Neurologist Definition

A neurologist specializes in diagnosing and treating disorders of the nervous system, including diseases of the brain, spinal cord, nerves, and muscles (such as strokes, epilepsy, headaches, Alzheimer's, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson's, and various forms of pain).

A neurologist may serve as a consultant to other physicians as well as provide long-term care to patients with chronic neurological disorders.