graduated from American University of Beirut Faculty of Medicine.

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

Dr. Luis Frias sees patients in San Antonio, TX and Edinburg, TX. His medical specialties are neurophysiology and neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). He studied medicine at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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Specializes in Neurology
2108 South
Mcallen, TX
 

Dr. Miguel Gutierrez, who practices in McAllen, TX, is a medical specialist in neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). Dr. Gutierrez's average rating from his patients is 3.0 stars out of 5. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. He graduated from 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's area of specialization is neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). He studied medicine at Autonomous University of Guadalajara Faculty of Medicine. He 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 Pediatric Neurology
3125 Center Pointe Drive
Edinburg, TX
 

Dr. Priti Manohar specializes in pediatric neurology and practices in Edinburg, TX. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Manohar honors. She is a graduate of Seth G.S. Medical College.

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

Dr. Ruy Quintanilla is a physician who specializes in neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). He graduated from Autonomous University of Nuevo Leon Faculty of Medicine. He 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 Pediatric Neurology
110 E Savannah Avenue; Building C202
Mcallen, TX
 

Dr. Wilson Sy is a medical specialist in pediatric neurology. He is a graduate of the University of Santo Tomas Faculty of Medicine and Surgery. Patient reviews placed Dr. Sy at an average of 3.0 stars out of 5. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Sy accepts.

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

Dr. Gabriel Diaz works as a neurologist. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. Dr. Diaz graduated from National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) 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, who practices in McAllen, TX, is a medical specialist in pediatric neurology. He is rated 3.0 stars out of 5 by his patients. Dr. Garcia-Mendez is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of 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's specialty is neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). He is in-network for United Healthcare Compass, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Choice, and more. Dr. Yee attended medical school at 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
1200 E. Ridge Road; Suite 2
Mcallen, TX
 

Dr. Marcos Valdez practices pediatric neurology in McAllen, TX and Corpus Christi, TX. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Valdez takes. He attended medical school 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, who practices in Edinburg, TX, is a medical specialist in vascular neurology. Dr. Dababneh is a graduate of the University of Jordan Faculty of Medicine. He accepts the following insurance: Medicaid and Medicare. In addition to English, Dr. Dababneh (or staff) speaks Arabic, Spanish, and Cantonese.

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

Dr. Randy Williamson practices pediatric neurology. He accepts 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.