The medical neurologist is a physician who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the nervous system. This includes the option of using drugs and/or operative intervention. The medical neurologist must successfully complete demanding educational and training requirements.
They typically have completed at least four years of undergraduate school, three to four years of medical school and post-doctoral training and credentialing spanning an additional three to five years.
For more information about the role and responsibilities of a Neurologist, please refer to the website of the American Association of Neurologist at http://www.aneuroa.org.
To locate and learn about medical neurologists who are members of the American Academy of Spine Physicians go to the International Directory of Spinecare Professionals. The directory also identifies those who have achieved credentialed status (Diplomate or Fellow) with the American Academy of Spine