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Neurologist (brain, nervous system), Psychiatrist, Sleep Medicine Specialist
20 years of experience
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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (1)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. William Highlander is Average. Dr. Highlander has been reviewed by 4 patients who have provided 1 comments. The rating is 3 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 5.0
Promptness 2.0
Courteous Staff 5.0
Accurate Diagnosis 5.0
Bedside Manner 5.0
Spends Time with Me 5.0
Follows Up After Visit 4.0

Specialties & Research

Dr. William Highlander, MD is board certified in Neurology and Sleep Medicine.

  • He has special expertise in 11 areas:
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) / Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Bipolar Disorder / Manic Depressive Disorder
  • Depression
  • Depressive Disorder
  • Epilepsy
  • Insomnia
  • Migraine Disorders
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Schizophrenia
  • Sleep Disorders

Education & Awards

Dr. Highlander graduated from Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk. He has 4 awards.

Honorary Chairman Alzheimer's Association
Nurses Appreciation Award Sentara Norfolk General Hospital
Resident Seminar Award Eastern Virginia Medical School Dept of Neurology
AAN Resident Scholarship Award American Academy of Neurology


Dr. Highlander has 4 hospital affiliations:

  • Bon Secours Maryview Medical Center 
  • Southampton Memorial Hospital 


  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. William Howard Highlander MD is a male Neurologist, has 20 years of experience and practices in Neurology, Psychiatry, and Sleep Medicine.
Where does Dr. William H. Highlander practice?
Dr. William Highlander has 3 office locations.
Dr. William Highlander practices Neurology, Psychiatry, and Sleep Medicine near Franklin, VA.
Additional practice locations include: Chesapeake, VA and Culpeper, VA.
See Franklin Neurologists and Franklin Psychiatrists.