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Physician ID:

59

Price:
$2,495

Hours:

Monday - Friday 8 AM to 5 PM (Friday is procedure day during which you will observe nerve conduction studies, nerve blocks, EMG, and EEG)

Hours have been provided by the preceptor. Hours are subject to change at the preceptor’s discretion, but the minimum total hours will remain approximately the same.

Location: Houston

This outpatient US clinical experience will take place 30 minutes southwest of downtown Houston.

Outpatient US Clinical Experience in Neurology

What you will do:

This is an outpatient experience during which you will be under the supervision of a board certified neurologist. The preceptor is widely regarded as an excellent educator, having won multiple teaching awards as a resident and as a fellow. The physician continues to teach and lecture neurology residents at multiple institutions. The doctor has also lectured extensively on neuroanatomy and neurology for the USMLE. 


The physician has been recognized for compassionate patient care as the recipient of the Gold Foundation Humanism Award. The preceptor consistently receives positive reviews for compassion and kindness from patients. The doctor holds a hospital staff appointment at Memorial Hermann Hospital.


Among the conditions you will encounter in the practice include headache, neuropathy, stroke, dementia, myopathy, dizziness, vertigo, seizure, tremor, memory loss, Parkinson's disease, Bell's palsy, multiple sclerosis and myasthenia gravis.


During your experience, you will learn the following U.S. medical practices under the preceptor’s supervision:


  • Taking patient histories.

  • Performing physical exams under the physician's supervision.

  • Presenting patients.

  • Writing progress notes.

  • Have opportunities to research the literature to answer clinical questions at the point of care.

  • Being involved in patient education.

  • Giving talks.


Please note that this preceptor requires rotators to complete HIPAA training prior to the rotation. You may take one of the following courses:



Rotators should send the certificate of completion following the course to us.

Who should consider this rotation:

International medical graduates (IMGs) and students seeking US clinical experience in Neurology.

How to obtain a letter of recommendation:

The rotator should ask the preceptor for a LOR near the conclusion of the rotation. Dr. Desai has provided the physician with guidelines about best practices in letter writing that meet residency program requirements. In some cases, the preceptor may ask the rotator to write a letter of recommendation draft.

During the rotation:

Our team will be checking in periodically with you to ensure that you are having an optimal experience. We encourage you to contact us if you have any questions during the rotation.

Testimonials

Dr. X is an amazing doctor. The biggest thing I learnt from him was patient interaction. Never seen patients loving their doctor so much. Truly the best to learn communication from! He is a great influence to students because he demonstrates how he keeps his patients above everything else. He also gives constructive feedback to his students and remembers details so well. He would always go out of the way to teach us and give the experience we need. He is also very understanding and cooperative when it comes to team work in the hospital, which is something that highly impressed me. It is unbelievable how he manages so much in a day. He also always made sure we learn about the patients we see and taught us how notes are typed
in the healthcare system. It was truly the best rotation I had in the US. Thank you so much for this!

PC

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