Neurology is the medical specialty involving the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the nervous system, which includes the brain, spinal cord and nerves. When something goes wrong with your nervous system — from recurring migraines to a stroke — your primary physician often will refer you to a neurologist. Northeast Medical Group’s neurologists are specially trained, board-certified physicians with a wide range of expertise. Their patients are cared for by multidisciplinary teams that coordinate and customize treatment to meet the unique needs of each individual. If surgery is required, a neurosurgeon will be referred.
The nervous system comprises a complex network that controls all the workings of your body. Various illnesses, diseases and injuries to your nervous system can lead to trouble moving, speaking, swallowing, breathing or learning. They can also result in problems with your memory, senses or mood. Among major disorders treated by Northeast Medical Group neurologists are headaches, stroke, Alzheimer’s disease, epilepsy, Parkinson’s disease, multiple sclerosis and muscular dystrophy, as well as injuries to the brain and spinal cord.
Your Northeast Medical Group neurologist has vast knowledge of the nervous system and diverse medical skills. He or she will evaluate your symptoms, conduct or order necessary tests and scans and make an informed diagnosis before recommending a personalized treatment plan, including medications. Your neurologist will coordinate with any other medical specialists who may be required, manage follow-up treatment and offer advice on preventive care to avoid risk of recurring problems.
Areas of Expertise
- Alzheimer’s disease and dementia
- Brain disorders and injuries
- Botulinum treatment
- Headaches and migraines
- Memory loss
- Multiple sclerosis
- Muscular dystrophy
- Neuromuscular disorders and neuropathy
- Parkinson’s disease
- Spinal cord disorders and injuries
- Spinal taps