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December 07, 2020 bchc-news

BCHC Welcomes Neurology Specialty Clinic

BCHC is pleased to welcome Ivo Bekavac, MD, PhD from Cedar Valley Neurology to the BCHC Specialty Clinic.  Beginning December 21st, Dr. Bekavac will visit the BCHC Specialty Clinic in Independence on the 1st and 3rd Monday afternoon of each month.

Dr. Bekavac comes to the BCHC Neurology Clinic with over 30 years of medical practice and over 20 years specializing in the practice of neurology.  Dr. Bekavac received his medical degree from the University of Zagreb School of Medicine in Croatia in 1989 and obtained his PhD in neuroscience from Hahemann University (Philadephia, PA) and University of Zagreb (Croatia) in 1994.  Completing his residency in neurology from the Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Dr. Bekavac is board certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, the American Board of Electrodiagnostic Medicine, the Subspecialty Board of Vascular Neurology, the Neuroimaging Subspecialty Board, and is certified by the American Society of Neuroimaging.

The BCHC Neurology Clinic sees patients with neck and back pain, head injuries, memory loss, dementias, Alzheimer’s disease, and Parkinson’s disease.  The neurology clinic also sees patients suffering from headaches and migraines, tremors, seizures, strokes, carpal tunnel syndrome, and nerve injuries.  Based on presenting symptoms and diagnoses, the neurology can facilitate EMG/nerve conduction studies, Botox and pain injections.

To schedule an appointment with Dr. Bekavac, please call 319-833-5954.  For more information about the neurology clinic and all other specialty clinics, visit BCHealth.org or follow “Buchanan County Health Center” on Facebook.

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