Dr. Neil S Lava MD Neurologist

Dr. Neil Lava is a neurologist in Atlanta, Georgia and is affiliated with Emory University Hospital. He received his medical degree from Rutgers New Jersey Medical School and has been in practice for 36 years. Dr. Lava accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 53 doctors at Emory University Hospital who specialize in Neurology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Neurologist: General Neurology

Hospital Affiliation

Emory University Hospital
Ranked #40 in Neurology & Neurosurgery

Education & Medical Training

Erie County Medical Center
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1973 - 1974

Albany Medical Center
Residency, Neurology, 1974 - 1977

Rutgers New Jersey Medical School
Class of 1973

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Certified in Neurology

GA State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

False-positive SCA8 gene test in a patient with pathologically proven multiple system atrophy.
Factor, S. A.,Qian, J.,Lava, N. S.,Hubbard, J. D.,Payami, H.

Multiple sclerosis characteristics in African American patients in the New York State Multiple Sclerosis Consortium.
Weinstock-Guttman, B., Jacobs, L. D., Brownscheidle, C. M., Baier, M., Rea, D. F., Apatoff, B. R., Blitz, K. M., Coyle, P. K., Frontera, A. T., Goodman, A. D., Gottesman, M. H., Herbert, J., Holub, R., Lava, N. S., Lenihan, M., Lusins, J., Mihai, C., Miller, A. E., Perel, A. B., Snyder, D. H., Bakshi, R., Granger, C. V., Greenberg, S. J., Jubelt, B., Krupp, L., Munschauer, F. E., Rubin, D., Schwid, S., Smiroldo, J.

Focal myopathy as a cause of anterocollis in Parkinsonism.
Lava, N. S., Factor, S. A.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Georgia Blue Choice HMO
  • BCBS Georgia Blue Open Access POS
  • BCBS Georgia BlueChoice Option POS
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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