We found 3 neurologists who accept Bronze Compass 6400 near Vero Beach, FL.

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Specializes in Neurophysiology, Neurology
787 37th Street; Suite E120
Vero Beach, FL
 

Dr. Leslie Huszar works as a neurophysiologist and neurologist in Vero Beach, FL. He is rated highly by his patients. He takes United Healthcare Compass, United Healthcare Navigate, and United Healthcare HSA, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before performing his residency at Montreal General Hospital, Dr. Huszar attended Semmelweis University Faculty of Medicine for medical school. He speaks Hungarian.

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Specializes in Neurology
1155 35th Lane; Suite 100
Vero Beach, FL
 

Dr. Michele Ofner is a specialist in neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). The average patient rating for Dr. Ofner is 2.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Ofner accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. She graduated from Albany Medical College.

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Specializes in Neurology
1155 35th Lane; Suite 100
Vero Beach, FL
 

Dr. Stuart Shafer's area of specialization is neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). He studied medicine at the University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine. Dr. Shafer has a 3.5 out of 5 star average patient rating. He is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze.

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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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