San Juan Health Partners Neurology
2300 East 30th Street, Building B, Suite 102
Farmington, NM 87401
Hours: Monday through Thursday, 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
San Juan Health Partners wants to remind our patients not to delay their care. The doors to our clinics are unlocked and open. There is no longer a need to call ahead before you come in. We welcome you to come right in to check in for your appointment and continue your routine care.
We are offering in-person visits in our clinics as well as virtual visits when necessary. Patient and caregiver safety will continue to be our main focus, with the rigorous COVID-safe practices we’ve developed over the past year continuing. When you arrive for your appointment we will continue our screening process. Everyone who enters our buildings is respectfully asked to wear masks (please, no exhalation valves) and practice proper hand hygiene. We are complying with social distancing by providing designated seating in our waiting areas and we areescorting patients to private rooms as soon as possible to mitigate excess waiting.
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San Juan Health Partners Neurology works to diagnose and treat neurological problems such as seizures, headaches, strokes, muscular dystrophy, cerebral palsy, ALS, and Parkinson’s disease. Included in this service is physiatrists, or rehabilitation physicians; nerve, muscle, and bone experts who treat injuries or illnesses that affect how you move. Our neurologists and healthcare providers perform tests including nerve conduction studies and EMGs to test neuropathy processes.
Patients are seen by appointment only and with a referral from their primary care physician or other consultant. Please bring or ask your healthcare provider to send your records or X-rays to our office. Our staff will be happy to help you in obtaining any of these. You also will be asked to complete a medical history and registration form. Please bring your insurance information, and plan to arrive about 30 minutes early for your initial office visit.
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Meet Our Team
Dr. Laura Waymire
Dr. Laura Waymire received undergraduate degrees in biochemistry and Spanish from the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque. She also attended UNM for medical school with an internship in internal medicine and a neurology residency there. Dr. Waymire is board certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and a member of the American Academy of Neurology and the American Medical Association. She provides a full range of general neurology services, treating headaches, chronic migraine, Parkinson’s disease, dystonia and other movement disorders, neuromuscular diseases, dementia, epilepsy, etc. Dr. Waymire also performs electrodiagnostic studies (nerve conduction studies and electromyography) and performs Botox injections for neurologic disorders such as dystonia, blepharospasm/hemifacial spasm, spasticity and chronic migraine.
Dr. David Rushworth
Dr. Rushworth received his Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry from the University of Texas at Austin in 2007. He attended the University of Texas MD/PhD Program at Houston where he graduated in 2015 with a PhD from the UT MD Anderson Cancer Center and UTHealth Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences Immunology Program as well as his Doctor of Medicine from UTHealth McGovern Medical School.
Dr. Laura Marcu Buck
Dr. Marcu Buck attended California State University in Fullerton, California where she graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science in Biology. She received her Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine from Touro University of Osteopathic Medicine in Henderson, Nevada. Dr. Marcu Buck completed her Neurology Residency at Valley Hospital Medical Center in Las Vegas, where she served as Chief Resident. She is Board Certified by the American Osteopathic Board of Neurology and Psychiatry.
Taffeta Troutner, FNP-C
Taffeta Troutner received her associate's degree in nursing from San Juan College in 2000. She then attended the University of New Mexico, where she completed her bachelor of science in nursing, in 2005. Troutner went on to complete a master's degree in Executive Nursing from Chamberlain College of Nursing in Illinois, followed by her Family Nurse Practitioner certification in 2016.
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