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Specializes in Neurology (Brain & Spinal Cord Disease)
331 Laidley Street; Suite 602
Charleston, WV
(304) 414-4850

Dr. Mohammad Rana sees patients in Charleston, WV. His medical specialty is neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Dr. Rana attended Nishtar Medical College for medical school. He takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Medicaid, Medicare, and more. He is conversant in Spanish. Dr. Rana's practice is open to new patients.

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Specializes in Neurology (Brain & Spinal Cord Disease)
401 Division Street; Suite 202
South Charleston, WV
(304) 767-7970

Dr. M. Nasher-Alneam sees patients in South Charleston, WV and South Charlesten, WV. His medical specialty is neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). The average patient rating for Dr. Nasher-Alneam is 3.0 stars out of 5. He honors Medicare insurance. Dr. Nasher-Alneam studied medicine at the University of Aleppo Faculty of Medicine. He completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with the University of Alabama and a hospital affiliated with Wayne State University.

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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's areas of specialization are neurophysiology and neurology (brain & spinal cord disease); she sees patients in Charleston, WV. Patient ratings for Dr. Kazmi average 3.5 stars out of 5. After completing medical school at Sindh Medical College and Peoples Medical College for Girls Nawabshah, she performed her residency at the University of Mississippi Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with West Virginia University.

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

Dr. Iraj Derakhshan is a neurology (brain & spinal cord disease) specialist in Charleston, WV. He is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance. His education and training includes medical school at Shahid Chamran University of Ahvaz and Tehran University of Medical Sciences and residency at the University Hospitals, Cleveland.

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Specializes in Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine, Neurology (Brain & Spinal Cord Disease)
888 Oakwood Road; Suite 210
Charleston, WV
(304) 757-1970; (304) 205-5821

Dr. Joby Joseph works as a neurologist and osteopathic manipulative medicine specialist in Charleston, WV and Hurricane, WV. His average patient rating is 5.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Medicare insurance. After attending Mysore Medical College and Kasturba Medical College for medical school, Dr. Joseph completed his residency training at Howard University Hospital.

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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 specializes in neurophysiology and neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). On average, patients gave Dr. Dave a rating of 3.0 stars out of 5. He accepts Medicare insurance. He graduated from Government Medical College, Surat.

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Specializes in Neurology (Brain & Spinal Cord Disease)
500 Poplar Street; Suite 202
South Charleston, WV
(304) 342-3891; (304) 691-1600

Dr. Rita Gandhy practices neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). Dr. Gandhy is a graduate of Southern Illinois University School of Medicine. She honors 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 sees patients in Charleston, WV. His medical specialty is neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). Dr. Goldfarb studied medicine at West Virginia University School of Medicine and Georgia Regents University, Medical College of Georgia. He is in-network for Medicare insurance.

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Specializes in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities
4803 Kentucky Street
South Charleston, WV
(304) 766-7695; (304) 388-6441

Dr. Surya Gupta works as a neurodevelopmental disabilities specialist in South Charleston, WV. He trained at Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center for residency.

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Specializes in Neurology (Brain & Spinal Cord Disease)
888 Oakwood Road; Suite 110
Charleston, WV
(304) 720-0205; (304) 941-6415

Dr. Carol Foster is a neurology (brain & spinal cord disease) specialist. She has a 3.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. She attended medical school at Marshall University, Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine. For her professional training, Dr. Foster completed residency programs at Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center, Phoenix and St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center, Phoenix.

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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's areas of specialization are nutrition and neurology (brain & spinal cord disease); she sees patients in South Charleston, WV and Charleston, WV. She studied medicine at West Virginia University School of Medicine. For her residency, Dr. Swisher trained at MetroHealth Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with West Virginia University.

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

Dr. Curtis Withrow's areas of specialization are neurosurgery and neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). Dr. Withrow graduated from MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine.

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

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

Dr. Samip Borad specializes in neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). He is an in-network provider 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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