A clinical neurophysiologist is a neurologist who specializes in the diagnosis of nervous system disorders. Neurophysiologists perform EEG (electroencephalography), EMG (electromyography), and other procedures to evaluate the function of the brain and nervous system. They consult with the patient’s care team to guide treatment for such conditions as seizures, sleep problems, and Parkinson’s disease.
A clinical neurophysiologist typically:
Neurophysiology is a subspecialty of neurology. Clinical neurophysiologists may also be known by the following names: neurophysiologist, neurologist, brain doctor, brain specialist, and nerve doctor.
There are 2294 specialists practicing Clinical Neurophysiology in the United States with an overall average rating of 3.7 stars. There are 1306 hospitals in the United States with affiliated Clinical Neurophysiology specialists, including NYU Langone Health Tisch Hospital, Evanston Hospital and Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas.