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About Dr. Ruben I Kuzniecky
Dr. Ruben I Kuzniecky, MD is a Doctor primarily located in New York, NY. He has 37 years of experience. His specialties include Neurology and Psychiatry. Dr. Kuzniecky is affiliated with Bellevue Hospital Center, NYU Langone Medical Center and St Barnabas Hospital. Dr. Kuzniecky has received 5 awards. He speaks English.
Dr. Ruben I Kuzniecky has the following 2 specialties
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.
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.
- Electroencephalography (EEG)
- Developmental Disorders
- Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
- Brain Disorder
- Complex Partial Epilepsy
- Nerve Conduction Studies
- Nervous System Malformations
- Migraine Disorder
- Migraine Disorders
- Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
- Alzheimer's Disease
- Temporal Lobe Epilepsy
- Seizure Disorders
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Dr. Kuzniecky is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
37 Years Experience
Universidad De Buenos Aires
Graduated in 1981
Dr. Ruben I Kuzniecky accepts the following insurance providers.
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Locations & DirectionsLhh Department Of Neurology, 130 E 77th St Fl 8, New York, NY
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