Mr. Richard Alexan-shirabad M.D., Neurologist

Mr. Richard Alexan-shirabad M.D.

Neurologist | Neurology

4900 Commerce Drive Bakersfield Ca, 93309

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Dr. Richard Alexan-shirabad practices Neuropathology in Bakersfield, Ca. Dr. Alexan-shirabad studies, evaluates, diagnoses, and treats conditions that affect the nervous system. Neuropathologists are trained to fully understand and treat such conditions as Alzheimers disease and Parkinsons disease.

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Psychiatry and NeurologyAmerican Board of Psychiatry and NeurologyABPN

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  • Is it safe to get pregnant on seizure medications?

    There is risk of malformation of the center nervous system in about 1.5% of all born babies. However this risk a slightly higher than patient with Cedars specially with seizure medication. Some seizure medication have high-risk. The two medication that you’re taking including Keppra and Lamictal Carrie Dolores 1.5% of all born babies. However this risk is slightly higher than patient with seizures specially with seizure medication. Some seizure medication have high-risk. Due to medication that you are taking including Keppra and Lemek tall carry The lowest risk. The estimated risk would be around 3-4%. In normal mothers there is 98.5% chance of having normal babies without any CNS malformation. In your case, it drops from 98.5 to about 96-97%.. That risk is higher if you stop the medication and have seizures during her pregnancy. It is not recommended. READ MORE

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4900 Commerce Drive -
Bakersfield, Ca 93309
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4900 COMMERCE DR -
BAKERSFIELD, CA 93309
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2323 16th St. #405 -
Bakersfield, CA 93301
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820 34th St #203 -
Bakersfield, CA 93301
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Get to know Neurologist Dr. Richard A. Alexan, who serves the population of California. Dr. Richard A. Alexan is a highly respected and experienced physician, having been in practice for over a decade. His career in medicine began in 1998 when he graduated with his Medical Degree from Laval University Faculty of Medicine in the Caribbean. After medical school, Dr. Alexan completed his internship with Laval University Faculty of Medicine, followed by his neurology residency at McGill University in Canada. Driven to further his expertise and knowledge, he undertook his fellowship in neuromuscular disease at the University of Arizona. Dr. Alexan is certified in Neurology by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, as well as having a specialist certificate in neurology from The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and has dedicated his life to delivering compassionate care. He is determined to enhance his patients’ quality of life, providing high quality, individualized care in order to ensure the most optimal results. With a passion for his work, Dr. Alexan is noted for his expertise in neurological treatments and pharmaceutical improvements. Dr. Alexan keeps current with the newest developments, guidelines, and procedures in his field by remaining a diplomate of the American Academy of Psychiatry and Neurology and is a member of The American Academy of Neurology and the Association of California Neurologist. Currently practices with his own private office, and is affiliated with Bakersfield Heart Hospital,Mercy Hospitals of Bakersfield, Adventist Health Bakersfield, Bakersfield Memorial Hospital, and St. Mary Medical Center Neurology is a branch of medicine dealing with disorders of the nervous system. Neurology deals with the diagnosis and treatment of all categories of conditions and disease involving the central and peripheral nervous systems (and their subdivisions, the autonomic and somatic nervous systems), including their coverings, blood vessels, and all effector tissue, such as muscle. Neurological practice relies heavily on the field of neuroscience, which is the scientific study of the nervous system. Neurologists may also be involved in clinical research, clinical trials, and basic or translational research.

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