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Specializes in Vascular Neurology
1933 Thomson Drive
Lynchburg, VA
 

Dr. Octavio Demarchena is a medical specialist in vascular neurology. Dr. Demarchena's average patient rating is 4.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Medicare insurance. After attending Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Johns Hopkins University. Dr. Demarchena has received the following distinction: FACP, American College of Physicians. Dr. Demarchena (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Telephone Interpretation and Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with the University of North Carolina Hospitals.

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Specializes in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities
2015 Tate Springs Road; Suite 2, Lower Level
Lynchburg, VA
 

Dr. Elizabeth Mumper is a neurodevelopmental disabilities specialist. She is affiliated with Centra. Dr. Mumper takes Anthem, Piedmont Community Health Plan, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and more. Her education and training includes medical school at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) School of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Virginia. She has received distinctions including Miracle Maker Award for Central Virginia, Children's Miracle Network; William D. Littleford Award for Corporate Public Service (2nd Place National Award); and Woman of the Year for Health and Sciences in Central Virginia, YWCA.

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Specializes in General Practice, Neurology
521 Colony Road
Madison Heights, VA
 

Dr. Margaret Moore works as a general practitioner and neurologist. Dr. Moore honors Medicaid and Medicare insurance. Before performing her residency at a hospital affiliated with Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU), Dr. Moore attended Autonomous University of Guadalajara Faculty of Medicine for medical school. In addition to English, she speaks Spanish.

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Specializes in Neurophysiology, Neurology, Neuroradiology
1933 Thomson Drive
Lynchburg, VA
 

Dr. Charles Joseph is a physician who specializes in neurophysiology, neurology (brain & spinal cord disease), and neuroradiology. His patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 out of 5 stars. Dr. Joseph attended Temple University School of Medicine and then went on to complete his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Virginia. Awards and/or distinctions he has received include Aoa; member AAEE by examination, AAEE; and MRI examination diplomate, American Society of Neuroimaging.

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Specializes in Neurology
1933 Thomson Drive
Lynchburg, VA
 

Dr. Peter Konieczny is a neurology (brain & spinal cord disease) specialist in Lynchburg, VA. Dr. Konieczny is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance. He is a graduate of Georgia Regents University, Medical College of Georgia. His medical residency was performed at Mayo Clinic. Dr. Konieczny (or staff) is conversant in French and Polish. He is professionally affiliated with Lynchburg General Hospital and the University of Virginia Medical Center.

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Specializes in Neurology
2025 Tate Springs Road
Lynchburg, VA
 

Dr. Carl Hoegerl's specialty is neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). Dr. Hoegerl accepts Medicare insurance. He graduated from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine.

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Specializes in Neurology
1933 Thomson Drive
Lynchburg, VA
 

Dr. William Wallace works as a neurologist. Dr. Wallace's patients gave him an average rating of 2.5 out of 5 stars.

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Specializes in Pediatric Neuropsychiatry
2215 Langhorne Road; Suite 101
Lynchburg, VA
 

Dr. Jaime Bamford's area of specialization is pediatric neuropsychiatry. She honors Medicaid and Medicare insurance. She studied medicine at George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences. Dr. Bamford's residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of Kentucky.

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Specializes in Neurology
101 New Britain Drive
Lynchburg, VA
 

Dr. Fritz Policard is a physician who specializes in neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). Dr. Policard is in-network for Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Neurology
828 Main Street; Suite 1702
Lynchburg, VA
 

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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.