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You might hire a neurologist to:

  • Diagnose neurological conditions
  • Order tests, interpret results, and collaborate with healthcare teams on care

  • Evaluate patient prognosis, recommend treatment options, and monitor progress

  • Provide compassionate support and insight

Required skills and qualifications Preferred skills and qualifications
Doctor of medicine (MD) degree or equivalent
Experience in fellowship training in one or more subspecialties
Experience in residency training
Compliant with continuing educational requirements
Board certified and licensed to practice neurology and medicine
Experience in clinical research
Has a kind and caring approach toward patients
Leadership skills and experience
Certification in basic and advanced cardiac life support