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What type of specialist should I see?
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MS specialist says that I do not have MS. I would like a recommendation on what kind of doctor to see next, hopefully to understand better my monocular optic neuropathy, relative afferent pupillary defect, color desaturation, brain lesions (nonspecific) and dropfoot (dx'd).
Another MS specialist? A general neurologist? Endocrinologist? Or perhaps wait and see rather than pursue answers? Although I have been waiting for a while already....and fear that we are missing something...
I recommend you see a neuro-ophthalmologist to evaluate your optic neuropathy. You may be able to find one who is board certified in neurology who can possibly address the drop foot issue too.
Benjamin Osborne, MD
Associate Professor of Neurology and Ophthalmology
Director, Neuromyelitis Optica (NMO) Clinic
Director, Neuro-Ophthalmology Clinic
Associate Director of the NIH/Georgetown Neurology Residency Program
Medstar Georgetown University Hospital
3800 Reservoir Road, NW 7PHC
Washington, DC 20007
8/28/2017 04:33:22 pm
Thank you, Dr. Osborne. I have seen an opthamologist but hopefully if I ask for a referral to a neuro-opthamologist, that will work. Thank you so much for taking the time to reply.
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