Neurologist Interview Questions

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As a neurologist you will often have to deliver discouraging news to patients and their families. How do you handle such hard situations?

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List of 31 Neurologist Interview Questions & Answers

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    As a neurologist you will often have to deliver discouraging news to patients and their families. How do you handle such hard situations?

  2. 2.

    Tell me about your volunteer experience. Do you feel it is important to be heavily involved in your community?

  3. 3.

    If you could choose a specific schedule or shift, what would that be?

  4. 4.

    Salary is often commensurate with experience. How do you feel about someone with more experience than you having a higher salary but doing the same job?

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    Acute Disseminated Encephalomyelitis is often misdiagnosed. Do you know what the symptoms are and what it may be mistakenly diagnosed as?

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    Have you ever cared for patients with Alexander Disease?

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    Tell me what sparked your interest in pursuing a career in neurology.

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    What education would you provide to a patient with Bell's Palsy?

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    Being a healthcare provider is rewarding, but can be stressful at times. Will you share a stressful experience you had at work and how you got through it?

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    What do you feel is your greatest weakness as a neurologist? What are you doing to improve it?

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    Neurologists in our hospital often work on rotation. Are you prepared to work evenings, weekends, overtime and holidays as required?

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    Would you ever consider relocation? If so, what areas are you open to?

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    Have you ever worked with patients with Childhood Integrative Disorder, and if so, what do you know about it?

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    Do you have strong relationship building skills?

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    What is something important that you learned during your clinical residency?

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    What sets you apart from other neurologists, and why are you the best candidate for us?

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    Are you comfortable giving presentations in front of large groups of people?

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    What are your thoughts regarding using stem cell transplants to treat degenerative neurological disorders?

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    What are your primary interests outside of work?

  20. 20.

    Autism is a neurological disorder that has several disorders within its spectrum of diagnoses. Can you share your knowledge of one of the disorders within the Autism spectrum?

  21. 21.

    How would your subordinates describe you?

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    Migraines are a common neurological disorder that is often misdiagnosed. Have you ever experienced a migraine or cared for someone who has?

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    Are you familiar with the use of Deep Brain Stimulation to treat neurological disorders?

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    What is your knowledge of Huntington Disease?

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    How would you explain the difference between the peripheral nervous system and the central nervous system?

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    Over 400,000 people in the United States have Multiple Sclerosis, and around 10,000 new cases are diagnosed each year. Do you have any knowledge or experience working with this disease?

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    Do you have any knowledge of Lewy bodies or how they may be connected to Parkinson's Disease?

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    What neurological disorder interests you the most? Why?

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    What characteristics do you think are important for healthcare professionals?

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    Has there ever been a time that you had a disagreement with a co-worker, and if so, how was it resolved?

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    Have you ever been accused of malpractice?