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Dr. Octavio J Demarchena (De Marchena) MD

Specializes in Neurology (Brain & Spinal Cord Disease)

1933 Thomson Drive
Lynchburg, VA
(434) 947-3928

(Average of 3.7 in 3 ratings)

Clinical interests: Stroke, acute stroke treatment

Dr. Octavio Demarchena is a neurology (brain & spinal cord disease) specialist. Patient ratings for Dr. Demarchena average 3.5 stars out of 5. Community Eye Care, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Demarchena accepts. He is a graduate of Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. His training includes residency programs at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Johns Hopkins University. Dr. Demarchena has received the distinction of FACP, American College of Physicians. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Centra and UNC Health Care.

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Dr. Daryl R Gress MD

Specializes in Neurology (Brain & Spinal Cord Disease)

1933 Thomson Drive
Lynchburg, VA
(434) 924-8371; (434) 947-3928

Dr. Daryl Gress is a neurology (brain & spinal cord disease) specialist in Lynchburg, VA and Charlottesville, VA. He accepts the following insurance: Medicaid and Medicare. Dr. Gress obtained his medical school training at Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine and performed his residency at Massachusetts General Hospital and a hospital affiliated with Johns Hopkins University. He is affiliated with Virginia Baptist Hospital, Lynchburg General Hospital, and the University of Virginia Health System.

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Specializes in Neurology (Brain & Spinal Cord Disease)

1933 Thomson Drive
Lynchburg, VA
(434) 947-3928; (434) 947-3982

Dr. Peter Konieczny practices neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). 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. After attending Georgia Regents University, Medical College of Georgia for medical school, Dr. Konieczny completed his residency training at Mayo Clinic. Dr. Konieczny accepts the following insurance: Medicaid and Medicare.

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Specializes in Neurology (Brain & Spinal Cord Disease), Neurophysiology

1933 Thomson Drive
Lynchburg, VA
(434) 947-3928

(Average of 3 in 3 ratings)

Dr. Charles Joseph is a specialist in neurophysiology and neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). Patients gave him an average rating of 3.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Joseph is professionally affiliated with Lynchburg General Hospital. He is an in-network provider for Anthem, Piedmont Community Health Plan, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and more. He graduated from Temple University School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Virginia. Awards and/or distinctions Dr. Joseph has received include Aoa; member AAEE by examination, AAEE; and MRI examination diplomate, American Society of Neuroimaging. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish.

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Specializes in Neurology (Brain & Spinal Cord Disease)

1933 Thomson Drive
Lynchburg, VA
(434) 947-3928

(Average of 3.2 in 5 ratings)

Dr. William Wallace's medical specialty is neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). Dr. Wallace's hospital/clinic affiliations include Virginia Baptist Hospital and Lynchburg General Hospital. He attended medical school at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) School of Medicine and the University of Virginia School of Medicine. For his residency, Dr. Wallace trained at Mayo Clinic. He has received a 3.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Dr. Wallace is in-network for Medicaid and Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities

2015 Tate Springs Road; Suite 2, Lower Level
Lynchburg, VA
(434) 528-9075; (434) 528-9078

Dr. Elizabeth Mumper is a neurodevelopmental disabilities specialist in Lynchburg, VA. She is affiliated with Centra. She takes Anthem, Piedmont Community Health Plan, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Mumper attended medical school at Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) School of Medicine. Her training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of Virginia. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Mumper include: 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 Neurology (Brain & Spinal Cord Disease)

521 colony road
madison heights, VA
(434) 947-6320; (434) 947-6000

Dr. Margaret Moore is a Madison Heights, VA physician who specializes in neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). She graduated from Autonomous University of Guadalajara Faculty of Medicine and then she performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU). She is conversant in Spanish.

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Specializes in Pediatric Neuropsychiatry

3300 Rivermont Avenue
Lynchburg, VA
(434) 200-5999; (434) 200-5993

Dr. Jaime Bamford is a pediatric neuropsychiatrist. Dr. Bamford graduated from George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences. Her medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of Kentucky. She is professionally affiliated with Virginia Baptist Hospital.

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Specializes in Neurology (Brain & Spinal Cord Disease)

828 Main Street; Suite 1702
Lynchburg, VA
(434) 528-3263

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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.

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