A Neurologist is specially trained in the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the nervous system, including the brain, spinal cord and nerves. This complex, sophisticated system regulated and coordinates body activities. Although Neurologists help determine when surgical intervention may be necessary, Neurologists do not perform surgical procedures. The Neurologist would refer the patient to a Neurosurgeon.


Disorders often diagnosed and treated by Neurologists include:

• Cerebrovascular disease and stroke
• Neurodegenerative Disorders (Dementia, Alzheimer’s
  Disease, Parkinson’s Disease, Lou Gehrig’s Disease)
• Movement Disorders, Parkinson’s disease, Restless legs syndrome
• Epilepsy & Seizures
• Multiple sclerosis & inflammatory diseases of the nervous system
• Headaches
• Infections of the Brain and Spinal Cord
• Cognitive and Behavioral Problems Related to Brain Injury or Disease.
• Peripheral Neuropathy and Shingles


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Amer Awad, MD

Rodney Hillis, MD

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