Two Neurologists Join Millennium Physician Group

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We are excited to announce two additional team members have joined our Port Charlotte practice! On Monday, August 13, Millennium gained two new Neurologists located in our 2315 Aaron St, Port Charlotte location. Their years of experience in health care is of great value to our organization.

Join us in welcoming Jason Nazar, DO, and Michelle Evans, DO, to Millennium Physician Group!

Michelle Evans, DO

Dr. Evans is a Board Certified Neurologist who focuses on general neurology with special interests in migraine, facial pain, and cluster headache. She is located in Port Charlotte, Florida.  Dr. Evans also specializes in other neurological conditions including dementia, neuropathy, seizures, strokes, movement disorder, multiple sclerosis, and sleep disorders.  Procedures she performs include:  Botox for chronic migraine, cervical dystonia and spasticity.  She also does neuro-diagnostic testing that includes nerve conduction studies, electromyography and electroencephalography.  In addition, Dr. Evans does nerve block and trigger point injections for neck pain, myofascial pain and occipital neuralgia.  She also performs sphenopalatine ganglion blocks for headaches and facial pain.

Dr. Evans completed her residency in Neurology at Larkin Community Hospital with the Consortium of Excellence in Medical Training. She completed her Fellowship Training in Headache and Facial Pain from the University of South Florida in Tampa, Florida.  Her Doctor of Osteopathic Medical Degree was earned from Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine in Pikeville, Kentucky.  She obtained her Bachelor of Science from Heidelberg University in Ohio and received her diploma in Chemistry and Biology with Honor Degrees.

Dr. Evans was co-chief resident during her neurology residency program during the year 2015-2016 and Chief Resident in the year 2016-2017.  She has been involved and received many research awards. She was a recipient of the Frontiers in Headache Research Scholarship Award with the American Headache Society 2017 Scottsdale Headache Symposium; Presented the Poster “The use of Acetazolamide as treatment of Migraine triggered by weather related changes, a Retrospective study.”  During medical school, she was a Sigma Sigma Phi Honorary Member. She has been involved in research pertaining to cases involving a novel approach of treatment for cerebral venous thrombosis, case study and treatment update for cryptococcai meningitis.  She also has participated in Larkin television in Miami, Florida educating the public on stroke updates, warning signs, treatment and prevention to the general public.

She is a current member of the American College of Osteopathic Neurology and Psychiatry, American Neurological Association, American Headache Society, American Osteopathic Association, and American Interventional Headache Society. She is Board Certified in Neurology and is a Diplomate of the American Osteopathic Board of Neurology and Psychiatry.

Jason Nazar, DO

Dr. Nazar is a Board Certified Neurologist who is fellowship trained in Headache and Facial Pain located in Port Charlotte, Florida.

He completed his undergraduate training and pre-medical requirements at Michigan State University in East Lansing, Michigan. He earned his medical degree at Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine in Des Moines, Iowa. He completed his Neurology Residency at Larkin Community Hospital through the Consortium for Excellence in Medical Education in Miami, Florida. Dr. Nazar is also Fellowship trained in Headache and Facial Pain which he completed at University of South Florida located in Tampa, Florida.

Dr. Nazar focuses in general neurology which includes dementia, stroke, memory loss, speech and language disorders, neuropathy, neuropathic pain, myopathy, radiculopathy, coordination and balance problems, movement disorders, demyelinating diseases such as multiple sclerosis and other auto-immune associated neurologic diseases, epilepsy, and sleep disorders. He also specializes in migraine, cluster headache, trigeminal autonomic cephalgias, trigeminal nerualgia as well as other headache disorders. Dr. Nazar has a variety procedures he can offer patients in the the management of their neurologic conditions which includes nerve conductions, electromyography, botulinum toxin injections for chronic migraine, cervical dystonia, and spasticity, as well as electroencephalography. He also performs trigger point injections, cranial nerve blocks, and sphenopalatine ganglion blocks for headache and pain.

Dr. Nazar is a member of many professional organizations which include American Academy of Neurology, American College Osteopathic Neurologists and Psychiatrists, American Osteopathic Association, American Headache Society, and American Interventional Headache Society. He was recently awarded the Frontiers in Headache Research Scholarship at the American Headache Society 2017 Headache Symposium in Pheonix, Arizona for his research regarding Mexiletine and migraine. He is Board Certified in Neurology and is a Diplomate of the American Osteopathic Board of Neurology and Psychiatry.

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