Dr. Jonathan W Bekenstein MD Neurologist

Dr. Jonathan Bekenstein is a neurologist in Richmond, Virginia. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Hunter Holmes McGuire Veterans Affairs Medical Center and VCU Health System. He received his medical degree from University of Virginia School of Medicine and has been in practice for 23 years. Dr. Bekenstein accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 11 doctors at Hunter Holmes McGuire Veterans Affairs Medical Center and one of 24 at VCU Health System who specialize in Neurology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Neurologist: General Obstetrics & Gynecology

Hospital Affiliation

Hunter Holmes McGuire Veterans Affairs Medical Center

VCU Health System
High performing in Neurology & Neurosurgery

Education & Medical Training

University of North Carolina Hospitals
Residency, General Surgery, 1992 - 1993

University of North Carolina Hospitals
Residency, Neurological Surgery, 1993 - 1994

University of North Carolina Hospitals
Residency, Neurology, 1994 - 1997

University of Virginia School of Medicine
Class of 1991

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 5 years in Internal Medicine

IN State Medical License
Active through 2015

Publications & Presentations

Decreased heterosynaptic and homosynaptic paired pulse inhibition in the rat hippocampus as a chronic sequela to limbic status epilepticus.
Bekenstein, J., Rempe, D., Lothman, E.

Temporal lobe epilepsy: studies in a rat model showing dormancy of GABAergic inhibitory interneurons.
Lothman, E. W., Bertram, E. H., Kapur, J., Bekenstein, J. W.

Dormancy of inhibitory interneurons in a model of temporal lobe epilepsy.
Bekenstein, J. W., Lothman, E. W.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem Blue Access PPO
  • Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS California PowerSelect HMO
  • BCBS California PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • Blue Shield CA Local Access Plus HMO
  • Blue Shield California HMO
  • Blue Shield California PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • GHI PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Health Net California Large Group PPO
  • Health Net HMO - Employer Group
  • HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed Plus
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed POS
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO - Kaiser
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Pacificare HMO
  • Sagamore Health Plus
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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