First Choice Neurology

Virtual Neurology Office via Telehealth

Written by Jeffrey Gelblum, MD A “Virtual Neurology Office” is a fully functional neurology office accessible online via new Telehealth technology. The physicians of First Choice Neurology have pioneered the use of Telehealth to enable patients anywhere in the world to access their neurology doctor without ever setting foot in a physical office. This is…

Do You Have a COVID-19 Household Plan?

Everyone should have a Coronavirus COVID-19 household plan, to protect yourself, and your family. Have a discussion with your family, relatives, neighbors, and friends about what to do if a COVID-19 outbreak occurs in your community. Plan ways to care for those who might be at greater risk. Older people are more vulnerable to infections.…

Taking Care of Your Neurological Disorder during Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Do you have questions about a neurological disorder and the Coronavirus (COVID-19)? Join us on Facebook every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday this month as we present Facebook LIVE events covering the Coronavirus. Dr. Jeffrey Gelblum, Dr. Andrew Lerman, Dr. Jennifer Buczyner, Dr. Sergio Jaramillo, and Dr. Jeffrey Steinberg will be presenting events on Mondays, Wednesdays,…

COVID-19 Preparedness Plan – Prevention Phase

Notification to patients on new policy put in place regarding COVID-19: In light of the recent CDC announcement regarding the concern for COVID-19 (Coronavirus) transmission within the United States, our office will be taking certain safety steps recommended by the CDC to reduce this public health threat. If you have an upcoming appointment and any…

What You Need to Know about COVID-19

On March 3, Governor Ron DeSantis declared a Public Health Emergency due to Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Florida. To date, there are 3 confirmed residents in the state of Florida who tested positive for COVID-19. The Florida Department of Health is actively involved in enhanced surveillance for a respiratory illness that may be COVID-19. Epidemiologists will…

Heart Attack, Cardiac Arrest, and Stroke

Do you know the difference between a heart attack, cardiac arrest, and stroke? A heart attack and cardiac arrest involve the heart, while a stroke involves the brain. A heart attack occurs when blood flow to the heart is blocked. Cardiac arrest occurs when the heart malfunctions and suddenly stops beating unexpectedly. A stroke occurs…

Alzheimer’s Patients and Holiday Gatherings

The holidays can be a stressful time, especially for families of a loved one diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. When a family member has dementia or Alzheimer’s disease, the family dynamic changes dramatically. Nowhere is this more evident than at holiday gatherings. Here are a few tips for families and caregivers: Prepare your family and friends.…

BAN2401 Study to Assess New Alzheimer’s Treatment

If you or a loved one are experiencing signs of early Alzheimer’s disease, there may soon be treatment and hope on the horizon. First Choice Neurology is participating in an FDA-approved Phase III clinical trial to determine the benefit of an experimental product, BAN2401.   What is BAN2401 for Alzheimer’s? BAN2401 is a new class…

Moving Day Miami Helps Support Parkinson’s

Moving Day Miami is an annual fundraiser for The Parkinson’s Foundation. Moving Day Miami will be held this Saturday, November 9 at Maurice A. Ferré Park located at 1075 Biscayne Blvd, Miami, FL 33132. Moving Day Miami is more than just a walk. It highlights movement and exercise as a symbol of hope and progress…

HAPPIN Study Seeks Patients with Idiopathic Neuropathy

First Choice Neurology is launching the HAPPIN Study (Hereditary Amyloid Polyneuropathy Prevalence in Idiopathic Neuropathy). It is the nation’s first research study of the prevalence of hereditary amyloid neuropathy. Doctors at First Choice Neurology will be evaluating a large group of patients with idiopathic neuropathy to determine if they possess a hereditary marker for amyloid…

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