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We found 8 neurologists who accept Humana HMO Premier near Pasadena, TX.

Dr. Kimberly Elizabeth Monday, MD
Specializes in Neurophysiology, Neurology
4141 Vista Road
Pasadena, TX
 

Dr. Kimberly Monday's areas of specialization are neurophysiology and neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). After completing medical school at Baylor College of Medicine, Dr. Monday performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine and a hospital affiliated with Emory University. Patient reviews placed her at an average of 3.5 stars out of 5. She accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Amerigroup Star, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Monday has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Super Doctors. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital, Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital, and Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital.

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Dr. Phillip Stuart Blum, MD
Specializes in Neurology
4141 Vista
Pasadena, TX
 

Dr. Phillip Blum is a neurology (brain & spinal cord disease) specialist in Houston, TX and Pasadena, TX. Patients gave Dr. Blum an average rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. He accepts Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Aetna Medicare, in addition to other insurance carriers. He attended Baylor College of Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at Georgetown University Hospital, a hospital affiliated with the University of Maryland, and a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine for residency. His professional affiliations include Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital and Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center.

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Dr. Kathleen Hummel Eberle, MD
Specializes in Neurology
4141 Vista Road
Pasadena, TX
 

Dr. Kathleen Eberle is a neurology (brain & spinal cord disease) specialist in Pearland, TX and Pasadena, TX. Dr. Eberle studied medicine at Baylor College of Medicine. She completed her residency training at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. She has a 3.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. She takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Amerigroup Star, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. She is affiliated with Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital.

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Dr. Robert William Fayle, MD
Specializes in Other, Neurology, Sleep Medicine
4141 Vista Road
Pasadena, TX
 

Dr. Robert Fayle's areas of specialization are neurology (brain & spinal cord disease) and sleep medicine; he sees patients in Pasadena, TX, Pearland, TX, and Livingston, TX. Dr. Fayle is affiliated with Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital. His education and training includes medical school at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Tennessee. He has a 4.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. Dr. Fayle is in-network for Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Aetna Medicare, in addition to other insurance carriers. He has received the following distinction: Texas Super Doctors.

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Specializes in Neurophysiology, Neurology, Sleep Medicine
4141 Vista Road
Pasadena, TX
 

Dr. Priti Palvadi's areas of specialization are neurophysiology, neurology (brain & spinal cord disease), and sleep medicine; she sees patients in Pasadena, TX, Baytown, TX, and Pearland, TX. She is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital. Dr. Palvadi attended Gandhi Medical College Hyderabad and Osmania University for medical school and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences for residency. She is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Amerigroup Star, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Neurology
5413 Crenshaw Road; Suite 400
Pasadena, TX
 

Dr. Amita Shimpi is a neurology (brain & spinal cord disease) specialist in Houston, TX and Pasadena, TX. Dr. Shimpi accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. She graduated from Seth G.S. Medical College.

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Specializes in Interventional Pain Medicine, Neurology
3351 Plainview Street; Suite A2
Pasadena, TX
 

Dr. Miguel Pappolla practices interventional pain medicine and neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). He is especially interested in pain management. He has received a 4.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Pappolla honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of the University of Buenos Aires Faculty of Medicine. Dr. Pappolla has received the distinction of Texas Super Doctors. He is affiliated with Park Plaza Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Pain Management

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Specializes in Neurology
4141 Vista Road
Pasadena, TX
 

Dr. Megan Davis specializes in neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). Dr. Davis is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital. After completing medical school at Creighton University School of Medicine, she performed her residency at Mayo Clinic. She is an in-network provider for Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, HealthSmart, and more.

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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.