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About Dr. Barry Festoff

Dr. Barry Festoff, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Kansas City, MO. He has 47 years of experience. His specialties include Neurology and Psychiatry. Dr. Festoff is affiliated with Kansas City Veterans Affairs and Va Med CtrUniv. Of Ka Hosp - Kansas City, Mo. He speaks English.

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Primary Address

4801 E Linwood Blvd
Kansas City, MO 64128
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Specialties

Dr. Barry Festoff has the following 2 specialties

  • Neurology

    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.

  • Psychiatry

    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.

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Barry Festoff has the following 7 expertise

  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)
  • Epilepsy
  • Migraine Disorders
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Myotonic Dystrophy
  • Neuromuscular Diseases

Dr. Barry Festoff has 1 board certified specialty

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Board Certifications

Dr. Barry Festoff is Board Certified in 1 specialty

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  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Festoff is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • Kansas City Veterans Affairs
  • Va Med CtrUniv. Of Ka Hosp - Kansas City, Mo
  • Education

    47 Years Experience

  • University of Miami

    Graduated in 1966

  • Duke University Medical Center

    Residency

  • Accepted Insurance

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Locations & Directions

4801 E Linwood Blvd, Kansas City, MO
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