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Dr. Steve D Wheeler 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.
Dr. Steve D Wheeler has the following 9 expertise
- Migraine Disorder
- Migraine Disorders
- Alzheimer's Disease
- Nerve Conduction Studies
- Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
Dr. Steve D Wheeler is Board Certified in 1 specialty
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I come from a family of MDs. We were recommended to Dr Wheeler by an MD and another 2 friends. I have a complicated case and no one can figure it out. But he did! He gives you a lot of time and does testing no one else ever thought of. He uses all his science he learned instead of just prescribing drugs. He is a neurologist, a researcher, and a kind, caring man.
Never seen a doctor like Wheeler!!! Had over 4 hours of visit, trying to understand the real problems behind my cluster headhacke! Started his suggested diet, after 10 days i stopped having my daily attacks (usually they were 3 to 6 per day). I havent finished my program yet, but up untill now, he gave me back my life! Thank you so much!!!
Dr. Wheeler is brilliant. Helped me when no other doctor could. Sees you as a whole person, not just someone with migraines. Spends as much time with you as you need. Never rushes you. Wish every doc was like him!! I have recommended him to countless others. If you have migraines, this is the doctor to see
Patients' Choice Award (2018)
Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2018)
Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.
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