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Specialties & Services


Our new full-service Neurology clinic is staffed by Dr. Sarita Said-Said and offers specialized diagnostics and treatment for a full range of neurological conditions.

Dr. Said-Said joins the Palouse Specialty Physicians team from UC Irvine in Orange County, CA where she recently completed an Advanced Neuromuscular Medicine Fellowship in Neuromuscular Pathology where she actively participated in cutting-edge clinical trials and research, as well as education of medical students. Originally from Venezuela, Dr. Said-Said offers the Palouse community a prestigious background and skill set in the Neurological field.

Dr. Sarita Said-Said specializes in the diagnosis, management and treatment of neuromuscular diseases, including:

  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS or Lou Gehrig's disease) & other motor neuron diseases
  • Spinal Muscular aAtrophy (SMA)
  • Myopathies, including Polymyositis, Dermatomyositis and Inclusion Body Myositis
  • Lambert-Eaton Myasthenic Syndrome
  • Muscular Dystrophies
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Diabetic and other forms of Peripheral Neuropathies
  • Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease
  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy (CIDP)
  • Guillain-Barré syndrome
  • Lumbosacral & brachial plexopathies
  • Small- and large-fiber neuropathy

She also treats many other disorders and conditions of the nervous system, including:

  • Parkinson's Disease and Tremor
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Stroke
  • Dementia & Alzheimer's disease
  • Headaches & Migraines
  • Gait & Balance Disorders
  • Vertigo & dizziness
  • Neurological causes of vision loss and diplopia
  • Normal pressure hydrocephalus

Dr. Sarita Said-Said performs the following tests:

  • Electromyogram (EMG) and nerve conduction studies
  • Single-fiber EMG
  • Punch biopsies of the skin for evaluation of small fiber neuropathy
  • Lumbar punctures
  • Other directed tests as needed

Palouse Specialty Physicians is an ongoing collaboration dedicated to providing the region with a network of specialists backed by a philosophy that the healthcare experts of the area and their patients are healthier together.