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looking for new neurologist

  • By 870nq6

    If anyone lives in the Birmingham al. or surrounding area and knows of a good neurologist, I am looking for a new one. thanks, CG

  • By Nancy Harris Bonk Moderator

    Hi 870nq6,

    Thanks for your question! I wonder if it’s time to see a doctor who is an expert in migraine and headache disorders rather than a general neurologist? Here’s the thing – neurologists may be fine doctors but have difficult time being experts in one area because they treat so many different conditions like multiple sclerosis, stroke, epilepsy, Parkinson’s and others. Migraine/headache disorder specialists are just that, experts in one area – migraine and headache – and are board certified in headache medicine whereas all neurologists are not. It’s also important to note that all neurologists are NOT migraine/headache disorder specialists even though they may claim to be and all migraine/headache disorder specialists are not neurologists. Here is information on how these doctors are different and how to find one; and Also this link has doctors who are board certified headache medicine, and after a quick search there are at least three doctors in AL;

    Let us know how you make out,