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Neurologist joins Southeastern Neurological Center staff

LUMBERTON — Dr. Zakia Bell has joined Southeastern Neurological Center, an affiliate of Southeastern Health.

The neurologist received a bachelor’s degree from Howard University in 1974 and a medical degree from State University of New York/Buffalo Medical School in 1980. She completed a neurology residency at Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York City in 1984.

She extended her training by completing a fellowship in intensive care neurology, with emphasis in cerebrovascular disease, at Virginia Commonwealth University Health System/Medical College of Virginia in Richmond in 1985 and a fellowship in electromyography and neuromuscular disease, which are her areas of special interest within her practice, from Medical College of Virginia in 1988. Electromyography is a diagnostic test used to diagnose conditions such as carpal tunnel syndrome and muscular dystrophy.

Southeastern Neurological Center is located at Southeastern Health Park, 4901 Dawn Drive, Suite 3100, in Lumberton. For information, call 910-671-9298.

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