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

Dr. Darshankumar Dave is a specialist in neurophysiology and neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). He works in Charleston, WV. He is a graduate of Government Medical College, Surat. Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Dave accepts.

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

Dr. David Gloss, who practices in Charleston, WV, is a medical specialist in neurophysiology and neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Compass, and United Healthcare Navigate. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with Tulane University, Dr. Gloss attended Tulane University School of Medicine.

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

Dr. Rita Gandhy practices neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). Dr. Gandhy's patients gave her an average rating of 5.0 out of 5 stars. She accepts Coventry, Coventry Bronze, Coventry Silver, and more. She graduated from Southern Illinois University School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Other, Neurology
205 Cyrus Point
Charleston, WV
 

Dr. Iraj Derakhshan's medical specialty is neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). Patient ratings for Dr. Derakhshan average 4.5 stars out of 5. He attended medical school at 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 a physician who specializes in osteopathic manipulative medicine and neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). Dr. Joseph studied medicine at Mysore Medical College. Patients gave him an average rating of 3.0 stars out of 5. He accepts several insurance carriers, including Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver.

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

Dr. Muhammed Nasher-Alneam's specialty is neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). He graduated from the University of Aleppo Faculty of Medicine. On average, patients gave him a rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Nasher-Alneam accepts.

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

Dr. Glenn Goldfarb is a specialist in neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). Patient ratings for Dr. Goldfarb average 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Goldfarb is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver. 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
 

Dr. Surya Gupta, who practices in South Charleston, WV, is a medical specialist in 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 neurology (brain & spinal cord disease) specialist in Charleston, WV and Huntington, WV. On average, patients gave Dr. Foster a rating of 3.5 stars out of 5. She honors several insurance carriers, including Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver. She studied medicine 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 Neurophysiology, Neurology
415 Morris Street; Suite 300
Charleston, WV
 

Dr. Appaji Rayi is a neurophysiologist and neurologist 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 practices neurophysiology and neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). She attended medical school at Peoples Medical College for Girls Nawabshah. On average, patients gave Dr. Kazmi a rating of 3.5 stars out of 5.

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Specializes in Neurosurgery, Neurology
1501 Barberry Lane
Charleston, WV
 

Dr. Curtis Withrow, who practices in Charleston, WV, is a medical specialist in neurosurgery and neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). Dr. Withrow attended medical school at MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine.

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

Dr. Sally Swisher is a specialist in nutrition and neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). She works in South Charleston, WV and Charleston, WV. Her average patient rating is 3.0 stars out of 5. She is a graduate of West Virginia University School of Medicine.

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

Dr. Samip Borad is a specialist in neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). He works in Charleston, WV. Dr. Borad takes Coventry, Coventry Bronze, and Coventry Silver, as well as other insurance carriers.

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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 is a neurologist. She honors Medicare insurance. She attended medical school at 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.