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Specializes in Neurology
500 Poplar Street; Suite 202
South Charleston, WV
 

Dr. Rita Gandhy is a neurologist. Dr. Gandhy is a graduate of Southern Illinois University School of Medicine. She has a 5.0 out of 5 star average patient rating. She is an in-network provider for Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Neurophysiology, Neurology
3100 Maccorkle Avenue Se; Suite 411
Charleston, WV
 

Dr. Darshankumar Dave's medical specialty is neurophysiology and neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). Dr. Dave attended medical school at Government Medical College, Surat. He is in-network for Coventry, Coventry Bronze, Coventry Silver, and more.

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Specializes in Neurology
401 Division Street; Suite 202
South Charleston, WV
 

Dr. Muhammed Nasher-Alneam is a specialist in neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). He works in Charleston, WV and South Charleston, WV. On average, patients gave him a rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. He accepts Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Nasher-Alneam studied medicine at the University of Aleppo Faculty of Medicine.

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Specializes in Neurophysiology, Neurology
415 Morris Street; Suite 300
Charleston, WV
 

Dr. David Gloss is a physician who specializes in neurophysiology and neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Gloss honors. He obtained his medical school training at Tulane University School of Medicine and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Tulane University.

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Specializes in Other, Neurology
205 Cyrus Point
Charleston, WV
 

Dr. Iraj Derakhshan is a medical specialist in neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). He is rated 4.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. He graduated from Shahid Chamran University of Ahvaz and Tehran University of Medical Sciences.

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Specializes in Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine, Neurology
888 Oakwood Road; Suite 210
Charleston, WV
 

Dr. Joby Joseph is an osteopathic manipulative medicine and neurology (brain & spinal cord disease) specialist. Dr. Joseph attended medical school at Mysore Medical College. Patient ratings for Dr. Joseph average 3.0 stars out of 5. Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Joseph takes.

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Specializes in Other, Neurology
2345 Chesterfield Avenue; Suite 303
Charleston, WV
 

Dr. Glenn Goldfarb sees patients in Charleston, WV. His medical specialty is neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). He is rated highly by his patients. Dr. Goldfarb is in-network for Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver, as well as other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at West Virginia University School of Medicine and Georgia Regents University, Medical College of Georgia.

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Specializes in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities
4803 Kentucky Street
South Charleston, WV
 

Dr. Surya Gupta's area of specialization is neurodevelopmental disabilities. He completed his residency training at Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center.

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Specializes in Neurology
888 Oakwood Road; Suite 110
Charleston, WV
 

Dr. Carol Foster is a neurologist. She attended medical school at Marshall University, Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine. For her residency, Dr. Foster trained at Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center, Phoenix and St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix. Her patients gave her an average rating of 3.5 out of 5 stars. She honors Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Neurophysiology, Neurology
415 Morris Street; Suite 300
Charleston, WV
 

Dr. Appaji Rayi is a neurophysiology and neurology (brain & spinal cord disease) specialist in Charleston, WV. He is in-network for Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Neurophysiology, Neurology
415 Morris Street; Suite 403
Charleston, WV
 

Dr. Samina Kazmi is a neurophysiologist and neurologist in Charleston, WV. Dr. Kazmi attended medical school at Peoples Medical College for Girls Nawabshah. Patient reviews placed her at an average of 3.5 stars out of 5.

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Specializes in Nutrition, Neurology
401 Division Street; Suite 302
South Charleston, WV
 

Dr. Sally Swisher is a nutrition and neurology (brain & spinal cord disease) specialist. She is rated 3.0 stars out of 5 by her patients. She attended medical school at West Virginia University School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Neurology
415 Morris Street; Suite 300
Charleston, WV
 

Dr. Samip Borad practices neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). He takes Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Neurosurgery, Neurology
1501 Barberry Lane
Charleston, WV
 

Dr. Curtis Withrow's areas of specialization are neurosurgery and neurology (brain & spinal cord disease); he sees patients in Charleston, WV. He is a graduate of MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Pediatric Neurology
830 Pennsylvania Avenue; Suite 201
Charleston, WV
 

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Specializes in Neurology
415 Morris Street; Suite 300
Charleston, WV
 

Dr. Melanie Ward works as a neurologist in Charleston, WV. Dr. Ward is in-network for Medicare insurance. She is a graduate of West Virginia University School of Medicine.

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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.