The Neurologist is a physician who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the nervous system. The Neurologist will work with a variety of patients, including adults and children, to assess their symptoms and develop treatment plans.
Diagnose and treat neurological disorders. This includes conducting physical exams, ordering and interpreting diagnostic tests, and developing treatment plans.
Manage chronic neurological conditions. This includes providing ongoing care to patients with conditions such as multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease, and Alzheimer’s disease.
Perform surgery on the nervous system. This includes procedures such as brain surgery, spinal surgery, and nerve block injections.
Educate patients and their families about neurological disorders. This includes providing information about the causes, symptoms, and treatment of neurological disorders.
Conduct research on neurological disorders. This includes developing new diagnostic tests and treatments for neurological disorders.
M.D. or D.O. degree
Residency training in Neurology
Board certification in Neurology
Strong knowledge of the nervous system and neurological disorders
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
Strong understanding of neurological anatomy and physiology
Excellent clinical skills
Excellent communication skills
Ability to work independently and as part of a team