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Dr. Neil Sanford Lava MD is a male Neurologist, has 37 years of experience and practices in Neurology and Psychiatry.
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

3.0
  • Currently 3 of 4 stars
(23)
Patient comments (15)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Neil Lava is Good. Dr. Lava has been reviewed by 23 patients who have provided 15 comments. The rating is 3 out of 4 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.2
  • Currently 3.2 of 4 stars
Promptness 3.3
  • Currently 3.3 of 4 stars
Courteous Staff 3.6
  • Currently 3.5789473684211 of 4 stars
Accurate Diagnosis 3.2
  • Currently 3.2105263157895 of 4 stars
Bedside Manner 3.3
  • Currently 3.2631578947368 of 4 stars
Spends Time with Me 3.3
  • Currently 3.2631578947368 of 4 stars
Follows Up After Visit 3.1
  • Currently 3.0526315789474 of 4 stars

Specialties & Research

Dr. Neil Lava, MD is board certified in Neurology.

  • He has special expertise in 20 areas:
  • Back Pain
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Brain Injuries
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Facial Nerve Pain (Trigeminal Neuralgia)
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Muscle Inflammation (Myositis)
  • Muscle Spasticity
  • Primary Headache Disorders
  • Radiculopathy
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Sciatica
  • Spinal Cord Diseases
  • Spinal Cord Injuries
  • Spinal Injuries
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Stroke

Education & Awards

Dr. Lava graduated from UMDNJ, Newark.


Affiliations

Dr. Lava has 10 hospital affiliations:

  • Albany Medical Center Hospital 
  • Emory University Hospital 

Accepted Insurance Plans

Dr. Lava accepts these health insurances in at least one office:

  • United Healthcare - 2 plans
  • Great-West Healthcare - 2 plans
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio - 2 plans
  • Humana - 2 plans
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia - 2 plans
  • Anthem - 2 plans
  • Cigna - 2 plans
  • Peach State Health Plan - 1 plan
  • USA H & W Network - 1 plan

Languages

  • French
  • Russian
  • Spanish


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Additional Information
Where does Dr. Neil S. Lava practice?
Dr. Neil Lava practices Neurology and Psychiatry near Atlanta, GA.
Additional practice locations include: Albany, NY and Schenectady, NY.
See Atlanta Neurologists and Atlanta Psychiatrists.