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Dr. Adam Zuber

Neurology
Fort Myers, FL
36 years experience male

Locations

Neurology Specialists, PA

Fort Myers, FL

Address

9730 Commerce center crt, Fort Myers, FL, US
Directions

Fax

(239) 989-0166

Insurances accepted

Cigna

Medicare

About

Bio

I am a Harvard educated Board certified Neurologist, with fellowship training in Neuromuscular disease, Sleep disorders and Epilepsy. I have more than twenty years of experience as a neurologist and have published extensively and lecture in medical conferences regularly.

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Neurology

Anti-Aging Medicine

Neuroradiology

Pain Management

Toxicology

Licenses

United States: Arizona, Florida, New Mexico, Washington

Doctor Q&A

52 Answers
59 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Zuber
Neurology 36 years experience
Vertigo: If this is an immediate problem go to the emergency room ASAP. Severe dizziness can happen as part of post viral labrynthitis or an acute intracerebra... Read More
A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Adam Zuber
Neurology 36 years experience
CVA/TIA: all patients who had a stroke should have annual carotid duplex study and echocardiogram performed. The patient in question seems to be at increased ... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Adam Zuber
Neurology 36 years experience
Ignore: It may not be Alzheimer if there is sudden step wise deterioration in the memory with stroke symptom.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Zuber
Neurology 36 years experience
Virtual consult: I am a neurologist and available for which we'll consult from anywhere in the world. Please provide all your detailed information and I can further e... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Adam Zuber
Neurology 36 years experience
Head trauma: From your description it does not sound serious and any symptoms related would have started earlier. if you have any other neurologic deficits and the... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Zuber
Neurology 36 years experience
Steroid and headache: Do not take NSAIDS (non steroidal anti inflammatory drugs) with chronic steroid use, as the combination can lead to severe gastric bleeds. You may us... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Zuber
Neurology 36 years experience
Carbon Monooxide: A carbon monoxide blood test is used to detect carbon monoxide poisoning. Poisoning can happen if you breathe air that contains too much carbon monoxi... Read More
A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. Adam Zuber
Neurology 36 years experience
Facet block: Most patients report a benefit lasting 1-3 months although some patients report longer benefit. Benefits in the cervical paraspinals are limited comp... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Zuber
Neurology 36 years experience
Seizure management: it is advisable that the patient be switched over to other medications which are ssecond-generation drugs such as Keppra (levetiracetam) or Lamictal... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Zuber
Neurology 36 years experience
Back pain relief: You seem to have a chronic back pain syndrome. You should have an EMG performed to rule out a definite nerve compression. You can also try nerve blo... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Zuber
Neurology 36 years experience
Migraine yes: You can use the Imitrex (sumatriptan) tablet and break half as needed due to intolerance and or side effects. There should not be any difference in e... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Adam Zuber
Neurology 36 years experience
Ignore: Psychotherapy /CBT beneficial, stop caffeine, take medications regularly,ECT if needed, relaxation.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Adam Zuber
Neurology 36 years experience
Ignore: Back stretching exercises, hot/cold compress, anesthetic patches, NSAIDs, bend knees when lifting.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Zuber
Neurology 36 years experience
Self medicating: Please take him to a doctor, Sumatriptan is contraindicated in people below 18 and you should not try to treat conditions which may mimic other seriou... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Zuber
Neurology 36 years experience
Periodic Paralysis: which were describing seems to be consistent with periodic paralysis which a lot of time is associated with hyperkalemia or hyperkalemia which is elev... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Zuber
Neurology 36 years experience
Sexual dysfunction: loss of desire and libido is a common side effect of most antidepressants especially SSRIs. you may discuss these findings with your psychiatrist and ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam Zuber
Neurology 36 years experience
Loss of smell/taste: Anosmia which is loss of smell can be associated with medical conditions such as flu, Parkinson disease, stroke, head trauma, cerebral contusion, old ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Adam Zuber
Neurology 36 years experience
Ignore: NSAIDS as needed Stretching exercises Neuroleptic medications for chronic pain Limit narcotics use.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Adam Zuber
Neurology 36 years experience
Ignore: Avoid caffeine and other stimulants.MSG.Red wine and cultured cheeses. Take naproxen at onset.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Adam Zuber
Neurology 36 years experience
Ignore: Organize your plans and maintain a dairy. If unable to then keep patient well informed about plans.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Zuber
Neurology 36 years experience
Hair loss: Lyrica (Pregabalin) has less than one percent chance of hair loss. I have seen a patient of mine whose hair did turn kinky and wavy with pregabalin, ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Zuber
Neurology 36 years experience
WBC differential: Leukocyte count or total nucleated cells is WBC count and lymphocytes, monocytes, neutrophills are the different types of the white blood cells
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Adam Zuber
Neurology 36 years experience
Ignore: Treatment normally depends on phase , Psychotherapy increase his functioning and ECT may help.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Adam Zuber
Neurology 36 years experience
Ignore: Make sure the subject is monitored while around the stove.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Adam Zuber
Neurology 36 years experience
Ignore: Stretching exercises, avoid caffeine and other stimulants,mg supplements,control anemia/ diabetes.
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Adam Zuber
Neurology 36 years experience
Agnosia: The definition of neurologic deficit is a symptomatic abnormality. In certain cases patients with anosagnosia which is a lack of awareness or a deni... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Zuber
Neurology 36 years experience
Back pain: If you have no weakness and no urinary symptoms you can use over the counter pain meds as tolerated for a short duration. If you have any weakness th... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Zuber
Neurology 36 years experience
Sleepiness: Zoloft (sertraline) is unlikely to cause sleepiness. You should evaluate your sleep habits and maintain a regular sleep pattern. Make a virtual apt ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Zuber
Neurology 36 years experience
Hemifacial spasms: Twitches of the face may be hemifacial spams or seizures and should be evaluated further, please make virtual consult. hx of CA
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Zuber
Neurology 36 years experience
Multiple sclerosis: Presence of CSF oligoclonal bands is consistent and normally diagnostic of multiple sclerosis in the right circumstances. The absence does not rule ... Read More
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Adam Zuber
Neurology 36 years experience
Tinnitus,aprin,strok: Tinnitus is ringing in the ears and is an uncommomon side affect of Aspirin. Aspirin is important as a blood thinner and a medication used to prevent ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam Zuber
Neurology 36 years experience
Trembling lips: There are multiple medical conditions than can cause this.The diagnosis would depend on the age, duration, severity and associated meds and conditions... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Zuber
Neurology 36 years experience
Fibromyalgia/gluten: U are most likely an individual who has fibromyalgia in association with gluten intolerance. I would suggest that you go on a gluten-free diet and ge... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Zuber
Neurology 36 years experience
Spinal tumor surgery: I would suggest you should have the tumor resected and not ignore it as tumors can turn malignant. Symptoms nay be aggravated by excessive movement a... Read More
A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. Adam Zuber
Neurology 36 years experience
Droopy eyes: droopy eyes may be a sign of myasthenia gravis and you should have it looked into make a consult with me.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Adam Zuber
Neurology 36 years experience
Ignore: Medical term blepharospasm.Normally benign condition related to allergies ,anti-allergic meds help.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Zuber
Neurology 36 years experience
Dizziness/numbness: The only way to put the two symptoms together is either a vascular steal phenomenon due to vascular tearing or compression, but these could be indepen... Read More
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Zuber
Neurology 36 years experience
Neuropathy: neuropathies are normally differentiated between axonal and or demyelinating. Axonal is nerve fibers are damaged and demyelinating is covering of the... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Zuber
Neurology 36 years experience
Estrogen in migrains: Oral contraceptives and other hormonal contraceptives make you more prone to develop migraines. Low dose estrogen formulations are better tolerated bu... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam Zuber
Neurology 36 years experience
Stomach numb: Multiple serious conditions can show this such as Mutiple sclerosis, guillian barre syndrome, spinal cord tumors, neuromyelitis optica, neurofibromato... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Adam Zuber
Neurology 36 years experience
Unisom side effect: You should not take more than the recommended dosage of any sedatives or any medication. You will have excessive sleepiness and may have a hangover e... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Adam Zuber
Neurology 36 years experience
Restless leg syndrom: the medication that you are taking promethazine has anticholinergic side effects which aggravates restless leg syndrome. Use alternate medications wh... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Zuber
Neurology 36 years experience
Migraine headaches: immediate management of migraines with NSAIDs primarily naproxen which is available over-the-counter is quite effective. Other over-the-counter modal... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Adam Zuber
Neurology 36 years experience
Sleeping pills: Unisom should not be taking more than recommended as it may cause CNS depression, which may impair physical and mental activities. Not to exceed 2 we... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Adam Zuber
Neurology 36 years experience
Ignore: Sinemet (carbidopa and levodopa) CR 3 times a day with food, exercise , vitaminE,avoid panic and anxiety,treat depression.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Adam Zuber
Neurology 36 years experience
Ignore: Back stretching ,weight loss,pain relief patches and creams, gabapentin, NSAIDs, proper posture.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Adam Zuber
Neurology 36 years experience
Meniers disease: This seems like early Meniers disease and tinnitis(ringing in the ears). It is possibly worse in the evening because of excessive salt and caffeine i... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Zuber
Neurology 36 years experience
H/A needs evaluation: Please get evaluated by a physician as your symptoms may be related to multiple entities including meningitis, tumor, viral syndrome and migraines amo... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Zuber
Neurology 36 years experience
Seizure vs migraine: This could be a seizure and you should see your neurologist. Make virtual appointment to discuss further. Tysabri (natalizumab) can cause severe neu... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Zuber
Neurology 36 years experience
Allergies: You could be having allergies or a viral syndrome giving you muscle aches and itchiness, try anti allergy med and or cold meds and see if it helps if ... Read More

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Dr. Ira Katz
Dec 17, 2015
Dr. Zuber's answers are clear, concise, easy to understand and show him to be a very knowledgeable doctor that even other doctors can learn from. I would highly recommend him.
Dr. Philip Miller
Apr 19, 2016
Dr. Zuber is an astute, thorough clinician, skilled in specialty and an asset to the HealthTap expert panel
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Zuber is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Making a decision soon on doing a denervation of the cervical spine, or doing another nerve block when necessary. I'll be ok. Bye!
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! He was abandoned by my bro w/o legal custody no dr will see him.
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Your answer saved my life! Thanks :) Thanks for your answer! You were right!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Technical University of Santiago (UTESA) School of Medicine, Dominican Republic
Graduated 1986MD

Residency

ST VINCENT HOSPITAL
Completed 1995

Residency

MASSACHUSETTS GENERAL HOSPITAL
Completed 1996

Residency

UCLA
Completed 1997

Awards

Americas Top Neurologist
Top Neurologist , First Place, Florida - Fall
2014
Most Influential Doctor, First Place, Fort Myers Region - Winter
2015

Affiliations

American Academy of Neurology
American Academy of sleep Medicine
American Neuroradiology
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