Norfolk, VA (March 2010) – Dr. Yashma R. Patel has joined Sentara Neurology Specialists, a specialty practice of Sentara Medical Group. Sentara Neurology Specialists is a group of leading neurologists who specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the nervous system — the brain, the spinal cord and the nerves. Dr. Patel joins fellow neurology experts at Sentara Neurology Specialists in their office location at 600 Gresham Dr., Norfolk, Va.
Dr. Patel earned her medical degree at Kuvempu University in Davangre, India, in 2001 and interned at Flushing Hospital Medical Center in Flushing, N.Y., in 2004. Dr. Patel underwent her neurology residency from 2004-2007, as well as her adult and pediatric neuroimmunology and multiple sclerosis fellowships at SUNY at Stony Brook in Stony Brook, N.Y., in 2008 and 2009 respectively.
Dr. Patel is trained to diagnose and treat a wide range of neurologic disorders and conditions involving the nervous system. She has a special interest in multiple sclerosis and related disorders involving the immune system and its interaction with the nervous system. She is a member of the American Academy of Neurology and the American Medical Association.