We found 6 neurophysiologists who accept Blue Shield of California near San Francisco, CA.

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Dr. Catherine Lomen-Hoerth Lomen-Hoerth, PhD, MD
Specializes in Neurophysiology, Neurology
350 Parnassus Avenue; #500
San Francisco, CA
 

Dr. Catherine Hoerth practices neurophysiology and neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). Dr. Hoerth is especially interested in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). She takes Blue Shield, Health Net, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. Before performing her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), Dr. Hoerth attended Stanford University School of Medicine. She has received the following distinction: San Francisco Super Doctors. She is professionally affiliated with the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) Medical Center and San Francisco VA Medical Center (SFVAMC).

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Clinical interests: Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

Dr. Michael Jeffrey Aminoff, ScD, MD
Specializes in Neurophysiology, Neurology
400 Parnassus Avenue; # A-887
San Francisco, CA
 

Dr. Michael Aminoff's areas of specialization are neurophysiology and neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). Dr. Aminoff's clinical interests include parkinson's disease and epilepsy. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield. He attended medical school at the University of London. He has received the distinction of San Francisco Super Doctors. He is professionally affiliated with the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Epilepsy, Parkinson's Disease

Dr. Heidi E Majors, MD
Specializes in Neurophysiology, Neurology
505 Parnassus Avenue
San Francisco, CA
 

Dr. Heidi Kirsch is a specialist in neurophysiology and neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). She works in San Francisco, CA. She obtained her medical school training at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), School of Medicine and performed her residency at a hospital affiliated with Johns Hopkins University. Her clinical interests encompass epilepsy. Dr. Kirsch is in-network for Blue Shield, Health Net, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers. She is affiliated with the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Epilepsy

Dr. John Walter Engstrom, MD
Specializes in Neurophysiology, Neurology
400 Parnassus Avenue; Eighth Floor
San Francisco, CA
 

Dr. John Engstrom's specialties are neurophysiology and neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). His areas of expertise include peripheral neuropathy, cervical herniated disc, and kyphosis. He is professionally affiliated with the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) Medical Center. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) and a hospital affiliated with Johns Hopkins University, Dr. Engstrom attended Stanford University School of Medicine. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Shield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Engstrom takes. Dr. Engstrom has received professional recognition including the following: San Francisco Super Doctors.

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Dr. Gregory F Pauxtis, MD
Specializes in Neurophysiology, Neurology
45 Castro Street; Suite 418
San Francisco, CA
 

Dr. Gregory Pauxtis practices neurophysiology and neurology (brain & spinal cord disease) in San Francisco, CA. His average rating from his patients is 2.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Pauxtis is affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, California Pacific Medical Center (CPMC), and Brown & Toland Physicians. He honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and CIGNA Plans, as well as other insurance carriers. He welcomes new patients. He obtained his medical school training at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine and performed his residency at Bellevue Hospital Center.

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Dr. Maria Roberta Cilio, MD, PhD
Specializes in Neurophysiology
1825 Fourth Street; Fifth Floor
San Francisco, CA
 

Dr. Maria Roberta Cilio is a San Francisco, CA physician who specializes in neurophysiology. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Cilio include epilepsy. Dr. Cilio accepts Blue Shield, Health Net, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield insurance. She graduated from Sapienza University of Rome. Dr. Cilio (or staff) speaks Spanish, French, and Italian. She is affiliated with UCSF Benioff Children's Hospitals.

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Clinical interests: Epilepsy

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What is Neurophysiology?

Neurophysiologists are doctors who use tests to evaluate the function of the nervous system. They are able to record the electrical transmissions of the brain, spinal cord, muscles and nerves in order to diagnose neurological diseases. A neurophysiologist may test for nerve and muscle conditions such as myasthenia gravis, demyelinating polyneuropathy, or ALS.

There are a number of tests that a neurophysiologist might use, depending on the part of the nervous system that is affected. Some of these include:
  • Nerve conduction studies, to show how well nerves are working
  • Electromyography, to show how well the muscles respond to signals from nerves
  • Electroencephalography (EEG), a test to measure brain activity (most often used to diagnose epilepsy)
  • Evoked potential studies, which measure electrical activity in the brain in response to a stimulus
  • Polysomnography, or a sleep study, which records brain activity and body functions during sleep

In addition, neurophysiologists are often called on to assist during brain or spinal cord surgery to monitor the health and function of the nervous system during the procedure.

After performing tests on the nervous system, neurophysiologists will offer their interpretation and opinion of the results to help make a diagnosis. They provide critical information to patients with serious neurological diseases.
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