A Neurologist is a physician that is trained to investigate, diagnose, and treat neurological disorders. This is a medical specialty dealing with disorders of the nervous systems.
What Type of Training does a Neurologist Have?
Neurologists are highly trained medical professionals. Neurologists must first obtain an undergraduate degree. Following this, they must attend Medical School and obtain a be granted a Doctor of Medicine (MD), Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine (DO), or Bachelor of Medicine/Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS, MBChB). Neurologists must then complete a postgraduate residency in neurology. The residency training usually lasts three to four years. Neurologists may also choose to further specialize into a subspecialty. Total schooling for a neurologist is generally 10-13 years.
What Types of Traumatic Injuries can be Diagnosed by a Neurologist?
Some types of injuries that are seen most often in car accident, slip and fall, dog bite, and workers’ compensation injury situations include, but are not limited to:
- Traumatic Brain Injury (TMI)
- Brain Injury
- Spinal Cord Injury
- Nerve Damage
- Radiating Pain
Am I Entitled to a Financial Recovery?
If a neurologist has diagnosed you with a traumatic neurological injury or disorder, then you may be entitled to financial damages. The attorneys at the Law Offices of Samuel Fishman have extensive experience obtaining significant monetary settlements on behalf of people with neurological injuries. Our attorneys will be happy to schedule a FREE consultation to go over the facts of your case and show you how we can help you recover the monetary compensation that you deserve.