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

Examples of neurologist in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web She and some 6,000 members of her kindred participate in the Colombia Alzheimer’s Prevention Registry, which is run by Francisco Lopera, a neurologist at the University of Antioquia in Colombia. Katherine Ellen Foley, Quartz, "Rare genetic mutations protected a woman from developing Alzheimer’s," 4 Nov. 2019 In the case of Mastercard, which released its sonic brand logo this spring, the process involved McCann advertising execs, plus teams of neurologists, psychologists, musicologists, composers and musicians. Jennifer Alsever, Fortune, "Jingles All the Way: How Sonic Branding Is Helping Companies Get Heard in the Voice Computing Age," 7 Sep. 2019 There would be years of treatment, Tall Baby finally diagnosed after many tests by a highly specialized neurologist at NYU Langone, including a tissue biopsy, brain spectroscopy, MRI and spinal tap. Washington Post, "How learning to listen (with my heart) helped me help my son," 2 Sep. 2019 Now, researchers are reporting results from the first brain-imaging studies of 40 of those diplomats, who were carefully examined by neurologists after returning home from Cuba. Benedict Carey, BostonGlobe.com, "Were US diplomats attacked in Cuba? Brain study deepens mystery," 23 July 2019 Four pediatric neurologists wrote that the girl’s condition was probably triggered by the vaccine, according to medical records shared by Mecklenburg, but the girl’s own pediatrician did not believe there was a link. Los Angeles Times, "Dr. Bob Sears’ views on vaccines have inspired loyal followers — and a crush of criticism," 3 Sep. 2019 Owner/founder Chris Craig offers state-of-the-art machines, personalized coaching and a targeted, individualized approach for each client, guided by chiropractic functional neurologists and naturopaths. Laura Groch, San Diego Union-Tribune, "North County Business Briefs, Sept. 12," 12 Sep. 2019 They are named after their founder, Dr. Friederich Lewy, a German neurologist. Mike Oliver | Moliver@al.com, al, "Hi I’m Louie. Are you Lewy? A proposal for a Disney duck," 7 Sep. 2019 About a month after the surgery, Boylan saw neurologist Rebecca Gilbert at NYU Langone Medical Center. David Armstrong, ProPublica, "In Men, It’s Parkinson’s. In Women, It’s Hysteria.," 23 Aug. 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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