We found 10 neurologists who accept Health Net ELECT POS for Large and Small Groups near Stanford, CA.

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Dr. Sarah R Cheyette, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Neurology
795 El Camino Real; Lee Building, Level 1
Palo Alto, CA
 

Dr. Sarah Cheyette is a medical specialist in pediatric neurology. Dr. Cheyette has indicated that her clinical interests include neurological disorders. She has received a 4.5 out of 5 star rating by her patients. She is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. She studied medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), David Geffen School of Medicine. She trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Washington for her residency. Dr. Cheyette speaks Spanish. She is affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, San Mateo Medical Center, and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. Dr. Cheyette welcomes new patients.

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Clinical interests: Migraine, Attention Deficit Disorder, Autism, Neurological Disorders, Seizures

Dr. David N Gershfield, MD
Specializes in Neurology
795 El Camino Real; Lee Building, Level 3
Palo Alto, CA
 

Dr. David Gershfield, who practices in Palo Alto, CA, is a medical specialist in neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). He has a 4.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. In Dr. Gershfield's practice, he is particularly interested in neurological disorders. He honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, TRICARE, and more. He attended medical school at Yale School of Medicine. His training includes a residency program at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Dr. Gershfield's hospital/clinic affiliations include Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Clinical interests: Myasthenia Gravis, Neurological Disorders, Electromyography, Peripheral Neuropathy, Amyotrophic ... (Read more)

Dr. Minal Jaysing Bhanushali, MD
Specializes in Neurophysiology, Neurology
795 El Camino Real; Lee Building, Level 3
Palo Alto, CA
 

Dr. Minal Bhanushali is a physician who specializes in neurophysiology and neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). Her professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. She honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Bhanushali's practice is open to new patients. She is a graduate of the University of Mumbai and Grant Medical College. For her residency, Dr. Bhanushali trained at Detroit Medical Center/Wayne State University.

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Dr. Charlene Chen, MD
Specializes in Neurology
300 Pasteur Drive
Stanford, CA
 

Dr. Charlene Chen is a neurology (brain & spinal cord disease) specialist. Her clinical interests include neurological disorders. She is affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, Sutter Pacific Medical Foundation, and California Pacific Medical Center (CPMC). Dr. Chen obtained her medical school training at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), School of Medicine and performed her residency at Stanford University Medical Center. Dr. Chen is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Medi-Cal, and more. She has an open panel.

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Clinical interests: Subarachnoid Hemorrhage, Stroke, Neurological Disorders, Transient Ischemic Attack, Vascular ... (Read more)

Dr. Ealon Joelson, MD
Specializes in Neurology
795 El Camino Real; Lee Building, Level 3
Palo Alto, CA
 

Dr. Ealon Joelson practices neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). He has received a 4.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. In his practice, Dr. Joelson focuses on neurological disorders. He is professionally affiliated with Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. He is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is open to new patients. Before performing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), Dr. Joelson attended the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), School of Medicine. Dr. Joelson is conversant in Hebrew.

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Clinical interests: Neuromuscular Disorders, Migraine, Neurological Disorders, Memory Loss, Electromyography, ... (Read more)

Dr. Joseph R Lacy, MD
Specializes in Neurology
795 El Camino Real; Lee Building, Level 3
Palo Alto, CA
 

Dr. Joseph Lacy works as a neurologist in Palo Alto, CA and San Carlos, CA. On average, patients gave him a rating of 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Lacy is professionally affiliated with Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. He is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Lacy is not currently accepting new patients. His education and training includes medical school at the University of Vermont College of Medicine and residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Pennsylvania and a hospital affiliated with the University of California, Irvine.

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Dr. Nelli Boykoff, MD
Specializes in Neurology
300 Pasteur Drive; Stanford Medicine Residency Office, Grant S101
Stanford, CA
 

Dr. Nelli Boykoff specializes in neurology (brain & spinal cord disease) and practices in Stanford, CA and San Francisco, CA. Dr. Boykoff is rated highly by her patients. She has indicated that her clinical interests include neurological disorders. She is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Medi-Cal, and more. After completing medical school at Mayo Medical School, she performed her residency at Stanford University Medical Center. She is conversant in Russian. Dr. Boykoff's professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network, California Pacific Medical Center (CPMC), and Sutter Pacific Medical Foundation. Her practice is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Migraine, Neurological Disorders, Botox Injection, Concussion, Pain Management

Dr. Philip H Wasserstein, MD
Specializes in Neurology
795 El Camino Real; Lee Building, Level 3
Palo Alto, CA
 

Dr. Philip Wasserstein is a neurologist. His average patient rating is 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Wasserstein accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, TRICARE, and more. He studied medicine at Stanford University School of Medicine. Dr. Wasserstein trained at Stanford University Medical Center for his residency. His professional affiliations include Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. He is accepting new patients.

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Dr. Mark M Saleh, MD
Specializes in Neurology
795 El Camino Real; Lee Building, 3rd Level
Palo Alto, CA
 

Dr. Mark Saleh practices neurology (brain & spinal cord disease) in Palo Alto, CA. Dr. Saleh has a special interest in neurological disorders. He is in-network for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and TRICARE, as well as other insurance carriers. After attending Tufts University School of Medicine, he completed his residency training at Stanford University Medical Center. He is affiliated with Sutter Medical Network and Palo Alto Foundation Medical Group. Dr. Saleh is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Dizziness, Migraine, Myasthenia Gravis, Stroke, Epilepsy, Neurological Disorders, Memory Loss, ... (Read more)

Dr. Michael C Ke, MD
Specializes in Neurology
300 Pasteur Drive; Stanford Medicine Residency Office, Grant S101
Stanford, CA
 

Dr. Michael Ke is a specialist in neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). He works in Stanford, CA and San Francisco, CA. Dr. Ke is affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, Sutter Pacific Medical Foundation, and CPMC - St. Luke's Campus. Before completing his residency at Stanford University Medical Center, Dr. Ke attended medical school at Stanford University School of Medicine. He honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal, as well as other insurance carriers. He has an open panel.

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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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