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 16 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 Neurology, Epilepsy, Headache, Neurophysiology

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 Psychiatry and Neurology
Certified 14 years in Neurology

VA State Medical License
Active through 2014

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.

See all 11 publications

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Amerihealth HMO
  • AmeriHealth PPO
  • Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
  • Anthem HealthKeepers HMO/POS
  • Anthem KeyCare PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • BCBS North Carolina BlueOptions PPO
  • Capital Blue Cross PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Coventry Carelink Health Plans PPO
  • Coventry Virginia - HMO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Highmark BCBS ClassicBlue
  • Highmark BCBS PPOBlue
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • IBC Keystone HMO / POS
  • IBC Personal Choice PPO
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed Plus
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • Oxford Health Liberty
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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