First Choice Neurology - Florida Neurologists
First Choice Neurology is the largest neurology group in the United States with more than 40+ facilities in 6 Florida counties and services at 35 major hospitals. Our Florida neurology group has Adult Neurologists and Pediatric Neurologists, Neuropsychologists, Pain Management Physicians, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Physicians, Nutrition and Wellness Physicians, Occupational and Physical Therapists, and Nurse Practitioners.
First Choice Neurology services patients with a variety of neurological conditions including Alzheimer’s disease, dementia, epilepsy, migraines, multiple sclerosis, neuromuscular disorders, Parkinson’s disease, sleep disorders, strokes, traumatic brain injuries, and more. We have an MRI Center, Research Centers, Multiple Sclerosis Center, Sleep Centers, Infusion Centers, Physical & Occupational Therapy Centers, Pain Management Center, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Center, and a Nutrition and Wellness Center.
Virtual Neurology Services
TeleHealth office visits are provided by neurologists of First Choice Neurology to new and existing neurology patients as an alternative to physically coming to one of our care centers. For patients who desire a neurologic evaluation and management from the comfort of their home, workplace, or vacation spot, Telehealth offers the opportunity to receive neurologic treatment remotely via smartphone, tablet, or desktop.
Because Telehealth possesses all the features of a regular neurology appointment – only virtually – usual insurance deductibles and copays apply. To schedule telehealth, Contact Your Neurologist.
Neuro2Go is our on-demand, face-to-face chat with a board-certified neurologist to discuss a new neurologic concern affecting you or a loved one. Great for folks who have never been to the neurologist and need up-to-the-minute information. Are you worried about a family member with memory loss, a headache that won't go away, or another neurologic condition? Our neurologists will give you answers and provide next-step recommendations.
No insurance is required. A fee of $95 is paid at the time of scheduling. Same and next weekday appointments available. Click to Schedule Neuro2Go.
Neuro2Go differs from a traditional medical office or TeleHealth visit where a patient is evaluated inclusive of a comprehensive medical history and physical examination, often followed by complex medical decision making.
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First Choice Neurology has over 90 adult neurologists. They are located in Aventura, Boca Raton, Coconut Creek, Coral Gables, Coral Springs, Davie, Delray Beach, Fort Lauderdale, Hollywood, Loxahatchee, Margate, Miami, Midtown Miami, Palm Beach Gardens, Pembroke Pines, Plantation, Royal Palm Beach, South Miami, and Tampa, Florida.
Our adult neurologists specialize in Neurology, Alzheimer’s Disease, Brain Injuries, Dementia, Epilepsy, Headaches/Migraines, Multiple Sclerosis, Neuromuscular Disorders, Parkinson’s Disease, Seizures, Sleep Disorders, Stroke, and much more.
First Choice Neurology has pediatric neurologists located in Miami, Sunrise, and Weston, Florida.
They specialize in ADHD, Autism, Spasticity, Cerebral Palsy, Developmental Disorders, Movement Disorders, Brain Injury, Headaches, Autoimmune Disorder, Sleep Disorders, Neurogenetics, Neurocardiac, Neurometabolic Disorder, Neonatal Neurology, Tuberous Sclerosis, Dravet Syndrome, Epilepsy, Metabolic Epilepsies, Stroke, Neuromuscular Disorders, Pediatric Neurology, as well as other neurological disorders.
First Choice Neurology Infusion Centers are located in Kendall, Pembroke Pines, and Boca Raton, Florida. We treat conditions such as demyelinating diseases, multiple sclerosis, Myasthenia Gravis, ALS, migraines, Crohn’s disease, chronic inflammatory demyelinating polyradiculoneuropathy (CIDP), rheumatic conditions, and more.
An MRI is an important tool to help your doctor make an accurate diagnosis. Our MRI Center has board-certified Neuro-Radiologists or Orthopedic Radiologists interpreting and reporting. The MRI center is located at 9090 S.W. 87th Court, Suite 101, Miami, Florida 33176. Call (786) 219-3145 to schedule an appointment.
Physical Therapy Centers
Physical and Occupational Therapy is an important part of recovery from orthopedic surgeries and neurological conditions such as Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson’s Disease, and Stroke. We also treat balance disorders, vertigo, Bell’s Palsy, carpal tunnel syndrome, and more. Our Therapy Center is located in Miami, Florida.
Medical Research Centers
First Choice Neurology has 6 Research Centers. Our research centers are located in Aventura, Boca Raton, Miami, and Tampa, Florida. We are committed to the advancement of medical science and invite you to participate in one of our research studies.
Research Studies and Clinical Trials
BAN2401 Study, AZT-001 Study, Longeveron Allogeneic Human Mesenchymal Stem Cell Study, HAPPIN Study, Harmony Study, Periscope Study, PRESENCE Study, SPARC Early Parkinson’s Disease Study, Atogepant Study for Migraines, ALITHIOS Study for Multiple Sclerosis, RESTORE Study for Symptomatic Neurogenic Orthostatic Hypotension, TRIAD Study for dementia of the Alzheimer’s type, Grunenthal Study for Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, BRAIN Study for treatment of epilepsy, INSYTE Study for the management of Parkinson’s Disease Psychosis, Genzyme Study for Multiple Sclerosis, and many more clinical trials and research studies.
Neurology Services and Conditions
A stroke occurs when the blood supply to part of your brain is interrupted, depriving brain tissue of oxygen and nutrients. A stroke can be life-threatening and debilitating.
Migraines are a headache disorder that causes intense throbbing in one particular area that can vary in intensity. Migraines can be caused by different triggers and affect people differently.
Epilepsy & Seizures
Epilepsy is caused by malfunctioning nerve cell activity in the brain. It may occur as a result of a genetic disorder, brain injury, or a stroke. 3.4 million people are affected by epilepsy.
There are an estimated 5.7 million people living with Alzheimer’s disease in the United States. It is a type of dementia-causing problems with memory loss and other cognitive abilities.
Top-Rated Florida Neurologists
Andrew Lerman, MD
If I could give 10 stars I would. Excellent service, the staff is very friendly, caring and sweet. I have been a patient for over 2 years. Best neurologist ever. Staff at both locations are sweet. Dr. Lerman is very talented. Very skilled, patient, listens to everything. Dr. Lerman builds a personal relationship with this patients and it’s very much appreciated!
Raul Grosz, MD
After 6 years of being misdiagnosed with chronic sinusitis, I was finally referred to a Neurologist and within three months, Dr. Grosz finally helped get me on the right regimen and treatment to alleviate the constant pain. He really helped me get back to daily life! The office staff is great too, especially Emily and Rodney! Highly recommend!
Bertha Fonseca, MD
Dr. Fonseca is one of the best in her field, my wife has been under her care for more than four years. She is always looking out for which is the best medication for my wife, She is very professional who care a lot about her patients and their well being. And a great listener when we express our concern about certain questions that we might have regarding the progress of my wife health circumstances and offer a solution and best professional advice on what to do or not what to do.
Jeffrey Gelblum, MD
I have been working with Dr. Jeff Gelblum and his staff since January of this year. He has saved my life!!
I was experiencing a full onset of Parkinson's Like symptoms just out of the blue. He treated me right away, did extensive tests, and determined how I can now manage a Parkinson's like tremor or twitch, BUT with his expertise, my condition is manageable! Thank you, Dr. Jeff! You are my Angel of Mercy!!!
Craig Senzon, MD
Dr. Senzon is a great doctor. He takes his time with his patients, does his best to get to the bottom of what may be ailing you and never pushes medications at all. When he is needed or something is needed from his office, they are very responsive. He is the best neurologist I have gone to.
Margarita Almeida El-Ramey, DO
Dr. Almeida El-Ramey is patient and a great doctor. She has the right answers to all the questions I've asked about my epilepsy. No matter how many patients she has, she always finds a way to speak to every one of them.
Alberto Pinzon, MD
Dr. Pinzon is incredibly knowledgeable and compassionate. He listens to my concerns and also tries to ensure that all of my questions are addressed. He had taken care of me through diagnosis through several medication adjustments and I know that he's got my back.
Shannan Dooley Carmona
Mark Cascione, MD
Best doctor I've ever had! Diagnosed with MS when I was 32 by him moved to Atlanta when I was 34. I am turning 48 this year. I have not found a doctor and staff as of yet that made me feel at ease about my illness as much as they did.
Paul Damski, MD
Dr. Damsky saved my son’s life in February 2017 by starting his treatment immediately. He is fully recovered and we are here for follow up today.
Victor Faradji, MD
After falling off my bike and suffering a concussion, I ended up with vertigo. I dealt with it for almost 3 months and finally was told about Dr. Faradji. He was a life changer! I found out I had vertigo in both ears and after my first appt, I felt almost normal again!! He was extremely thorough and I highly recommend him and the entire First Choice team.
Brad Herskowitz, MD
I have new onset MS and I couldn't be happier to have had Dr. Herskowitz through it all. In the middle of a global pandemic, he was compassionate, caring and attentive. He helped me a great deal during my stay at the hospital and shortly thereafter. If I could give 10 stars I would.
First Choice Neurology Care Centers for Neurodiagnostic tests including EEG, EMG, NCV, SSEP, BAER, VNG, and Sudoscan.
First Choice Neurology’s Memory Cafe is a virtual community for those living with Alzheimer’s disease and dementia, caregivers, and family members.
Multiple Sclerosis Center
First Choice Neurology Comprehensive Multiple Sclerosis Center operates in affiliation with the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. Our neurologists are committed to the highest standards of excellence and offer a full spectrum of care to assist in the diagnosis and treatment of individuals affected by Multiple Sclerosis.
Our Sleep Centers provide sleep studies for diagnosis and treatment of sleep disorders, including sleep apnea, restless leg syndrome, insomnia, somnambulism, and narcolepsy. They are equipped with the most advanced technology in sleep medicine and are designed for our neurologists to evaluate adults and children.
Nutrition & Wellness Center
Our Nutrition & Wellness Center will educate patients and provide a plan to control disease processes, and promote a healthy lifestyle. Unhealthy diets may increase the risk for neurologic conditions, such as migraines and dementia.
Pain Management Center
Our Pain Management Center provides safe, unparalleled care to patients suffering from chronic pain. More than 100 million people live with chronic pain. It will influence major organs affecting your overall health. Pain may be caused by inflammation or dysfunctional nerves. Chronic pain persists over a longer period of time.
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Center
At the Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Center, patients will be evaluated for musculoskeletal and neurological conditions. Our goal is to decrease pain and enhance performance without surgery.
DBS for Parkinson's Disease
Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) is used to improve motor skills, speech, and the quality of life for people suffering from Parkinson's disease. Research shows Asleep Deep Brain Stimulation improved outcomes over awake DBS.
First Choice Neurology is the largest neurology group in the United States. We have offices in Aventura, Boca Raton, Coconut Creek, Coral Gables, Coral Springs, Davie, Delray Beach, Doral, Fort Lauderdale, Hollywood, Loxahatchee, Margate, Miami, Miami Beach, Palm Beach Gardens, Pembroke Pines, Plantation, Royal Palm Beach, South Miami, Sunrise, Tampa, and Weston. First Choice Neurology's corporate office is located in Medley. Our Florida adult and pediatric Neurologists specialize in Adult Neurology, ADHD, Alzheimer’s Disease, Autism, Cerebral Palsy, Concussion, Dementia, Dravet Syndrome, Epilepsy, Familial Amyloid Polyneuropathy, Headaches, Migraines, Multiple Sclerosis, Neuro-Ophthalmology, Parkinson’s Disease, Peripheral Vascular Disease, Stroke, Sleep Disorders, Spasticity, Traumatic Brain Injury, Neuromuscular Disorders, Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS), Electromyography, Neuropsychology, Neuroradiology, Occupational Therapy, Pediatric Neurology, Physical Therapy, Pain Management, Cannabis Medical Treatment, and Nutrition & Wellness.