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Dr. Laurence Haber

Neurology
Great Neck, NY
37 years experience male

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Laurence Haber MD

Great Neck, NY

Address

600 Northern Blvd, Suite 118, Great Neck, NY
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My office hours

Wednesday: 830am - 6:00pm
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Neurology

Doctor Q&A

32 Answers
8 Agrees
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Laurence Haber
Neurology 37 years experience
Radic: See a neurologist. U likely have nerve compression at ur spine- likely need an mri.
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Laurence Haber
Neurology 37 years experience
Symptoms?: If nerves are compressed by disks they typically cause pain shooting from the back down the leg. Neuropathy typically causes tingling in the feet.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laurence Haber
Neurology 37 years experience
Yes : There are sz that can only be seen with monitoring of eeg that dont appear outwardly -especially during sleep.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Laurence Haber
Neurology 37 years experience
Likely: Spasm may be common in some types of cp. Newer treatments may be botox. In addition to seeing a neurologist and physiatrist.
A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Laurence Haber
Neurology 37 years experience
Ulnar: The pattern is suggestive of ulnar nerve compression at the elbow. Keep weight off elbows/forearm while typing. See a neurologist.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Laurence Haber
Neurology 37 years experience
Likely: If absolutely no improvement in 1 yr, then it is unlikely to improve further.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Laurence Haber
Neurology 37 years experience
Inner ear dysfnx: May be caused by multiple issues.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Laurence Haber
Neurology 37 years experience
Many: Stroke, tumor, vessel, sclerosis, or "unknown".
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Laurence Haber
Neurology 37 years experience
HA: Headache, confusion, weak, unsteady.
A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laurence Haber
Neurology 37 years experience
?expected?: I expect the indication for the surgery was already having numbness. Seek the consultation of a neurologist to clarify the symptoms and cause.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laurence Haber
Neurology 37 years experience
Possibly: A persistent continuous ha needs to be evaluated by a neurologist and if it exceptionally severe a spinal tap may be considered. Mri is indicated. A... Read More
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Laurence Haber
Neurology 37 years experience
? early dementia: Other new medication may cause confusion if she is still using it. Vs ? Early dementia.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laurence Haber
Neurology 37 years experience
Inflammation: Lupus cerebritis likely cause ha due to meningeal irrtitation and otc meds may help with the pain of inflammation.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Laurence Haber
Neurology 37 years experience
Could be a few cause: Sinus dz , low bp, structural lesion on brain or nerve.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Laurence Haber
Neurology 37 years experience
Usually unknown: Pregnancy, hypothyroid, repetitive stress injury.
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laurence Haber
Neurology 37 years experience
No: If u r having symptoms in ur body then a atructural lesion of the brain should be considered. It may be " complicated migraine" which puts u at highe... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Laurence Haber
Neurology 37 years experience
HA: Typically headache that worsens upright and resolves horizontal or radicular nerve injury.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Laurence Haber
Neurology 37 years experience
Neurologist: Likley due to compression at elbow, wrist or neck.
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Laurence Haber
Neurology 37 years experience
See your doctor: Your symptoms could be serious and are unlikely due to one issue.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laurence Haber
Neurology 37 years experience
Scan needed: Sleep is a frequent time for seizures. Unlikely that the mass outside ur skull is also inside against ur brain---u need a neuro eval and a scan.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laurence Haber
Neurology 37 years experience
Maybe: It depends on the individual. Many people with migraine can have ha triggered by unpleasant odors.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laurence Haber
Neurology 37 years experience
Many posibilities: From the inner ear, blood pressure , or brain----see a neurologist.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laurence Haber
Neurology 37 years experience
? neuropathy: After an exam and ncv needed to be done. Those other test would be normal.
A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laurence Haber
Neurology 37 years experience
Yes: My experience w Keppra (levetiracetam) is that is generally very well tolerated due to its low sedation rate, but I have never seen the anger and psy... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Laurence Haber
Neurology 37 years experience
Rare or common: Trauma inflammation.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Laurence Haber
Neurology 37 years experience
Rare: Certain flashing lights can in certain pts. I never heard of sudden movements.
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Laurence Haber
Neurology 37 years experience
Possible concern: See a neurologist -it may be related to a serious illness after history and exam u may need imaging of ur spinal cord.
A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laurence Haber
Neurology 37 years experience
? sinus: Most likely sinus disease but consider vascular or other structural lesion. See a neurologist to evaluate further.
A 85-year-old member asked:
Dr. Laurence Haber
Neurology 37 years experience
Not likely: Ask ur neurologist if "all" the tests for neuropathy were done and for the evidence he based his opinion on. If "all" the tests were (-) and u have o... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laurence Haber
Neurology 37 years experience
Unlikey: No xrays- only electromagnetic, - no known significant risk - if not contraindicated by other issues.

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Haber is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Haber is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thanks for your quick reply! She is also on prednisolone and methotrexate. Very hard diagnosis.
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, VA
Graduated 1985MD

Residency

MOUNT SINAI MEDICAL CENTER

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