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

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Patient Reviews

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
Promptness 4.2
Courteous Staff 4.5
Accurate Diagnosis 4.1
Bedside Manner 4.2
Spends Time with Me 4.2
Follows Up After Visit 3.9

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.


Dr. Lava has 10 hospital affiliations:

  • Emory University Hospital 
  • Albany Medical Center Hospital 


  • 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.