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(Message started by: Mrs. Glenn on May 21st, 2008, 6:27pm)

Title: Neurologist in CA?
Post by Mrs. Glenn on May 21st, 2008, 6:27pm
Can anyone reccomend a neurologist in California, preferrably central California?  


Title: Re: Neurologist in CA?
Post by Racer1_NC on May 21st, 2008, 8:17pm
Check out the list over on the OUCH site.
http://www.ouch-us.org/chgeneral/doctors.htm

Bill

Title: Re: Neurologist in CA?
Post by Linda_Howell on May 21st, 2008, 8:32pm


Mrs. Glenn...

  I live in Redding, Ca.   Can I help you?

Not sure where Ahanee is though.

  E-mail me at calientev8@sbcglobal.net  

or PM me right here.   I will bend over backwords to help you.   My Dr. is the greatest and I can have him help you.

   PLEASE, let me know.

Linda

Title: Re: Neurologist in CA?
Post by Bob_Johnson on May 22nd, 2008, 10:51am
1. Search the OUCH site (button on left) for a list of recommended M.D.s.

2. Yellow Pages phone book: look for "Headache Clinics" in the M.D. section and look under "neurologist" where some docs will list speciality areas of practice.

3.  Call your hospital/medical center. They often have an office to assist in finding a physician. You may have to ask for the social worker/patient advocate.

4. http://www.achenet.org  On-line screen to find a physician.

5. http://www.headaches.org/ Look for "Physician Finder" search box.  Call 1-800-643-5552; they will send a list of M.D.s for your state.I suggest using this source for several reasons: first, we have read several messages from people who, even seeing neurologists, are unhappy with the quality of care and ATTITUDES they have encountered; second, the clinical director of the Jefferson (Philadelphia) Headache Clinic said, in late 1999, that upwards of 40%+ of U.S. doctors have poor training in treating headache and/or hold attitudes about headache ("hysterical female disorder") which block them from sympathetic and effective work with the patient; third, it's necessary to find a doctor who has experience, skill, and a set of attitudes which give hope of success. This is the best method I know of to find such a physician.







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