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 250 specialists practicing Clinical Neurophysiology in California with an overall average rating of 3.6 stars. There are 118 hospitals in California with affiliated Clinical Neurophysiology specialists, including Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, Loma Linda University Medical Center and Long Beach Memorial Medical Center.