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neurologistA medical doctor specialised in diagnosing and treating non-surgical diseases of the brain and nervous system (e.g., strokes, unusual headaches, seizures), who is board-certified/-eligible in internal medicine and neurology.
neurologistA physician specialized in the non-surgical diseases of the brain and nervous system, who is board-certified/eligible in internal medicine and neurology Meat & potatoes diseases Strokes, unusual headaches, seizures Salary $166K + 12%. Cf Neurosurgeon.
neurologistA doctor trained in NEUROLOGY, who specializes in the ANATOMY and PHYSIOLOGY of the nervous system and in the diagnosis and treatment of its disorders. Neurologists are learned diagnosticians and do not engage in operative treatment.
Patient discussion about neurologist
Q. Does this mean a patient with fibromyalgia should see a neurologist rather than a rheumatologist? If fibromyalgia is not an autoimmune disease does this mean a patient with fibromyalgia should see a neurologist rather than a rheumatologist?
Q. My muscle enzymes are at 355, my DR says normal is 200. She refered me to a Neurologist. What could be wrong? I am experiencing sore legs when I walk, weakness, and sometimes difficulty in swallowing. I am 46 I had a minor heart attack 5 yrs ago with a stent placed in my LAD. I am on Crestor 10mg. my Dr. has adjusted the dosage several times and used other drugs but it doesn't change the results much if at all.