We found 5 neurologists who accept Humana Basic 6850/Houston HMOx near Pearland, TX.

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Dr. Sweta Nishith Majmundar, MD
Specializes in Other, Neurology
11920 Astoria Boulevard; Suite 290
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Sweta Majmundar is a neurologist in Houston, TX. She is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital. After completing medical school at M.P. Shah Medical College, she performed her residency at The University Hospital, Newark. Dr. Majmundar is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Dr. Nishith Umakant Majmundar, MD
Specializes in Other, Neurology
11920 Astoria Boulevard; Suite 290
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Nishith Majmundar is a neurologist in Houston, TX. Dr. Majmundar's education and training includes medical school at M.P. Shah Medical College and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ). He is rated highly by his patients. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, United Healthcare Choice, and more. Dr. Majmundar is professionally affiliated with Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital.

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Specializes in Neurology
10851 Scarsdale Boulevard; Suite 120
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Steve Goldstein's specialty is neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). Dr. Goldstein attended medical school at the University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Specializes in Neurology
11914 Astoria; Suite 445
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Brian Schulman's medical specialty is neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). He studied medicine at the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg. Patient ratings for Dr. Schulman average 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Schulman honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Pediatric Neurology
11914 Astoria Boulevard; Suite 400
Houston, TX
 

Dr. Vasudeva Boosupalli is a physician who specializes in pediatric neurology. He attended medical school at Bangalore University and Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to 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.