neurologist

noun
neu·​rol·​o·​gist | \ nu̇-ˈrä-lə-jist How to pronounce neurologist (audio) , nyu̇-\

Definition of neurologist

: one specializing in neurology especially : a physician skilled in the diagnosis and treatment of disease of the nervous system

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Children may be at a higher risk of getting infected because of lower immunity, said Dr. Neelu Desai, a pediatric neurologist in Mumbai. Swati Gupta, CNN, "Child death toll from brain disease crosses 100 in India as parents protest," 18 June 2019 Sleep usually leaves people feeling rested and refreshed, but for the patients of clinical neurologist Guy Leschziner, their non-waking moments are generally anything but peaceful. Mary Beth Griggs, The Verge, "The Nocturnal Brain: Nightmares, Neuroscience, and the Secret World of Sleep," 23 July 2019 Dance as therapy The adaptive ballet program was spearheaded by Riley Children’s Health neurologist Deborah Sokol and funded by a $5,000 grant from the IU Women's Philanthropy Leadership Council. Holly V. Hays, Indianapolis Star, "'I'm a human being': How Camp Riley ballet program liberates children with mobility issues," 19 July 2019 Historically, neurologists have tracked years of education as a proxy for that stockpile. Katherine Ellen Foley, Quartz, "Earning a living buys women more time with a sharper brain," 16 July 2019 The norm for psychiatrists was $273,000, up 4.5%, while radiologists and neurologists started on average at $387,000 and $317,000, up some 4-5%. Shawn Tully, Fortune, "Trouble Seeing a Specialist? Here’s What’s Driving the ‘Doctor Draught’," 15 July 2019 Because of low Medi-Cal rates, the suit said, the man and his mother had to wait a year and a half to see a neurologist. Bob Egelko, SFChronicle.com, "Judge rejects effort to block suit claiming Medi-Cal discriminates against Latinos," 25 June 2019 The subsidized government coverage allowed Matney to get recommended medications and tests, see a neurologist and enroll in cognitive therapy. Noam N. Levey, latimes.com, "Soaring insurance deductibles and high drug prices hit sick Americans with a ‘double whammy’," 6 June 2019 Roughly half of America's neurologists, orthopedic surgeons and urologists have reached or surpassed that milestone. Shawn Tully, Fortune, "Trouble Seeing a Specialist? Here’s What’s Driving the ‘Doctor Draught’," 15 July 2019

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1832, in the meaning defined above

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neurologist

noun
neu·​rol·​o·​gist | \ n(y)u̇-ˈräl-ə-jəst How to pronounce neurologist (audio) \

Medical Definition of neurologist

: a person specializing in neurology especially : a physician skilled in the diagnosis and treatment of disease of the nervous system

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