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Neurologist (brain, nervous system)
38 years of experience
Accepting new patients
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

4.0
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(33)
Patient comments (17)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Neil Lava is Good. Dr. Lava has been reviewed by 33 patients who have provided 17 comments. The rating is 4 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.1
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Promptness 4.2
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Courteous Staff 4.5
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Accurate Diagnosis 4.1
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Bedside Manner 4.2
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Spends Time with Me 4.2
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Follows Up After Visit 3.9
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Specialties & Research

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

  • He has special expertise in 23 areas:
  • Alzheimer Disease
  • Back Pain
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Brain Injuries
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Epilepsy
  • Facial Nerve Pain (Trigeminal Neuralgia)
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Migraine Disorders
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Muscle Inflammation (Myositis)
  • Muscle Spasticity
  • Primary Headache Disorders
  • Radiculopathy
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Sciatica
  • Spinal Cord Diseases
  • Spinal Cord Injuries
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Education & Awards

Dr. Lava graduated from UMDNJ, Newark.


Affiliations

Dr. Lava has 10 hospital affiliations:

  • Emory University Hospital 
  • Albany Medical Center Hospital 

Languages

  • Spanish
  • Russian
  • French

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Additional Information
Dr. Neil Sanford Lava MD is a male Neurologist, has 38 years of experience and practices in Neurology.
Where does Dr. Neil S. Lava practice?
Dr. Neil Lava has 5 office locations.
Dr. Neil Lava practices Neurology near Atlanta, GA.
Additional practice locations include: Albany, NY and Schenectady, NY.
See Atlanta Neurologists.