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Yes, his family doctor can refer him to a Neurologist, but it is a bit more complex. The patient, your brother, can still refuse to go to a specialist, even if the family doctor refers him. But you wold be more likely that the doctor will advocate for seeing a Neurologist if the doctor understands your concern.
You can contact his family doctor with your concerns. His doctor must maintain confidentiality, so cannot communicate any significant information to you, but you can express to his family doctor the concerns that you have. The family doctor can then perform an assessment when your brother is next seen, and make a professional judgment about whether referral would be appropriate. You may never know the outcome of that assessment, unless your bother is willing to share that information.
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If you brother gives the doctor permission to speak to you and convey confidential information, then that is fine.
As long as the doctor makes the referral to any specialist based on his/her assessment, it would be covered.
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