AboutDr. Peter Mcallister, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Stamford, CT, with another office in Fairfield, CT. He has 25 years of experience. His specialties include Neurology and Psychiatry. Dr. Mcallister is affiliated with St Vincent's Medical Center, Bridgeport Hospital and Milford Hospital. He speaks English.
Dr. Peter Mcallister has the following 2 specialties
A neurologist is a physician who diagnoses and treats disorders of the nervous system which is comprised of the brain, spinal cord and nerves. These doctors do not perform surgery, but refer patients to neurological surgeons when they determine that surgical intervention is necessary.
Some of the conditions that neurologists diagnose and treat are epilepsy, aneurysms, hydrocephalus, Parkinson's disease, multiple sclerosis, stroke, spinal disc herniation, and spinal disease.
In addition to using diagnostic tests like MRI, CT scans, EEG and EMG, neurologists also employ neurological testing to gauge muscle strength and movement, balance, reflexes, sensation, memory, speech, and other cognitive abilities.
A psychiatrist is a doctor with specific training in the diagnosis and treatment of mental illness.
He or she can not only provide the counseling necessary to both diagnose and treat a patient, but can also prescribe medication when needed. In some cases, a psychiatrist will only provide the medication and the counseling will be provided by another healthcare specialist, like a certified counselor or psychologist.
Like other doctors, psychiatrists employ diagnostic tools like CT scans and MRI in order to observe the structure and function of a patient's brain.
Once a diagnosis is made, these specialists may use behavior or cognitive therapy in order to address the patient's condition, or a multitude of other types of therapy, in conjunction with or in place of medication.
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Top Doctors: New York Metro Area™
(2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2017)
Patients' Choice Award
(2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016)
On-Time Doctor Award
(2014, 2015, 2016)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition
(2009, 2010, 2011, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016)
Top 10 Doctor - State
- Alzheimer's Disease
- Autoimmune Diseases
- Headache Disorders
- Migraine Disorder
- Migraine Disorders
- Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
- Nerve Conduction Studies
Dr. Mcallister is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
300 Seaside Ave
Milford, CT 06460
St. Vincent`S Medical Center, Bridgeport CT
Bridgeport Hospital, Bridgeport CT
Milford Hospital, Inc., Milford CT
130 Division St
Derby, CT 06418
Milford Hospital, Inc
2047 Bridgeport Ave
Milford, CT 06460
25 Years Experience
University Of Connecticut School Of Medicine
Graduated in 1991
Virginia Commonwealth University Health System
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