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 72 specialists practicing Clinical Neurophysiology in Massachusetts with an overall average rating of 3.8 stars. There are 35 hospitals in Massachusetts with affiliated Clinical Neurophysiology specialists, including Boston Children's Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.