We found 3 neurophysiologists who accept United Healthcare Silver EPO near Sugar Land, TX.

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Dr. Joel Scott Wolinsky, MD
Specializes in Other, Neurophysiology, Neurology
136 Eldridge Road; Suite A
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. Joel Wolinsky specializes in neurophysiology and neurology (brain & spinal cord disease) and practices in Sugar Land, TX. On average, patients gave Dr. Wolinsky a rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. He 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 attended Boston University School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at Boston Medical Center. Dr. Wolinsky's hospital/clinic affiliations include Tomball Regional Medical Center, Miller Children's & Women's Hospital Long Beach, and Park Plaza Hospital.

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Dr. Rony Ninan, MD
Specializes in Neurophysiology, Neurology
16655 Southwest Freeway
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. Rony Ninan is a medical specialist in neurophysiology and neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). Patients rated him highly, giving him an average of 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Ninan's areas of expertise include tremors, guillain-barre syndrome, and seizures. He is professionally affiliated with Houston Methodist. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment. Dr. Ninan graduated from St. George's University School of Medicine. He trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston for his residency.

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Clinical interests: Guillain-Barre Syndrome, Lower Back Pain, Neck Problems, Neuropathy, Tremors, Epilepsy, Memory ... (Read more)

Dr. Larry Tran, MD
Specializes in Neurophysiology, Neurology
16605 Southwest Freeway; Suite 600
Sugar Land, TX
 

Dr. Larry Tran is a specialist in neurophysiology and neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). He works in Sugar Land, TX. Dr. Tran obtained his medical school training at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. Clinical interests for Dr. Tran include tremors, myasthenia gravis, and stroke. He is rated highly by his patients. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is professionally affiliated with Houston Methodist. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Tran's office for an appointment.

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Clinical interests: Guillain-Barre Syndrome, Neck Pain, Lower Back Pain, Myasthenia Gravis, Neck Problems, Neuropathy, ... (Read more)

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What is Neurophysiology?

Neurophysiologists are doctors who use tests to evaluate the function of the nervous system. They are able to record the electrical transmissions of the brain, spinal cord, muscles and nerves in order to diagnose neurological diseases. A neurophysiologist may test for nerve and muscle conditions such as myasthenia gravis, demyelinating polyneuropathy, or ALS.

There are a number of tests that a neurophysiologist might use, depending on the part of the nervous system that is affected. Some of these include:
  • Nerve conduction studies, to show how well nerves are working
  • Electromyography, to show how well the muscles respond to signals from nerves
  • Electroencephalography (EEG), a test to measure brain activity (most often used to diagnose epilepsy)
  • Evoked potential studies, which measure electrical activity in the brain in response to a stimulus
  • Polysomnography, or a sleep study, which records brain activity and body functions during sleep

In addition, neurophysiologists are often called on to assist during brain or spinal cord surgery to monitor the health and function of the nervous system during the procedure.

After performing tests on the nervous system, neurophysiologists will offer their interpretation and opinion of the results to help make a diagnosis. They provide critical information to patients with serious neurological diseases.
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