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SBL Neurology

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SBL Neurology Clinic
1000 Health Center Dr. Suite 107
Mattoon, IL 61938
fax 217-238-5485

Hours: 8 am to 4:30 Monday through Friday

Alao, Fatima.jpgFatima Alao, MD Collins, Anthony.jpgAnthony Collins, MD Eldridge APRN, Taylee.JPGTaylee Eldridge, APRN
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Megan Murphy-Gass, PA-C
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Sajjan Nemani, MD
Philips, Derek.jpgDerek Phillips, PsyD
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Leah Teichmiller, PA-C
Thompson, Jill.jpgJill Thompson, APRN  

Fatima Alao, MD, has trained in the diagnosis and treatment of nervous system disorders, including diseases of the brain, spinal cord, nerves and muscles. Neurologists perform neurological examinations of the nerves of the head and neck; muscle strength and movement; balance, ambulation, and reflexes; and sensation, memory, speech, language, and other cognitive abilities. She is board certified in Psychiatry and Neurology, with a fellowship in Neurophysiology/Epilepsy from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY.

Derek Phillips, Psy.D. recently joined the medical staff at Sarah Bush Lincoln as a Clinical and uniquely adds a new dimension to the neurology team. A neuropsychologist evaluates, diagnoses and treats any neurological condition that affects behavior or thinking skills. “There are several neurological conditions that fall under that category such as dementia, traumatic brain injury, epilepsy, ADHD and stroke.” The measure skills such as attention, memory, language, and problem- solving skills to get an overall picture of an individual’s cognitive function and determines what parts of the brain might be linked to certain problems. With this information, they can diagnose a disorder and provide targeted treatment to help that person recover or cope. Phillips works in partnership with Neurologists Fatima Alao, MD, Anthony Collins, MD, and Nurse Practitioner Jill Thompson, APRN, and Taylee Eldridge, APRN.

Jill Thompson, APRN and Taylee Eldridge, APRN work along side Dr. Alao.

Anthony F. Collins, MD graduated from the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine in 1992. He is affiliated with Decatur Memorial Hospital, Saint Marys Hospital and Sarah Bush Lincoln.

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