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Neurologist (brain, nervous system)
26 years of experience
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Accepting new patients
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (5)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Alan Finkel is Good. Dr. Finkel has been reviewed by 18 patients who have provided 5 comments. The rating is 3.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 2.7
Promptness 3.8
Courteous Staff 4.2
Accurate Diagnosis 3.6
Bedside Manner 3.6
Spends Time with Me 4.0
Follows Up After Visit 3.1

Specialties & Research

Dr. Alan Finkel, MD is board certified in Neurology.

  • He has special expertise in 5 areas:
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Epilepsy
  • Headache Medicine
  • Migraine Disorders
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)

Education & Awards

Dr. Finkel graduated from State University of New York Downstate, Brooklyn. He has 5 awards.

Teacher Recognition Award, 2006
John R Graham Senior Clinicians' Forum Award
Top Doctors for Women
Teaching Excellence Award
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® (2010 - 2015)


Dr. Finkel has 5 hospital affiliations:

  • University of North Carolina Hospitals at Chapel Hill 
  • Durham Regional Hospital 

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Additional Information
Dr. Alan Glen Finkel MD is a male Neurologist, has 26 years of experience and practices in Neurology.
Where does Dr. Alan G. Finkel practice?
Dr. Alan Finkel has 2 office locations.
Dr. Alan Finkel practices Neurology near Durham, NC.
Additional practice locations include: Chapel Hill, NC.
See Durham Neurologists.