What Is Neurology?

What is a Neurologist?
A Neurologist is a medical doctor with specialized training in diagnosing, treating, and managing disorders of the brain and nervous system. Neurologists do not perform surgery.

What does a Neurologist treat?
Common disorders that Neurologist’s treat are but not limited to:

  • Alzheimer’s disease
  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), also called Lou Gehrig’s disease
  • Attention deficit hyperactive disorder (ADHD)
  • Brain and spinal cord injuries
  • Brain tumors
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Epilepsy
  • Headache
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Muscular Dystrophy
  • Myopathy
  • Parkinson disease
  • Peripheral Polyneuropathy
  • Sleep disorders
  • Stroke
  • Tremor