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  • Awards

    3 Awards

  • Patients' Choice Award Patients' Choice Award
  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition Compassionate Doctor Recognition
  • On-Time Doctor Award On-Time Doctor Award
  • Accepted Insurance

  • Aetna
  • First Health
  • Humana
  • BCBS Kansas City
  • Cigna

Doctors in Heartland Neurology

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  • Nearby Doctors

    There are no Doctors within 50 miles of Saint Joseph, MO that specialze in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Neurology, Psychiatry, Radiology, Diagnostic Radiology and Internal Medicine

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Ratings & Comments

70 ratings with 17 comments

The Overall Average Patient Rating of Heartland Neurology when asked is excellent. Heartland Neurology has been reviewed by 70 patients. The rating is 3.8 out of 5 stars.

The average wait time to see a doctor at Heartland Neurology as provided by patient reviews is 13 minutes. By comparison, the national average for a pre-vist wait time is 21 minutes.

Location

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105 Far West Dr
Saint Joseph, MO 64506

Specialties

6 specialties

  • Neurology

    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.

  • Diagnostic Radiology

    Radiologists help doctors get a closer look at what’s happening inside your body. If your primary care doctor wants to investigate your symptoms further, they may refer you to a radiologist to get an ultrasound or x-ray. Some radiologists specialize in mammography and breast imaging, which is who you see when you need a mammogram. A Radiologist can also determine if bones are broken or fractured after any kind of accident.
    Radiologists are trained to perform MRIs and CT scans, both of which are used to determine the presence of diseases or disorders and help your doctor properly diagnose you. They can detect anything from tumors, bleeding and infections to bone and muscle disorders.

  • Radiology

    A radiologist is a physician who specializes in the use of medical imaging to diagnose and treat illnesses or injuries in patients.
    The different types of medical imaging are X-ray, computed tomography (CT) scans, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), ultrasound, and nuclear medicine.
    Radiologists are experts in these different types of tests and can advise a primary care doctor on which test is most appropriate in a specific case. These doctors also assist primary care doctors in analyzing the images produced by these tests in order to determine next steps necessary for treatment.

  • Internal Medicine

    An internist is a physician who focuses on the diagnosis and treatment of conditions that affect the adult population—both acute and chronic.
    These doctors are often who adults see as their primary physicians because they treat a broad range of illnesses that do not require surgical or specialist interventions. They also work to help a patient maintain optimal health in order to prevent the onset of disease.
    In addition to treating the common cold and flu, internists also treat chronic diseases like diabetes and heart disease.

  • Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

    A physiatrist is a doctor who specializes in the rehabilitation and physiological treatment of patients with an illness or injury that affects movement.
    These specialists have extensive knowledge of the nerves, muscles, bone, and brain. Physiatrists are also experts in pain medication.
    Some common conditions that physiatrists treat are rheumatoid arthritis, neurological and spinal disorders and injuries, chronic pain disorders, like fibromyalgia, and musculoskeletal issues, like broken bones and torn muscles.
    These physicians also often coordinate a team of other specialists in order to maximize the patient's recovery, such as occupational therapists, speech therapists, neurologists, orthopedists, and counselors.

  • Psychiatry

    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.

Doctors in Heartland Neurology

  • Dr. Mary Jo J Middleton MD

    Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

    Kansas City, MO

    4.5
    (16)
  • Dr. Deetra Y Ford MD

    Neurology, Internal Medicine

    Kansas City, KS

    4.2
    (20)
  • Dr. Sreenadha R Davuluri MD

    Neurology, Psychiatry

    Hiawatha, KS

    4.0
    (23)
  • Dr. Aaron B Koonce DO

    Psychiatry, Neurology

    Hiawatha, KS

    3.0
    (4)
  • Dr. Nitin K Sharma MD

    Psychiatry, Neurology

    Saint Joseph, MO

    2.9
    (9)
  • Education

    Affiliated doctors have gone to the following schools

  • University Of Kansas School Of Medicine
  • Medical College Of Wisconsin
  • University Of Missouri Kansas City School Of Medicine
  • University Of Chicago Division Of The Biological Sciences The Pritzker School Of Medicine
  • Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Medical College
  • Nearby Group Practices

    We don't have any physicians that practice at Heartland Neurology. Here are some Group Practices that specialize in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Neurology, Psychiatry, Radiology, Diagnostic Radiology and Internal Medicine near Heartland Neurology Saint Joseph, MO.

Information About Group Practices

What is a Group Practice?

According to The Medical Group Management Association, a group practice is any relationship between three or more physicians who share facilities, expenses, profits and other resources like support staff and equipment. Group practices tend to fall into two categories: those that organize around a particular medical specialty and those that encompass several specialties like East Boston Neighborhood Health that specializes in internal medicine

Why Group Practice?

As medicine became more complex in the twentieth century, the need for group practices made more sense. Physicians found it impossible to know everything about the emerging drugs and technologies on the medical landscape. In addition, the cost of providing a full range of diagnostic services, such as tests and X-rays, in one location became prohibitive to the individual practitioner. Hence, doctors from various disciplines began to team together in order to provide more comprehensive care to their community of patients.

Benefits of Group Practice

As medicine became more complex in the twentieth century, the need for group practices made more sense. Physicians found it impossible to know everything about the emerging drugs and technologies on the medical landscape. In addition, the cost of providing a full range of diagnostic services, such as tests and X-rays, in one location became prohibitive to the individual practitioner. Hence, doctors from various disciplines began to team together in order to provide more comprehensive care to their community of patients.

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