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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 specialties are neurophysiology and neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). She practices in Pasadena, TX and Pearland, TX. Patients gave her an average rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Monday's professional affiliations include Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital, Memorial Hermann Southwest Hospital, and Memorial Hermann Sugar Land Hospital. She takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Amerigroup Star, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. She obtained her medical school training at Baylor College of Medicine and performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine and a hospital affiliated with Emory University. Dr. Monday has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Super Doctors.

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

Dr. Phillip Blum, who practices in Houston, TX and Pasadena, TX, is a medical specialist in neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). His hospital/clinic affiliations include Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital and Memorial Hermann Memorial City Medical Center. Dr. Blum is a graduate of Baylor College of Medicine. His training includes residency programs at Georgetown University Hospital, a hospital affiliated with the University of Maryland, and a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. Patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Blum honors Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Aetna Medicare, as well as other insurance carriers.

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

Dr. Kathleen Eberle practices neurology (brain & spinal cord disease) in Pearland, TX and Pasadena, TX. Dr. Eberle is affiliated with Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital. She studied medicine at Baylor College of Medicine. She trained at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine for her residency. Dr. Eberle's average patient rating is 3.0 stars out of 5. 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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Dr. Robert William Fayle, MD
Specializes in Other, Neurology, Sleep Medicine
4141 Vista Road
Pasadena, TX
 

Dr. Robert Fayle specializes in neurology (brain & spinal cord disease) and sleep medicine. 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, as well as other insurance carriers. He attended medical school at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston. For his residency, Dr. Fayle trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Tennessee. Dr. Fayle has received the distinction of Texas Super Doctors. He is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital.

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

Dr. Priti Palvadi's medical specialty is neurophysiology, neurology (brain & spinal cord disease), and sleep medicine. Dr. Palvadi is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital. She honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Amerigroup Star, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. She is a graduate of Gandhi Medical College Hyderabad and Osmania University. For her professional training, Dr. Palvadi completed a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences.

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

Dr. Amita Shimpi, who practices in Houston, TX and Pasadena, TX, is a medical specialist in neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). Dr. Shimpi takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold. She attended medical school at 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 is a medical specialist in interventional pain medicine and neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). He has received a 4.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Pappolla include pain management. Dr. Pappolla takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at the University of Buenos Aires Faculty of Medicine. Dr. Pappolla has received professional recognition including the following: Texas Super Doctors. He is professionally 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' area of specialization is neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). She is affiliated with Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital. Her education and training includes medical school at Creighton University School of Medicine and residency at Mayo Clinic. Dr. Davis accepts Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and HealthSmart, 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.