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Dr. Andrew Blumenfeld Is this you?

Specialties

Dr. Andrew Blumenfeld has the following 2 specialties

  • Neurology

    A neurologist is a physician who diagnoses and treats disorders of the nervous system which is comprised of the brain, spinal cord and nerves. These doctors do not perform surgery, but refer patients to neurological surgeons when they determine that surgical intervention is necessary.
    Some of the conditions that neurologists diagnose and treat are epilepsy, aneurysms, hydrocephalus, Parkinson's disease, multiple sclerosis, stroke, spinal disc herniation, and spinal disease.
    In addition to using diagnostic tests like MRI, CT scans, EEG and EMG, neurologists also employ neurological testing to gauge muscle strength and movement, balance, reflexes, sensation, memory, speech, and other cognitive abilities.

  • Psychiatry

    A psychiatrist is a doctor with specific training in the diagnosis and treatment of mental illness.
    He or she can not only provide the counseling necessary to both diagnose and treat a patient, but can also prescribe medication when needed. In some cases, a psychiatrist will only provide the medication and the counseling will be provided by another healthcare specialist, like a certified counselor or psychologist.
    Like other doctors, psychiatrists employ diagnostic tools like CT scans and MRI in order to observe the structure and function of a patient's brain.
    Once a diagnosis is made, these specialists may use behavior or cognitive therapy in order to address the patient's condition, or a multitude of other types of therapy, in conjunction with or in place of medication.

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  • Awards

    1 Award

  • Top 10 Doctor - Metro Area

    (2014)

  • Expertise

    10 Expertise

  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Electromyography
  • Epilepsy
  • Headache
  • Headache Disorders
  • Migraine Disorder
  • Migraine Disorders
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Nerve Conduction Studies
  • Stroke
  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Blumenfeld is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • Tri-City Medical Center

    4002 Vista Way
    Oceanside, CA 92056

  • Scripps Mercy Hospital - Chula Vista Campus

    435 H St
    Chula Vista, CA 91910

  • Scripps Memorial Hospital-Encinitas

    354 Santa Fe Dr
    Encinitas, CA 92024

  • Scripps Memorial Hospital-La Jolla

    9888 Genesee Ave
    La Jolla, CA 92037

  • Sharp Memorial Hospital

    7901 Frost St
    San Diego, CA 92123

  • Scripps Green Hospital

    10666 N Torrey Pines Rd
    La Jolla, CA 92037

  • UC San Diego Health System

    200 W Arbor Dr
    San Diego, CA 92103

  • SMH Encinitas
  • Scripps Mercy Hospital San Diego

    4077 5th Ave
    San Diego, CA 92103

  • Education

    36 Years Experience

  • University Of The Witwatersrand

    Graduated in 1981

  • Umass Memorial Healthcare

    Residency

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