Nerve Disorders & Neurology Team

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    Jody Neer, MD

    Neurologist
    Specialty: Neurology

    NeuroCare Center Goshen Physicians
    2832 Elkhart Rd, Goshen, IN 46526 Directions

    574-537-0219

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    Biography

    Jody Neer, MD, is a board certified neurologist who treats patients with disorders of the nervous system. Dr. Neer has extensive experience in caring for patients with movement disorders and cognitive conditions that affect the brain, spinal cord and nerves. Away from his practice, Dr. Neer enjoys traveling and spending time with his wife and four children.

    Philosophy of Care

    Dr. Neer knows that a diagnosis of a neurological disorder can be overwhelming and life changing. He takes a warm and compassionate approach to help patients and their families understand and cope with their condition. His disease management counseling also helps patients learn how to lead productive and healthy daily lives.

    Clinical Interest

    As part of his advanced training, Dr. Neer has maintained a special interest in treating patients who have had strokes or conditions that affect movement including multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease and epilepsy. He regularly presents lectures for stroke and multiple sclerosis support groups throughout the region.

    Research Interest

    Dr. Neer has participated in more than 30 clinical trials that have advanced the field of neurology.

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    Patrick Russell, DO

    Neurologist
    Specialty: Neurology

    NeuroCare Center Goshen Physicians
    2832 Elkhart Rd, Goshen, IN 46526 Directions

    574-537-0219

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    Biography

    Patrick Russell, DO, is a board certified neurologist with Goshen Physicians NeuroCare Center. He is a widely respected neurologist in Elkhart County where he has practiced neurology for 26 years. He is a compassionate physician dedicated to the highest quality neurological care. As an officer in the U.S. Navy, Dr. Russell served as a flight surgeon from 1984 to 1988. He received recognition for his service, including Navy Commendation and Navy Achievement Medals. He has also received the Distinguished Hoosier Award, one of the highest awards given to Indiana citizens by the governor, for his service on the Indiana State Medical Licensing Board.

    Philosophy of Care

    Dr. Russell is committed to providing compassionate, personalized neurological care for patients in our community. He believes excellent neurological care depends upon the communication between patient and physician.

    Clinical Interest

    Dr. Russell diagnoses and treats the full spectrum of neurological disorders, referring to neurological subspecialties when necessary. He maintains a special interest in headache diagnosis and therapy including the administration of Botox for treatment of chronic migraine.

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    Jessica Glassman, NP

    Neurology Nurse Practitioner
    Specialty: Neurology

    NeuroCare Center Goshen Physicians
    2832 Elkhart Rd, Goshen, IN 46526 Directions

    574-537-0219

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    Biography

    Jessica Glassman is a board certified nurse practitioner who treats disorders of the nervous system such as dementia, Parkinson’s disease, headaches and seizures in collaboration with the neurologists at the NeuroCare
    Center.

    Her experience includes acute and cardiac care as a registered nurse, and several years in internal medicine providing primary care for the Department of Veteran Affairs as a nurse practitioner.

    In her free time, Jessica enjoys running, spending time with her children, volunteering at church and traveling.

    Philosophy of Care

    Jessica takes a friendly, holistic approach to patient care. She places an emphasis on building therapeutic relationships with each patient in order to create a healing environment.

    Clinical Interest

    Jessica is interested in a variety of neurological disorders, primarily headache, dementia and Parkinson’s disease.

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    Leah Miller, NP

    Neurology Nurse Practitioner
    Specialty: Neurology

    NeuroCare Center Goshen Physicians
    2832 Elkhart Rd, Goshen, IN 46526 Directions

    574-537-0219

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    Biography

    Leah R. Miller, FNP, RN-C, MSN is a board certified nurse practitioner who provides medical care at Goshen Physicians NeuroCare Center. With more than 28 years of experience, Leah treats headaches, dementia, seizures, tremors, movement disorders, multiple sclerosis, neuropathy and stroke. Leah worked for more than 25 years in the area of pain management, starting the program at Goshen Physicians Pain Management. She also developed the first acute, chronic, and cancer pain management program at the Center for Pain Management in Elkhart where she served as the clinical coordinator. In her free time, Leah and her family are very active in the community, enjoying church, school, athletic and voluntary events.

    Philosophy of Care

    Leah believes that the first step to treating a health problem is to listen closely to her patient’s story. Each person has a unique journey and she feels honored to walk beside people when their health is not what they wish.

    Clinical Interest

    Leah is especially interested in headaches, memory loss and movement disorders.