Get to know Neurologist and Internist Dr. David Andrew Racher, who serves the Miami. Florida area at First Choice Neurology.
Dr. Racher completed his undergraduate degree at Wesleyan University where he graduated cum laude with his Bachelor of Arts. He then attended Rush Medical College where he graduated with his Medical Degree in 1978, giving him over four decades of experience. After obtaining his Medical Degree he completed his internal medicine residency at Lutheran General Hospital followed by his Neurology residency at the University of Miami School of Medicine. Wanting to further his training he completed a completed an intensive 7-month training in electromyography (EMG) and one year in electroencephalogram (EEG) at the University of Miami School of Medicine.
Dr. Racher is dual certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and the American Board of Internal Medicine. To stay up to date in his field he remains a professional member of the American Academy of Neurology. He currently practices with First Choice Neurology and is affiliated with Baptist Hospital of Miami. Dr. Racher is a member of Baptist Hospital’s Non-Invasive Vascular Laboratory, a member of Baptist Hospital’s Stroke Review Committee and a member of Baptist Neuroscience Department Advisory Committee. He is a frequent speaker and lecturer at Baptist Hospital for various neurological topics regarding dementia. He specializes in general adult neurology, including dementia, stroke, spinal disorders, Parkinson’s disease, and electromyography.
Neurology is the branch of medicine concerned with the study and treatment of disorders of the nervous system. The nervous system is a complex, sophisticated system that regulates and coordinates body activities. It has two major divisions: Central nervous system: the brain and spinal cord. Peripheral nervous system: all other neural elements, such as eyes, ears, skin, and other “sensory receptors”. A doctor who specializes in neurology is called a neurologist. The neurologist treats disorders that affect the brain, spinal cord, and nerves, such as: Cerebrovascular disease, such as stroke, Demyelinating diseases of the central nervous system, such as multiple sclerosis, Headache disorders, Infections of the brain and peripheral nervous system, Movement disorders, such as Parkinson’s disease, Neurodegenerative disorders, such as Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, and Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (Lou Gehrig’s disease), Seizure disorders, such as epilepsy, Spinal cord disorders, and Speech and language disorders.
Dr. Racher attributes his professional success to his perseverance. When he is not working, he enjoys bicycling.
Learn More about Dr. David Andrew Racher:
Through his findatopdoc profile, https://www.findatopdoc.com/doctor/8130666-David-Racher-neurologist-Miami-Florida-33176, his profile with First Choice Neurology https://www.fcneurology.net/business-directory/809/david-racher-md/ where he can be contacted at (305) 595-4041 and is located in Miami, FL.
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