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We found 4 neurologists who accept Medicare near Ogden, UT.

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Specializes in Neurology
4650 Harrison Boulevard
Ogden, UT
 

Dr. Richard Hammond works as a neurologist in Ogden, UT. Dr. Hammond attended medical school at Western University of Health Sciences, College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific. He is rated highly by his patients. He is in-network for Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Neurology
4650 Harrison Boulevard
Ogden, UT
 

Dr. Nadim Al-Sadat Ahmad works as a neurologist in Ogden, UT. He is rated highly by his patients. He is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Other, Behavioral Neurology & Neuropsychiatry, Geriatric Psychiatry
3903 Harrison Boulevard; 300
Ogden, UT
 

Dr. Helia Alos is a specialist in behavioral neurology & neuropsychiatry and geriatric psychiatry. She studied medicine at New York Medical College. She is an in-network provider for United Healthcare Compass, United Healthcare Navigate, United Healthcare HSA, and more.

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Specializes in Neurology
4401 Harrison Boulevard; Suite 3855
Ogden, UT
 

Dr. Trevor Squire practices neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). He takes Medicare insurance.

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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.