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Specializes in Neurology (Brain & Spinal Cord Disease), Neurophysiology
415 Morris Street; Suite 403
Charleston, WV
(304) 344-0166

Dr. Samina Kazmi specializes in neurophysiology and neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). Before performing her residency at the University of Mississippi Medical Center, Dr. Kazmi attended the University of Karachi and Peoples Medical College for Girls Nawabshah for medical school. Patient ratings for Dr. Kazmi average 3.5 stars out of 5.

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Specializes in Neurology (Brain & Spinal Cord Disease)
401 Division Street; Suite 202
South Charleston, WV
(304) 925-7970

Dr. M. Nasher-Alneam is a specialist in neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). He works in Charleston, WV and South Charleston, WV. Dr. Nasher-Alneam attended medical school at the University of Aleppo Faculty of Medicine. He is rated 3.5 stars out of 5 by his patients. He takes Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Neurology (Brain & Spinal Cord Disease), Neurophysiology
415 Morris Street; Suite 300
Charleston, WV
(304) 388-6441

Dr. David Gloss is a medical specialist in neurophysiology and neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). He is especially interested in epilepsy. Dr. Gloss is a graduate of Tulane University School of Medicine. He completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with Tulane University.

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Clinical interests: Epilepsy

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Specializes in Neurology (Brain & Spinal Cord Disease)
500 Poplar Street; Suite 202
South Charleston, WV
(304) 342-3891

Dr. Rita Gandhy is a medical specialist in neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). Dr. Gandhy honors Medicare insurance. She is a graduate of Southern Illinois University School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Neurology (Brain & Spinal Cord Disease)
205 Cyrus Point
Charleston, WV
(304) 343-4098

Dr. Iraj Derakhshan's specialty is neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). He studied medicine at Shahid Chamran University of Ahvaz and Tehran University of Medical Sciences. Dr. Derakhshan's average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Neurology (Brain & Spinal Cord Disease), Neurophysiology
3100 Maccorkle Avenue Se; Suite 411
Charleston, WV
(304) 343-4400

Dr. Darshankumar Dave works as a neurophysiologist and neurologist. He attended medical school at Government Medical College, Surat. Dr. Dave accepts Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine, Neurology (Brain & Spinal Cord Disease)
888 Oakwood Road; Suite 210
Charleston, WV
(304) 205-5821

Dr. Joby Joseph is a specialist in osteopathic manipulative medicine and neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). He works in Charleston, WV and Hurricane, WV. Dr. Joseph attended medical school at Mysore Medical College. He has a 3.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. He is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Neurology (Brain & Spinal Cord Disease)
2345 Chesterfield Avenue; Suite 303
Charleston, WV
(304) 343-0149

Dr. Glenn Goldfarb is a neurology (brain & spinal cord disease) specialist. Dr. Goldfarb's average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. He accepts Medicare insurance. He attended medical school 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
(304) 766-7695

Dr. Surya Gupta's specialty is neurodevelopmental disabilities. For his professional training, Dr. Gupta completed a residency program at Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center.

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Specializes in Neurology (Brain & Spinal Cord Disease)
888 Oakwood Road; Suite 110
Charleston, WV
(304) 941-6415

Dr. Carol Foster specializes in neurology (brain & spinal cord disease) and practices in Charleston, WV and Huntington, WV. On average, patients gave her a rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. She graduated from Marshall University, Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine. Dr. Foster's training includes residency programs at Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center, Phoenix and St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix.

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Specializes in Neurophysiology, Neurology (Brain & Spinal Cord Disease)
415 Morris Street; Suite 300
Charleston, WV
(304) 388-6441

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

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Specializes in Neurology (Brain & Spinal Cord Disease), Nutrition
401 Division Street; Suite 302
South Charleston, WV
(304) 767-7940

Dr. Sally Swisher is a medical specialist in nutrition and neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). She studied medicine at West Virginia University School of Medicine. Dr. Swisher's average rating from her patients is 3.0 stars out of 5.

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Specializes in Neurosurgery, Neurology (Brain & Spinal Cord Disease)
1501 Barberry Lane
Charleston, WV
(304) 346-8268

Dr. Curtis Withrow is a neurosurgeon and neurologist in Charleston, WV. He graduated from MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Pediatric Neurology
830 Pennsylvania Avenue; Suite 201
Charleston, WV
(304) 388-6950

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Specializes in Neurology (Brain & Spinal Cord Disease)
415 Morris Street; Suite 300
Charleston, WV
(304) 388-6441

Dr. Samip Borad's area of specialization is neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). He is in-network for 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.
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