Referred To A Neurologist in Las Vegas?

You may have been referred to a neurologist in Las Vegas for specialized medical care by your primary care physician (PCP), primary care manager (PCM), etc. Now you may be wondering what is neurology and what is a neurologist?

Neurology is a specialty that involves the diagnosis and treatment of diseases or impaired function of the brain, spinal cord, peripheral nerves, muscles, autonomic nervous system, and blood vessels that relate to these structures. – ABPN

A neurologist is a medical doctor with specialized training in diagnosing, treating, and managing disorders of the brain and nervous system. Neurologists do not perform surgery. – AAN

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How Does The Neurology Referral Process Work?

Most managed care health plans may require you to first be evaluated by your primary care provider before consulting with a neurology specialist. The referral process may also require prior-authorization by your provider depending on your health plan. Please call your health plan’s customer service or refer to your member’s manual. This manual typically outlines the process for being referred to a specialist. See the diagram below for an overview.

How Does Your Primary Provider Choose A Neurologist?

Your primary care provider may have a good working relationship with one or more neurologists in Las Vegas that are in-network with your health plan. Your provider is usually familiar with their education, training and experience. These are some of the factors that go into referring you to a neurologist. However, your health plan may have additional requirements. Find a board certified neurologist in Las Vegas. > Search Now

Choose A Board Certified Neurologist

Choosing a neurology trained physician sounds like an overwhelming task but it doesn’t have to be. It all starts with working with your primary care provider and health plan and learning about your options. Learn more about our Neurology Specialists:

Board Certified Neurologists

Neurology Fellowship Trained Neurologists

Neurology Sub-specialty Trained Neurologists

Top Voted Neurologists in Las Vegas

Referred for EDX Testing (NCV/EMG)?

If you are being referred for EDX Testing by your doctor but need to learn more about this, then read the FAQs Before EDX Testing by the American Association of Neuromuscular & Electrodiagnostic Medicine. Did your doctor or healthcare provider refer you to an AANEM Accredited EDX Lab? Learn more and find an AANEM Accredited EDX Lab in Las Vegas. > Read

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Learn About CNS Neurologists

A neurologist at CNS has the following minimum education, training and experience.

Undergraduate Degree (4 Years)

Graduate Degree | Doctor of Medicine (4 Years)

Internship Training (1 Year)

Neurology Residency Training (2-3 Years)

Fellowship Training (1 year)

Board Certification

20+ Clinical Neurology Practice Experience

At Clinical Neurology Specialists, the neurologists have both attended and completed undergraduate education. Dr. Leo Germin a Bachelor of Science at Vilnius University in Vilnius, Lithuania. Dr. Gilbert S. Tausch a Bachelor of Science at Rice University in Houston, Texas.

After undergrad, the neurologists attended an additional four (4) years of medical school and achieved Doctor of Medicine (M.D.). Dr. Germin, Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) degree at Vilnius University Faculty of Medicine in Vilnius, Lithuania. Dr. Tausch, Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) degree at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas.

After medical school, Dr. Germin completed his medical internship at Methodist Hospital of Brooklyn. Dr. Tausch completed his medical internship at Baylor College of Medicine.

After internships, the neurology specialists completed an additional three years of specialized training in neurology as Neurology Residents. Dr. Germin, Neurology Resident at VA MC Wadsworth/University of California Los Angeles. Dr. Tausch, Neurology Resident at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas.

After neurology residency, the neurology specialists achieved highly specialized Fellowship training. Dr. Germin, Fellowship trained in EMG/Neurophysiology at University of California San Diego; Department of Neurosciences. Dr. Tausch, postdoctoral Fellowship trained in Multiple Sclerosis at Stanford University Medical Center in Palo Alto, California.

After fellowship training, the neurologists went on to practice neurology. Dr. Germin obtained licensure in three (3) areas, the country of Lithuania, State of Arizona, and the State of Nevada. Dr. Tausch also obtained licensure in three (3) areas, State of Pennsylvania, State of North Carolina, and State of Nevada.

After licensure and clinical practice, our neurologists obtained Neurology Board Certification. Dr. Germin, Board Certified in Neurology, in Vascular Neurology, and in Electrodiagnostic Medicine. Dr. Tausch, Board Certified in Neurology.

CNS Neurologists offer more then 75 Years of combined education, training and clinical neurology experience. Learn more about the CNS Neurology Team. visit Neurology Specialists.

Our Mission

At CNS we pride ourselves in providing compassionate, knowledgeable, up-to-date care, education and prevention of neurological diseases for our patients, their families, the community, referring physicians, and other healthcare providers. > Learn More

Conditions Seen

Including: Alzheimer’s, Blackouts & Seizures, Dizziness, Headache, Memory Loss, Multiple Sclerosis, Muscle Weakness & Pain, Numbness and Tingling, Parkinson’s, Pain in Limb, Sleep Disorders, Spinal Cord Injury, Twitching or Twitches. > Learn More

Our Providers

Our team of neurology specialists and staff are comprised of Board Certified Neurologists, Board Certified Physician Assistant(s), Board Certified Advanced Practice Nurse(s), Board Certified and Neurology Trained technologists. > Learn More

Awards & Accolades

Over the years, CNS neurologists have been featured in MyVegas – 2016 Top Doctrs, 2015 Top Doctors – VEGAS INC – Healthcare Quarterly, 2014 Top Docs – MyVegas, 2013 Best Doctors – Vegas Seven. > Read More

Accredited EDX Lab

CNS’ EDX Lab is Nevada’s first physician-owned outpatient EDX Labs to achieve exemplary status rating by the American Association of Neuromuscular & Electrodiagnostic Medicine (AANEM).  > Read More 

Certified HBO Center

The Hyperbaric Institute of Nevada has been serving Nevada for nearly 10 years as the most modern and private outpatient hyperbaric center in Las Vegas. Learn more about hyperbaric oxygen therapy (HBOT). > Read More

Neurology Services

  • Advanced Screenings

  • Neurological Consultations

  • Neurological Follow Up

  • Hyperbaric Consultations

  • Independent Medical Examinations

  • Expert Witness Services

  • Expedited Work Comp Appointments

  • Clear, Typed, Legible Reports

  • Lunch & Learn In-Services

  • Electrodiagnostic Testing (EDX)

  • Nerve Conduction Studies (NCS)

  • Electromyography (EMG)

  • Evoked Potentials

  • Visual Evoked Potential (VEP)

  • Brainstem Auditory Evoked Response

  • Somatosensory Evoked Potential (SSEP)

  • Transcranial Doppler Ultrasound (TCD)

  • Carotid Ultrasound Studies

  • Ambulatory Electroencephalography

  • EEG Diagnostic Testing

  • Routine EEG

  • 24 Hour EEG

  • 48 Hour EEG

  • 72 Hour EEG

  • Non-Video EEG

  • Video EEG

  • EEG Digital Analysis

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Staff of Neurology Specialists

At Clinical Neurology Specialists West, we are committed to providing you with compassionate and comprehensive adult neurological care for many neurological conditions. Our team of neurology specialists cover a range of adult neurological conditions.

  • Board Certified in Neurology & Vascular Neurology

  • Board Certified in Electrodiagnostic Medicine

  • Fellow, AANEM in Electrodiagnostic Medicine

  • Biography

    Dr. Leo Germin is Board Certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in Neurology and Vascular Neurology. Dr. Germin received his medical degree from the Faculty of Medicine, VU in Vilnius, Lithuania. Read Full Bio

  • Board Certified in Neurology

  • Member, American Academy of Neurology

  • Postdoctoral Fellow in Multiple Sclerosis

  • Biography

    Dr. Gilbert Tausch is Board Certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. Dr. Tausch received his medical degree from Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. Read Full Bio

Conditions We Treat

Some of the neurological conditions that we see include, Blackouts, Seizures, Dizziness, Migraine, Headache, Memory Loss, Concentration Loss, Muscle Weakness, Muscle Pain, Numbness and Tingling in the extremities, certain Sleep Disorders, Slurred Speech, Spinal Cord Injury, Tremors, Twitches or Twitching, Unsteadiness of Gait, Vision Changes, and more.

Customer  Reviews

We have received hundreds of reviews both in the office and online on sites such as Facebook, RateMDs, Healthgrades, Vitals, Yelp, AngiesList, and many more. Check out what our customers are saying about our neurologists in Las Vegas!

“This office is the most organized and efficient office I have seen.”

This office is the most organized and efficient office I have seen. The staff is really helpful and they actually appear to enjoy the work! Dr. Germin is easily the best professional I have ever worked with. He explains things, he answers questions, he is patient and his expertise is “off the charts” great! I feel fortunate to be in this office! – Doug

Dear Dr. Germin, FAANEM at CNS
Thank you for providing excellent neurological care to me for many years. Your many Board Certifications are very impressive but more than those are the way you manage your practice with quality service at the core of your values and you hire top notch staff.
Kelly
Dr. Tausch is one of the most caring and helpful providers I have been fortunate to have. I could have not asked for a more skilled, kind and compassionate neurologist.
E.J.
My words cannot truly express my gratitude to Dr. Germin. He saved my life 3X’s. 3X’s I lost all memory. It was only through Dr. Germin’s treatment and caring attitude/manner, both times memory recovered. Dr. Germin thought I would be able to walk only a short time, but here I am several years later walking, remembering. Often I shudder to think what my life would be like today had I not met Dr. Germin.
Damon
Very impressed with the staff and Dr. Germin is very detailed in explaining diagnostic testing and results. Great experience for first time with neurologist.
V.M.
Dr. Tausch is always thorough. Especially my first visit last July. Never rushes me when I talk to him about my symptoms.
M.I.

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