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Patient Reviews

4.5
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Patient comments (2)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Alan Pestronk is Excellent. Dr. Pestronk has been reviewed by 7 patients who have provided 2 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.0
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Promptness 4.3
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Courteous Staff 4.3
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Accurate Diagnosis 5.0
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Bedside Manner 3.7
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Spends Time with Me 3.7
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Follows Up After Visit 4.0
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Specialties & Research

Dr. Alan Pestronk, MD is board certified in Neurology and Neuromuscular Medicine.

  • He has special expertise in 19 areas:
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Dementia Related Behavioral Disorders
  • Demyelinating Diseases
  • Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy
  • Epilepsy
  • Migraine Disorders
  • Motor Neuron Disease
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Muscle Inflammation (Myositis)
  • Muscular Dystrophies
  • Muscule Diseases
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Neuromuscular Diseases
  • Peripheral Nervous System Diseases
  • Polyneuropathies
  • Polyradiculoneuropathy
  • Waldenstrom Macroglobulinemia

Education & Awards

Dr. Pestronk graduated from Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore. He has 13 awards.

Awards  
One of America's Leading Experts on:
Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)
Autoimmune Diseases
Demyelinating Diseases
Motor Neuron Disease
Muscular Dystrophies
Muscule Diseases
Myasthenia Gravis
Neuromuscular Diseases
Peripheral Nervous System Diseases
Polyneuropathies
Recognized as a "Best Doctor " in the August 2011 issue of St. Louis Magazine
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® (2005 - 2008, 2010 - 2015)
Patients' Choice Award (2015)

Affiliations

Dr. Pestronk has 5 hospital affiliations:

  • Barnes Jewish Hospital 
  • Missouri Baptist Hospital Sullivan 

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Additional Information
Dr. Alan Pestronk MD is a male Neurologist, has 42 years of experience and practices in Neurology and Neuromuscular Medicine.
Where does Dr. Alan Pestronk practice?
Dr. Alan Pestronk has 1 office location.
Dr. Alan Pestronk practices Neurology and Neuromuscular Medicine near Saint Louis, MO.
See Saint Louis Neurologists.